The controversy over a decision by the organizers of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade just stepped up a notch with the news that even though parade officials are now allowing homosexuals to march under their own banner, pro-life groups are not permitted to do the same! What kind of St. Patrick’s Day parade is this?
As un-American as it may be, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago is warning that recent cultural changes in the U.S. has resulted in a legal system that is beginning to behave much like sharia law which imposes “religion” on its citizens by telling them what they must think and what ‘values’ they must embrace in order to be part of the country.
Officials of the small northern English town of Rotherham released a report last week which revealed that between 1997 and 2013, at least 1,400 girls in the town had been raped by gangs of Pakistani men, an appalling situation that continues to this day because local officials are too afraid of appearing politically incorrect.
As of today, the traditional U.S. family consisting of a mom, the breadwinner dad, and children is no longer the norm, with the majority of families now consisting of both a working mom and dad, a single or a cohabiting parent.
A major study has dispelled the myth that divorce is easier on children if the parents maintain an amiable relationship after their separation when it found that the negative impact remains the same regardless of whether or not the parents remain friends.
A federal judge in Louisiana has upheld the state’s constitutional authority to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, saying that citizens and their elected officials should define marriage, not the court system.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
A Catholic family in upstate New York has been forced to give up their wedding business for refusing to “marry” two lesbians, a situation that is becoming all too common in America where Christians are now routinely forced out of business by militant homosexuals who are intent on bullying the population into accepting their practices regardless of religious belief.
One of the big news stories this week is about how the government has just enlisted members of academia to begin to “police” online opinion for possible “misinformation”, but a new study has found that people are not as anxious to share their views on-line as most of us believe.