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Why Protect Marriage?

Posted in Marriage & Family on: June 29th, 2011
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There’s been a lot of coverage of the New York legislature’s decision to redefine marriage in their state. Whenever marriage is discussed in the media, there are a lot fundamental misunderstandings about why so many stand for the true definition of marriage.

We’re going to be publishing a series of posts here on the Foundations blog about why it’s critical for our culture for marriage to remain the union of one man and one woman. (more…)

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City Elections’ Impact on the State

Posted in News on: June 24th, 2011
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Hype is steadily growing for the 2012 presidential election, but we may be overlooking a critically important election right in our own neighborhood.

On August 30, 2011, cities throughout Arizona will be holding elections for mayor and city council, including Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma, and Prescott.

According to the Arizona Republic, a disappointing 10 percent of Phoenix residents are projected to vote in this election which will ultimately decide who will control the most close-to-home issues for the next four years. While many of us are preoccupied with the gargantuan battles being fought at the state and federal levels, it seems we’re neglecting the tangible battles that are occurring daily in our city governments. (more…)

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Abortion Consent Act in Court Tomorrow

Posted in Life on: June 13th, 2011
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The Arizona Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments tomorrow in Planned Parenthood Arizona v. Horne. The case challenges key portions of the 2009 Abortion Consent Act Governor Jan Brewer signed which protects the health and safety of women and their preborn children. (more…)

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Just a few votes

Posted in News on: June 10th, 2011
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My first voting experience was in the 2008 Presidential primaries. I woke up early and raced to the closest voting station, determined to beat the crowd. But when I arrived, no one was there but several sweet ladies waiting to give me instructions and a bright, red “I Voted!” sticker. (more…)

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Be Encouraged

Posted in Marriage & Family on: June 3rd, 2011
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If you’ve watched any prime time TV lately, I’m sure you’ve seen one of the many commercials or news stories promoting homosexuality in one way or another. Sometimes it’s a subtle message, and they always try to make it seem as if they are doing a good or noble thing. But typically the underlying message is something along these lines:

If you do not embrace and accept the homosexual lifestyle as something to be celebrated and encouraged, you are hateful, bigoted and in a woeful minority. (more…)

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