On yesterday’s edition of Liberty Counsel’s “Faith and Freedom” radio program, Matt Barber complained that now that gay activists had corrupted the military, it is up to the church stand up and oppose the “contamination of our culture with this sexual sin” because gays are trying to force the church to affirm their “spiritually, physically, emotionally” destructive lifestyles:
I have asserted for years now that this, again, has never been about equality, never been about tolerance, you hear the term “celebrate diversity.” The political strategy here, the legal strategy is – and even with the last vestige of the embracing of sexual morality, of biblical sexual morality, the church, even the military is gone now, so now the church is essentially left as defenders of sexual morality and opposing the contamination of our culture with this sexual sin, whether it’s homosexual sin, the embrace of adultery, fornication, whatever.
This has never been about celebrating diversity or equality; it’s about, yeah, you celebrate diversity, you affirm our demonstrably destructive, spiritually, physically, emotionally, our lifestyle, under penalty of law, or else. And that goes for you too, church. You either allow us desecrate your property with our counter-biblical, sinful civil union ceremony or we will see that you are sanctioned by the United States government.