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Who’s next to be ‘Eiched’? – Mero Moment, 4/8/14

Tweet This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Here is a name you won’t soon forget: Brendan Eich. Like so many other success stories out of Silicon Valley, Brendan Eich … Continue reading

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The Constitutional duty to defend the law … until you decide not to

Tweet Imagine a world where abandoning your oath to defend the laws of the land, in order to forward your own ideological beliefs, is rewarded by those who are supposed to protect the rule of law. You have now entered … Continue reading

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The bottom line in the marriage cases

Tweet With Supreme Court decisions imminent in two cases about marriage, it is good to remember the question the court is being asked to answer. The two cases ask the same basic question: Does the U.S. Constitution require a state … Continue reading

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Same-sex marriage and our better selves

Tweet The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations: Last week the United States Supreme Court received arguments in two cases regarding same-sex marriage. The Proposition 8 case out of … Continue reading

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Amicus brief to Supreme Court explains churches’ interest in Prop 8 case

Tweet Among the submissions to the U.S. Supreme Court explaining why the federal Constitution does not require states to redefine marriage is an important amicus brief representing a number of religious denominations, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day … Continue reading

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Why the Supreme Court marriage decision is good news

Tweet Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review two decisions of lower federal courts that had struck down two laws preserving the definition of marriage as the union of a husband and wife. One of the laws was … Continue reading

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