How the Founders Would View Same-Sex Marriage

Trevor Thomas
When I ask a liberal upon what moral authority he relies when he reaches his pro-homosexual/same-sex marriage conclusions, inevitably the answer is the U.S. Constitution.  In declaring government religious (mainly Christian) expression unconstitutional, the courts refer to the First Amendment, and they "interpret" that amendment through the words of Thomas Jefferson in a letter that he penned to the Danbury Baptists, which declared "a wall of separation between Church and State." For over 70 years, time and again U.S. courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, have referenced Jefferson's "wall" in order to restrict religious (almost exclusively Christian) expression in America.  Thus, as we weigh and debate marriage in the U.S., it would be an ironic travesty not to consider the words and deeds of our Founders as we draw our legal conclusions. I submit (with sad and stunning trepidation that such a submission is even necessary) that not one single Founder would give the...(Read Full Post)

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