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Neither Friend of Court or Culture: Obama Asks Supreme Court to Undermine Marriage Comments

On February 28, 2013, the Department of Justice of the Obama  Administration filed what is called a Friend of the Court or Amicus Brief in the case styled Hollingsworth v Perry.It should have come as no surprise to those who have been actually watching Barack Obama and his administration - and not simply buying into the sophistry which they offer with such regularity. Continue Reading

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  1. Nazi Pope
    2 years ago

    Whhhaaaaaa, the antiquated church can't impose its backwards thinking on other people. Oppression! Oppression! Religious liberty under attack!

  2. Randy Fromm
    2 years ago

    I am encouraged by the tone of the comments here, all of which are against the Catholic hard line.

  3. Jim Taylor
    2 years ago

    Step right this way to the dustbin of history. Watch your step- don't trip over witch burning, the crusades, and the geocentric universe!

  4. Tom
    2 years ago

    It is heartening to know that as all societies have become richer and better educated, they have increasingly relegated this medieval kind of thinking to the dustbin of history. The U.S. will be no different, only slower to get there. Catholic leaders know this is the truth, which explains the desperate, apocalyptic tone of their rhetoric.

  5. Soul
    2 years ago

    Separation of church and state please. Marriage - a civil acknowledgment supported by federal benefits. Given current and proposed laws provide churches the ability to continue practicing discrimination should they choose to do so - this article highlights the hubris of the RCC.

    This article supports the necessity to revisit all RCC's tax-exempt status.

  6. Karenbeth Glunz
    2 years ago

    Separation of church and state is the basis on which "the people" are making these decisions.
    Blaming President Obama for following the Constitution of America is typical of religious zealots who don't understand the Constitution. John Kerry made a statement that seems to fit here...Americans have the right to be stupid. That is what "freedom" means in these United States. AND the Catholics have the freedom to express their opinions because of these freedoms. Yet, separation of church and state is necessary for people who are not Catholics to be treated equally and not subjected to the Catholic religious tenets.

  7. Gil.
    2 years ago

    How dare you. You reserve the right to remove comments that denigrate the "human person" and yet you publish this tripe that speaks of same sex couples as if they are inferior and somehow lacking, unworthy of the protections of the law enjoyed by everyone else. If that's not human denigration, I don't know what is. Marriage in this country is a civil institution. Gay people do not need the blessing of any church, only the rights due them as citizens.

    Whatever else Obama is, and I agree with Chad on that, he has at least found it in him to do something right and support marriage equality for all, regardless of the pressure of religious institutions that would take us all back into the 14th century.

  8. john burrows
    2 years ago

    You have no right to deny anyone a chance for happiness in their life just because it doesn't sit well with your religious beliefs.

  9. Rich Belmont
    2 years ago

    If you are opposed to gay marriage then don't enter into one.

  10. Lee
    2 years ago

    It is time for a bronze age religion with no basis in any secular morality to stop dictating it's primitive view of the world. The world has changed in two millennium, the church has not. Your views are available to all those who choose to accept them, stop asking the rest of the world to live under your tent.

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