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When Defending Marriage is Called Hate Speech: Shooting at the Family Research Council Comments

The shooting at the Family Research Center needs to be watched closely. Perhaps it was the act of a man with psychological problems. Perhaps, it reflects something more ominous. When defending marriage is called "hate speech", the very future of western culture is placed at risk. The Family Research Council does wonderful work and deserves our prayers and full support. Continue Reading

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  1. RichStine
    2 years ago

    To say that someone is godless, or suggest that only those that are godless, are abortionists, or have abortions, is not entirely truthful. While some may be just that--godless--there are far more who are not godless. Perhaps disobedient to God's will, but to declare them godless only helps the one making the declaration, and further alienating those who abort or aid in the abortion process.

    If someone murders another, does that then render the murderer godless? Is murder forgivable?
    Just a thought.

  2. Judy Claar
    2 years ago

    Deacon Keith" A well written thought provoking article. It is a sad day in America, when one defends a 1 man, i woman, True Marriage, and it is conceived as "hate speech" by others.
    It is totally absurd. "What is good for the goose is not good for the gander"? Even here, in this old quote, you can not get away from male and female. Like DLL said: "Biologically, same-sex marriage is an absurdity". Live Christ Today...

  3. deb
    2 years ago

    Being hateful towards others just because they are different from you, goes against God.

  4. Kasoy
    2 years ago

    Wes, there is no such thing as "unwanted children" to truly God-fearing people - children are always blessings. Rick Santorum's Bella is an unwanted child for non-God-fearing people, Rick calls her a blessing to their family.

  5. DLL
    2 years ago

    The people that call every legitimate debate that they feel challenged in as hate speech,they are the ones who create the hate and are hateful,by calling it hateful,when the other side simply can't agree with their point of view. Sorry I am hateful because I believe in a traditional marriage between 1 man and 1 woman. The debate against this point of view is weak and unconvincing,it is also wrong in principle. Biologically same sex marriage is an absurdity.

  6. Wes Lisitza
    2 years ago

    @Kasoy: But what do we do about the God-Fearing people who give their unwanted children up for adoption at centers that give children to same-sex couples? Therein lies another problem.

  7. vance
    2 years ago

    My prayers and thanks go out to Leo Johnson who is a real hero. The villain is not only the shooter but the Huffington Post as well as the Southern Poverty Law Center. These folks are merchants of hate toward the Catholic Church. These folks get their political and financial support from George Soros the anti-Christ multi billionaire financier. We Catholics need to be aware that there is plenty more where this came from.

  8. Diane
    2 years ago

    I'm not surprised by the SPLC calling the defense of true marriage hate speech, they call the defense of preborn life hate speech. Anyone who supports the murder of innocent children in any stage of their development supports vicious murder as the means to get their way. The SPLC has indeed, along with others, set the tone for killing to abound. These groups also support same sex unions because they are by their very nature sterile.Sterility=no chldren. It's all against the lives of children and anyone who would defend their right to live and have a mother and a father. Since Obama overturned the Mexico City policy on his third day in office America has become the largest exporter of abortion to other countries in the world and all at taxpayer expense. Poor children of the world! I have 2 brothers who belong to the Australian Greens Party and who support all these terrible evils. Trust me when I say they and people like them are entirely cold blooded about legalised abortion, euthanasia and same-sex "marriage" and want it everywhere. They really do want the resources of the world for their families only. It is chilling.

  9. Terri K
    2 years ago

    I was just browsing the SPLC's website. They make all sorts of claims without any substantiating documentation. Suspicious.

  10. DarthJ
    2 years ago

    No doubt spurred on by our "friends" at the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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