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Bismarck Catholics Withdrawing Support From The Boy Scouts Is Disappointing

Bismarck Catholics Withdrawing Support From The Boy Scouts Is Disappointing

Earlier this week I praised a new policy from the Boy Scouts of America which allowed troops to accept homosexual leaders while also allowing troops affiliated with religious organizations to keep their status quo. In Fargo, the Catholic Diocese which sponsors 13 troops urged its leaders to “continue to act in accordance with the Church’s teaching and

72% Of Americans Think Gay Marriage Is Inevitable, Including 60% Of Those Who Oppose It

“According to the Pew Research Center’s latest poll, 72 percent of Americans say legal recognition of gay marriage is coming,” writes Scott Shackford for Reason. “It doesn’t necessarily mean they support it. Almost 60 percent of those who oppose recognition of same-sex marriages think it’s inevitable anyway.” Pew’s research goes much further, though, showing significant

Should Business Be Able To Refuse Service To Gays?

In the State of Washington, a florist has been sued for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding. In response, that state’s legislature has before it SB5927 which would allow people, businesses or religious organizations to “deny services if providing those goods or services would be contrary to the individual’s or entity owner’s sincerely

Heidi Heitkamp's Post-Election Embrace Of Gay Marriage An Act Of Cowardice

I was happy to see this week that Senator Heidi Heitkamp embraced gay marriage. That’s the right decision, and one more and more Republicans and Democrats are making. Hopefully this shift in political thinking will result in allowing feelings about homosexuality to be a private matter to be settled in our homes, churches and civic

Republican Senator Flips On Gay Marriage

Senator Rob Portman of Ohio has flipped on the issue of gay marriage, going from opposing it to embracing it in the pages of the Columbus Dispatch. What turned his head on the issue was the fact that one of his children is gay: Two years ago, my son Will, then a college freshman, told

Are Gay Republican Groups Getting Traction In The GOP?

At PJ Media, Jordan Michael Smith writes about what seems to be a major shift in the Republican party when it comes to attitudes about gays: Analysts, pollsters, and Republican insiders believe that the GOP will have to formulate more gay-friendly policies in order to attract a younger generation that is familiar and comfortable with

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