Endorsed by ...
Mathew Staver, Chairman
Liberty Counsel Action
Deacon Keith Fournier
Common Good Alliance
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez
National Hispanic Christian
Anita Staver, President
James C. Dobson, Ph.D., President and Founder
Family Talk Action
Franklin Graham President and CEO, Samaritan's Purse
President and CEO, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
LIFE Outreach International
Tony Perkins, President
Family Research Council
Dr. Paige Patterson, President Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Governor Mike Huckabee National TV & Radio Host
Fr. Paul CB Schenck, MA, EdD National Representative Catholics United for
Ron Luce, Founder
Dr. Jack W. Hayford, Chancellor The King's University
Dr. Alveda C. King, President Alveda King Ministries
Tim Wildmon, President American Family Association
Gary L. Bauer, President American Values
Penny Nance, CEO and President Concerned Women for America
Rev. Louis P. Sheldon,
Founder and Chairman
Traditional Values Coalition
Timothy F. Johnson, Ph.D., Founder/President,
The Frederick Douglass Foundation
Rev. Johannes L. Jacobsen American Orthodox Institute
...and many, many others.
Join Others by Pledging to Defend
Signing the Powerful Marriage Solidarity Statement!
We affirm that marriage and family have been inscribed by the Divine
Architect into the order of creation. Marriage is ontologically between one
man and one woman, ordered toward the union of the spouses, open to children
and formative of family. Family is the foundation of all civil governments.
We must have strong families if we want strong and stable government.
U.S. Supreme Court Undermines|
Its Own Authority
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
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 Statement 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."
We have crafted a letter to
be sent to the Supreme Court Justices and government leaders that pledges
our solidarity in support of marriage.
The Letter states, in part ...
- We stand together in defense of marriage and the family and society founded
- We affirm that marriage and family have been inscribed by the Divine
Architect into the order of creation.
- We pledge to stand together to defend marriage as what it is, a bond between
one man and one woman, intended for life, and open to the gift of children.
- The institutions of civil government should defend marriage and not seek to
- 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
- 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.
to read our disclaimer.
Stand together with us to pledge solidarity to defend marriage and the
family. Add your name to the Marriage Solidarity Statement.