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Pres. Obama Declares June “Romans 1 Month”. Sort of.

In a proclamation from the White House four days ago, President Obama declared the month of June 2016 as “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month”. He called upon all Americans to “celebrate the great diversity of the American people”.

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While he celebrated the Supreme Court’s decision last year to grant homosexual couples the right to marriage equality, he inadvertently highlighted the consequences of the homosexual lifestyle—not so much as a warning to the homosexual community, but rather to chide others into affirming and enabling such conduct:

“We remain committed to addressing health disparities in the LGBT community—gay and bisexual men and transgender women of color are at a particularly high risk for HIV, and we have worked to strengthen our National HIV/AIDS Strategy to reduce new infections, increase access to care, and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV.”

Notice that the higher prevalence of HIV in the homosexual community is merely one of the “disparities” that America needs to work with in the year of our Lord two thousand sixteen.

The book of Romans addressed several of these behaviors, and predicted consequences. In Romans 1, we’re told
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The “unnatural relations” of Romans is being celebrated, yes, celebrated as diversity this month and every month. And the “penalty” in the same passage is diminished to the level of a disparity.