The Briefing 08-06-14

Podcast Transcript

1) Federal circuit courts begin considering state same sex marriage bans

Gay Marriage Arguments Are Flooding Federal Courts, Huffington Post (Amanda Lee Myers)

2) Vast shifts in social values a massive missiological challenge for Christians

Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Attitudes Shift, New York Times (John Harwood)

3) Surrogate motherhood exposed as presenting great moral danger and injury

The case of baby Gammy shows surrogacy for the repulsive trade it is, The Guardian (Suzanne Moore)

4) Former Presidents Carter and Robinson call for recognition of Hamas as legitimate political actor

Gaza blockade must end, The Guardian (Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson)