A point of much contention and discussion these days is the topic of gay marriage. The support of gay marriage could be readily seen just by a glace at Facebook last week, when a good portion of people changed their profile pictures to the red equal symbol. I personally am all in favor of gay marriage rights. I don’t give a damn who anyone marries. I think that the government has no place in saying who should love who, who should be allowed to marry who and any attempt to do so is thwarting someone’s rights. Do I believe gay people should have the same rights, absolutely.
That being said. I think there should be just as much consideration given to someone who believes that marriage is between a man and a woman. They have just as much right to believe this as a gay couple has to their beliefs. Now there has been so much discussion about Dr. Ben Carson and his comments about gay marriage. I think that every person is entitled to believe what they want, Dr. Carson is no exception. Yet the liberal media is slamming Dr. Carson for believing that marriage should be between a man and a woman. He has been attacked by the media for speaking his thoughts on the matter. Don’t have to agree with him-but he should be allowed to speak what he thinks. The liberals are after him hard for what he said:
Also in recent news, an article from the Huffington Post, Conservative Texas Governor Rick Perry most aptly put this:
“This is a very unsettling time in our nation’s history,” Perry said, according to the Associated Press. “These are the days when a person is vilified when they state that they believe fundamentally that marriage is between one man and one woman.”
Perry spoke just hours after the Supreme Court heard arguments on Proposition 8, California’s gay marriage ban. On Wednesday, the justices will consider a case challenging the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Perry went on to suggest that the decision by LGBT rights advocates to fight for equal treatment was proof that they were themselves intolerant.
“The underlying problem is that there is this very vocal, very litigious minority of Americans willing to legally attack anybody who dares utter a phrase or even a name that they don’t agree with,” he said. “In a twisting of logic, they insist on silencing the religious in the cause of tolerance. Now I ask you, where is the tolerance in that?”