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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Ireland Creates Modern Day Babel: Same Sex "Marriage."

by Susan Fox

By an overwhelming vote of 2 to 1, Ireland legalized same
Irish gentlemen celebrate the opportunity to
"marry" in Ireland.
sex “marriage” on May 22, 2015, falling naively for the lie of “marriage” equality

“How have the mighty fallen,” commented one British pundit, Christopher Woodford, pro-life agnostic. The Vatican called it a “Defeat for Humanity.”

Undeterred, Catholic evangelists stared at the same devastation and concluded Ireland was ripe for the New Evangelization, which focuses on the naïve and un-catechized Catholic sitting in the pew next to you rather than the pagan baby in Timbuctoo.   

“I was deeply saddened by the result,” said the Vatican’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on Tuesday. “The church must take account of this reality, but in the sense that it must strengthen its commitment to evangelization. I think that you cannot just talk of a defeat for Christian principles, but of a defeat for humanity.”

Ireland is a nation of non-practicing Catholics.  In 2011, 84.2 percent of the population identified themselves as Roman Catholic. But weekly Mass attendance has dropped steeply from 91 percent in 1972-73 to only 30 percent in 2011.  

By voting overwhelmingly for same-sex "marriage" on Friday, May 22, 2015, Ireland put itself firmly on board for building the modern Tower of Babel. It joined 18 other countries that have legalized same sex unions through legislation or the courts, but shockingly Ireland passed the new form of pseudo “marriage” by popular vote.


Modern man is locked in über hubris, literally redefining the human family in a manner completely unconnected to reality. He has decided that marriage exists only as he wills it, and not in objective reality independent of his will. So if I were treating my desk that way, I could close my and eyes, decide my desk was a soft fluffy pillow and throw myself on it. Ouch!

"At the heart of liberty is the right to define one's own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life," wrote U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in 1992 in Planned Parenthood vs. Casey.

This definition turns the true nature of marriage on its head.  “Owing to the exceptional complementarity and procreative potential of a husband and wife, the legal form for their relationship is likewise distinctive, and not replicable for other relationships that are neither complementary not potentially reproductive. To use the legal form of marriage for these latter associations is to transfer the goods proper to marriage to those to whom they are not proper. This is an act of injustice – treating something as other than what it is,” said Author Robert R. Reilly in his book, “Making Gay Okay.”

On Saturday, May 23, the day after the historic Irish vote, the Catholic Church quietly celebrated the Sunday Vigil Mass for Pentecost with a reading from Gen 11:1-9, the story of the Tower of Babel.
Same-sex "Marriage" is Modern Day Tower
of Babel
 Here’s one to the Old Tower:

At the time, the whole world spoke the same language and using the same words, understood each other. Fearing they would be scattered all over the earth, the people began to build a city “and a tower with its top in the sky,” so as to make a name for themselves.

The Lord came down to check out the city, and said, “If now, while they are one people, all speaking the same language, they have started to do this, nothing will later stop them from doing whatever they presume to do. Let us then go down there and confuse their language, so that one will not understand what another says.”

So the people of the earth got the very thing they feared – the Lord scattered them all over the earth, and confused their speech – that’s why the city was called Babel.

Talk to a same-sex “marriage” proponent today, and you will feel the same confusion of speech. A Christian speaks objectively about marriage, and the person advocating same sex “marriage” calls him a hateful “homophobe.”  What?

I have had these proponents of same-sex “marriage” carefully find quotes in my copy like, “The Catholic Church believes that homosexual acts are sinful.” And they conclude I have called them a sinner.

The confusion occurs because in their minds, their activity is their identity. “I am gay.” Well I have many activities, but none of them define me. I’m a Catholic. I live in a nation that is not of this earth. My identity is found in my relationship with Jesus Christ.

The Irish people have forgotten that.

They are looking for their identity in sex, the local pub and soccer. Hence they fall for the oldest lie in the book. They are tempted by a false good. They think they are supporting justice -- marriage equality -- and they really are creating a Tower of Injustice, a modern-day Babel. They are destroying the family.  The people building the Tower of Babel feared to be scattered over the earth. Their fear created the very conditions they thought to avoid.  

