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Christians Are the Real Victims

Posted by thelamp on April 2, 2007

Last week, U. S. Rep John Conyers, D-Mich., re-introduced the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act in Congress, but this irrational proposal must never reach the president’s desk. The Center for Moral Clarity is calling upon Christians coast to coast to vehemently oppose this legislation. Otherwise, be prepared to promptly relinquish your constitutional rights.

Click here to send a letter urging Congress to vote AGAINST the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act.

The Hate Crimes Prevention Act would expand the federal definition of hate crimes to include violence against a person because of his or her sexual orientation or gender identity. Anyone who commits an act of violence should be punished. Toward that end, laws across America appropriately castigate murderers and other belligerent brutes. Frankly, as a deterrent to violent behavior, hate-crimes laws are both redundant and unnecessary.

Despite the hue and cry from homosexual political activists, this legislation is not needed to penalize attacks motivated by bias against gays, because the root crimes are already punishable under the laws of the land. This legislation is purely symbolic. Unfortunately, it doesn’t symbolize a consensus to make America a kinder, gentler nation.

Instead, the Hate Crimes Prevention Act represents the intense culture war between those who trust the Bible as a manual for life and those who reject it. This is a battle from which God’s children cannot retreat.

“Homosexuals are anything but happy and carefree. According to virtually every scientific, medical and sociological study of the homosexual community, the everyday world of the American homosexual is a very unhappy world,” said Pastor Rod Parsley. “And it’s not just the emotional health of gays that suffers. Given that their sexual practices and lifestyle choices make health and hygiene a practical impossibility, ill health is an escapable part of the gay lifestyle. Therefore, the life expectancy of gays is substantially lower than that of heterosexuals.”

The late Oliver Wendell Holmes, one of the most respected justices in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court, once said, “The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may think what we like and say what we think.” To the Christian mind, the standards for what is “right” and “wrong” have been divinely set. Expressing that belief is – and always should be – a constitutionally protected right. Don’t relinquish it without a fight!
 
Click here to send a letter urging Congress to vote AGAINST the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act.

Source:  www.centerformoralclarity.net

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