OF FAMILIES DECRIES EU MANDATE AGAINST “HOMOPHOBIA”
spokesman for the World Congress of Families and vice president of The Howard
Center, today condemned a resolution of the European Union that requires member
states to ban what it calls “homophobia.”
thought-control at its worst and an attempt to dismantle the vestiges of
Judeo-Christian morality on the continent,” Jacobs commented on the mandate, --
which passed earlier this week by a vote of 468-149, with 41 abstentions.
– which outrageously compares “homophobia” to racism and anti-Semitism -- orders
member states to pass hate-crimes legislation to stifle dissent on the issue of
homosexuality and its social consequences.
that EU members “ensure that same-sex partners enjoy the same respect, dignity
and protection as the rest of society” – it practically mandates gay marriage.
falls to the homosexual agenda by bureaucratic fiat, what will that mean for the
natural family in America?” Jacobs asked. “Can America maintain adherence to
traditional morality in isolation?”
“The EU move
will have other dire consequences for America,” Jacobs warned. “Justices like
Anthony Kennedy and recently-retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor have said that
U.S. courts should apply European law as precedent in constitutional
interpretation,” Jacobs added.
Congress of Families spokesman called on conservative states in Eastern Europe
and the former Soviet Union to “summon the moral resolve to resist this perilous
of Families IV will be held in Warsaw, Poland on May 11-13, 2007. Among other
issues under discussion there, pro-family leaders from around the world will
discuss how to counter sexual promiscuity, the homosexual advance, and the
danger it poses to the natural family.
information on World Congress of Families IV, and the Congress’ other programs,