Marriage as existing solely between one man and one woman was not an idea manufactured by civil authorities. Marriage predates civil institutions. Neither the U.S. Supreme Court nor any other civil institution has the authority to redefine marriage and thereby weaken both the family and society.
If marriage is redefined into something it cannot be, the result will leave no room for any limitation on what can constitute marriage, and there will be an inevitable clash with authentic freedom.
Leading clergy and leaders of many other organizations have joined together in an historic moment, pledging their defense of marriage and family. The Marriage Solidarity Pledge concludes with this unequivocal statement: "While there are many things we can endure, redefining marriage is so fundamental to the natural order and the true common good that this is the line we must draw and one we cannot and will not cross."
The Letter states, in part ...
Stand together with us to pledge solidarity to defend marriage and the family. Add your name to the Marriage Solidarity Pledge.