Gay couple seeks to force churches into hosting gay weddings

So sad, another quest for “tolerance” “acceptance” “equality” is hijacked by the Left and used as a tool to force their views onto others. Protein Wisdom has the story

Wealthy gay dad, Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, says he and his civil partner Tony will go to court to force churches to host gay weddings. He told the Essex Chronicle that he will take legal action because “I am still not getting what I want”. A Government Bill legalising gay marriage passed Parliament recently but it included measures to protect churches from being forced to perform same-sex weddings. Mr Drewitt-Barlow said: “The only way forward for us now is to make a challenge in the courts against the church. “It is a shame that we are forced to take Christians into a court to get them to recognise us.” He added: “It upsets me because I want it so much – a big lavish ceremony, the whole works, I just don’t think it is going to happen straight away. “As much as people are saying this is a good thing I am still not getting what I want. 

That last line says it all. He is not getting his way, so he will throw a tantrum. Where in the world does this whiner think he gets a right to be “recognized”? This is the reservation I have with Gay marriage. I do not give a flip about who someone sleeps with, or wants to be with, that is their choice. But, it is not about that for the activists is it? Instead it is about forcing everyone to do what they want them to, or else. This guy is a bully, as are most activists. A bully obsessed with his personal crusade against some imagined oppression. And he will end that oppression no matter who he has to oppress. Get the irony? 

By the way, if you think this cannot happen in America, think again. Ask the bakeries who refused to make cakes for Gay weddings. Ask this florist in Washington.  How about wedding photographers who will not do Gay weddings?That is the Left though isn’t it? Rights, are secondary to feelings. Hurt someone’s feelings, lose your rights to do business with whom you choose. That is what this is all about. Liberal activism is about one thing, using the shield of mantle of “equality” to destroy anyone who dares disagrees with them. It is not equality these activists seek, it is dominance.

Allow me to give these activists an example of how freedom works. A church in North Carolina is refusing to do heterosexual weddings.

The Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., is taking a stand for marriage equality by refusing to conduct marriages for heterosexual couples until United Methodist polices are changed to allow pastors to officiate at marriages for same-sex couples as well.

According to the Winston-Salem Journal, the church’s 18-member leadership council is instead “asking pastors to conduct relationship blessings rather than marriage ceremonies in the sanctuary.”

“On the matter of gay marriage, the church sees injustice in the legal position of state government and the theological position of our denomination,” the church’s spokespeople said in a statement. “North Carolina prohibits same-sex marriage and all the rights and privileges marriage brings. The leadership council has asked that their ministers join others who refuse to sign any state marriage licenses until this right is granted to same-sex couples.”

Guess what? That is their right! Again, rights trump feelings, at least they do in a sane society, and any couple that sought to force this church to do straight weddings would be wrong. Any straight couple that was refused a wedding cake, or flowers for the wedding would be wrong to sue those businesses. Businesses have EVER RIGHT to refuse NOT to sell or provide a service to someone. And, AGAIN if that hurts someone little feelings, guess what, rights trump feelings!

Daniel Greenfield has some good thoughts

This comes from the UK, but sooner or later the same European madness will end up here as well. Obama already demonstrated total contempt for freedom of religion with the mandate. And there is no doubt that worse is coming.

Exactly, the Left’s thirst for complete power is unquenchable. Nothing but complete control of everything people can say, do, and think is ever going to sate the Left Wing Statists.

 

Woman acquires penis, nation’s oldest all-women’s college hardest hit

Yes, you have every right to have a sex change, it is a free country, but, remember having surgery, such as an add-a-dick-to-me procedure does have consequences. One of those consequences is that you are NO LONGER a woman and thus, you can no longer live on campus at an all-womens college!

An undergraduate student at a small women’s college in North Carolina is seeking permission to stay at the school — and live on campus — after she undergoes gender reassignment surgery in February, which will finalize her transformation into a man.

Officials at the school, Salem College, are now considering the thorny issue, reports the Winston-Salem Journal.

Michelle Melton, Salem’s director of communications, would not identify the transgender student. She cited federal privacy laws, as well as the school’s confidentiality policies, according to the Journal.

Founded in 1772 by Moravians, Salem College is a private liberal arts school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It’s the 13th-oldest college in the country, and the oldest female educational establishment that remains a women’s college.

The school enrolls some 1,100 students. The 800 undergrads are all female, and only females are currently allowed to live on campus. Men who are at least 23 years old can participate in teacher education graduate programs and take adult education courses. However, they cannot live on or be part of the traditional undergraduate campus.

Again, actions have consequences, so do choices. Stop trying to make everyone else conform to you!