A very short, and very wise, opinion on the entire DOMA decision from the one-and-only Bill Whittle, speaking as his alter-ego, Mr. Virtual President.
I’m completely in agreement with Bill here: this isn’t an argument for or against traditional marriage, or any other kind. It’s that Government has once again intruded into an area where it should have no opinion whatsoever. By allowing the Federal Government to redefine marriage to reflect what a certain segment of society WANTS it to be, we’ve taken another step down the path towards an all-powerful State, with that State able to re-define society according to its whims.
There’s only one winner when that happens: the State.
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“We have learned a bit too late in the day that action springs not from thought but from a readiness for responsibility.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison
I suspect that there are many believers who, like me, wonder just how long evil will have to persist before the righteous rise up to renounce it. We may know what we think personally about some issues, but we either don’t know or don’t seek to know what to do. Continue reading
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Tagged Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ethics, Fort Wayne, IN, Kevin Leininger, O Church Arise, religious freedom, Sanctity of Life, Shepherds United, Traditional Marriage, Year of Faith