The delegates at the 2016 Republican National Convention passed a very strong party platform including the strongest pro-life language in decades.
John Gustavsson, a current grad student in Ireland, shares his thoughts on the Irish referendum on gay marriage that will be held tomorrow.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush defends traditional marriage and religious liberty in an interview with CBN’s David Brody in Dubuque, IA.
Lawyers who successfully fought to overturn Wisconsin’s constitutional definition of marriage asked a federal court to recoup $1.25 million in legal costs.
Now that there are conflicting federal court decisions on state laws defining marriage this could compel the Supreme Court to finally rule on the issue.
U.S. District Judge Juan Pérez-Giménez handed down a ruling in a case upholding Puerto Rico’s law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Gallup released a poll today that found 55% of Americans believed that same-sex marriages should be recognized by law and given the same rights as traditional marriages. Below shows the trend line since they have polled on the issue. They found 8 out of 10 Americans between the ages of 18-29 support same-sex marriage. They […]
The unexpected friendship struck between Shane Windmeyer of Campus Pride and Dan Cathy of Chick-fil-A provides a model of what true tolerance looks like.
History has demonstrated that when the Republican Party and candidates alienate the base they lose. Embracing same-sex marriage will accomplish the same.
By Maggie Gallagher On Tuesday night in Iowa, he stood before the cheering throngs like a Republican Rocky, or better yet, a latter-day Rudy suddenly lifted above his Notre Dame teammates in a fantastic storybook finish. On Tuesday night, for the first time, Rick Santorum was a contender. And a contender like nobody has yet […]
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 […]
Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) kicked off The FAMiLY Leader’s Presidential Lecture Series to a crowd of approximately 150 people gathered at Pella Christian High School in Pella, IA today. Governor Pawlenty in a press conference before the event explained that he was delighted to be participate in this series to share his views about […]
I had an op/ed published at The Hill’s Congress Blog, I wanted to follow-up on my initial thoughts regarding House Republicans Pledge to America’s treatment of social issues: Football season is upon us and as an Iowan; loving Hawkeye football is second only to farming*. In the past several years we’ve had a tremendous defense, […]
Just when I was starting to warm up a little to former Governor Terry Branstad he reminded me of my initial concerns. If he wants to keep from having to fend off an independent/3rd Party candidate from draining votes should he win the Republican nomination interviews like the one he gave to Todd Dorman are counter […]
http://caffeinatedthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/Jonathan_Narcisse_10-01-22.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInThe last time I sat down with former Des Moines School Board Member Jonathan Narcisse to discuss An Iowa Worth Fighting For. I asked if he was considering a gubernatorial run. He said, “that’s an idea worth considering.” We met at […]
Craig Robinson at The Iowa Republican wrote a piece that articulated something I hadn’t really given much thought about when I posted on IFPC’s endorsement. He wrote: The fundamental problem I have with IFPC’s recent actions and Vander Plaats’ executive order is that the issue of traditional marriage is now directly coupled with the success […]