Skip to comments.Young Opponents of Gay Marriage Undaunted by Battle Ahead [Tuesday in the Supreme Court!]
Posted on 03/21/2013 2:21:39 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
They hear that their cause is lost, that demographics and the march of history have doomed their campaign to keep marriage only between a man and a woman. But the young conservatives who oppose same-sex marriage unlike most of their generation remain undaunted.
They identify themselves as part of the pro-marriage movement and see themselves at the beginning of a long political struggle, much like the battle over abortion. If they can begin shifting the terms of the debate away from gay rights and toward the meaning of marriage, they say, they have a chance to survive short-term defeats.
The primary challenge that our side faces right now is the intense social pressure, said Joseph Backholm, 34, the executive director of the Family Policy Institute of Washington. To the extent that the other side is able to frame this as a vote for gay people to be happy, it will be challenging for us.
To put it another way, opponents of same-sex marriage say they must argue in favor of traditional marriage, not against gay people or gay rights. Its really a broader defense of marriage and a stronger marriage culture, said Will Haun, 26, a lawyer and member of the Federalist Society.
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Apparently there will be a gathering of REAL MARRIAGE supporters in D.C. on Tuesday. Tuesday is, I think, the scheduled day for the Supreme Court to hear arguments about the two marriage cases.
*Pray* for these people fighting the fight, everyone! They are standing in the gap. They are defending truth.
The problem with sodomy being celebrated is well put in the article:
In redefining marriage to include same-sex couples, what youre doing is youre excluding the norm of sexual complementarity, said Mr. [Ryan] Anderson, the Heritage Foundation fellow. Once you exclude that norm, the three other norms which are monogamy, sexual exclusivity and permanency become optional as well.
Well, permanency is pretty much out the door thanks to no-fault divorce, etc. So sad to see the culture descend to this depth....we are becoming like debauched ancient Greece or Rome...killing unborn innocents, perverting our relationships and calling it "good"....
Truly, we need the people of God to stand and call upon a spiritual and moral revival.
agree, so good to see the next generation stand up for what is right.
If I hear one more idiot tell me that Govt is or should not be involved in marriage I;ll go mad.
Govt is in marriage, they give you that certificate, they decide in a divorce who gets the kids, they check to see on a blood test that you are not marrying your sister though if one hears the liberal tarians sick freaks then they wouldn;t mind brothers and sisters marrying while getting all high on drugs and then probably having sex in public.
Hell I;ve got one freeper telling me marriage can be anything.
I se FOX is putting out the headline that a pew survey said 50% of people have no problem wiht homo marraige, er where did they survey because here there is not one person nor my kids friends agree with it plus with all the left keep pushing this agenda and our side being cowards then Im not surprised the sheep with no morals have no problem wiht it
You defeat secularists with a secular argument. Homosexuality is unhealthy and it was removed from the DSM for political, not scientific reasons. It is most likely a mental illness along a continuum of sexual confusion leading to transgenderism, etc.
You know, I heard Rush taking on feminism yesterday, saying that despite the massive success of the feminist movement in terms of pushing women away from traditional roles and attacking women that wanted to stay home, nature is beginning to correct itself, and women are now declaring stay-at-home moms the new feminists.
Most homosexuals I’ve come across have been annoying when it comes to their personalities. I think America might just get tired of this crap. Didn’t the children of the 80s support abortion more than the children of the 90s? There is a cycle, even to this. Russia was perfectly okay with having homosexuality in the public sphere, but then went sharply against it just recently, with support of the public.
I wish they were here.
All the young adults I meet here are social libs,
They equate same sex marraige with liberty.
Did they go to public schools?
my wife and I were talking about this issue and I told her that there was rampant homosexuality in the 20’s, there was sex , a wave of the feminazis but then we look at the 50’s which was a great time, Reagan came in the 80’s and turned it back from Carter and the druggie years of even earlier.
I honestly beleive that the homosexuals will think they are winning but lke you said most I ave met are so annoying, attention seekers, and certainly immature.
Why is that anyway, that they have to be so annoying and immature, they;re like a little child acting out for attnetion and then want special favors just for them.
My kids friends,and my kids who I might add were raised conservatives all say they know marriage is between one man and one woman and other kinds of marriage is weird.
My oldest is here next to me right now, he;s 15 and I asked him about this and he replied that all of his friends think it;s weird and thta there are two boys who act girlie, one thinks he likes boys and all the boys stay away from him as he;s annoying like you said, he;s always acting like an idiot and he;s just weird.
He told me some girls talk to these two weird boys because they think it;s cool to have a boy act like a girl but the few girls who do talk to these boys are a littlw weird anyway and knows that the girls don;t have both parents or their parents never bother with them.
I think that is what we need to do as parents and that is raise our children the right way, the amount of times Iv;e met parents who are my kids friends and they have no idea what their kids have been told at school or what their kids are watching.
It;s a shame that we have idiots who pretend to be conservarive een on here saying Govt out of marriage but the real agenda is to have us think that us conservatrives should change our minds about marriage and the homo agenda.
It;s time our party told these infiltrators to piss off.
Again why are homosexuals always annoying, all nearly all of them?
you’l be glad to know that all the kids here and I have kids and meet their friends all think marriage is one man and one woman though I do live in a republican county in FL
50% of the public may indeed so “no problem” with same sex marriage but similar polls show that the majority thinks that 25% of the public is gay (10 time higher than reality).
