Skip to comments.New poll shows Americans oppose gay civil unions 58%-37%
Posted on 08/14/2003 4:59:59 AM PDT by No Dems 2004
A poll just released by the Washington Post finds that support for gay civil unions is dropping fast, let alone gay marriage.
The poll asks the question: "Would you favor or oppose a law that would allow homosexual couples to legally form civil unions, giving them some of the legal rights of married couples?"
58% opposed while 37% were in favor and 5% had no opinion
As homosexuals flaunt their successful infiltration of the Episcopal Church, most Americans aren't amused. Here's the question:
"As you may know, the Episcopal church has given its bishops the option of allowing clergy to bless the committed relationships of gay or lesbian couples. Do you approve or disapprove of this decision?"
60% disapprove while 33% approve and 7% had no opinion
Furthermore, Americans were asked this question: "Now thinking about your own religious faith or denomination, would you approve or disapprove of giving local churches the option of blessing committed relationships of gay or lesbian couples?"
63% said they would disapprove while 31% said they would approve and 6% said they either had no opinion or didn't go to church.
Hmmm. It sounds as if America is not as tolerant as the the homosexual activists have been claiming they are. Indeed, other polls are saying the same thing. I've seen national polls that show opposition to gay marriage as running as high as 66%, but, of course, you generally don't hear about those in the general media. Even the CNN/Time poll that showed Americans opposed gay marriage 60%-33% was dealt with a lick and a promise in the media as reporters were more fascinated with the Pew Research Poll that showed lower opposition to gay rights.
What the pollsters haven't been telling us is that the so-called 'increased acceptance' over the years that Americans have towards gays is very, very shallow. While Americans readily acknowledge the immorality of racism, they simply can't accept that homosexuality is okay. Why? Because America is a religious nation and the Bible specifically and unequivocally condemns this behavior. By contrast, there are no religious justifications for racism (as much as liberals would like to say otherwise).
It sounds like the likes of Howard Dean may need a new line of work.
After years of gradually insinuating the 'gay lifestyle' into our culture, the activists got too bold.
The recent Lawrence decision, and the turmoil in the Anglican Church, have woken people up. And turned them off. Big time.
"....that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse." - Romans 1
The homosexual community's
infiltration infestation of the church, in order to undermine and destroy its authority, has been part of a well planned and well funded campaign that has been going on for years.
An excerpt from: The Overhauling of Straight America:
"While public opinion is one primary source of mainstream values, religious authority is the other. When conservative churches condemn gays, there are only two things we can do to confound the homophobia of true believers. First, we can use talk to muddy the moral waters. This means publicizing support for gays by more moderate churches, raising theological objections of our own about conservative interpretations of biblical teachings, and exposing hatred and inconsistency. Second, we can undermine the moral authority of homophobic churches by portraying them as antiquated backwaters, badly out of step with the times and with the latest findings of psychology. Against the mighty pull of institutional Religion one must set the mightier draw of Science and Public Opinion (the shield and word of that accursed secular humanism). Such an unholy alliance has worked well against churches before, on such topics as divorce and abortion. With enough open talk about the prevalence and acceptability of homosexuality, that alliance can work again here..."
As for the the homosexual community's opinion on marriage:
An excerpt from: In Their Own Words: The Homosexual Agenda:
"Homosexual activist Michelangelo Signorile, who writes periodically for The New York Times, summarizes the agenda in OUT magazine:
...to fight for same-sex marriage and its benefits and then, once granted, redefine the institution of marriage completely, to demand the right to marry not as a way of adhering to society's moral codes, but rather to debunk a myth and radically alter an archaic institution... The most subversive action lesbian and gay men can undertake --and one that would perhaps benefit all of society--is to transform the notion of family entirely." "Its the final tool with which to dismantle all sodomy statues, get education about homosexuality and AIDS into the public schools and in short to usher in a sea change in how society views and treats us."
An excerpt from: Homosexual Priests: A Time for Truth:
"The homosexual movement has a history of trying to claw its way into places its agenda doesnt belong, not for the betterment of mankind, but simply to legitimize and normalize perverse behavior. This is apparent in the all-too-common need of homosexuals to declare their sexuality rather than simply do the job they sign on to do.
This is extremely detrimental - first, it creates conflict with others as most believe homosexuality to be wrong, and it shows that the full efforts of the employed homosexual are not going towards performing the task at hand but largely to declaring their lifestyle. When it comes to serious concerns such as the Church, schools, and the Boy Scouts that involve our children, we cant take the risk of giving them this power to destroy the values we as parents try to instill, nor can we put our countrys welfare at stake by turning these pivotal foundational institutions and our military into homosexual social experiments.
The homosexual movement is marked by two major tendencies: the tendency to continually infiltrate all good aspects of society; and once they have achieved that, the tendency to destroy this good. Public education, the Boy Scouts, the military, and now the Catholic Church have been targeted, and all have been hurt by the effects of homosexuality. The media and the Church must break its silence towards this enemy. If they do not, the people themselves must rise up and expose it..."
I agree. Those promoting the cause find it easier to limiting the reaction to implied religious bigotry rather than a general socital, gut level disgust for their behavior.
And there are some in the homosexual community that recognize that it's not ok:
Help is available:
I'll bet it was 17% in favor twenty years ago.
I'll bet it was 7% in favor thirty years ago.
Where is this all taking us?
Make no mistake about it.
The cycle of decay is in full swing. By 2015, the United States, in most jurisdictions, will welcome homosexual 'marriages'.
And further, Christians and other moralists opposed to such things will not even be able to open their mouths about it without fear of being jailed, sued, losing their job, and some more years down the line, one's very life perhaps.
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