Utah…It’s Just As Hateful As You Thought!

Utah has just been too darn liberal in its marriage policies.  At least that’s the theory of Rep. LaVar Christensen (R…of course) who introduced this extremely urgent legislation:

…that would reiterate the state’s policy that marriage is between a man and a woman and require that publicly funded programs, laws and regulations that are designed to support families be “carefully scrutinized to ensure that they promote the family.”

The bill states that a married father and mother and their children are the “fundamental unit of society,” echoing language found in the LDS Church’s “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.”

The bill adds, “Marriage and family predate all governments and are supported by and consistent with the Laws of Nature and Nature’s God, the Creator and Supreme Judge of the World, affirmed in the nation’s founding Declaration of Independence.” Continue reading