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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on before delivering government policy statement in parliament in BerlinFollowing the outcome of last week’s elections to the Bundestag, Angela Merkel, despite heavy losses, seems set to remain at the helm of Germany’s federal government. The question, however, is with whom se will be able to form a coalition. Continue reading

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Northern Ireland: Sodo-“marriage” is not a “right”, court rules

1.jpgNorthern Ireland’s prohibition of gay “marriage” does not violate same-sex couples’ rights, Belfast’s high court ruled Thursday.

The court dismissed two cases challenging the ban, delivering a setback to gay “marriage” advocates in the only part of the United Kingdom still upholding a ban.

Barring same-sex “marriage” in Northern Ireland does not contravene human rights, the judge ruled, “because that right does not exist.”

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Germany: the Constitutional Court’s case law on sodo-“marriage”

Urteil zu OptionskommunenOpponents of sodo-“marriage” in the German Federal Diet (Bundestag) are considering the possibility of filing a complaint with the Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVG) in order to challenge the constitutionality of the Diet’s decision to re-define marriage. How will the BVG decide? If  its standing case law can be relied upon, it will have no choice but to invalidate the new law.

But the dilemma is: while everyone is fully aware that sodo-“marriage” is patently unconstitutional, it is nevertheless expected that the constitutional judges, if asked, will bend the constitution. Once again, it becomes palpable how the LGBT agenda corrodes state and society.

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UN Human Rights Council: The family, not “various forms of the family”, deserve protection

family-png-image.pngThe United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on the protection of the family and its role in the protection and promotion of the rights of older persons, by a recorded vote of 30 Member States in favour, 12 against, and 5 abstentions. A number of hostile amendments submitted by Malta on behalf of the European Union and by Switzerland, seeking both to replace recognition of the family as an institution with “families” (including in the title) and to recognise the existence of “various forms of the family,” were defeated, prompting EU members, the United States, the United Kingdom, and a number of Latin American countries to vote against the resolution. Continue reading