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NCAA Puts Politics Before Safety

From Ed Whelen at NRO’s “The Corner” blog: On Friday, the NCAA announced that cities interested in hosting NCAA championships must fill out a questionnaire on whether they have laws (state or local) that govern use of bathrooms and locker rooms. Questions include: 3. Does your city, county/parish and/or state regulate choice of bathrooms or […]

"I was terminated because of my religion"

Another sad story of the “tolerance” of the LGBT movement comes to us today from Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, writing at CNSNews.com: In May, Javier Chavez, senior store detective at the Macy’s store in Flushing, New York, received a phone call stating that a male had entered the […]

NOM Launches Campaign To Defeat Missouri Representative Anne Zerr Who Betrayed Missourians, Denying Them The Right To Vote On Critical Religious Liberty Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2016 Contact: Joseph Grabowski (202) 457-8060 x-110 | [email protected] “It’s the height of hypocrisy that this politician who denied voters their own chance to decide this issue now demands they vote for her.” – Brian Brown, NOM President Washington, D.C. – Washington, DC – Following through on a promise made […]

"Why Children of Same-Sex Couples Need FADA"

Dr. Robert Oscar Lopez, at the American Thinker, writes that the children of gay parents are a class often forgotten in discussions about discrimination because they, when they adopt views contrary to the LGBT agenda, face intense targeted animosity from that community. The upshot, he says, is that the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) is […]

Separating Fact from Fiction on #FADA

From Roger Severino and William Wolfe of The Heritage Foundation comes this piece in the Daily Signal: Debunking 6 Myths About the First Amendment Defense Act: The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing Tuesday on one of the most important pieces of religious liberty legislation before Congress in years: the First Amendment […]

US Bishops Committee Chairs Urge Support for FADA

Via the USCCB, the statement by Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, reads in part: The definition of marriage as the […]

GOP Platform Remains Firm on Marriage Despite Pressure

From the The Daily Signal: CLEVELAND—After fending off attempts to change the Republican Party’s official position on LGBT issues and traditional marriage, a coalition of social conservatives cautiously celebrated an early victory Monday afternoon. […] On the social issue front of the Republican platform, conservatives maintained a strict definition of marriage as being between a […]

File Under: "Things They Told Us Would Never Happen"

One could publish a book entitled, Things LGBT Activists Insisted Would Never Happen, But Did – and it would, grimly, be a long one. Whether it be public figures losing their jobs because of their religious beliefs on marriage or private business owners threatened with legal action and financial ruin for refusing to participate in celebrating a […]

2016 March for Marriage Set for June 25 in Washington, DC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2016 Contact: Joseph Grabowski (202) 457-8060 x-110 | [email protected] March Will Protest Supreme Court Gay ‘Marriage’ Decision and Obama Transgender Decrees; Call on Congress to Enact Legal Protections Washington, D.C. – The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today announced that the 2016 March for Marriage has been scheduled for Saturday, […]

The LGBT Movement Will Self-Destruct

Rachel Lu, writing at The Federalist, describes how “within [her] lifetime, the LGBT movement will die. It will be remembered not as a Selma moment, but as a Salem moment: a period of collective insanity.” She writes: Whether the memory of this period evokes mild derision or deep shame will likely depend on these next few years. […]

Boy Wins Honors In Girls All State Track and Field

From RedState comes a story that couldn’t be more absurd nor sadder: Alaska’s Haines High School senior, Nattaphon Wangyot, is a young man who identifies as female, and competes against the girls of his high school under the allowance of the Alaska School Activities Association. […] Emma Daniels, one of the runners who was denied […]

43 Republicans Betray Constituents, Join Democrats in Support of Obama’s Radical Transgender Agenda

Ryan Anderson at Heritage reports on a disastrous betrayal by forty-three Republican legislators who voted this week to betray the values of their constituents and join President Obama’s efforts to impose a radical LGBT agenda on the states through manipulation of federal contract laws. NOM will be working on a targeted online ad campaign to […]

US Bishops Publish New Video on Marriage and Religious Freedom

ZENIT reports: The U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage has released the next video in the series highlighting the unique meaning of marriage. Entitled Made for Freedom, the newly released video features experts in various fields as well as personal stories illustrating the importance of marriage to […]

Pastor Parent to Public School: Obama's Decree Denies the Reality of Human Nature

Rod Dreher at The American Conservative posts a letter from a Christian Pastor to the Principal and Superintendent of his daughter’s public school, which charitably objects to the Obama administration’s recent decree on the ‘right’ of men to use girls’ and women’s bathrooms and locker room facilities. Here is a snippet: The real issue here […]

Italian Cardinal: New Civil Unions Law Threatens the Welfare of Families

Via Crux: VATICAN CITY — In recognizing civil unions of heterosexual and homosexual couples, the Italian government has equated those unions to marriage, said the head of the Italian bishops’ conference. While some supporters of the new law, which passed the legislature May 11, insisted the law did not recognize gay marriage, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of […]