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Senators Call for New Amendment to Respect for Marriage Act

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Just as the U.S. Senate appears to be on the verge of passing the controversial Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA), a group of 12 senators are calling for a delay in the vote until a new amendment can be considered that will ensure religious freedom to those who oppose same-sex marriage.

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Victory for Christian Cake Designer!

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A Christian cake designer from Bakersfield, California was awarded a major First Amendment victory when a Superior Court decided she had the right to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding because it violated her sincerely held religious beliefs.

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Bishops Ask Faithful to Stop the (Dis)Respect for Marriage Act

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling upon the faithful to take action to prevent the passage of the so-called “Respect for Marriage Act” which Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is threatening to bring to a vote in the near future. Even though the vote must meet the 60 vote threshold, several Republicans have already promised to vote for the bill.

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PA Bridal Shop Under Fire for Religious Beliefs

ww bridalCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The same sad but tired story of same-sex couples trying to force the faithful to accept their lifestyle choices is playing out once again, this time with a Christian-owned bridal shop in Pennsylvania that refused to sell bridal gowns to a same-sex couple.

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Court Sides with Church in Controversial Firing Case

Holy Family Parish, Inverness, Illinois Holy Family Parish, Inverness, Illinois

A district court judge in Illinois has ruled in favor of the Archdiocese of Chicago in a lawsuit brought against the church by a homosexual man who was fired from his position as music director in a parish after he publicly announced his engagement to a man.

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Alabama Marriage Wars Rage On

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Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The state of Alabama may soon become ground zero in the national marriage fight as the Alabama Supreme Court issues an historic ruling that not only restores the ban on same-sex marriage in that state - but also systematically eviscerates the national argument in favor of homosexual unions.

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Alabama Defies Feds’ Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

Even though the U.S. Supreme Court intervened to allow same-sex couples in Alabama to marry in spite of a voter approved ban on the practice, the state’s chief justice ordered all state judges to refuse to do so – and most of them are complying!

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