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Founding Fathers: How Did We Get Here

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How did we get here?

What I mean is that in the late 18th Century . . . surveys showed that 99.8% of those living in the United States—99.8%—claimed to be either Roman Catholic or Protestant Christians… and the other .2% said they were Jewish.

In the late 19th Century – Supreme Court Justice David Josiah Brewer, writing for a unanimous Court – said “this is a Christian nation.”

Yet here we are in 2015 . . . five justices . . . in sometimes impenetrable and incomprehensible legal sophistry on the question of marriage – referenced scores of lower-court decisions – and even the teachings of Confucius – but not once did they refer to the God of Creation – or His revelation to us in the Bible.

So again I ask: How did we get here?

Perhaps a key is found on pages 18 and 19 of the Obergefell decision – which created the illusion of same-sex “marriage.”  There we find this from Justice Anthony Kennedy: “The right to marry is fundamental as a matter of history and tradition, but rights come not from ancient sources alone. They rise, too, from a better informed understanding . . .”

Is that what the Founders said about our rights? Do they arise from superior human understanding and therefore come to us by the benevolent “wisdom” of men? If that be the case… could not men change or remove our rights?

Again, is that what the Founders said and believed? Is that the foundation they laid?

The short answer is “absolutely not”, and I’ll explain – tomorrow.


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