Thursday, April 30, 2015
How the ‘Right to Love’ Is Creating Hate
While we are contending for our own liberty, we should be very cautious not to violate the rights of conscience in others, ever considering that God alone is the judge of the hearts of men, and to him only in this case they are answerable. — George Washington, letter to Benedict Arnold, Sept. 14, 1775
"Washington’s words and wisdom could certainly be applied to the situation America finds itself in today with the whole debate over the definition of marriage.
The Supreme Court heard arguments on the matter Tuesday and will hand down its decision sometime in June.
To get a better sense of how this issue is both similar and different from other cases involving religious liberty, and what is ultimately at stake, I spoke with an attorney who has worked on domestic and international religious freedom for over a decade defending the rights of people from a wide variety of faith backgrounds."
Read the entire article "How the 'Right to Love' is Creating Hate" by Genevieve Wood here.