More homosexual 'marriages' does not more marriages make

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
 | 
Becky Yeh - California correspondent (OneNewsNow.com)

A family leader says although gay "marriages" may increase, Christians must realize that homosexual "marriage" is a false union. 

According to the California Department of Public Health, more than 30,000 homosexual couples married in July, up 15 percent from last year. More Californians were married following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that paved the way for gay marriages in the state.

"Even if the numbers do increase, for Christians, the reality is this is not marriage," says Pater LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality

"It has nothing to do with our Judeo-Christian tradition," he adds, "so this is not marriage and we cannot pretend that this is marriage."

LaBarbera, Peter"Obviously the homosexual lobby wants to fluff up the numbers as big as they can to show that there are so many millions of people supposedly seeking same-sex 'marriages,' so called," LaBarbera tells OneNewsNow.

In 2008, almost 30,000 couples were married after gay marriages were allowed for a short window in the state.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against proponents of California's one man, one woman marriage law and said Proposition 8 proponents lacked legal standing to defend it. 

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

As a conservative voter, which of these issues matter most to you?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

San Diego police officer killed, another wounded in shooting
AP fact check: Misfires in Hillary's DNC nomination speech
Manafort: "Midnight" due to "Obama-Clinton"
More Democrat computers hacked
6 Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Clinton running mate Tim Kaine won't help with Jewish voters
5 shocking things I learned this summer about liberal Christianity
Report: Obama school-transgender policy child abuse
Black Lives Matter thugs interrupt DNC moment of silence for fallen police officers
Lefties deflect blame from #TraitorHillary by stirring up false fears about Trump

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
Group says bargains should take a back seat to blessings

While many people still take part in "Black Friday" with a massive invasion of stores for buying Christmas gifts, a Texas group has started a movement of a different sort.