Brian Myers: We must not change the correct definition of marriage in reaction to the government foolishly mandating an incorrect one.
I saw this graphic posted on Facebook today. I had every intention of doing some writing about climate change, but having seen this graphic I decided climate change was going to have to wait. My apologies to both Al Gore and President Obama. A response to the question posed in this graphic was in order, and a […]
Denver, CO – Alliance Defending Freedom filed an appeal Friday on behalf of a Lakewood, Colo., cake artist who declined to use his creative talents to promote and endorse a same-sex wedding ceremony. In December, the Colorado Administrative Law Court ruled that the cake artist must create cakes for same-sex wedding ceremonies and then prove […]
Federal District Court Judge Timothy Black ignores Ohio’s Marriage Amendment in ordering that a same-sex couple be recognized as married in that state.
Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) grounded his remarks in our founding. He quoted the Declaration’s central truths that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” He believes that we have strayed from that foundation. “Government is doing too much” and has intruded too much in our […]
By State Senator Paul McKinley Following one of the most historic elections in Iowa history, the 2011 Iowa legislative session convened this week with a sense of renewed excitement. This election was historic in the sense that many new legislators and a new governor were elected but also historic in the undeniable and unmistakable message […]
By Rev. Cary K. Gordon The American Constitution and Bill of Rights were documents written by our founders to clearly elucidate the settled boundaries intelligently designed and clearly expressed to LIMIT the scope and reach of the government, for themselves and all future generations to come. They knew that men could only be free if […]
Glenn Beck was on the O’Reilly Factor a couple of days ago discussing with Bill O’Reilly why he doesn’t focus on culture issues much on his Fox News show or on the radio. You can watch the video below: Partial Transcript: O’REILLY: Do you believe — do you believe that gay marriage is a threat […]
In a recent post at The Daily Caller , Kendrick MacDowell wrote that Libertarians are obliged to support same-sex marriage, and argued this on the grounds that “marriage is a government-sanctioned institution and the government has no legitimate interest in the genders of the spouses-to-be.” I can’t say I’m really a Libertarian, and it’s precisely […]
By Paul McKinley, Iowa Senate Republican Leader After 79 days, the 2010 legislative session is adjourned. Unfortunately, it was a session of missed opportunities. From day one, we made it crystal clear that we believe this session should have been about three major and very important priorities: long-term sustainable private sector job creation, spending and […]
Governor Chet Culver yesterday when listing the General Assembly session’s “triumphs and disappointments” (what triumphs?) lauded the Legislative Democrats lack of action on marriage. Radio Iowa reports that Culver called the top two Democrats in the legislature (Speaker Pat Murphy and Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal) MVPs (hard to type that with a straight face) […]
WHO Radio’s Jan Mickelson spoke at an Iowa Family Policy Center event a couple of days ago. He makes a point that is broader than the current debate over the definition of marriage in Iowa looking at what it means to be tolerant in this postmodern world. Watch below or here: Mickelson shared about somebody […]