October 18, 2012
Federal Appeals Court Rules Against DOMA’s Definition of Marriage
In a sharply divided opinion on Windsor v. US, a panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, upholding a district court decision concerning the 1996 law that defines marriage as between one man and one woman for federal purposes, including benefits. This is the same case that is currently pending before the Supreme Court, awaiting a decision of whether the Court will take the case.
In dissent, Judge Chester Straub chastised the majority for judicial activism, writing that if the traditional understanding of marriage is to be changed, “it is for the American people to do so,” not two unelected federal judges.
While citizens of the majority of states have voted for natural marriage in their state constitutions, activist judges and even the President of the United States have been actively promoting an agenda to undermine the nation’s marriage laws. When you weaken the family, you weaken society. Children fare best when raised with a mom and a dad. Redefining marriage is not in the best interest of children or society.
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Join us tonight for a powerful gathering called Take Back America at Church of All Nations in Boca Raton, Florida at 7:00 PM. This event is just days before the Presidential Debate on October 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.
Take Back America will be a time of prayer for America along with powerful speakers who will address the critical issues of the day. Liberty Counsel Senior Litigation Counsel, Harry Mihet will share his compelling story about growing up in Communist Romania and his first day of freedom on December 25, 1989. He will share what America meant to him growing up and also compare some of the issues we face in America to those he experienced in Romania.
Mat Staver will deliver a stirring message entitled, “Dreams from My Founding Fathers.” Mario Bramnick will inspire and motivate you. Don’t miss this exciting event! Reserve your ticket now at ITICKETS. Tickets are free but you need to register to ensure your seat is reserved. You can also call 800-671-1776.
Today we face unprecedented threats to our faith and freedom. We have come to a critical crossroads in world history. The future of America will be determined in our lifetime by our actions. What we do now will echo throughout history.
Take Back America Rally
Church Of All Nations
Thursday October 18, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
1300 N.W. 4th Avenue
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Reserve Your Free Ticket Now, or call 1-800-671-1776 for more information.
Restoring America Conference - October 21 -23 2012
Join Mat Staver, David Barton, Dinesh D’Souza, and others at the Restore America Conference in Cumming, Georgia. For more information, go to www.speakoutamerica.com. Mat Staver is scheduled to speak at the 9:15 and 10:45 services on Sunday, October 21.
First Redeemer Church
2100 Peachtree Parkway
Cumming GA 30041
For more information click here, or call 1-678-513-9400
40 Days to Save America
Now, as in the days of the Founding Fathers, America’s destiny rests in God’s hands. Our nation faces multiple crises - pending economic collapse, moral disintegration, and international terrorism. Our God-given rights are imperiled on all sides.
Join us now through November 6 in prayer with 40 Days to Save America before this important election. Let us humble ourselves, repent, seek God’s guidance, and ask for the renewal of America.
Do not wake up on November 7 and wish you had done more to stand in the gap for America. Your prayers are powerful! Share this email with your friends. Now more than ever, we need to pray for America!
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