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Cardinal: Mexican Justices Were Bribed for Gay 'Marriage' Vote
Governor Threatens Charges Against Cardinal
Archdiocese Threatens to Reveal Proofs if Charges Brought
GUADALAJARA, August 19, 2010 - A spokesman for the Archdiocese of Guadalajara yesterday told reporters that the Cardinal Archbishop of that city has proof to back up his contention that the justices of the Supreme Court were in some way "fed" by backers of homosexual "marriage" and adoption in order to gain their votes in favor of the policies.


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Ninth Circuit Court Halts CA Same-Sex "Marriage"
Stay Granted Pending Appeal of Prop 8 Decision

SAN FRANCISCO, August 16, 2010  -- This afternoon, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a request by Prop 8 proponents to stay U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker’s order that same-sex "marriage" could begin on August 18. The Appeals Court is thereby upholding the vote  of 7 million Californians while the Perry v. Schwarzenegger case is  heard on appeal.


Prop. 8 Judge: Pope Hurt Homosexuals
SAN FRANCISCO, California, August 9, 2010 -- In the 136-page ruling overturning California's ban on "gay marriage," Judge Vaughn Walker cites a document signed by then-Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, to show that "religious beliefs that gay and lesbian relationships are sinful" can "harm gays and lesbians."


Prop 8 Trial Decision is Radical, But Instructive
Walker Overreaches in Claiming Cal Voters Irrational

SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2010(revised), -- On Wednesday, August 4, Federal Judge Vaughn Walker overturned Proposition 8 and the decision of more than 7 million California voters who passed it in 2008.  He did this in a most radical way claiming that there is no possible rationale or unique value for an institution that unites a man and a woman with each other and any children who come from the union. 


Quotes from Fed District Court Decision Overturning Prop 8


Lead Defense Counsel Statement on August 4 Perry v. Schwarzenegger Decision


"Eggsploitation" Reveals the Infertility Industry’s Dirty Little Secret
Hidden Dangers, Health Risks, and Exploitation of Young Women

NEW YORK, July 28, 2010 – The infertility industry has a dirty little secret that is dressed in deceptive advertising, large monetary incentives and appeals to altruism. Using these tactics, the industry targets young, vulnerable women for a precious commodity: human eggs. Eggsploitation, a new documentary released today by The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network, is a tragic spotlight on the booming and risky business of selling eggs, and reveals the health risks and exploitation of women through egg donation.


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ABA Considers Resolution to Redefine Marriage
Appeals to States: Clear Barriers to Same-Sex "Marriage"
Ask Lawyers to Write to Bar Association
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2010 -- When it meets for its annual convention in San Francisco, August 5 - 10, 2010, the American Bar Association will be considering a resolution appealing for the redefinition of marriage at the state level .


DC Appeals Court Rejects Right of Voters to Decide Marriage
Majority Finds "Traditional" Marriage Discriminatory
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2010 — In a narrow 5–4 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, upheld the decision of the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics to block residents from voting on the legal definition of marriage. This was despite a requirement by the D.C. Charter, which serves as a constitution for the district, that guarantees citizens the right to initiate and vote on any legislation except for “laws appropriating funds.”


Study: Divorce Spreads Through Social Networks
SANTA BARBARA, CA, June 29, 2010 - A study published by the Social Science Research Network has found that likelihood of divorce is influenced by the social network in which a person is involved.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Gay, Diversity Rights Override Religious Freedom
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 28, 2010 -- The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a Christian student group does not have the right to restrict its membership to practicing Christians, in a decision Christian rights groups are calling a significant blow to religious freedom.


Closing Arguments Frame the Issues in Trial to Overturn Prop 8
Case Goes to the Judge
Decision Pending on Future of Marriage

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2010 – The message delivered to Federal District Judge Vaughn Walker by Prop 8 proponents during the closing arguments at the trial to redefine marriage in San Francisco was clear. The voters have overwhelming authority and rational reasons for defining marriage between a man and a woman. The voters’ decision to pass Prop 8 cannot be overturned unless the plaintiffs negate every single claim of state interest for promoting the uniquely pervasive institution that channels procreative activity into a stable relationship.


Orphaned at conception
Is it high-tech child abuse to rob children of their biological heritage?
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2010 -- The fertility industry is big business, not only in the United States, where $3.3 billion is spent annually, but around the world, including developing nations with laws making for easy sperm donation and IVF treatments.  With parenting becoming a "right" to be gained at any expense, hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people have entered the world as genetic orphans. The real question is, how do the children feel about it? A new report entitled, "My Daddy's Name is Donor" provides insights into the psychological ramifications of sperm donation.


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Prop 8 Marriage
Trial

No TV Cameras, says Prop 8 Trial Judge
Closing Arguments on Wednesday, June 16

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2010 -- Yesterday, Federal District Judge Vaughn Walker announced that there would be no TV cameras permitted for the closing argument in the federal trail to overturn Prop 8. He was responding to requests by TV networks to televise closing arguments.


My Daddy's Name Is Donor
Recent study follows children of sperm donors
Findings show troubled adults isolated from families

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2010 -- It is estimated that as many as 30,000 to 60,000 children in the U.S. are conceived each year through sperm donation. Until now, there have not been any studies examining the long-term effects of this method of clinical conception on the children. A recent study finds that as adults, many children of sperm donors have trouble relating to and trusting their families, they have profound struggles with their origin and identity, and they worry about forming intimate relationships with related individuals. This study supports the Stand with Children message that every child without exception desires a mother and a father and has the right to know and be cared for by their biological parents.




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