Fr. Shenan J. Boquet: Senate to Vote on Same-Sex “Marriage”

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By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, Human Life International,

Father Shenan J. Boquet was ordained in 1993 and is a priest of the Houma-Thibodaux Roman Catholic Diocese in Louisiana, his home state, where he served before joining HLI in August 2011. …

So please, contact your Senator today, and tell them to vote “no” on the so-called “Respect Marriage Act.”

According to reports, the U.S. Senate is likely to vote within weeks on the deceptively titled “Respect for Marriage Act.”

This radical bill already passed the U.S. House in July, with the help of 47 Republicans. Now, however, it needs to pass the Senate, where its fate is more uncertain. However, I am concerned that certain Republican Senators are quietly planning on supporting it, which could ensure its passage.

For this reason, it is crucial that Americans reading this column immediately contact their senators, letting them know that they expect them to vote against this destructive bill.

Far from “respecting” marriage, this bill will repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and enshrine in law the re-definition of marriage. The law would thus mandate that the federal government and states recognize any marriage contracted by “two individuals” – including members of the same sex – so long as it was legal in the state where they got “married.” …