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Gay Marriage - The Last Stand?

Emergent Nazarenes: Gay Marriage - The Last Stand?
The single greatest threat to the sacrament of marriage in America is
the rampant and wanton abuse of divorce by heterosexual Christians.

The
next greatest threat to the sacrament of marriage in America is rampant
and wanton abuse of sex in all it's forms by heterosexual Christians.

I could not AGREE MORE with these statements.  It is indeed the "plank-eyed plurality" that is destroying the institution of marriage. 

So, here are my positions on this:

1 -  homosexuality may or may not be a sin.  Yeah, yeah, the bible says ... the bible says all sorts of things that we conveniently ignore every day.  (Ladies, when's the last time you prayed with your head covered?)  Surely it must be said that the standards of morality at a granular level shift over time if viewed through a biblical eye, even if the underlying essence form which that morality emanates does not.
2 - at any rate, #1 is irrelevant to the political discourse.  if …