Guess I am a bit of a romantic, but I admit it … I did tear up when I saw this! How can anyone watch this video, produced by the Australian advocacy group, “GetUp! Action for Australia,” and not be moved?
To all Catholic bishops around the world (including the Pope); all the Republican presidential candidates who have signed pledges in support of DOMA; Maggie Gallagher, Brian Brown, and other intellectually challenged supporters of NOM … how can you possibly watch this and fail to understand that support for civil (and yes, sacramental … but that’s another story) marriage will in no way harm either the marriages of heterosexuals or children?
This is about:
- accepting the fact that being gay is not a choice;
- recognizing that being gay is a natural part of the diversity with which humanity is so blessed; and
- deciding how to live faithfully and responsibly in light of the God-given realities of #1 # 2.