Same-sex Marriage

The case against same-sex marriage in five minutes (video)

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 October 2012

The case against same-sex marriage - a five-minute video presentation.

Forget “two mommies” - France will have only “parents”

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 September 2012

A French prayer: “That children ... cease to be the objects of the desires and conflicts of adults in order to fully benefit from the love of a father and a mother.”

The harm of same-sex marriage - in a nutshell

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 July 2012

Iona Institute has prepared an excellent, short, briefing paper on the need to preserve marriage as it is currently defined.

A civil debate on same-sex marriage—tune in

| 06 June 2012

There is a live-streaming debate on June 7, at 6pm Eastern US time, between Maggie Gallagher and John Corvino, joint authors of a new book setting out their opposing views.

Religious freedom at risk in same-sex marriage push

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 January 2012
Leaders of some of the largest religious communities in the country voice their concern that religious freedom is at risk in America because of the campaign to change the definition and meaning of marriage.

Definition of marriage: media messages

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 October 2011
To what extent does this blog, or other online sources, influence your views about marriage and the marriage debate?

Is kids TV ready for “gay marriage”?

Mariette Ulrich | 31 August 2011
Yes, according to an online petition.

Australian politician ridicules same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 16 August 2011
Bob Katter is a member of Federal Parliament from an electorate in North Queensland which is larger than Spain. He is one of the great mavericks of Australian politics. Today he addressed the issue of same-sex unions at the National Marriage Day in Canberra.

“Don’t meddle with marriage”

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 August 2011
Australian family advocates and supporters have travelled to the federal capital, Canberra, today to tell politicians, “Don’t meddle with marriage”.

What ‘family’ means in America now?

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 September 2010
The latest ammunition in the same-sex marriage wars is a New York Times report about research showing that “a majority of Americans now say their definition of family includes same-sex couples with children, as well as married gay and lesbian couples”.

Prop 8 judge displays ignorance of marriage

Jennifer Roback Morse | 07 August 2010
Dr Jennifer Roback Morse, Foundress and President of the Ruth Institute, laments the overturn of Proposition 8 by Judge Vaughn Walker, who is widely reported to be g*y.

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