Same-Sex Couple Sues Church of England

 

By Susan Brinkmann, Women of Grace

In what many are calling the biggest I-told-you-so moment of the year, a wealthy same-sex couple in Britain has decided to sue the Church of England for refusing to marry them in the church. The Daily Mail is reporting on the story of Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, 42, and his civil partner, Tony, whose claim to fame was being the first same-sex couple in the UK to have both names listed on the birth certificate of a child. The couple, who now have five children by surrogate birth, has decided that when the UKs new law allowing gay marriage takes effect this summer, they want to seal their union in a church.

[…]  “We warned Mr. Cameron this would happen,” said Colin Hart, of the Coalition for Marriage. “We told him he was making promises that he couldn’t possibly keep. He didn’t listen. He didn’t care. He’s the one who has created this mess. Mr Cameron’s chickens are coming home to roost and it will be ordinary people with a religious belief who yet again fall victim to the totalitarian forces of political correctness.” He added: “We now face the real prospect of churches having to choose between stopping conducting weddings, or vicars, and priests defying the law and finding themselves languishing in the dock.” This new situation in England is a bold example of how Christians are being persecuted in the West by militant homosexuals and their partners on the bench who talk a good game about “equal rights” even while they do everything in their power to insure “unequal rights” for everyone else. The only good news is that the public is becoming increasingly frustrated with the bullying tactics of homosexual groups and the more they over-reach, the more certain it is that any headway they have made into changing public opinion will erode. –

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