David Shedlock: Mike Huckabee should hammer home that Ted Cruz’s position is pro-choice, and that Huckabee is the pro-life alternative.
(Austin, TX) We’ve seen this happen in California, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Utah were victims of Federal judicial tyranny dealing with their marriage laws. Texas now joins that list. A federal judge today struck down Texas’ constitutional amendment defining marriage and marriage law. Federal District Court Judge Orlando Garcia after making his ruling placed […]
The New Yorker’s magazine cover features Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie snuggled on the couch celebrating the Supreme Court DOMA ruling.
The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act) and declines to rule on Proposition 8 leaving marriage battle with the states.
The Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, appears to be in jeopardy based on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s line of questions to attorney Paul Clement.
Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) was a keynote speaker at The FAMiLY Leader’s Leadership Summit at Point of Grace Church in Waukee, IA. He focused on the relationship of faith and politics. He highlighted Congressman Paul Ryan’s speech yesterday morning after being selected as Mitt Romney’s running mate when he said that “our rights come from […]
Jeff Mullen, the Lead Pastor of Point of Grace Church in Waukee, IA announced Sunday that he is throwing his hat in the ring and will run for the Iowa Senate in the newly redrawn Iowa Senate District 22 which will have an open seat. State Senator Pat Ward (R-West Des Moines) is likely to […]
Congressman Steve King (R-IA) gave testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday opposing the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced legislation that seeks to repeal key provisions of DOMA, and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) a ranking member on the committee invited Congressman King to give testimony. You can […]
The Washington-based law firm, King and Spaulding, who the House Republican Leadership retained to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, to do the job the Obama administration has failed to do, decided today to drop the case saying the vetting process was inadequate. They in effect has said yes to Gitmo detainees, but no to […]
Herman Cain hosted a luncheon event in Ames, Iowa yesterday. He gave his thoughts on America’s problems and the necessary solutions required to a friendly group of roughly twenty people at the Dublin Bay Restaurant. He began his remarks with a discussion of the economy, which he flatly declared to be “in crisis” and “unstimulated”. […]
Yesterday, I wrote a post about Congressman Ron Paul’s speech & press availability for The FAMiLY Leader’s Presidential Lecture Series. In it I commented about Congressman Paul’s answer to a question related to the Iowa Supreme Court’s DOMA ruling back in 2009: During the press conference he was asked if he supported the Iowa Supreme […]
Yesterday Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) spoke at Pella Christian High School in Pella, IA for the second installment of The FAMiLY Leader’s Presidential Lecture Series. Afterwards there was a Q&A time where Bob Vander Plaats and Chuck Hurley asked questions they were given by members of the audience. His speech itself was fine. Congressman Paul […]
Washington, DC – In response to the House Republican Leadership promising action to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) issued the following statement: “I am encouraged that House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor have acknowledged that the House of Representatives has an obligation to defend the Defense […]
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin gave a statement on President Barack Obama’s decision to not defend DOMA via the National Organization for Marriage: I have always believed that marriage is between one man and one woman. Like the majority of Americans, I support the Defense of Marriage Act and find it appalling that the Obama […]
Just some additional thoughts related to President Barack Obama’s decision to no longer have the U.S. Department of Justice defend the Defense of Marriage Act based on some of the comments that we’ve received here. The government through DOMA did not define marriage, it recognized what the definition of marriage already was. Did it endorse […]
Washington, DC – Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement that his administration will no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court: “When the definition of marriage has been put before the people, they have time and time again – from Maine to California – […]