are witnessing the precipitous decline of our traditional value system
in America. Upholding the sanctity of marriage as God intended, ‘between
one man and one woman’ is one of the bedrock principles of our nation.
While I have compassion and pray for those who choose to lead a
homosexual lifestyle, New York’s decision to allow same sex people to
marry is another government sledge hammer used to shatter our
As a black American, proud of our Civil Rights
progress, I speak for most black citizens when I say it is offensive
that sexual preference has been elevated to the equivalent of a racial
characteristic such as skin color. The two could not be more dissimilar.
One is an outward characteristic. The other is sexual behavior. It
denigrates the illustrious struggle for equality for Americans of
African descent to associate us with the homosexual demand that society
accept and approve their behavior.
Churches, faith-based institutions and organizations, the public school
system, private businesses and most importantly, individual citizens
will be forced to accept the new amoral and anti-Christian order or pay
the consequences. Marriage counselors and adoption agencies will be
pressured to condone a corrupt and degenerate belief system or close
their doors to the many people they help.
Marriage should be between
‘one man and one woman’ and children should be adopted by parents that
consist of ‘one man and one woman.’ I am proud to have supported the
Constitutional amendment in Virginia and it is clear that until there is
a federal constitutional amendment, the effort to sully marriage will
march forward with the help of radical homosexual activists and corrupt
E. W. Jackson is a Marine veteran, Harvard-trained attorney, businessman and conservative activist who is running for the United States Senate in Virginia. Jackson believes that faith, integrity, hard work and serving others
are the keys to success in America, not government programs. You can find him online here.