John Romano, Tampa Bay Times
Let’s make this point clear from the beginning:
Marco Rubio was pandering.
When he talked earlier this week about Christianity being under attack, he was using shameless, over-the-top rhetoric in a not-too-subtle appeal to evangelical voters.
So let’s put aside the motivation of the senator’s words and focus on something far more interesting:
In the name of tolerance, have supporters of same-sex marriages become intolerant of Christian beliefs? And do Christians have a right to feel as if they are under siege?
Here’s what I would say:
Individually yes, but collectively no.
In other words, I am sure there are people who harbor no ill will in their hearts, and do not campaign against gay rights, but disapprove of homosexuality based on their relig...Read More