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If you give them an inch...

Friday, August 11, 2017

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Dear Editor,

A pastor and a priest have advocated, over the last few weeks, for the repeal of the buggery law with seemingly no consideration for the interested parties or even the implications of said repeal.

Members of the LGBT community are humans for whom Christ died, for whom we continue to pray and minister to. The LGBT agenda, however, is a totalitarian, aggressive, evil-loving, and demonic global operation which has aimed, with appalling success, to create legal frameworks for the subjugation of the truth concerning sex, which in turn has impacted the family, marriage, and literally every sector of society. It flies on the wings of secular humanism, the world view stance that religion should have no impact on public policy, though itself being the religion of the irreligious.

Let's learn from the UK. On July 27, 2017, four days after the notorious Gleaner headline, 'Free up buggery', the UK celebrated 50 years since the removal of their buggery law. Paul Johnson, author of the 1996 book Quest for God: A Personal Pilgrimage, in explaining the cunning rise of the LGBT political movement, notes regarding the repeal of their buggery law: “Thus we began by attempting to right what was felt an ancient injustice and we ended up with a monster in our midst, powerful and clamouring... vindictive towards anyone who challenges its outrageous claims, and bent on making fundamental — and to most of us horrifying — changes to civilised patterns of sexual behaviour”.

Incremental moves made by men with noble intentions in the name of sympathy, progress and compassion accomplished the unimaginable long-term goals of the LGBT political movement there, and almost everywhere. Within a week of the anniversary, August 2, 2017, as if to give the celebration a 21st century portrait, the court ruling was delivered regarding Pastor Trayhorn who, having preached God's forgiveness from 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, was forced to resign after homosexuals took offence. The court upheld the decision of the Employment Tribunal stating that quoting that scripture could legitimise mistreatment of homosexual prisoners. As if one portrait were not enough, the case of Richard Page, a Christian, magistrate and justice of the peace of 15 years, who was dismissed for saying in a closed-door consultation on an adoption case that a child should be raised by a mother and a father, was also due for a court ruling. The ruling was reserved. These two cases are drops in a bucket already filled with the bitter fruit of the secular values revolution, which is hostile towards Christians, the gospel and genuine freedom.

No matter how well-intentioned, sympathetic or noble the intentions of Rev Garnett Roper, Bishop Howard Gregory or any other individual that supports the repeal of the buggery law, history has already shared the implications with us. We would be wise to not walk that path as well. For, if we give an inch, the LGBT advocates will take an aggressive incremental societal revolution. Just ask the UK!

Daniel Thomas


Love March Movement






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