Friday, January 22, 2010

Re-Engineering of Family in WA Has Begun

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Today We Mourn For The 50 Million Children Aborted Since 1973

State Rep., Lynn Kessler, D-Hoquiam, is sponsoring HB 2793, which modifies parenting laws to become gender neutral.

Here's what the bill will do.

The bill changes wording in parenting legislation to become gender-neutral, such as defining father-child relationships as "parent" child relationships. It essentially removes any reference to male or female and their respective roles.

The bill clarifies that all provisions that apply for parents in a marriage, apply to those of a domestic partnership.

The bill also amends surrogate parenting laws by applying all the standards for married couples to those of domestic partnerships.

Most who read this column, knew this would be one of the many outcomes of SB 5688 and supported the effort to reject it. That law has set the stage for a fundamental cultural shift in both the way family and marriage is defined and how its function will impact our culture. It will happen slowly, incrementally, but surely.

To the person who would say, "What's the big deal, I don't support homosexual marriage, but this doesn't affect my marriage or family." I would say, "Enjoy the warm water, you are the frog in the kettle."

What should we do? I am pointing out this bill as an example of how SB 5688 will be implemented and integrated into everyday life. There will be many more of these kinds of bills to come---each merely facilitating the new law. It's effect on how marriage and family is defined cannot be overstated. It will not only impact the culture, but what your child or grandchild is taught in public school.

The most effective response, I feel, is to seriously engage in replacing lawmakers in Olympia and focusing on local matters. Secondly, focusing on those from Washington State who serve in the US Congress. For example, I believe Patty Murray can be defeated this year, if people of faith and conservatives will solidly get behind candidates who represent our core beliefs.

The Bible teaches patience as a virtue. And someone has said, "Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime."

People move in and out of activism and the support for this kind of ministry ebbs and flows. To those who care, we are in this for the long haul.

Your financial support now is absolutely essential. We cannot do this without it. Our expenses are a little greater at this time, in that we are preparing a significant effort to educate the public regarding the candidates in the elections this year.

I know you understand. Thank you for your help now.

Gary Randall
Faith & Freedom

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  1. Yes we do mourn the 50 million aborted barbarically, yet I personally celebrate the approx. 7 thousand pro-lifers who marched in Olympia this past Tuesday.

  2. I'm trying to remember when the re-engineering of the family in WA actually began.

    Your headline makes it sound like it just began. But I recall many on the right saying it began way back in 2007 with the original version of the domestic partnership law? No? That was nearly three years ago. That’s same-sex couples began receiving many of the same rights as opposite-sex married couples in the state -- most of the big rights, actually. It must’ve started there, right?

    Or did it begin after the first expansion in 2008, which added more rights – about 160 rights, actually? Surely that HAD to have had an effect on the traditional family. Is that where it began?

    Or did it really JUST begin with SB 5688, which really didn't add many rights to the law, but just "cleaned up" areas where same-sex couples and opposite-sex married couples differed in rights? Seems unlikely… most of the re-engineering should have happened way before that.

    It's really confusing. Because if the re-engineering JUST began, then it'll probably be a little while before we start to see the destruction of humanity. But then I have to wonder why it began so long after the big rights were granted to gay couples?

    But if it JUST began with the advent of the DP law, then shouldn't we already be the midst of chaos?

    It seems we’re always on the “cusp” of destruction, but we never actually really get over that hump to “actual” destruction. I'm ready. I've got my family protected. But, I’d just like to know: WHEN WILL IT HAPPEN?

  3. Our adversary the devil is roaming about seeking whom he may devour. He found his way in through things like SB5688.

    Let's keep writing those who make the laws of the land, which represent the people and wish to put them in a blender, a cesspool of sin and iniquity.


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