Month: February 2013

Never mind what the children want – or need

Men want kids on their own Telegraph (Aust) 3 Feb 2013 A growing number of men are tackling fatherhood on their own, turning to overseas surrogates to create their “dream” families. Support group Surrogacy Australia said single men were longing…

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Masking the real problem

NZ Herald 5 Feb 2013 Close to half of Kiwi kids sent hungry to school will soon be receiving free food, a children’s charity says. KidsCan Charitable Trust will soon be providing free food to about 7000 needy children a…

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Baker Investigated After Refusing to Make Gay Marriage Cake

The Blaze 2 Feb 2013 An Oregon man may have broken the law and is facing a state investigation after refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding, KATU reports. KGW has details on the story: It started…

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Marriage is different from cohabitation – Canadian court

MercatorNet.com 26 Jan 2013 Today the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Quebec can exclude cohabiting couples from receiving spousal support in the event of relationship breakdown. The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada applauds this decision because it…

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Kids Need Both Mom and Dad, Says Gay Man

CP Politics 3 Feb 2013 The benefits of intact biological families were emphasized on a “Building a Marriage Culture” panel at the National Review Institute’s 2013 Summit, “The Future of Conservatism.” One of the panelists, Doug Mainwaring, spoke of his…

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Gay marriage: Tory rebellion gathers pace (UK)

Guardian (UK) 3 Feb 2013 David Cameron warned by Conservatives that gay marriage proposals will cause ‘significant damage’ at ballot box. Conservative cabinet members, junior ministers and party enforcers are among about 180 MPs poised to oppose or abstain in…

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Rushed Marriage Bill Angers Jilted Submitters

Media Release 4 February 2013 More than 200 submitters who have been denied the opportunity to make oral submissions on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill have written an Open Letter to the Prime Minister John Key, the Speaker…

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