DID ADL INFLUENCE CALIFORNIA 'GAY MARRIAGE' RULING?
By Rev. Ted Pike
19 May 08
After the California Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex
marriage, the Anti-Defamation
"We are pleased by the court’s decision supporting
the right of same-sex couples to marry, and welcome this reaffirmation
of equal protection for all.
We are also gratified that the court agreed with our assertion
that the law raised privacy issues, exposing gay individuals ‘to
detrimental treatment by those who continue to harbor prejudices
that have been rejected by California society at large."
ADL was, in part, congratulating itself.
Last September ADL and ten homosexual organizations submitted a coalition brief
to the California Supreme Court urging legalization of homosexual marriage.
Authored by law firm Proskauer Rose, LLP, the brief
charted 24 pages of the
best legal arguments for same-sex marriage in California. On this legal “highway,” it
may have been easier for the liberal California Supreme Court to go where
ADL wanted – to decree that it is unconstitutional and discriminatory
to bar homosexuals from the privileges, privacy, and protections of marriage.
Court’s 4-3 decision for gay marriage, in fact, largely
mirrors ADL's well-known position. ADL argues that anything less than equal
marital status makes homosexuals "second-class citizens."
Why is ADL's presence in this coalition significant? Because ADL leads the
list, imparting the tremendous authority it has with liberal jurists.
I document in my recent e-alert, “Jewish
ABC Celebrates Gay Marriage,” that
Jewish activists, whether in the media or anti-Christian "civil liberties" attack
groups, are demonstrating not only vehement anti-Christianity but spectacularly
powerful ability to shape legal opinions and morality.
Predictably, in all the public outrage against the California Supreme Court
decision, there is little thought that Jewish activism helped make it happen.
As usual, "the gay lobby" draws fire from the religious right. Once
again, Jewish activists escape suspicion. Unaffected by the tumult, they prepare
for their next blasphemous movie, "hate crimes" law, or perverse
court decision. Meanwhile, Christians, wearied by Jewish media corruption,
sag beneath yet another empowerment of evil.
Only a century ago, sodomy was illegal, punishable by imprisonment. Then, beginning
in the early sixties, the Jewish media led efforts to make it acceptable. (See,"Jews
Confirm Big Media Is Jewish") During the last decade it has been legitimized
through same-sex "union." But now, in its arguments to the California
Supreme Court, ADL and the homosexuals allege that only the right of marriage
for sodomites will end discrimination against them. The California Supreme
Court agreed with the final sentence of the coalition's brief: "The way
to cure this Constitutional infirmity is to permit same-sex couples to marry."
As the mastermind of "anti-hate" laws worldwide, ADL
wants to take Christians to the same place of contempt homosexuals
occupied a century ago. They want to make it illegal, punishable
by imprisonment, for Christians to criticize sodomy. In
Canada, under ADL's federal and provincial hate laws, public criticism
of homosexuality means a $5,000 fine. Further criticism means contempt
of court and prison. That's what California's anti-hate law, S. 1977,
created by Jewish lesbian activist, Sheila Kuehl, and signed by Gov.
Schwarzenegger, is already setting in motion. (See, "How
the Bible Became 'Hate Speech' in California")
Why Are They Winning?
How did America drift so far from God's law? Part of the reason
is that for the last century evangelicals have ignored Christ's command
that Pharisaic Judaism should remain under perpetual suspicion by
the church. He warned, "Beware of the leaven (teachings) of
the Pharisees (Talmudic Judaism)." (Mark 8:15) The church, embarrassed
by this and many other "anti-Semitic" warnings by Christ
and the apostles, effectively omits them. (Refer
to endnotes.) Virtually
no pastors and Bible teachers read or teach these scriptures with
the emphasis and specificity concerning Talmudic Judaism which Christ
intended. By such de-emphasis, they mock New Testament warnings,
frustrating Christ's intense desire to warn His church. Jewish anti-Christian
activism is proving to be one of the greatest enemies the church
has ever encountered.
In fact, such teachers and leaders do the opposite of what Christ commanded:
They give Jewish activism special protection from scrutiny, identification
as Jewish, and criticism. Christ foretold last days' deceptions would be so
subtle and persuasive that "even the very elect, if possible, would be
deceived." (Matthew 24:24) As a result of doing the opposite of what Christ
commanded, evangelicals are now brainwashed by the very group He warned them
to be most wary of!
It is not surprising, then, that evangelicals are oblivious to the danger to
freedom and Christianity posed by Jewish activist fronts. Such blindness allows
Jewish anti-Christianity to flourish, especially behind the scenes in the media,
government, and law.
Although Christians give "most favored status" to the Jews, they
receive no such protection from Jewish activists. Having spurned salty Biblical
truth, evangelicals are now spurned by the possibly ADL-assisted California
Supreme Court. Without Biblical saltiness, evangelicals, in fulfillment of
Christ's prediction, are once again "trodden under the foot of men." (Mat.
How long will God's law be trampled? As long as Christians remain ashamed of
the warnings of Jesus and His apostles.
What will curtail the corrupting power of Jewish activism? Christians who proclaim
Christ's warnings with the faith and boldness He intended.
Here are New Testament teachings that Jews consider anti-Semitic
and are usually deprived of full emphasis or significance by
1. Christ's extensive and scathing denunciations of the Pharisees
2. Christ's description of Judaism as spiritually "desolate" (Matt.
3. Portrayal by the Gospels of Jewish leaders as masterminds of the
crucifixion. (John 11:53)
4. Testimony of the Gospels that the Jewish people shouted, "Crucify
him! His blood be upon us and our children" (Matt. 27:25).
5. Assertion that the Jews inadvertently sacrificed Christ as a type
of Passover lamb (John 2:13, I Cor. 5:7).
6. Accusation by the apostles that the Jews and their leaders had
Christ crucified (Acts 2:23, 36; 3:18; 4:10; 5:30; 8:52; I Thess
7. Statement by St. Paul that anti-Christian Jews are "enemies
of the Gospel" (Rom. 11:28) and "not pleasing to God but
hostile to all men" (I Thess. 2:15-16).
8. St. John's claim that Judaism, not having the Son, also does not
have the Father and is "anti-Christ" (I John 2:22, 4:3;
II John 1:7).
9. Christ's claim in Revelation that Jews, denying Christ, are liars,
the "synagogue of Satan" (Rev. 2:9, 3:9).
10. Revelation's description of Jerusalem as "Sodom and Egypt" (Rev.
Rev. Ted Pike is director of the National Prayer Network, a Christian/conservative
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