By Rachel Pendergraft / Knights
No sooner did the “sooner” state make national headlines over the ridiculous request by some state Satanists that a 7 foot tall statue representing the demon god Baphomet, who is portrayed as a “bearded, goat-headed, winged hominid with horns” be placed right next to a new monument of the Ten Commandments, a federal judge struck down the 10 year old ban on queer marriage.
US District Judge Terence Kern, in his 68 page ruling, wrote that, “it is also insulting to same-sex couples, who are human beings capable of forming loving, committed, enduring relationships..”
State lawmakers in support of the ban gave four reasons in opposition to “gay” marriage.
1.Excluding same-sex couples from marriage would promote a better child – rearing environment with children being raised by their biological parents.
2. A ban would help encourage procreation by encouraging marriage between men and women.
3. “Gay” marriage would have a negative impact on heterosexual marriage.
4. “Gay ” marriage undercuts the traditional institution of marriage
The original ban had passed the Oklahoma Senate by a vote of 38 to 7, and the Oklahoma house, 92 to 4.
Kern said it was obvious even though, “the Supreme Court has not expressly reached the issue of whether state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage violate the US Constitution,” that there was a different view of the issue ever since the court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last June.
“Exclusion of just one class of citizens from receiving a marriage license based upon the perceived ‘threat’ they pose to the marital institution is, at bottom, an arbitrary exclusion based upon the majority’s disapproval of the defined class.”
Marriage has always been defined as a long term commitment or contract between one man and one women by which a stable home may be provided for the procreation of children, although procreation may not always occur.
Queer marriage as well as its forerunner, interracial marriage, is unnatural and a crime against society and the family as the bedrock of civilization.
The US Constitution does not prohibit “gay” marriage per se, but the closing statement is attributed to the Christian faith of the signers. “Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the Seventeenth Day of September in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and of the Independence of the United.
Section 7 of Article 1 states..”If any Bill shall not be returned by the President within ten Days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him..”
In Church of the Holy Trinity v. United States, 143 U.S. 457 (1892) it is expressly stated that the United States is a Christian nation!
“If we examine the constitutions of the various states, we find in them a constant recognition of religious obligations. Every Constitution of every one of the forty-four states contains language which, either directly or by clear implication, recognizes a profound reverence for religion, and an assumption that its influence in all human affairs is essential to the well being of the community.”
“There is no dissonance in these declarations. There is a universal language pervading them all, having one meaning. They affirm and reaffirm that this is a religious nation. These are not individual sayings, declarations of private persons. They are organic utterances. They speak the voice of the entire people.”
For example: “Christianity, general Christianity, is, and always has been, a part of the common law of Pennsylvania; . . . not Christianity with an established church and tithes and spiritual courts, but Christianity with liberty of conscience to all men.”
“The free, equal, and undisturbed enjoyment of religious opinion, whatever it may be, and free and decent discussions on any religious subject, is granted and secured; but to revile, with malicious and blasphemous contempt, the religion professed by almost the whole community is an abuse of that right.
Thomas Jefferson authored a bill to castrate rapists and homosexuals.. Jefferson’s bill didn’t become law but shows his disapproval of sexual sins. He wrote:
“Crimes whose punishment goes to LIMB. 1. Rape 2. Sodomy } Dismemberment.”
- See more at: http://www.usachristianministries.com/2011/11/26/founding-fathers-quotes-about-homosexual-sin/#sthash.q3UPPupK.dpufubject, is granted and secured; but to revile, with malicious and blasphemous contempt, the religion professed by almost the whole community is an abuse of that right.”
Compare this statement with the statement with the statement of Judge Kern: A gay marriage ban is an “arbitrary exclusion based upon the majority’s disapproval of the defined class.”
In light of 2000 years of historical teaching by the Christian church that marriage is only an institution of a man and woman and can not ever be anything else, nor even considered and that the Western Civilization is built upon Christianity and the US is based upon the Christian faith and the majority of Christians and even people in general is opposed to “gay” marriage, then yes, the ban is indeed legal.
The founding fathers never thought it necessary to spell out the qualifications for the sexual identities of marriage partners. “Gay” marriage was as alien an idea as space travel, but while technology changes, the laws of God do not and the US was built upon the Christian faith.
Thomas Jefferson authored a bill that would castrate rapists and homosexuals. While it did not become law, it showed his belief that both of these crimes against women and the family were sinful. “Crimes whose punishment goes to LIMB [1. rape 2. sodomy} dismemberment”
Many of the states had laws that required the death penalty for the conviction of homosexuality. All 13 colonies and at one time all 50 states had laws against homosexuality. George Washington court martialed a soldier for being a homosexual. No country such as this ever had any notion of allowing homosexuals to walk among the community let alone “marry” or adopt children. And the Constitution certainly did not!
Had earlier generations of Christians taken their Biblical mandate of dominion seriously and booted out rogue judges like Kern and the elected officials of similar belief, the sooner state wouldn’t be facing a Satanic statue and the abomination of queer “marriage.”