And out of that 2%, not many of them are actually looking to get married with ONE partner for life.
all comes down to low info voters.
I heard Hannity state on his radio that hardly anyone cares about this issue, meaning really he tries to get out of talking abut it because he dones;t want to upset his homo pals up in NYC.
Like you pointd out, we have really 1% of the population wanting it for personal gain and yet the media and Hollywood makes this issue out to be the ban on their sham marriage is the biggest threat to America
The media and hollyweird’s homosexual population is closer to 20%, I’d think. People get their information from the propaganda that is pumped to them daily. By biased people like Anderson Pooper (heartbroken women thought he was soooo dreamy).
you know I never thought of it like that .
Good point, Hollywood is probably 20 or maybe even 25% homosexual so that explains why Hollywood and the entertainment business is so fixated on this issue.
I;m just sick of tem and their agenda, I got s fed up of settling down to watch a program or movie only for homosexuals to appear that I got Netflix, .
Now Netflix lets me filter what I want, the kdis get some great programs, my youngest watched Gordy the pig last night and now we don;t have to put up with all this homosexuality and their agenda
In Texas a lesbian couple (married out of state) judge shopped and got a “divorce” pushed through the courts.
Some within the state sought to invalidate that “landmark”. If I recall, an appeal judge said that no divorce was necessary since the state did not recognize their marriage in the first place.
It isn’t about “being together”. It’s about subverting the laws, the Establishment, and “the patriarchy”.
Bill Ayers wrote in his memoirs that the Weather Underground engaged in swapping and that he had sex with other men to “SMASH MONOGAMY”.
It isn’t about genetics. It isn’t even always about “desire”. It is pushed by radicals angry at Western civilization.
we should have got a federal constitutional amendment a decade ago but some in our party said it was not needed, now the same people state how Govt should not get involved in marriage.
I think they have more of a motive here on this issue and are pretending to be republicans but more in tune wiht liberal tarians
and you know that if they got a divorce then they would sue to have TX admit they recognise the marriage and then open the flood gates.
Their agenda is all aboiut steps and marriage is one step and I wish those infiltrators who pretend to be conservative on here would wake up and know that it was sodomy law, then civil unions, then marriage, then adoption, then hate laws, then bully laws and finally it will be get rid of the sex age law and still we’ll hear from liberal-tarans say Govt has no right telling anyone when they can have sex.
I remember a case like that in LA but the NY men were told they can;t have a divorce because they are not arried in that state of which the NY mayor told LA they should let them recognise this marriage to which Jindal said you don;t recognise our gun laws
S FL two homosexual women wanted to adopt a kid and that is against the law here but they went judge shopping, found a homosexual woman judge in Miami and then she ruled for them
I can;t find the info but the original homosexual lot who first got married in MA are all but one divorced and a couple of them were divorced within months so it seems that they used the cameras and a law pushed on the people of MA fro a promotion of a bigger agenda
Yet when the Lawrence v. Texas decision was announced, we were told that “there IS NO homosexual ‘agenda’”.
And the DA who brought the case to trial never even supported the law in the first place. He said that he can’t choose which laws he wants to prosecute and which he doesn’t. Then he sought prosecution of Texans legally carrying guns in their cars.
Ultimately he was run out of office over a workplace affair and charges of “racism” for emailing someone a comic strip where Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton stand next to a wishing well, toss a coin in, and make a wish for an end to racism in America. Both of them disappear.
The homosexual who made the call (some erroneously alleged it was an angry “homophobic neighbor”) was the jilted lover of one of the men in the case. He later had a pending physical assault case against that man. He was murdered before anything ever went to trial and his murder has never been solved.
One of the two men in the case has already died. Not sure about the other. They had rap sheets for drug offenses (and I seem to recall reports that there were drugs in view when the police entered yet the DA never prosecuted THAT crime) and other crimes.
We aren’t talking about Rosa Parks here. Gay pride? Nothing to be proud of.
Bill O’Reilly, who claims he’s a Catholic, says if sodomite
“marriage” is passed it will not personally affect him in the least and his life will go as it did before. He said it will not be the end of the world. In otherwords he could care less. He has also said he sees nothing wrong with two queers adopting children. His butt-buddy Dennis Miller is all for queer marriage and abortion on demand, but both of these loudmouths call themselves conservative.
he is like so many who call themselves Catholic and Conservative.
They live in their ivory towers, go to their elitist cocktail parties while people like us have to have these queers in our faces, kissing and touching in public, hell I don;t want to see a norma couple like that in public.
Today many think the world is all about them and they all live in their little worlds.
As for big mouth O.R. Hannity and others then I have no time for .Conservatism is social and fiscal not just about not liking taxes because their own pockets would be hurt
they try to equate the civil rigths of blacks to homosexuals, sorry but having sex with feces and being turned on by it doesn;t give you special rights in my or this familys view.
I;ve had to raise my kids , oldest is 15 to stand up for marriage and what are parents, which is sad as we never had all thiscrap growing up, infact they were told to seek mental help for this.
Legalizing the perferted sex act of sodomy, AFTER A FEW THOUSAND YEARS OF IT BEING ILLEGAL, is not enough for the sodomites. Now they want to be able to get “married”. These are some sick, twisted, mentally deranged people that need Jesus Christ in their life, not acceptance of their demented lifestyle from sane people. Queers are anything but normal. They have a mental and spiritual disorder and need help, not encouragement.
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