October 15th, 2009
Inspired by the anti-gay marriage video from Nation for Marriage (watch it below, along with Stephen Colbert’s excellent parody).
A storm is coming.
It’s drawing near.
The threat to marriage
Is very clear.
The Bible leaves no room for doubt—
It’s what marriage is all about.
If you’re of the True Faith and you’re devout
This is one rule that you can’t flout.
It’s right there in plain English
(translated from the original Greek, of course).
But the threat isn’t gay marriage,
The threat to marriage is divorce.
As Matthew 19 says:
What God has joined together
Let noone break asunder.
It’s not in there anyplace
Who can’t get married in the first place.
The Catholic Church agrees
And “No divorce” decrees.
But as you may point out
Not all Catholics are so devout.
Other Christian denominations
Don’t consider divorce an abomination.
Neither do other major faiths,
Or Anglicanism (since Henry the Eighth).
“I’m not Catholic,” you say with relief,
“So I don’t have to follow their belief.”
But your reply underscores
That I shouldn’t have to follow yours.
More than half of marriages end up split
That’s a pretty big number, one has to admit.
How many unions has gay marriage undone?
Let me check: the answer’s…
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