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Mo. county to observe year of mourning over same sex "marriage" ruling

Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post

While same-sex marriage advocates celebrated with marriage applications and rainbow heart emojis, Commissioner Darrell Skiles  drew up a proposal for his county commission. Calling the Supreme Court decision a “travesty,” he urged his fellow commissioners to vote in favor of a year of mourning over the decision. On Monday, the three-person commission voted unanimously in favor of the move, according to local newspaper the Salem News.

Religious freedom in court: Clerk refuses same-sex "marriage" license

Steve Bittenbender, Reuters

On Monday, a federal judge is expected to hear a case involving an eastern Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue any marriage licenses. Eight people, including two same-sex couples, on Thursday sued the clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling mandating same-sex marriage, the Kentucky chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said.

Kentucky Clerk Casey Davis Ordered to Issue Same-Sex "Marriage" License

Alastair Jamieson, NBC

A county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples for religious reasons said Thursday that Kentucky's governor had ordered him to do his job or quit. Casey Davis, one of three Kentucky clerks in the state who is not granting same-sex "marriage" licenses.

Media Manipulating Voters On Illegal Aliens & Same-Sex “Marriage”

In his book TAKEOVER CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie pointed out that the media doesn’t have to lie or make-up stories to manipulate the public and bias articles in favor of liberal candidates or the liberal political and cultural agenda. Two recent examples will demonstrate how this manipulation of language is going on right now today to slant public opinion on same-sex “marriage” and Donald Trump’s comments on illegal aliens and crime.

Patriot County Clerks Defy Supreme Court On Same-Sex “Marriage”

While state governors, other than Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, have been reluctant to declare they will resist the Supreme Court’s recent anti-constitutional ruling on same-sex “marriage,” at the local level public officials are exercising their religious liberty, and standing for state prerogatives under the Constitution, by declaring they will not be bound by the Supreme Court’s same-sex “marriage” mandate. 

Same-sex marriage opponents refuse to give up fight

David Millward, The (UK) Telegraph

The Supreme Court judgment which legalised same-sex marriage across the United States is facing a backlash from conservative and Christian groups. Legislators in some states are drawing up proposals to weaken the ruling, while elsewhere same-sex marriage opponents are creating administrative roadblocks to try to prevent same-sex weddings taking place.

Cruz on Supreme Court: The Justices 'Put on an Obama Jersey'

NBC's Meet The Press

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, argued on NBC's "Meet the Press" that members of the Supreme Court "put on an Obama jersey" by voting to uphold the Affordable Care Act and strike down restrictions on same sex marriage. "It is the justices who have politicized the Court," claimed the republican presidential contender.

Obergefell’s Threat to Religious Liberty

Adam Freedman, City Journal

Despite what the newspaper headlines say, the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges did not “legalize” same-sex marriage. It mandated same-sex marriage, something very different. 

Stand And Fight The Same-Sex "Marriage" Mandate

Observant Christians and Jews will be particularly put to the test and some, such as Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, have already caved-in to the demands of the secular left that they abandon their beliefs and accept the Supreme Court’s decision as final. Others, such as we here at CHQ, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, our friends at the Family Research Council and the National Organization for Marriage, and others, see the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex “marriage” for what it is – a profoundly political decision that can be undone through political means.

Supreme Court Mandates Same-Sex Marriage

In a ruling sure to spark a wave of protests and civil disobediance, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a decision mandating same-sex marriage that upends millennia of history and guts the rule of law. The 5-4 decision redefines marriage and strips states of their authority to define marriage as between one man and one woman. More on this developing story will be posted as the implications of the decision become clearer.

Is conservative opposition to same-sex marriage a trap?

David Lauter, LA Times

The liberal LA Times says the marriage issue increasingly has become a trap for Republicans, and a Supreme Court decision that takes the matter out of the political process would provide the easiest exit.