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Tag Archives: Focus On The Family

Evangelicals pray to end ‘transgender tyranny’ as Girl Scouts and schools welcome trans youth

Conservative evangelicals apparently have lots to pray for these days. Same-sex marriage rights are quickly spreading across the country, Obama declared an International Day Against […]...

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May 26, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Tony Perkins: Obama’s ‘weapons of sexual radicalism’ hamper Christian anti-poverty efforts

“President Obama took the common goal of helping the poor and used it to drive an even deeper wedge between his administration and people of […]...

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May 18, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Transgender birth certificate bill crashes against anti-gay lobby

DENVER — “Like many of you, I never met a transgender person, until I met my daughter,” said Ben Taylor, an Australian with wiry hair […]...

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April 17, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Friends like these: Focus on the Family pounces on waffling Pence

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has been shaken by the storm of protest the state’s new religious freedom bill has generated over the last few days. […]...

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April 2, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

It’s religious freedom day at the Colorado General Assembly

Despite setbacks, in Colorado, the religious freedom movement shows no sign of flagging. ...

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March 9, 2015 Civil Rights, The Mix

Statetap: Evangelicals for Ebola; Snoop Dogg for Dunafon

Focus on the Family on Wednesday denounced its talk-radio host's take on Ebola: "It could solve America's problems with atheism, homosexuality, sexual promiscuity, pornography and abortion."...

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October 16, 2014 The Mix

Gay marriage: No, Colorado is not the next New Jersey

DENVER -- New Jersey moved from same-sex civil unions to gay marriage in a flash. It will be a longer road for Colorado. A 2006 amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage stands in the road like a high...

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October 23, 2013 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Group That Sought ‘Cure’ for Same-Sex Attraction Does an About-Face

Group That Sought ‘Cure’ for Same-Sex Attraction Does an About-Face

Though watchdogs have noted a softening of Chambers’ stance on ex-gay ministry in the last few years, the announcement that the 37-year-old organization is closing still leaves many with questions about how the decision came about, how it will impact...

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June 21, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Uncategorized
Same-Sex Celebration: Opening Day in Colorado for Civil Unions

Same-Sex Celebration: Opening Day in Colorado for Civil Unions

Almost a year ago, Erika Highstead and Sarah Musick rented a party space, dressed in their finest and vowed their commitment to each other in front of a hundred friends. ...

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May 1, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Just one day after the results of a controversial parenting study were released to the public, the research was used – and misrepresented – in a federal court brief defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act....

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July 17, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU of […]

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