This article was first published April 7, 2014, at cardinalnewmansociety.org.

A number of students at the University of Notre Dame have formed a group seeking to refocus the national debate on marriage back to children and are petitioning the University’s administration to take a “strong stand in support of the true definition of marriage,” according to the Irish Rover.

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By | February 20, 2014 at EthikaPolitika.org.

In my home state of Indiana, legislators are currently debating a potential amendment to the state constitution.

Section 2 of the House Joint Resolution No. 3 (formerly HJR-6) suggested (but no longer fully suggests, as the second sentence was voted down by the House earlier this 2014) amending Article 1, Section 38 of Indiana’s Constitution to read as follows:

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On September 21, 2013, in Same Sex Marriage, by Betsy

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Young adults join together to learn strategies for defending traditional marriage

DARING TO GO COUNTERCULTURE: Alana Newman speaking at the ITAF conference.Enlarge Image

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DARING TO GO COUNTERCULTURE: Alana Newman speaking at the ITAF conference.

Talk about a counterculture: 41 young men and women recently attended the fifth annual It Takes A Family (ITAF) conference to learn how to support traditional marriage.

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By Jennifer Roback Morse

This article was first published at Christianpost.com on August 28, 2013.

The blogosphere has been all abuzz with reactions to Catholic intellectual Joseph Bottum’s recent meandering piece on same sex marriage. The Sexual Revolutionaries consider Bottum’s support of redefining marriage a coup, while supporters of natural marriage are naturally disappointed. But I think this article provides important clues to the way the Sexual Revolution has proceeded and succeeded. And far from persuading me to change my views, Mr. Bottum has convinced me more than ever that natural marriage is the right side of history.

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By Jennifer Thieme, CP Op-Ed Contributor and Director of Finance & Advancement for the Ruth Institute.
This article was first published August 8, 2013, at ChristianPost.com.
Note: Ms. Thieme’s initial column on Log Cabin Republicans and Abraham Lincoln can be seen here. Gregory T. Angelo of the Log Cabin Republicans responded with a column that can be read here.

The Log Cabin Republicans did not address the central point I made, which is how same sex marriage changes the status between parents and their children. The claims for “marriage equality” pale in comparison to the vast transfer of authority from natural families to the state. It’s a case of the good being the enemy of the best.

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