pro-family group in Illinois is suggesting President Obama has his
theology mixed up and doesn't understand the intentions of
homosexual activists in that state.
In a move unusual for a sitting president, Barack Obama has
weighed in on a state legislative matter, endorsing a homosexual
"marriage" bill in Illinois scheduled for introduction this week.
"Were the president still in the Illinois State Legislature, he
would support this measure that would treat all Illinois couples
equally," White House spokesman Shin Inouye told Reuters
regarding the chief executive's official endorsement, announced
over the Christmas break.
Laurie Higgins, spokesperson for the Illinois Family
Institute, tells OneNewsNow that in the president's opinion,
equal treatment obviously involves radically redefining
"To say that in order to treat people with respect and dignity,
society has to eliminate sexual complementarity from the definition
of marriage actually contravenes the teachings of Jesus, whom Obama
publicly claims to serve," she points out.
Higgins suggests the only way to do that is to completely ignore
or eliminate biblical prohibitions against homosexual conduct.
The Institute spokesperson adds that all people are permitted to
marry -- they simply must marry someone of the opposite gender.
"Those who choose to make their same-sex attraction at the center
of their identity are choosing not to participate in this
institution," she says -- adding: "Really they're actually asking
to be treated special."
Because in asking to change marriage, Higgins continues, they
are asking to redefine the institution "by eliminating its central
defining feature, which pertains to gender and sexual
What lies at the root of
President Obama's unbiblical position
on the issue of same-sex marriage?