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Critics of gay marriage under attack

GENEVA (Reuters) Mar 22, 2011 - People who criticise gay sexual relations for religious or moral reasons are increasingly being attacked and vilified for their views, a Vatican diplomat told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said the Roman Catholic Church deeply believed that human sexuality was a gift reserved for married heterosexual...
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Online Opinion and Freedom of Speech

14th February 2011 The Australian website Online Opinion is facing difficult financial times after having advertising withdrawn following the publication of an article on gay marriage. Graham Young, the founder and chief editor of the site, offers his perspective. Listen to the interview by the ABC with Graham Young HERE: http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2011/02/cpt_20110214_1621.mp3 ________________________________________

Oversensitivity can...

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Not all Gay People want Gay Marriage

'Anti Gay-Marriage gays'

by Ben-Peter Terpstra in ONLINE OPINION, 27 September 2010 From the ABC's Hungry Beast (2009): "If more than half of all Australians support same sex marriage, you'd at least assume that gay people would be in favour of it, right? Monique [Schafter] found out this isn't always the case. She spoke to...
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Why the push for homosexual marriage?

By Bill Muehlenberg of 'Culture Watch'

Many homosexuals – perhaps most – are not even interested in marriage. Thus it must be asked, just why is it that some homosexuals are so insistent on marriage rights? Why the very strong push by at least some in the homosexual community to be...

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Why Marriage Matters

The Marriage of a man and a woman is a unique form of relationship. Out of all human relationships, sexual or otherwise, only it can provide a child with a mother and a father who have made a formal, public commitment to one another. Studies demonstrate (see below or Resources page) that children tend to fare best when raised by their biological...
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Pressure Continues to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

REDEFINING MARRIAGE

Pressure Continues to Allow Same-Sex Marriage
ROME, MARCH 13, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The push to legalize same-sex unions continues as special interest groups try to convince legislators that marriage is something that can be redefined to suit the latest social trends. In Ireland, the newly elected governing coalition of the Fine Gael and Labor...
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What about the children?

Family-Fun-202x300 How would kids be impacted by homosexual ‘marriage’? Well there are multiple answers to this question. That's because it's not just the children of homosexual parents impacted but potentially every child in the education system. ______________________________________________ In the first instance, commentators such as Bill Muehlenberg, secretary of the Family Council of...
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Same sex marriage: is public opinion a moral value?

Published in ONLINE OPINION on the 6th of December 2010 By Max Atkinson - a former senior lecturer of the Law School, University of Tasmania, with Interests in legal and moral philosophy, especially issues to do with rights, values, justice and punishment. He is an occasional contributor to theTasmanian Times. *** One can learn a good...
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Dismantling a homosexual marriage myth

By Bill Muehlenberg is Secretary of the Family Council of Victoria, and lectures in ethics and philosophy at various Melbourne theological colleges. Published in ONLINE OPINION, 25 November 2010 A so-called conservative writer parroted some silly arguments for same-sex marriage in the Sunday Age recently. He finishes by saying that marriage is a good thing (which...
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