Tag: The Marriage Debate

Marriage, Reason and Religion: Non-Religious Reasons to Oppose SSM

When it comes to questions of marriage, reason and religion seem polar opposites. Same-sex “marriage” (SSM) proponents like to posture their opposition as motivated only by religion. They have good strategic reasons to do that. If the reasons to oppose to SSM are purely religious, then as the First...

The Meaning of Biblical Marriage: Who Decides These Things?

Shari Johnson describes herself as “I am an evangelical Christian who, I am sorry to say, used to be one of the ‘don’t-confuse-me-with-facts-because-my-mind-is-made-up’ type of Christian.” Now in a Fox News opinion piece she tells us, “When I hear terms like ‘God’s design’ and ‘Biblical marriage’ I have to...

“Private Beliefs”—It’s All In How You Pose the Question

SteveK tipped us to an article that includes: Improbably, gay marriage and religion loom as issues in the Nov. 8 race for a part-time, $12,000-a-year clerk’s job in this town of gently sloping hills on Cayuga Lake. Voters are posed with the question: Where is the line between an...

Book Review: A Queer Thing Happened To America

Book Review A Queer Thing Happened to America: And What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been by Michael L. Brown. Let’s get straight to the point. Michael Brown has written a lengthy book on seamy practices in the “gay rights” movement. That means he must be (a) a raving...

A Secular Sort of Dominionism

A Liberal Idea of Civility A First Things: Evangel commenter who goes by “Remember Rollen” had this to say in the discussion on Hunter Baker’s article on dominionism: If a “gay rights” law touching basic matters of justice cannot be justified in terms we can reasonably expect others to...

Gay “Marriage,” Civil Rights, Power, and Principle

Even a democracy can undermine freedom and foster the unethical rule of power. America’s founders saw this, and placed in our Constitution a Bill of Rights to preserve civil rights and protect us all from the tyranny of the majority. Gay “marriage” is often regarded as a civil rights...

“Same-Sex Spin”

From Chuck Colson: We’ve been told so many times that same-sex “marriage” is “inevitable” that we’re tempted to stop fighting it. But a newly released study tells a different story…....

What Do Diversity and Inclusion Mean at Cisco Systems?

Can someone help me understand what diversity means at Cisco Systems? 1. Frank Turek, a management and team-building trainer, was dismissed by Cisco for reasons completely unrelated to his job performance. 2. The reason for his dismissal was his religious and political views, none of which was ever brought...