Posts Tagged ‘same-sex marriage’

Weekly Roundup

This week’s noteworthies are fairly self-explanatory, so they are presented without comment.  Move over New Atheists, there’s a New Theist in town. *** The 4th of July: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly. *** Egypt’s Pope hails protesters taking back ‘stolen revolution.’ *** RAND PAUL:...
July 5th, 2013 | Links | Read More

Weekly Roundup: Same Sex Marriage and Superman

For many years Joe Carter, the original proprietor of the Evangelical Outpost, would gather together the week’s most interesting stories in a series called 33 Things.  Being a bloodthirsty Capitalist, Joe has threatened to sue if we continue to use the name*, thus we continue the tradition with...
June 28th, 2013 | Culture, Links, Media, Philosophy, Politics | Read More

The Gay Marriage Round-Up: Thoughts from Around the Web

Same-sex marriage has been a major topic of discussion across the web, especially in evangelical circles. I thought it might be helpful to give our readers a round-up of some of the best and most interesting stuff around the web. A flurry of posts immediately followed The Atlantic‘s story “The...
June 5th, 2013 | Conservative/Liberal, Ethics, Family Issues, Religion | Read More

The State Of Our Union Is…Confused.

President Obama’s State of the Union address was nothing new.  As all politicians do, he called attention to a few high points of the past year, but primarily focused on the future, laying out a fresh list of promises that few people truly believe he can make good on. The President took aim...
February 14th, 2013 | Abortion, Conservative/Liberal, Culture, Democrats, Economy, Politics, Republicans | Read More

Newsweek on Homosexuality and the Bible: A Response

According to Newsweek‘s senior editor and religion commentator Lisa Miller: More basic than theology, though, is human need. We want, as Abraham did, to grow old surrounded by friends and family and to be buried at last peacefully among them. We want, as Jesus taught, to love one another for our...
December 16th, 2008 | Family Issues, Politics, Religion | Read More

Prop 8 Is About the Kids

Californians, today you are being asked to vote on one of the most critical pieces of legislation that we have yet seen. I have given an extensive argument for why I believe it is moral and just to support proposition 8. The argument by those opposing proposition 8 is that it is wrong and unfair. ...
November 4th, 2008 | Politics | Read More

Proposition 8: The Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Recently, I posted a number of posts about California Proposition 8. This is an emotionally charged issue with good thoughts on both sides.  Not surprisingly, my posts sparked debate in the comment sections where a number of excellent questions were raised. Richard Hollis is one commentator who...
October 30th, 2008 | Culture, Family Issues, Other Religions, Politics | Read More

Same-Sex Marriage and Education

In my post last week I made the point that one consequence of the state sanctioning same-sex marriage would be that the same-sex lobby would be able to use our schools to normalize homosexuality. “No on 8″ proponents counter my argument by assuring us that this is not the intention at all...
October 13th, 2008 | Education, Politics | Read More

Prop 8 Video by the Family Research Council

While speaking with people about the issue of same-sex marriage, I often hear people claim that they see no harm in voting to allow same-sex couples to marry since they, the voter, will not be affected. When I hear this, I become concerned for my fellow citizens. I become concerned because I believe...
October 9th, 2008 | Culture, Politics | Read More

East Meets West: Sharia Law Sanctioned in UK

Upon hearing about the government sanctioning Sharia law in the United Kingdom, I was immediately concerned that western law was being subverted in an ally country with whom we share a unique history. There are two levels on which there might possibly be concerns. The first possible concern arises...
September 15th, 2008 | Economics & Law, Other Religions | Read More