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Ted Cruz vows to ‘uphold the sacrament of marriage’ as president

Monday, March 23, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at Liberty University, founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell, Monday, March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Va., to announce his campaign for president.
After pledging to “stand up for the First Amendment rights of every American,” Ted Cruz said he would “defend the sanctity of human life and uphold the sacrament of marriage.” [...]

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Ex-Bob Jones president apologizes for 1980 call for stoning gays, then calls them sinners

Monday, March 23, 2015
Bob Jones III
The former president of Bob Jones University has apologized for saying in 1980 that gays should be stoned, and that he no longer condones "the stoning of sinners." [...]

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Ted Cruz, who wants a federal ban on same-sex marriage, to launch presidential bid

Sunday, March 22, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
Sen. Ted Cruz, who has called for sweeping legislation to undo federal recognition of marriage equality and modify the U.S. Constitution to block same-sex marriage, will announce a presidential run on Monday. [...]

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Vanguard Award recipient Kerry Washington fires up GLAAD audience

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Kerry Washington
"We can't say that we believe in each others' fundamental humanity and then turn a blind eye to the reality of each others existence and the truth of each others hearts." [...]

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Pope Francis to lunch with gay, transgender, HIV positive prison inmates

Friday, March 20, 2015
Pope Francis
The Italian news site Vatican Insider reports the Pontiff will lunch with about 90 prisoners on Saturday as as part of a day trip to Southern Italy. [...]

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Jeb Bush supports ‘license to discriminate’ religious freedom bills

Friday, March 20, 2015
Jeb Bush
Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush says he supports legislation that would allow businesses and individuals to refuse services on the basis their religious beliefs. [...]

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Ala. governor calls same-sex marriage a ‘social experiment’ in court brief

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Gov. Robert Bentley (R-Ala.)
Gov. Robert Bentley filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court ahead of April arguments describing same-sex marriage as social experiment that undermines the rights of children. [...]

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Celebrities join Elton John’s call for Dolce & Gabbana boycott

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Elton John
Several celebrities have joined the boycott bandwagon launched by Elton John after fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana criticized same-sex parents and the use of in vitro fertilization. [...]

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Dolce&Gabbana react to firestorm over support for ‘traditional’ families

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Domenico Dolce, right, and Stefano Gabbana
The designers, under growing social media pressure, issued a statement Sunday saying their comments supporting "traditional families" with a mother and a father weren't intended to judge the choices made by others. [...]

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Ted Cruz: Marriage equality rulings are ‘a real danger to our liberty’

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
Cruz says that judges who rule in favor of marriage equality are “ignoring their oaths, ignoring the Constitution and legislating from the bench.” [...]

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