As many enthusiastically celebrated another nail in the coffin being hammered in by the Supreme Court with the gutting of Proposition 8, Boko Haram was hard at work slaughtering Christians.
"LAGOS, Nigeria (TheBlaze/AP) — The pastor would not renounce his Christian faith so the Islamic extremists slit his throat.
High school students were taking exams in defiance of the militants of Boko Haram, whose name means “Western education is forbidden.” So the gunmen mowed them down at their desks.
The group that Nigeria’s government has declared a prohibited terrorist organization “declared war” last week on vigilante youths who have been arresting suspects and handing them over to soldiers fighting to crush the insurgency in the northeast part of Africa’s most populous nation and the continent’s biggest oil producer.
Clearly, the situation is dire.
The radical group that once attacked only government institutions and security forces is increasingly targeting civilians. Some 155,000 square kilometers (60,000 square miles) of Nigeria are now under a state of emergency......"
Our society has become fully polarized. One side maintains a coalition of Leftists, wreckers of morality and sacred institutions, those who grant dangerous powers to the government*, eugenicists who laud slaughtering the unborn and ourselves, along with other assorted iconoclasts, and the other stands by largely silent and afraid to act as the edifice is readied to collapse on its undermined foundation.
".....Marriage existed as an institution long, long before any governments were ever created. Therefore, governments can only, like they do with private property, regulate and protect it. Laws can be made to bar people from marrying others before a divorce, at too young an age, if too closely related, or prohibit polygamy/polyandry (And even close relations and the latter technically may be argued to be beyond the pale of government control), but they have no authority to redefine marriage. To declare that one exists when it does not means that the State has effectively codified fake marriages....."