The Roman Catholic bishops have issued a statement (below). 93 year old Billy Graham has now come out in support of Amendment One. The entire Amendment One enterprise is fueled and orchestrated by organized religion.
Amendment One has no secular purpose!
This must be what it is like to live in Iran where the mullahs determine public policy based on their interpretation of religion. From my perspective, this is public policy based on superstition. When are the American people going to wake up and say “enough?” They are perfectly willing to intentionally dumb-down their kids with creationist BS. They are willing to risk the the sustainability of the very planet that we live on with climate change denial.
Now, the Republicans of North Carolina have decided that religiously driven bigotry should be enshrined in the state’s constitution through a vote by the electorate; Something that is clearly in opposition to the First Amendment of the US Constitution. They do this at the behest of our mullahs, our domestic Taliban who seem to control the GOP. They even seem to have veto power over the staffing of the campaign of their presidential candidate.
Here is the statement that the Roman Catholic Bishops just released:
This coming Tuesday, May 8, voters in North Carolina will have the opportunity to vote for an amendment that would define marriage as the union of one man and one woman in the state Constitution. Bishop Michael Burbidge of Raleigh and Bishop Peter Jugis of Charlotte have encouraged the faithful to support the marriage amendment and have sought to catechize them about the authentic meaning of marriage. For example, we posted earlier about two videos made by Bishop Burbidge Bishop Jugis that explained the importance of the marriage amendment.
In anticipation of the May 8 vote, here are more resources from the bishops of North Carolina …