On this weekend’s broadcast of “Inside Washington,” Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer said the two gay marriage cases currently before the Supreme Court could lead to an all-out assault on religion in the United States. “It gets really sticky,” Krauthammer said. “If the court were to decide that to deny same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, then you got Georgetown University – a Jesuit university [that offers] married student housing. It’s a Catholic University. So [when] it says it’s only going to allow heterosexuals, it will get sued. This will become an assault on religion.
Comments: The assault on religion started with Obamacare.
Liberalism is an institution that looks to the state as the higher power and unfortunately this is one symptoms.
"Become" an assault on religion? That is what this has been all along. But Dr. K might want to ask himself: why an assuault on religion? Each answer he comes up with should be in turn questioned. Thus: Why gay marriage? An assault on religion. Why an assault on religion? To destroy religion. Why destroy religion? You get the drift. Eventually you get to the answer that answers all of it, and it is the answer to the first question you asked.
What makes it real interesting real fast is when you begin to couple it with "who" and "who is behind them?"
My concern is that we change the definition of marriage, thus changing the idea of husband and wife. We have already seen the push to change the definition of mother and father. What bothers me is when we begin to change the definition of child. I say it´s coming, I say it´s already here. Will they change your ability to lay claim to your child? Will they change your ability to protect your child from things you find dangerous? I say it´s already begun. Closing our eyes to the social issues and constantly mumbling, "It´s the economy" isn´t going to work. It didn´t last November.
The assault on religion has been ongoing for 50 years, ever since Madelyn Murray O´Hair successfully sought to ban prayer in schools. Of course one of the pillars of communist doctrine is atheism with the state being the god-substitute.
The Warren Court changed America in many, many ways, forever.
Poor Ike. He later said he never would have appointed Earl Warren to be Chief Justice if he´d had any inkling he was that liberoid. Warren was CA guber.
We got Nixon as veep and later prez, and Warren as Chief Justice, because Ike needed to secure the CA delegation to win the 1952 GOP nomination over conservative Senator Robert Taft. America´s never been the same since. Yet people only castigate McCarthy from that era of politics. Ike goofed badly.
Once this becomes the law of the land, the witch hunt will begin. Gays will be coming to every church in their city and requesting to be married by the senior or associate pastor. Those who refuse will find themselves on the end of a lawsuit. There will be no freedom of religion as we now know it. We will not be free to exercise our consciences based on our beliefs. We will all be criminals who believe that homosexuality is immoral based on the Word of God.
I am Catholic and 53, 31 years ago my girlfriend and future wife came up preggers right after graduating college. The Catholic Priest refused to marry us because we didn´t/couldn´t take 1 year of "pre Cana" courses. Found a Presbyterian minister to do the ceremony baby was born 6 months premature. Moral of the story is 2 fold, a minister or priest can marry who he wants and the second is the 1st baby can come at anytime all the rest take 9 months
He didn´t say it did #9. I think the attack on religion is two pronged. Gay marriage/Obamacare and homeschooling. See the case of the German family that Obama may send back to Germany because he doesn´t support their right to educate their children the way they want. The family is a religious one.
Notice that whenever there is an assault on religion it´s always Christians or Jews who are the targets. The devil doesn´t waste any time persecuting Buddhists or Muslims or any of the others who follow imaginary gods. He uses people to go after his real enemies. The democrats fall right into line to do his work, driven on by confused leaders with their broken moral compasses.
#6 has it right. The end result of all this is many churches closing down. All going according to plan. It´s amazing how many things going on today are mentioned in the 1963 Communist Manifesto. Item 26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."
Sorry to post twice, but #7, you might not have been dealing with the most enlightened priest back then. I´d never heard of such long pre-Cana requirements. The good father sounds a bit old school.
Back then, there were numerous pre-Cana conferences available in our area where the entire instruction was one long meeting (4 hours or so) on a Sunday afternoon, or perhaps a couple of evenings over a month or so.
And I had a neighbor who was married on a Friday afternoon in the Church office by our pastor--about 6 months before her baby was born.
Abortion, euthanasia, sexual immorality; actions have consequences. Judeo-Christians know, “God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.” (Galatians 6:7) As man reaps what he sows, a nation reaps what it sows.
DOMA is unconstitutional because marriage is not one if the enumerated powers given to the Federal Government. Ruling it as being outside the valid scope of the Feds says nothing about student housing at a private university. Dr K is just ranting...
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