BY: Rob Chambers While at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2000-2004), I learned there were Baptist churches affirming and conducting same-sex marriages. I thought to myself, “I am a convictional Christian first and foremost, but I chose to be a Southern Baptist because of their strong stance on the Bible and what it says about … Continue reading CHAMBERS: MS Baptist Churches, Homosexuality, and Biblical Inerrancy
A new LGBT clinic is opening at the Jackson Medical Mall in the Thad Cochran Center. Apparently the first of its kind in the state, it’s a project of UMMC’s new Division of Gender, Sexuality and Health, directed by Dr. Kim Gratz, a School of Medicine professor and researcher who is overseeing a new … Continue reading LGBT clinic to open in Thad Cochran Center, proponent calls some doctors “culturally incompetent”.
BY: Bryan Fischer @BryanJFischer No father who is thinking clearly would put his young son in proximity to an adult homosexual. The Boy Scouts have made a fateful and fatal decision to allow homosexuals to serve as mentors to young boys. This will be and should be the end of this once noble organization. Why? … Continue reading FISCHER: The Boy Scouts Sign Their Own Death Warrant
BY: Ryan S. Walters | @ryanswalters73 MSConservativeDaily Like a lot of conservatives, I was disgusted, though not surprised, with the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage. In fact, I predicted the outcome to several people the day before it was released. I knew it was coming, particularly after the Obamacare ruling, but I earnestly hoped … Continue reading WALTERS: Gay Marriage and the Cause of Civil Disobedience
Mississippi, which does not allow same-sex marriages, should find a way to grant a divorce to a DeSoto County woman who married another woman in California in 2008, lawyer Carey Varnado told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday. The attorney general’s office, though, told the court that the state can’t grant a divorce to Lauren … Continue reading MS Supreme Court Justice Jess Dickinson: Shouldn’t Mississippi welcome opportunity to give same-sex couples a divorce?
Mississippi's Republican governor and Democratic attorney general are asking a federal judge to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The state made the request in court papers Monday, responding to a lawsuit filed Oct. 20 in U.S. District Court in Jackson by two lesbian couples and a gay-rights group, Campaign for Southern Equality. The … Continue reading Gov. Bryant on gay marriage lawsuit: “Mississippi’s traditional marriage laws do not discriminate.”
Earlier today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit overruled lower court decisions that had struck down state laws defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. The 6th Circuit Court ruled that constitutional amendments passed by popular vote in Michigan (2.7 million votes), Kentucky (1.2 million), Ohio (3.3 million) … Continue reading 6th Circuit overrules lower court decisions, says no right to same-sex marriage.
Two same-sex couples seeking marriage equality in Mississippi filed the first federal challenge to the state's gay marriage ban on Monday, the latest in a string of similar lawsuits nationwide. "We're hoping the case will move quickly," said Aaron Sarver of the North Carolina-based gay-rights organization Campaign for Southern Equality, which filed the suit on … Continue reading Lawsuit challenges Mississippi gay marriage ban
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers Mississippi, could provide the catalyst for the Supreme Court to decide the gay marriage issue once and for all, nationwide. And it's likely, many legal experts believe, bans on gay marriage such as Mississippi's will fall. RELATED>>>PLUNKETT: The “Marriage Equality” myth. "I am opposed to same-sex marriage, … Continue reading Even Conservative Rep. Andy Gipson thinks ban on gay marriage will be overturned.
Just three months ago, Rob Hill was a Methodist pastor with a burning secret. But as a swampy heat took hold one recent morning, he put on a suit, climbed into his car and headed into this river town on a mission that would have been unthinkable not long ago: promoting gay rights in rural … Continue reading Pastor comes out of the closet to lead fight for gay rights in Mississippi