I wonder if those people in South Carolina would still be alive if they had taken down their church signage. That's completely nonsense!
According to a recent ABC News poll (83 percent) of Americans identify themselves as being Christian. 13 percent, have no religion and 4 percent as adherents of all non-Christian religions combined — Jews, Muslims, Buddhists and a smattering of individual mentions.
In fact many gays and lesbians consider themselves to be Christian. Some of them are even ministers and priests.
The government's role is to ensure equality and the rights of all citizens. Some people however believe they should have the right to discriminate! Discrimination is the opposite of equality.
Clearly they're not following the "love thy neighbor as thyself" or "judge not lest yea be judged" scriptures.
Churches and religion in the U.S. are here to stay!
Anyone who believes otherwise is selling unfounded fear. Then again there are many people in religious organizations who use fear as a tool to increase their memberships and control their loyalty.
"It's us against the world!"
There seems to be two forms of Christianity in the U.S.
There are ministers like Joel Osteen and Bishop T.D. Jakes who seek to "inspire their congregations" to live happy fulfilled lives by following the positive teachings of the bible and there are other ministers who are "preaching fear", doom and gloom or the end days are at hand!
Both groups consider themselves to be Christians!
Whichever group one follows says something about them self and how (they) feel. Unhappy people want/hope the world end soon!