Do Christians still have the right under the Constitution to believe and practice their faith even when their faith is out of sync with an ecumenical, antichrist, federal public policy? Can you really determine who has a valid religious belief and who is just using religion as an excuse to discriminate? -Trebuchet A week after offering this defense of its policy, Bob Jones dropped the policy.
The resemblance between Bob Jones’ argument and Jindal’s argument raises a simple question: Does the right to practice a religious belief against gay marriage differ fundamentally from the right to practice a religious belief against interracial marriage? But the question remains: If religious freedom protects your right to discriminate privately between same-sex and opposite-sex relationships, does it also protect your right to discriminate privately between same-race and opposite-race relationships? As Bob Jones put it: “Does a Christian consensus have to exist to make a belief right?
As we walk and drive the streets of America, we see every possible racial combination - in reality and those in-the-making.
It is now illegal, under man`s law, to make a derogatory comment against a person`s mixed racial genealogy.
Does the University believe that those who choose interracial marriage do so out of rebellion against God? It does believe, however, that often the promoters of it do so out of antagonism toward God because they are often the same entities that promote homosexuality, abortion and other forms of social radicalism. If the science doesn’t convince you, the personal experience overwhelmingly reported by gay people, combined with the spectacular failure of “ex-gay” ministries, ought to shake your confidence.
Is there a spiritual warfare being waged daily against the people of God? Does the present liberal feeding frenzy on Bob Jones University … To quote him: “Our religious liberty must in no way ever be linked to the ever-changing opinions of the public.” 2. Yes, it’s possible to concede that homosexual inclination is involuntary while insisting that to act on that inclination is a choice. The argument here is that everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, has the same right to an opposite-sex marriage.
In the founding of America, the Bible was the primary document by which civil laws originated.