Today, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) joined an amicus brief on behalf of 57 members of Congress in support of the right of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The brief was filed in four cases that the Supreme Court will jointly hear on April 28, 2015, in which same-sex couples challenge the marriage laws of Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan, and Kentucky, all of which were upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
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To an extent that would have been unthinkable in past elections, one of the leading candidates for the Republican presidential nomination has stocked his inner circle with advisers who are vocal proponents of gay rights.
David Axelrod, the sleazy political advisor to Barack Hussein Obama, has just written a book about himself – and admits that Obama lied about his support of “gay” marriage to get elected in 2008.
GING-PAC has been encouraged by some in Washington, D.C. to endorse the candidacy of Micah Edmond for the 8th Congressional District seat in Virginia. We will not be doing so.
After studying Edmond’s web site statements about the issues he is concerned about, we do not believe he is sufficiently concerned about the sanctity of human life or about the dangers that same-sex unions pose to the existence of the traditional family or of religious freedom.
Obama’s ruthless Attorney General Eric Holder has just announced that he will use the Department of Justice to seek the overturn of all bans on “gay marriage” in the remaining states where it is still banned. Federal judges are already busy overturning the will of the American people on the issue of homosexual couplings. Holder wants the Supreme Court to issue an edict to overturn all remaining bans on homosexual “marriage.”
I rise today as a follower of Jesus and lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church USA who was deeply grieved by what transpired at last week’s gathering of the PCUSA’s General Assembly. I feel increasingly alienated from this rich faith tradition, which includes John Witherspoon, the only active clergyman to sign the Declaration of Independence, and submit for the Record a statement of protest by the Presbyterian Lay Committee Board of Directors which expresses a similar sentiment.
Friedland is a well-known radical left-wing lawyer with a long record of opinions that undermine the Constitution, promote homosexual marriage, and give judges expanded powers to overturn the will of the American people.
“Today’s ruling by a federal judge, invalidating Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage, is a troubling display of judicial activism. Our Constitution leaves it to the States to define marriage, and unelected judges should not be substituting their own policy views for the reasoned judgments of the citizens of Texas, who adopted our marriage law directly by referendum.
The Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder, a man who is supposed to faithfully uphold the laws of the land, has just called on state Attorney’s General to ignore defending or enforcing laws they don’t like. In his speech to state AG’s this week, Holder was specifically targeting laws that ban same-sex weddings in 31 states.
“I support traditional marriage. Under President Obama, the federal government has tried to re-define marriage, and to undermine the constitutional authority of each state to define marriage consistent with the values of its citizens,” said Sen. Cruz. “The Obama Administration should not be trying to force gay marriage on all 50 states.