Navigating Same-Sex Marriage And Religious Freedom
The Church seems to have set a course conceding that same-sex marriage is here to stay in the United States. However, its support of the Respect of Marriage Act is not support for same-sex marriage. Rather, it is to protect religious freedom.
Senator Romney sides with the position of the Church on the bill believing that the provisions protecting religious freedom are sufficient. Senator Lee and most conservative organizations disagree.
Has the culture war already been lost? Have the changes over the last fifteen years created a mudslide that cannot be stopped? It may be time to think of the battle differently. Is it raining? Is it pouring? Should we be building an ark and inviting, persuading, all to enter before the waters rise?