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A flimsy marriage alternative

Family | Britain extends civil partnerships to heterosexual couples
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/19/18, 04:27 pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this month said she would introduce legislation to allow civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples. The announcement followed a ruling by the United Kingdom’s highest court this summer that current policy unlawfully discriminates by allowing marriage or civil partnerships for same-sex couples but only marriage for opposite-sex couples.

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Subverting God’s design

Science | Scientists create healthy mouse babies from same-sex parents
by Julie Borg
Posted 10/18/18, 05:05 pm

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences circumvented God’s perfect design and used stem cells and gene-editing techniques to produce healthy mouse pups from two females—no fathers required.

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Alliance Defending Freedom

Atlanta to pay $1.2 million to Christian fire chief

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/16/18, 10:57 am

The Atlanta City Council voted Monday to pay $1.2 million to former Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was fired in 2015 over a 162-page book he wrote for men at his church advocating for a Biblical view of marriage and sexuality. The council voted in favor of the settlement 11-3, according to WSB radio. Cochran won a lawsuit against the city and Mayor Kasim Reed late last year. A U.S.

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