Tag Archives: VA “Family” Foundation

This week in anti-gay temper tantrums

First up: Oral arguments in Bostic v. Schaefer before the Fourth District Court of Appeals are scheduled for May 13. The court will be hearing the appeal of Judge Arenda Wright Allen’s ruling that struck down Virginia’s anti-marriage Marshall-Newman amendment. … Continue reading

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The story behind “children do best with a mom and a dad”

Those wailing over one of the consequences of the recent election, the change in Virginia’s position on the Marshall-Newman amendment, would have us believe that there would be no one else defending it in court. But of course that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Here Come the Social Issues

Question: Does Victoria Cobb have dementia, or does she just believe that other Virginians do? In an email she sent us this week, with the actual subject line “Here Come the Social Issues,” the Virginia Family (not yours) Foundation president … Continue reading

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What they really mean when they say they’re “not anti-gay”

The memorial service for the late Chuck Colson was held today. May God have mercy on his soul. Of those contending to replace him as the leading voice of “Christian” victimism, and as the architect of anti-gay propaganda at Prison … Continue reading

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A tale of two Lobby Days

Well, not really. But there has been some amusing content on the “Some Families Foundation” blog lately, the first instance of which is an account of their lobby day. This would be the day that their followers “met with legislators … Continue reading

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“Pastors Fight to Not Protect Gays”

Yes, this is the actual, unintentionally hilarious headline of a Richmond Style Weekly article. Is this really what pastors are supposed to be doing? Fighting to make people vulnerable to unfair treatment, special taxes and violence? Something seems not quite … Continue reading

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Analogous to marriage, except for the benefits

Debra Stroud and Joseph Stroud were married. Then they weren’t anymore, and the contract they agreed to required Joseph to pay Debra $4,000 per month, with the payments to end in the event of Debra’s remarriage or “cohabitation with any … Continue reading

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