Skip to comments.Obama: 'Our journey is not complete' until we redefine marriage
Posted on 01/21/2013 4:03:07 PM PST by NYer
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 21, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama forcefully advanced the homosexual agenda in his second inaugural address this afternoon, saying redefining marriage must be enacted “by [God's] people here on earth."
“We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths – that all of us are created equal – is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall,” he said.
The 1969 Stonewall riots, in which homosexuals in drag pelted and attempted to immolate police for raiding a Mafia-run gay bar, are considered by many the genesis of the modern homosexual political movement.
“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law – for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well,” the president said.
The president endorsed same-sex “marriage” in May, saying he was motivated in part by his Christian faith and his belief in the Golden Rule.
Although the president trumpeted his support for redefining marriage during the presidential campaign, he promised to leave the issue to be settled by the states. However, his decision to include gay 'marriage' in an inaugural address alongside issues such as green energy, amnesty for illegal immigrants, and robust entitlement programs, which he has pledged to actively champion, suggests it may be part of the president's legislative, or administrative, agenda.
The president wove homosexual activism into multiple aspects of the inaugural ceremonies.
A clergyman who supports the homosexual movement gave the benediction in place of a pastor who supports the traditional family.
Luis León, the rector of St. John's Episcopal Church just across the street from the White House, has been described by MSNBC as a “pro-gay Episcopal priest.”
In his benediction, Leon said: “We pray for Your blessing, because without it, suspicion, despair, and fear of those different from us will be our rule of life." León said all people are created the same, “whether brown, black or white...gay or straight.”
Leon replaced Rev. Louie Giglio, who was pressured out of giving the benediction by homosexual activists who had discovered a sermon he delivered in the 1990s offering a “Christian response to homosexuality.”
In that sermon Giglio had said, “We must lovingly but firmly respond to the aggressive agenda of not all, but of many in the homosexual community.”
At another juncture in the inaugural festivities, poet Richard Blanco earned the distinction of becoming the first gay Hispanic poet ever to read a poem during an inauguration.
The president began his oration by quoting the Declaration of Independence's dictum that all men “are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
“Today we continue a never-ending journey to bridge the meaning of those words with the realities of our time,” said the president.
In a statement Live Action founder Lila Rose encouraged the president to recognize the unalienable right to life of the unborn, and to work to defend it.
“President Obama, as you are sworn in today, millions of Americans have already begun to mourn the over 55 million children killed by abortion since 1973,” Rose wrote on her Facebook page, referencing many regional pro-life events before this weekend's March for Life. “History will judge you – and everyone in public office – by what you chose to do and by what you did not do. Stop funding the biggest abortion chain, Planned Parenthood, with over half a billion tax dollars a year. Stop advocating for abortion as a so-called 'right, a solution to the needs of women.”
“Like you saw the preciousness of the children tragically killed at Sandy Hook, see the preciousness of the child in the womb and help heal our broken nation,” she concluded.
We are only getting what Soros stole the elections for.
Then start with yours...
"Homo with a beard...fag with a wookiee."
"Till poppers do us part."
Is this 0bama’s tribute to his transgender cross-dressing nanny? An F’ed up president’s past makes for an F’ed up country under him.
Toil toil, soil soil, the work of an Anti Christ is never done!
I don’t care what his definition is. I do know what God’s definition is, however.
He must be pining for Larry Sinclair or Reggie Love....
He can go to hell.
well Ben, well Zero, marriage is what the people say it is.. if the majority of the people in a society says it’s between a man a woman only, then that is what it is.
The Piskeys will be the new state church. And it appears they have found an Hispanic, “Fr.” Luis Leon, to be their figurehead.
Disgusting, but what’s to blame is the Catholic Church, which has done nothing to keep Hispanics as orthodox Christians and has been busy setting itself up as a social services agency that doesn’t even believe this tacky Catholic stuff. Especially in DC.
In the interest of “fairness” and “being a big tent” and 30 seconds of puff from Keith Olbermann, you gave your government to these people America.
Hard to feel sorry for you now....
In other words, marriage is now to become the province of the federal government, or they’ll know the reason why.
This is the pattern of communists, homosexuals, and muslims. Use a culture or a nation’s own values against it. The Homsexuals claim that because people decline to officially recognize or sanction their mental disorders that we somehow don’t allow them access to their happiness. Communists claim that just because one child is hungry, which is inevitible, that we don’t care about children.
They lie. They claim that which never was. Do we really have to share a nation with these people?
We made the mistake of giving it to them. Isn't it way past time we changed our minds?
If France and Russia have the courage to speak up and speak out, so do we.
Just say no to the homosexuals. No, they are not normal. No, they are not just like us.
The Constitution gives us freedom. Freedom to do wrong, evil, etc. The founders had it right:
“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” - John Adams
“Virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government.” - George Washington
“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness — these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles.” - George Washington
“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become more corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.” Benjamin Franklin
Marriage was defined long before there was an Obama!
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