U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) discussed domestic and foreign policy with Caffeinated Thoughts at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition event in Waukee, IA.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker spoke with Caffeinated Thoughts about his 2016 ambitions, issues surrounding the race, & how voters are looking for action.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) introduced a bill yesterday in the U.S. House that strips federal courts of jurisdiction to hear cases related to marriage.
Iowa House Republicans introduced two bills addressing the 2009 Iowa Supreme Court decision that ruled Iowa’s Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
Shane Vander looks at some of Caffeinated Thoughts top stories and recaps monthly highlights in U.S. politics, Iowa politics and cultural news.
(Madison, WI) The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Thursday that state law, while affirming marriage as the union of one man and one woman, also permits separate domestic partnerships for same-sex couples even though a voter-approved constitutional amendment prohibits any “legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals.” The high court’s […]
Ryan T. Anderson who is the William E. Simon Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. He is the co-author, along with Dr. Robert P. George and Sherif Girgis, of the book What is Marriage? Man & Woman: A Defense. He gave a talk on the marriage debate from a public policy point of view at the […]
Former Iowa GOP Chair Matt Strawn started Next Generation Public Affairs that was just hired by the ACLU to lobby for same sex marriage in Illinois.
Pacific Justice Institute last week sent a letter to county clerks throughout California, warning them not to issue marriage licenses to homosexual couples.
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.
In the last few days we have seen several incidents where religious liberty is under attack that have been directly correlated to gay rights and marriage.
We allow our opponents in the marriage debate free publicity and give up ground when we link the word “gay” with the word “marriage.”
The Romney campaign released an ad entitled “Be Not Afraid” that attacks President Obama’s assault on religious freedom via the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services contraceptives mandate. In it he highlights his recent endorsement by Polish leader Lech Walesa. See below: This is a good ad. It begs the question though. Where was […]
The internet is abuzz about Anderson Cooper’s “coming out.” Andrew Sullivan wrote about CNN’s Anderson Cooper and how he has been reserved about his private life, but has decided to be more public about it. Sullivan (who, it should be noted, moonlighted as a OB/GYN for a couple of years) introduces Anderson Cooper’s coming out […]