PA Bridal Shop Under Fire for Religious Beliefs

ww bridalCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The same sad but tired story of same-sex couples trying to force the faithful to accept their lifestyle choices is playing out once again, this time with a Christian-owned bridal shop in Pennsylvania that refused to sell bridal gowns to a same-sex couple.

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Court Sides with Church in Controversial Firing Case

Holy Family Parish, Inverness, Illinois

Holy Family Parish, Inverness, Illinois

A district court judge in Illinois has ruled in favor of the Archdiocese of Chicago in a lawsuit brought against the church by a homosexual man who was fired from his position as music director in a parish after he publicly announced his engagement to a man.

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Alabama Marriage Wars Rage On

Alabama Supreme Court

Alabama Supreme Court

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The state of Alabama may soon become ground zero in the national marriage fight as the Alabama Supreme Court issues an historic ruling that not only restores the ban on same-sex marriage in that state – but also systematically eviscerates the national argument in favor of homosexual unions.

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Alabama Defies Feds’ Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

Even though the U.S. Supreme Court intervened to allow same-sex couples in Alabama to marry in spite of a voter approved ban on the practice, the state’s chief justice ordered all state judges to refuse to do so – and most of them are complying!

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Marriage Wars Not Over Yet

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAVeteran Supreme Court reporter Richard Wolf says there’s an Achilles heel in recent federal appeals court decisions in favor of same-sex marriage – most were not unanimous and the dissenting judges waged excellent arguments that will most certainly be considered when these cases reach the nation’s highest court.

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