ONLY ONE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OPPOSES SAME-SEX UNIONS
By Pastor Chuck Baldwin
March 23, 2004
Traditional, Biblical marriage is under an all out assault in America, and unfortunately, there is virtually no difference between the two major parties in the effort to preserve it. Both President G.W. Bush and Democrat John Kerry would stand back and allow militant homosexuals and their supporters destroy the institution of marriage in this country.
Kerry says he opposes homosexual marriage but supports "civil unions." Bush says the same thing. Bush is also on record as saying he believes that states should have the power to define marriage. Then again, Bush also supports giving the federal government power to define marriage by supporting a constitutional amendment on the subject.
Both Kerry and Bush seem to be woefully ignorant of the fact that marriage has already been defined---by God! Furthermore, more than 300 years of American history and more than 2,000 years of Western Civilization provide eloquent testimony to the rightness and sanctity of monogamous, heterosexual marriage. And this has been accomplished without governmental interference of any kind. Yet, all of a sudden, both Kerry and Bush want to put marriage under the control of government.
Once again, big government politicians are attempting to seize a God-ordained institution and place it under the authority of Caesar. This time it is the most basic institution of all: marriage. It appears that neither Republicans nor Democrats will be happy until government controls virtually every iota of every area of our lives, even those that are exclusively the property of The Almighty.
Therefore, if people desire a presidential candidate who truly understands the sanctity of marriage and the limitation of government to meddle with it, there is only one choice: Constitution Party Presidential Candidate, Michael Peroutka. He is the only candidate for president who truly opposes same-sex unions and who also opposes government's usurpation of God's authority over marriage.
In his acceptance speech he said, "No institution in America is under greater attack than the God-created, God-ordained family. Increasingly, we are told by tyrannical, out of control courts, and others, that marriage is in the eye of the beholder, that marriage is whatever people want it to be.
"But this is a lie!
"Marriage is defined by God alone. And He has defined it. He says it is to be only between a man and a woman. Period. And Godly marriage does not need the approval of any civil government.
"Let me here declare that I oppose homosexual marriage and civil unions, even as I oppose the hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies which President Bush and the Democrats in Congress have supported to promote 'safe sodomy' and underwrite the infrastructure of the homosexual movement."
It is time that pro-family, pro-life, and pro-constitution people understand that neither the Democrat nor Republican Parties represent them in Washington, D.C. They also need to understand that they do have a choice: the Constitution Party. Its Party's nominees will be on the ballot in some 40 states, and they will be faithful to truly represent America's founding principles.
Conservatives don't have to vote for the lesser of two evils. In fact, to do so will only result in the continuation of the demise of our republic. This is the time in history when principled conservatives need to shake off the compromise and indolence of the Republican and Democrat Parties and truly vote their convictions, because neither a Bush nor Kerry White House will do anything to reverse our country's moral and constitutional collapse.
© 2004 Chuck Baldwin - All Rights Reserved
Chuck Baldwin is Founder-Pastor of Crossroads Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida. In 1985 the church was recognized by President Ronald Reagan for its unusual growth and influence.
Dr. Baldwin is the host of a lively, hard-hitting syndicated radio talk show on the Genesis Communications Network called, "Chuck Baldwin Live" This is a daily, one hour long call-in show in which Dr. Baldwin addresses current event topics from a conservative Christian point of view. Pastor Baldwin writes weekly articles on the internet http://www.ChuckBaldwinLive.com and newspapers.
"It is time that pro-family, pro-life, and pro-constitution people understand that neither the Democrat nor Republican Parties represent them in Washington, D.C. They also need to understand that they do have a choice: the Constitution Party."