UPDATE: As legislation moves forward in Maryland, groups vow to bring issue to referendum. 'The Catholic Church, like others throughout Western civilization for thousands of years, has regarded marriage for its unique gifts rooted in nature,' said Cardinal Edwin O’Brien, apostolic administrator of Baltimore. Also: New Jersey governor vetoes same-sex 'marriage' bill.
Ruling reached Nov. 17: 'Neither the governor, the attorney general, nor any other executive or legislative official has the authority to veto or invalidate an initiative measure that has been approved by the voters.'
November 15, 2011
by MICHELLE BAUMAN (EWTN NEWS/CNA)
Congressman Chris Smith discusses the controversy over pro-life Speaker John Boehner, his assessment of the current state of the pro-life movement in the U.S., the Defense of Marriage Act, and the Obama administration’s relentless push to make same-sex “marriage” a key aspect of U.S. foreign policy.
August 12, 2010
by JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND, REGISTER CORRESPONDENT