And the chuckle heads on the Left are laughing their rears off.
It never was about ”marriage”, but the further devolving of the classical, traditional family institution. After the hub-bub of ”gay marriage” subsides, the issue no longer an issue, homosexuals in great and overwhelming numbers, will as before, reject ”marriage” as an institution, but what remains is the further disintegration of a central plank in traditional society, the traditional family unit.
It never really was about ”marriage” for homosexuals, otherwise, why would the Left be attacking that institution as being irrelevant for the modern age for over four decades, with vast numbers of men and women now choosing to live together outside of marriage.
The Left’s fight for a redefinition of marriage is not a natural ”evolution” of society, but a carefully planned assault by a fringe of society that manipulates and intimidates the larger portions who just haven’t the nerve, or tools, to respond to the boneheaded reasons offered as to why we should change thousands of years of tradition with the flip of the switch.
It’s one of the reasons as to why a referendum on the issue of whether marriage should be changed, with 2/3 of the vote needed for allowing homosexuals to ”marry”, because it could never pass, in the secrecy of the voting booth, people will really vote their true beliefs, as opposed to the weak-in-the-knees politicians voting yea or nay (or not at all) on the floor of parliament.
The poll conducted by the provincial newspaper group Lännen Media, found that 59 percent of the close to 390 Lutheran priests surveyed nationwide believe that the church is in danger of breaking up into two or more Christian denominations. Male members of the clergy in particular were concerned about tensions within the church.
Kati Niemelä, a researcher of ecclesiastical sociology, told Lännen Media that these concerns are widespread and not limited only to conservatives.
Seventy-five percent of respondents to the survey were in full or partial agreement that the church should return closer to its spiritual roots. This, they believe, would keep members better in the fold than does following various social trends.