Marriage comes with the right to have children. How does a same sex couple get children? Not naturally. They use adoption and commercial third party reproduction, including the buying and selling of eggs and sperm, the renting of a surrogate womb, and creating a special class of women called “breeders.”

“The medical process required for egg retrieval is lengthy, and there are serious medical hazards associated with each step in the process,” said Pediatric Nurse Jennifer Lahl in Jephthah’s Daughters: Innocent Casualties in the War for Family “Equality. Women risk their own future fertility, blood clots, and reproductive cancers. Both surrogates and egg donors die. “Multiple embryos are implanted into surrogates in order to increase the chance of live births. Women are treated as commodities, paid vessels, a breeding class,” Lahl concluded. Multiple children do not survive the process. It’s the old game of kill a baby to get a baby.

Children who are conceived by reproductive technologies are more likely to suffer from “premature birth, low birth weight, and fetal anomalies. There is a higher risk of fetal death and stillbirth,” Lahl said.

“Gamete donation creates children who will be intentionally separated from their biological identity, history, and extended family. Genealogical bewilderment is a phenomenon well documented in studies and in the testimonies of those born via donor conception.”

David Alexander writes notes on Jephthah’s Daughters on a web page run by The International Children’s Rights Institute. I discovered them one night linking to my blog. Alexander quotes a poem from Edward Hirsch, whose adopted son, Gabriel, died at age 22 of a drug overdose.

 “…I pulled to the side of the road
When he announced that we bought him
From a special baby store…

…He wheeled his tricycle up and down
In front of the house in a rage
You’re not my parents…” (From Gabriel)

Then there is Manual Half, a European teenager who was conceived by a surrogate mother and raised by a biological father who self-identifies as homosexual. I remember reading the young man’s manifesto in the English Manif, a blog created by Child Rights Advocate  Robert Oscar Lopez’, co-editor of Jephthah’s Daughters.
Manual Half contacted Child Rights Advocate Robert Lopez through Hommen, a French group identifying itself as the "Silent Majority" which opposes same-sex "marriage." Composed of young men over 20 they do not wear shirts as they are mocking the half-naked Femen women who obscenely support same-sex "marriage."
The boy calls himself “Manual Half” because he says he is only half a man, son of a “gay” father, and an “incubator.” Lopez reprised the introduction he wrote for Manual’s Manifesto in his book, but kept the boy’s words unpublished to protect him. Manual will speak again when he grows up.
Manual, however, feels great anger at his father for “buying” him, erasing the role of his mother and exposing him to homosexuality in the home. Just before Mother’s Day in 2014, a veritable firestorm broke out between Pope Francis and Same-Sex “Marriage” Advocate Giuseppina LaDelfa, president of Italy’s “Rainbow Families.”

Pope Francis was so gauche as to defend “the right of children to grow up in a family, with a dad and a mom capable of creating a suitable environment for development and emotional maturation.” The pope reminded us that children, “need to mature in relation to masculinity and to femininity.”

La Delfa shot back, “A child has no right to live in a family with a father and a mother.” In fact, she argued, the father and mother are useless! The suitable place to raise a child is just about anywhere “regardless of who the parents are, of which sex, or of which sexual orientation, no matter whether they number one, two or 18. But one thing matters ... support and attention.”

Manuel Half responded by saying, “There must be some well of humanity hidden inside La Delfa to help her understand why boys
Hommen protects Kids
French anti-gay marriage
advocate
want to know their mothers,” Robert Lopez reported in
Jephthah’s Daughters. "Then Manual lit a candle in his window on Mother’s Day and said to his mother – whoever and wherever she was – that he hoped she might pass and see the flame to know he was okay."

Ireland has blithely and ignorantly opened the door to these horrors. Will future generations ever forgive them?

The deliberations of Ireland’s professional body for solicitors, the Law Society of Ireland, gives us a clue to Irish thinking before the “Marriage Equality Referendum” was passed.

Similar to the American Bar Association, the Irish Law Society decided to support same-sex “marriage” based on the false justice of marriage equality. They focused on recent court decisions from the United States.

Specifically, they quoted the California Supreme Court, which in 2008 said there was “no compelling state interest” to justify the retention of the traditional definition of marriage between one man and one woman. California justices feared that “excluding same-sex couples” from marriage could imply that the government officially views same-sex “committed relationships of lesser stature than the comparable relationships of opposite-sex couples.”
Excited Irish proponents of same-sex "marriage" 
They noted that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court said, “California’s ban on same sex ‘marriage’ serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California.”

