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Will Same-Sex "Marriage" Impinge on Religious Liberty?

"Slowly but surely, the Church is waking up to the danger same-sex "marriage" poses to society as it begins to grasp the correlation between the preservation of traditional marriage and religious liberty. As I have reported before, legal experts have issued stark warnings about the future of religious freedom should homosexual "marriage" become the law of the land. Catholic Charities of Massachusetts, for example, has been forced to suspend adoption services because it believes children deserve mothers and fathers. But now that men can legally "marry" other men in Massachusetts, such quaint views are frowned upon as "bigotry" and "discrimination." ~ Gary Bauer

Even with all the hullabaloo about same-sex "marriage" in the news, some proponents of the Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) are either unable or unwilling to articulate their reasons for desiring a constitutional amendment to protect traditional marriage. Why the silence?  This is one of the most important issues of our time.  Why aren't those who want to preserve traditional marriage shouting from the rooftops to get America's attention?  The stakes are too high to allow the Left to win this battle.  People of faith, what are you doing to put a stop to this insanity?  What? 

Jesus stated unequivocally, "He who is not with me is against me, and he who does not gather with me scatters" (Matthew 12:30).  Come out from among the scatterers, people of God!  Let's gather together and resist the God-haters.  Lest we forget, we're in a battle for the heart and soul of America! 

According to the latest polls 59% of Americans oppose same-sex "marriage." But many citizens are fearful of speaking their minds because they might be accused of being bigoted or intolerant.  Liberals are skilled at using intimidation tactics against their opponents. For them, the ends justify the means. 

When liberals try to intimidate you, never be afraid to state your case.  You have that right!  So suck it up.  Stand firm.  Look them square in the all-knowing eye in the center of their forehead, and drench them with truth.  (Warning: A good drenching of truth could cause liberals to melt into a steaming puddle of sludge like the Wicked Witch of the West did when Dorothy tossed a bucket of water in her face.)  Truth is potent against the enemy. 
Recently I had an opportunity to talk with an opponent of the FMA.  Sandy's a Christian, albeit a liberal one.  When the subject of the FMA came up, she told me she sees nothing wrong with same-sex marriages.  After I explained the profound affect it will have on families, and society in general, she shrugged and said, "I don't believe that." 

I pressed Sandy to explain how same-sex marriage would benefit society.  Her response was that she works

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