An Illinois state lawmaker, appearing on a Catholic radio broadcast recently, said same-sex relationships are “completely disordered” and for that reason she is “more than happy” to vote against marriage equality.
State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton, Ill.), speaking on the Catholic Conference of Illinois Radio Hour on Feb. 25, said gays are “trying to weasel their way into acceptability” so they can influence children in schools.
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“They’re trying to redefine marriage. It’s a completely disordered relationship and when you have a disordered relationship, you don’t ever get order out of that. So I’m more than happy to take a ‘no’ vote on the issue of homosexual marriage.”
“I’m more than happy to stand up and take a courageous vote here on this issue because it’s the right thing to do. Essentially what they’re trying to do is not just redefine marriage, they’re trying to redefine society. They’re trying to weasel their way into acceptability so that they can then start to push their agenda down into the schools, because this gives them some sort of legitimacy. And we can’t allow that to happen. The rights to marriage… it’s really a natural right…
“It’s the natural right of the child to be with both parents, either in an adoptive nature or in a biological nature. To not have a mother and a father is really a disordered state for a child to grow up in and it really makes that child an object of desire rather than the result of a matrimony.”
Via: Good As You.