This afternoon the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal in a same-sex marriage case out of the Sixth Circuit. This means, with all likelihood, that the Court is destined to answer once and for all whether there’s a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
There’s too much that could be commented on, whether the break-neck pace in which all this has progressed; the judicial paving-over of millions of Americans who voted, constitutionally, to uphold marriage as the union of a man and woman; or the real threat posed to religious liberty as the sexual liberation agenda continues unhindered.
As a younger evangelical voice engaged on this issue I wonder, How should evangelicals react to the Court’s taking up of this issue? We ought to pray and hope for the best but plan for what Justice Scalia predicted in 2013: “As far as this Court is concerned, no one should be fooled; it is just a matter of listening and waiting for the other shoe.”…read more