As I have noted often, LGBTQ advocates have been implementing a decades-long strategy to normalize LGBTQ behavior through popular media and culture, legalize it in the courts, stigmatize those who disagree as “homophobic” and “dangerous,” and then criminalize such disagreement. All four phases of this strategy are clearly at work in our society today.
On Tuesday, the misleadingly named “Respect for Marriage Act” was passed by the Senate. Twelve Republicans and every Democrat voted yes for the bill, whose name makes it sound as if it affirms and supports marriage. In reality, however, it further enshrines a redefined understanding of marriage into law. According to this bill, marriage is nothing more than the legal affirmation of adult desires, rather than a bedrock for thriving civilizations, built on the realities of who men and women are and oriented around the needs and best interests of children. This new bill replaces the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
In a major victory for faith-based doctors and hospitals, the Biden administration has chosen not to appeal a court decision from August that ruled the administration cannot force medical professionals to perform abortions and gender-transition procedures that violate their religious beliefs.
A research student at the University of Cambridge left worshippers “in tears” after he made a presentation claiming the wound on Jesus’ side in paintings of the crucifixion from the Renaissance and Medieval eras could indicate that he was transgender.