“I promise you this: The only thing that will ‘confine’ the Court’s holding is its sense of what it can get away with.”
— Justice Scalia about the Supreme Court’s intent to redefine marriage.
All eyes are on Utah to see how we will respond to same-sex marriage being imposed on us. Do citizens care that we have been vetoed from the bench? Will we arise to protect one of the most foundational rocks of society?
Or are we just too busy? Or unaware of its enormous implications?
National media has commented that even when same-sex marriage is imposed on a religious state like Utah, the citizens don’t raise their voices. In the face of this assault upon family, religious freedom and state sovereignty, they think that Utahans just don’t care.
We now find ourselves in the national spotlight. If Utah’s marriage law falls, the rest of the nation will follow.
The Stand for Marriage-Stand for Amendment 3 event is your chance to show where you stand. We are looking for a crowd of people to come to say, “We stand for family. We stand for marriage. We stand for religious freedom.”
We stand for marriage, not against anyone.
Why do an event?
Because we strengthen each other when we see that we are not isolated or alone in standing for traditional marriage.
Because we will help you understand what you can do in the face of this imposition from the bench.
Because your presence helps to rally state officials to stand.
We not only invite you to come. We need you to come. We need the numbers to be great. This is your chance to manifest where you stand.
When: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Utah State Capitol Rotunda
Wear pink (or red) or blue so that we can fill the rotunda with our colors.
Speakers include Sean Reyes, Utah Attorney General; Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage; Robert Oscar Lopez, nationally-renowned voice on the problems with same-sex parenting who was raised in a lesbian household; Wayne Niederhauser, Utah Senate President; and Rebecca Lockhart, Speaker Utah House of Representatives.
When we stand with children, we will always be on the right side of history.
Michael RobinsonJanuary 30, 2014
Work week nights are difficult times for many of us that are required to work late at our jobs or must travel quite a distance to get to our jobs and then home. I hope there will be another rally, scheduled for a Saturday or Holiday, so that many more of us can join you. That said, I salute allf of you that could be at the Capitol this week standing up for what we believe. Let us all wake up and stand for what is right and good in our State.
Cindy ButcherJanuary 28, 2014
Man may have changed marriage over the years, but God has not. I do not doubt that you love and love deeply The bounds which the Lord has set are for our greatest happiness. To raise your children in a home where a man and woman as husband and wife love and support each other and love the Lord is the best situation for all of us. It is His plan for all his children. I am not perfect at this, but this is the ideal situation to bring children in. God has been through this so he knows what will gives us our greatest joy. Look at the arguments for gay marriage, they are searching for this ideal, too, but this is the one that works. I support the Amendment 3!