Oh, but they did study similar decisions from the state of Connecticut, South Africa, and Canada. The logic of these myopic courts caused the Irish Law Society to conclude: “What is the legal justification for denying equality to same-sex couples in relation to the civil institution of marriage? For any lawyer, the argument that ‘civil marriage has just
traditionally been that way’ cannot provide a sound and just legal justification for denying equal rights to Irish citizens.” Was there no one left in Ireland able to explain to the nation’s
lawyers the dangers of legalized same-sex "marriage" for civilization?!? Apparently not.

As Irish Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald said, “This is an opportunity for Ireland to demonstrate that it is truly inclusive, truly mature in its understanding of marriage.”

No, these are not mature voices; they are the voices of Babel. Homosexual acts are not natural acts because people of the same sex are not structurally complementary and cannot create children naturally. Any civil law that violates natural law creates numerous other injustices by definition.

I haven’t even covered the loss of religious freedom that results from legal same sex “marriage.” Ironically, in Canada where same-sex “marriage” has been legal since 2005, a Christian Law School lost its accreditation because it had a chastity covenant with its students, who were asked to abstain from sex outside marriage and from all same-sex relationships. In other words, Trinity Western University cannot offer an accredited law degree because it doesn’t recognize Canada’s law allowing same-sex “marriage.”  The snake bit the lawyers in Canada.

But in homosexual unions, the primary victims are children. Strangers provide the products of reproduction and the children themselves. Surrogate mothers, egg and sperm donors are being used by same sex couples, who believe they have a “right” to a child even though they cannot make one by themselves. Robert Lopez’s book demonstrates irrevocably (we’ll cover this in another post) that adult children of same sex unions passionately and rightfully oppose same sex “marriage” even in cases where they loved their adult caregivers.

Nevertheless, same sex couples are crowding out opposite sex couples from adoption – an expensive process -- because they often have more financial resources than their opposite-sex counterparts. Same Sex couples offer no charity in adoption, nor in their exotic reproduction methods, which Lopez and his co-writers call “trafficking in children.”

Child Advocate Robert Lopez
Lopez calls himself a “bi-sexual man” because he grew up sexually confused in a household headed by two same-sex women.  Now he is living the life of a faithful husband and father. He understands that the problem of the homosexual is that he or she is averse to living with a member of the opposite sex.

“If there is one thing gay men have had in abundance, it’s imagination. It’s time for them to imagine something else, other than the dreadful agenda that’s been put forward by the fight over marriage. Gay men must find a way to live with women if they want to have children. If they can’t live with women, they should get a dog,” Lopez concluded.


He’s smarter than the Law Society of Ireland!

Let us pray to St. Patrick and St. Thomas More for the conversion of the Irish. We owe it to them for their missionary work in past generations.

Moving Pro-Marriage Pro-Child Protest of the French Hommen, whose messages of "Protect the Child" and "Free Speech" are silenced as they are gagged. They call themselves the "Silent Majority."  Hommen Protest-- Protect the Child
Sadly, France passed a "Marriage for All" law in 2013 against the will of the people. 

Want to read more on this topic?

Same Sex "Marriage," Natural Law and The New Apocalypse

A Child's Right to Mom and Dad: Why Kids of Gays Oppose Gay Adoption

Genderless "Marriage" Threatens the Foundation of Civilization 

The LGBT Agenda and the Triumph of Godlessness

The New Evangelists: Bringing Christ, A Light to All People Who Experience Same Sex Attraction

Christian Bakery, closed by Oregon (In) Equality Law, Resists the Mark of the Beast

The Myth of the "Gay Holocaust:" Lessons from the Nazi Experiment 

1 comment:

  1. Excellent post! These poor, tragic people confuse "being" with "acting". What a person is, is quite different than what a person does. The homosexual reduces the "being" of a person to the "acting" out of various deviant sexual acts.But it goes deeper: it is one thing for a homosexual to be blinded in this manner; addicted to sin, perhaps also mentally ill (certainly mental illness appears after continuous sin); but it is another thing for others to promote and encourage these poor devils in their sin.

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