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Kentucky clerk to appeal judge's order to issue same-sex marriage licenses

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by Leigh Jones
Posted 8/13/15, 11:00 am

A county clerk in Kentucky defied a federal judge’s order to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples this morning, turning away two men who arrived at her office as soon as it opened.

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Insurer: No denial of coverage to churches

Marriage | Southern Mutual says churches that fear suits over refusing to host a same-sex wedding can get coverage under a special policy rider
by Daniel James Devine
Posted 7/17/15, 03:48 pm

Rumors swirled last week after someone leaked a memo from a church insurance company. The internal bulletin addressed same-sex marriage and said a church that refused to marry a gay couple, if sued, would not be covered under the company’s regular liability policy. That seemed to suggest a serious new problem: Would insurance companies abandon churches that believe marriage can only be between one man and one woman?

“Homosexual agenda causing churches to lose insurance,” one website headline warned.

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Talk to your kids about same-sex marriage

Marriage
by Nick Eicher
Posted 7/10/15, 04:55 pm

I’ve been in the news business for more than 25 years, and I’ve been a dad for 24 of those. News raises all manner of uncomfortable questions with kids, but none more uncomfortable than the questions raised by the news of the last several years.

This week, I talked with John Stonestreet from the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview about the conversation he and his wife had with their daughters, ages 10, 8, and 6, about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage.

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