As a result of letters pouring into Parliament members’ offices in Canada, it now looks like the government same-sex "marriage" bill could be defeated in Parliament when it is voted on in the next couple of weeks. What I want to know is why aren’t Americans expressing similar outrage? In the wake of the Lawrence decision, legalizing sodomy and declaring private consensual sexual conduct constitutionally protected—a prelude to same-sex "marriage"—there has been relative calm. Same-sex "marriage" is a court decision away. We need to wake up.
Call us here at BreakPoint (1-877-3-CALLBP) so that we can send you a packet that will equip you to debate this issue in the public square.
Canada is one-tenth the size of the United States, but Canadian members of Parliament are getting hundreds of letters. U.S. representatives should be getting thousands. Let’s get busy.
For further reading and information:
Jane Taber, "Liberals planning revolt on same-sex," Globe and Mail, 7 August 2003, A1.
Brian Laghi, Kim Lunman, and Campbell Clark, "Liberals facing defeat in same-sex free vote," Globe and Mail, 14 August 2003.
Campbell Clark, "Tory Leader wants Ottawa to get out of marriage," Globe and Mail, 14 August 2003.
Stephanie Levitz, "Conservative MPs to vote their conscience on same-sex marriage," Cnews, 14 August 2003.
Richard Morin and Alan Cooperman, "Majority against Blessing Gay Unions," Washington Post, 14 August 2003, A01.
BreakPoint Commentary No.030807, "The Struggle for Marriage."
Call 1-877-3-CALLBP for the BreakPoint Marriage Amendment Information Packet. It includes this article by William Bennett, a chapter from Bennett’s book The Broken Hearth on marriage and family, this article by J. Budziszewski, the text of the Federal Marriage Amendment, and a chart showing the amendment’s legal impact. (Adobe Acrobat Reader needed to read chart.)
Andrée Seu, "Saying Hard Truths Differently," BreakPoint Online, 29 July 2003.
Gina Dalfonzo, "Speaking Different Languages," BreakPoint Online, 31 July 2003.