The mandate forces employers, regardless of their religious or moral convictions, to provide health plans that create access to abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraception under threat of heavy penalties.
Join Alliance Defending Freedom for a presentation on what the Supreme Court’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage means for you.
What we’re witnessing is not an outbreak of Christian morality. Nor is it the sudden, widespread successful use of contraception, as some have claimed. Women are still getting pregnant out-of-wedlock. But unlike in the past, there’s not much stigma attached to being an unmarried mother. It’s what Peggy Drexler at The Huffington Post once dubbed “The Juno Effect,” after the 2008 film about a snarky teen mother who chooses life but adopts her baby to another single mom.
Those chosen to serve as ambassadors will receive free transportation, lodging and meals for the fall conference in Washington, where they will hear speakers — and take part in discussions — on safeguarding marriage, life and religious liberty.
Marriage is a public institution that promotes societal goods in a way that is both non-intrusive and beneficial for society as a whole.
“The battle is not between gay rights and religious liberty—although religious liberty is certainly at stake—but between the sexual revolution and Christianity itself.”
Now, as ever, faithful Christians must be intentional about teaching our children what marriage is, what family is and how family remains the stabilizing force of every society.
The Fourteenth Amendment, referred to in both questions the Supreme Court agreed to answer, does not mention marriage specifically.
Thus, God’s left-hand kingdom—whether in ancient Greece and Rome, in Great Britain before our Revolutionary War, where our country traces its legal heritage and in this nation until very recently—has agreed with God’s right-hand kingdom concerning the conjugal view of marriage. It is this harmony between the left-hand kingdom’s view of marriage and the right-hand kingdom’s view that is hanging in the balance in the cases now pending before the Supreme Court.
What’s coming next: This week, the Supreme Court began hearing oral argument on same-sex marriage as it pertains to states’ rights. The court is set to announce its decision in June. What the ruling could mean for you: The Court…