Same-sex Marriage

What lies ahead for marriage in Ireland?

Michael Cook | 25 May 2015
It wasn’t the gays who trashed marriage; it was the straights.

Ireland abandons its children

David van Gend | 25 May 2015
Motherless and fatherless families are now enshrined as an ideal in the Irish Constitution.

Gay study a “mountain of fabrication”

Michael Cook | 22 May 2015
A research scandal should ring warning bells.

The fairest referendum money can buy

Michael Cook | 19 May 2015
An American foundation has poured millions into a campaign to support same-sex marriage in Ireland.

Two gay campaigners against same-sex marriage in Ireland

Michael Kirke | 18 May 2015
What about the children, they ask.

Ireland: Will the Noes have it?

Michael Kirke | 15 May 2015
It has been a bad week for a government hitching its wagon to marriage "equality".

If ‘gay is good’, is opposing it bad?

Michael Cook | 12 May 2015
Grasping the logic of same-sex marriage is vital to combatting it.

Same-sex marriage and the ethics of harm

Michael Cook | 12 May 2015
A Norwegian ethicist asks whether paedophilia really harms children.

Celebrate me—or else

Peter Saunders | 11 May 2015
There are more and more reports of people being censured for supporting natural marriage.

Overcooking the ‘equality’ cake?

Michael Kirke | 11 May 2015
The pollsters in the UK got it completely wrong. Is the same true in Ireland?

Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum: ‘one-sided, reckless and divisive’

Bruce Arnold | 07 May 2015
A leading journalist questions the Irish prime minister.

Ireland: the forgotten battleground

Michael Cook | 07 May 2015
Two powerful contributions to the debate from the Iona Institute.

A good day at the Supreme Court

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 May 2015
Why the rush to redefine marriage? ask justices.

A startling admission at same-sex marriage hearing

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 April 2015
Obama's solicitor says he 'doesn't know' the effect on religious schools.

Meanwhile, outside the court…

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 April 2015
... a question of fairness to gay marriage objectors brings surprising answers.

From friends of the Court: the truth about “born that way”

Paul McHugh | 28 April 2015
A famous psychiatrist pours cold water on the notion of sexual orientation.

From friends of the Court: overseas voices

Michael Cook | 27 April 2015
Have courts in all LGBT-friendly countries held that same-sex marriage is a human right? Nope.

From friends of the Court: forgotten voices

Michael Cook | 24 April 2015
What about same-sex attracted men who have happy marriages with women?

From friends of the Court: Same-sex marriage leads to fertility decline

Walter R. Schumm and Jason S. Carroll | 23 April 2015
Statistics show that birth rates fall.

From friends of the Court: Does marriage have a public purpose?

Jennifer Roback Morse | 22 April 2015
A terrific explanation of how marriage attaches a man and a woman to their children.

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