Tag Archives: SCOTUS

Marriage Facts For SCOTUS

The Williams Institute today sends us some bullet points in advance of tomorrow’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court. •An estimated 390,000 same-sex couples are currently married in the United States. The number of married same-sex couples has tripled since 2013. •77% of same-sex couples across the country are living in the 37 states and Washington, DC where they can ...

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

“We’ll have oral argument before the Supreme Court this week. Ted Cruz has introduced two new bills in Congress to stop marriage, but they may backfire on him. And the National Organization for Marriage has lost yet another court case.”

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Today’s FRC Marriage Fast Prayer

This is penultimate day of the Family Research Council’s 21-day fast against same-sex marriage and today’s prayer hits on their latest talking point – that only one other country, Brazil, has “imposed” gay marriage via the judiciary. That not exactly true as that’s how Mexico is doing it too. But as FRC lies go, this one is relatively minor. Pray ...

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Dozens Line Up Outside Supreme Court

Equality Case Files reports that dozens are lined up outside the Supreme Court this morning. The line actually began some time on Friday and it rained on them last night. See the Twitter feed for many more photos.

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WaPo Reports On NOM’s Hate March

Via the Washington Post: Busloads of people from across the country descended onto the Mall on Saturday to voice opposition to same-sex marriage. This week, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on whether state restrictions on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. “Children don’t need experiments,” said Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. “They ...

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Freedom To Marry: Our Closing Argument

Via press release: Ahead of Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, Freedom to Marry released a national TV ad showing that America, all of it, is ready for same-sex couples to marry. The spot begins airing on three Sunday morning political shows and 60 Minutes, in addition to national cable programs throughout next week. “With this latest ad, ...

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Mat Staver At Hate March: Christians Have No Choice But To Disobey SCOTUS

He’s totally not getting gay-married! That’ll learn ’em!

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Stunning PFLAG Canada Ad Remembers All The Weddings That Never Happened

Holy crap, this is gorgeous. Get the tissues, seriously. (Via Good As You)

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Tony Perkins: Impeach Supreme Court Justices If They Rule For Gay Marriage

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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal: I’ll Accept Any Same-Sex Marriage Ruling By SCOTUS

Shocker. Very anti-gay GOP Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says that however SCOTUS rules on same-sex marriage, he will accept the result. “Federal constitutional issues trump state constitutional issues, ” Deal told “A Closer Look” host Denis O’Hayer. “So we will abide by whatever the Supreme Court rules as an interpretation of the United States Constitution.” On Wednesday, State Attorney General ...

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NEJM To SCOTUS: Say Yes To Marriage

The New England Journal of Medicine is the nation’s oldest continuously published peer-reviewed medical journal. Posted today: Eleven years ago, Massachusetts became the first state in the country to give same-sex marriages full legal recognition. Today, same-sex marriage is legal, through legislative or judicial action or by popular vote, in more than 35 states and the District of Columbia. It ...

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Linda Harvey: Satan Is Deceiving SCOTUS

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Scott Lively: Christians Will Stop Gay Marriage With Pitchforks And Torches

“The natural family is the ecosystem of humanity! It must be preserved at all costs. How? By a populist uprising! The elites need to see the angry mob – liberals and conservatives together – surging through the streets, pitchforks and torches held aloft, ready to tear down Frankenstein’s castle with their bare hands if need be. For Christians it’s Jesus ...

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Freep This AFA Poll

Right here. (Tipped by JMG readers Daddy Ray and Bryan)

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ABC Poll: New High For Marriage Support

Via the Washington Post: A record-high 6 in 10 Americans support same-sex marriage and a similar share say individual states should not be allowed to define marriage as only between a man and a woman, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. The national debate on same-sex marriage moves to center stage next week, when the Supreme Court hears ...

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Tweetstorm: #LoveMustWin

In the final days before the SCOTUS hearing, Freedom To Marry has launched the #LoveMustWin hashtag across social media, earning the tweeted support of politicians like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and many others. Above on the left is Broadway’s Andrew Keenan-Bolger, who notes on Instagram that he remains unable to marry in his home state of Michigan.

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Rep. Steve King Intros Bill To Strip Federal Courts Of Powers Over Marriage

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) has introduced a bill that would strip federals courts of the power to rule on marriage. His bill is titled the Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act of 2015. Via The Hill: “For too long, federal courts have overstepped their constitutionally limited duty to interpret the Constitution.” King said in a news release. “Rather, federal courts ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Texas House Committee Debates Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

Watch it live. Texas HB 3567: A religious organization, an organization supervised or controlled by or in connection with a religious organization, an individual employed by a religious organization while acting in the scope of that employment, or a clergy or minister may not be required to solemnize any marriage, provide services, accommodations, facilities, goods, or privileges for a purpose ...

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Maggie Gallagher: Christians Must Be Prepared To Rebuild A Ruined Civilization

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Today’s FRC Marriage Fast Message: Pray That The Jewish Justices Remember That Homosexuals Are To Be Executed

The Family Research Council’s 21-day fast against same-sex marriage is in its 16th day and today they focus on Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. The FRC would also like its followers to pray that those heathen Jews on the Supreme Court remember that the bible demands the execution of all homosexuals. Pray that Justice Alito will hold fast to his ...

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