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Beck, Marriage and The State of The Union

Reginald10 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 5:00 PM
May I also offer this? As Christians, it's settled doctrine that we are "freed" from God's Laws. We do not keep kosher, avoid fabric with multiple kinds of fiber, etc. Well, the passages usually cited against homosexuality are in Leviticus, right near the ones about keeping kosher, etc. So a Christian who does not keep kosher should apply the same logic about homosexuality; i.e., it's against God's Law, but we are no longer required to obey those Laws. Of course, that doesn't apply to Jews or Muslims.

My buddy, Glenn Beck, has made a great contribution to the TEA party movement and to a renewal of popular interest in our Founding Fathers and their ideals. For all that he deserves praise.

But, I believe, he is making a serious error in abandoning the civil right of marriage. The Republican Party was founded in opposition to two historic wrongs. The party’s first platform in 1856 denounced “slavery and polygamy—the twin relics of barbarism.” Slavery was finally put down with a terrible toll—630,000 Americans dead in the Civil War. The new movie, Lincoln, tells the dramatic story of the...