If I’m not mistaken, we were repeatedly reassured during the ultimate successful campaign for the redefinition of marriage that, once same-sex marriage had triumphed and become the law of the land, there would be no crackdown against people and institutions that adhered to the traditional view of marriage as a joining together of the two sexes, male and female.
In the end, marriage was in fact redefined by a one-vote majority on the Supreme Court of the United States, and now we’re living in the sequel.
Some of those issuing the reassurances may have been sincere. In any case, they have proven to be worthless.
Religious liberty is under general siege in certain powerful quarters these days, which puts some of us in a very, very uncomfortable position:
Now, please consider this new development:
I posted a very relevant little item here on this blog back on 22 June 2018:
Granted, it’s Canada. But I find this recent decision of Canada’s Supreme Court troubling, and even a bit horrifying:
You can read Trinity Western University’s “Community Covenant Agreement” here:
In the relevant areas, TWU’s Community Covenant isn’t significantly different from Brigham Young University’s “Honor Code.” (I actually prefer the title “Community Covenant,” myself.) Is the fate of Trinity Western University’s proposed law school a harbinger of things to come in the United States? I fear that it may be.