Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Pro "Hate-Crimes" Legislators Playing God

Alan Keyes has a great post up with excellent points over at his blog Loyal to Liberty: Why I Hate "Hate-Crimes" Legislation.

What is truly ironic to realize about men creating "hate-crimes" legislation, is the fact that what they are actually doing is attempting to make a law in order to "play God" with people's thoughts and beliefs.

Alan reiterates this fact with his hard-hitting commentary:

Sarcasm aside, hate crimes legislation is the statutory framework for the forceful imposition of a political and social religion. The so-called liberals mean to institutionalize intolerance, even as they loudly proclaim Holy Tolerance as their all in all. Because we seek to protect a form of human life that they despise, they defame as bigots or religious fanatics people working to re-establish respect for the law against abortion. Meanwhile they move boldly to use the force of law to punish the thoughts and attitudes of any who move against the sacred untouchables of their new cult of sexual pleasure and self-indulgence. Behind their phony slogans of hope and progress comes the return of Dark Age zealotry, dressed up in the fleshy tones of New Age vanity and glamour.

I say unequivocally that I hate this camouflaged return to the dark ages. I detest the persecution of people for their beliefs, thoughts and attitudes. More than anything that has to do with the body, this effort to delve into and directly impose upon the mind rapes the deepest form of privacy and smacks of the detestable crimes that invade the truly most intimate places of human existence in order to impose the leering tastes and heartless fancies of spiritual tyrants disguised as lawmakers and judges.

In his booklet, "Ten Truths About Hate Crime Laws" author John Aman concluded:

The State's jurisdiction is over citizen's actions, not their beliefs.

At their root, hate crime laws violate the biblical model for civic government. The threat they pose to free speech, religious liberty, equal justice, and the family is a consequence of that violation.

The authors of hate crime laws claim for men a role reserved to God alone. They consign to civic rulers the right and authority to criminalize thoughts and beliefs. More preposterously, they presume that government is competent to identify the presence of prejudice and to discern whether any bias hidden inside a suspects heart could have motivated a crime.

God alone is the judge.

None of that should be the prerogative of mere mortals. Government cannot adjudicate these "misty matters." God alone is judge of the heart of man.

Jer 17:9 "The heart [is] deceitful above all [things], And desperately wicked; Who can know it?

Jer 17:10 I, the LORD, search the heart, [I] test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.

Hat Tips:

Alan Keyes is Loyal to Liberty Blog

Booklet reference:

Coral Ridge Ministries presents: Ten Truths About Hate Crime Laws, by John Aman

To get your copy:

Coral Ridge Ministries
Post Office Box 1920
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33302


Euripides said...

The sad thing is that secularists, Evangelical Atheists, and social reconstructionists don't realize that they are heading merrily down the path that they mistakenly hate religion for. It's the audacity of duplicity.

Christinewjc said...

How ironic is that? Great point, Euripides!

Love this quote:

"It's the audacity of duplicity"

If you ever write a book about this topic that would be a great title!

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