Culture/Values

What Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Has Done to Massachusetts

By The Editor

Back in the summer we compiled notes from some of the best minds on the topic of the defense of traditional marriage. The list can be found here. As an update, we are alerted by Americans for Truth’s Peter LaBarbera that Brian Camenker has written an outstanding article for MassResistance.org on the consequences of “gay” marriage in Massachusetts.

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The church pulpit v. the bully pulpit

By John Biver

Last week a friend asked if I had addressed the issue of the kind of blatant Not-For-Profit violations that are often seen in liberal and minority churches. It’s well known and talked about generally,…

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Trench warfare and the need for King Government

By John Biver

America continues to be a 50-50 country with the political left and right locked in an antiquated communications trench warfare because Republican leadership in the states and in Washington, D.C. has failed on the critical…

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Illinois Senate Republicans and civil unions

By John Biver

Back in January 2005 the Democrats in the General Assembly, with important help from a few Republicans, passed SB3186, which added “sexual orientation” to the list of protected classes in the Illinois Human Rights…

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On the definition of marriage

By John Biver

If “marriage” can mean anything, then it means nothing. Giving non-marital relationships the same status as marriage does not expand the definition of marriage; it destroys it.

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Marriage: What the debate is about and not about

Marriage: What the debate is about and not about

By John Biver

Marriage is not an unimportant, secondary issue. The healthier and more resilient a society is, the better able it will be to deal with whatever problems arise, whether it is war or economic downturn. Anything that hurts society reduces its ability to deal with any and all problems.

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The defense of marriage can and must be improved

By John Biver

Many people in the prosperous West no longer understand simple concepts like the “social fabric.” The world they’ve been born and raised in typically doesn’t force any deep thought about why some societies are free, civilized and prosperous while others regularly suffer widespread poverty, disease, societal chaos, and even total war. They’re accustomed to the fruits of Western culture and they take it for granted.

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Why marriage matters: Understanding the basics

By John Biver

The question of why marriage should be kept between one man and one woman is actually a pretty simple issue. Marriage isn’t about “coupling,” or two people feeling something for each other. Marriage is an institution recognized by the state because it is a building block of society.

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