In a panel discussion at the World Congress of Families, the question was what is the future of marriage after the SCOTUS decision? Here are responses from Brian Brown and Cathy Ruse.
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The woman in the elevator by me at the World Congress of Families, which started yesterday in Salt Lake City, was from Portugal. When I asked her why she had come, she said, "It is so good to know that when you support family, you are not alone. Look at all these people." she gestured as the door opened onto the lobby, where 3,000 attendees from all over the world had been milling through the day. "It gives me hope."
Several days ago Meridian published an article by JeaNette Goates Smith called “Can You Help Your Children Choose Heterosexuality?” that caused a firestorm. Today we have published a series of articles examining the issues that were raised in the original article and by those that responded to it.
I recently spoke up about homosexuality because I noticed a phenomenon that was being silenced. I have been watching and listening to the dogma that all gays are “born that way” and that none of them has an alternative. I felt like the little boy in the Emperor’s New Clothes. Did everybody believe that all gays are alike, that there is no variation in etiology? That’s not what I saw in my practice as a therapist.
The fight over Planned Parenthood reached a boiling point Tuesday on Capitol Hill when Cecile Richards, president of the organization, testified before Congress about how the group uses taxpayer dollars.