Monday, June 29, 2009

Kalamazoo Discrimination Ordinance Passes 7-0

As expected, the Kalamazoo City Commission voted unanimously this evening to force residents and businesses in the city to grant special "protections" to those describing themselves as part of the "GLBT community."

I believe that to discriminate on the basis of skin color, age, or gender is inappropriate. These are factors that are beyond a person's ability to control. As a Christian, I am to show love to all—and that is certainly a non-discriminatory statement.

What I object to is being pushed to acknowledge a lifestyle choice which I find sinful and repugnant. God made man and woman, established monogamous marriage, and gave mankind clear commands about physical intimacy. Homosexuality is against God's commands. It is sin.

So now what? Stay tuned for the petition drive, and if you live in the Kalamazoo area and/or know voters in the city of Kalamazoo, get to work! Details to come....

3 comments: said...

Not surprising, unfortunately.

Disappointing, but not surprising.


Joe said...

Who did Jesus hang out with? The self-righteous who demanded that he follow the strict rules of Leviticus, or did he hang out with, and express love to, those who society frowned upon? Who does Jesus have a record of rejecting? Sinners or zealots?

Did Jesus ever advocate using government to discriminate against anyone he didn't like?

John 8:15 Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.

Adam said...

Hey, Joe. I am not sure what kind of church you go to, but you misinterpret the Bible on so many levels. The Bible condemns homosexuality. You cannot change that. You can choose to ignore it, but the Bible calls it sin. Plain and simple.

Yes, he ministered to sinners. However, He did not accept their sins. Instead, they needed to repent of those sins. He died for the sins of mankind. Yes, we are sinners. But we are not to continue in sinful ways.

As far as Jesus using the government to discriminate - What is the gay rights agenda? It is to use the governemtn to force others to accept their sinful, un-Biblical lifestyle. So, hypocrisy abounds on the gay rights side of this whole discussion.

I am amazed that you gay rights people always preach tolerance, but you are not able to tolerate those who disagree with you. Therefore, you discriminate against those who disagree with you. Can you say "HYPOCRITE"?