Changes in the civil law do not, indeed cannot, change the moral law that God has established.
The family is ordained of God. Marriage between man and woman is essential to His eternal plan.
Imperfect as men and women may be, they need one another, and without them, the next generation will not be.
It has long struck me that, in the Mountain West, you will more readily find a woman between the ages of 20 and 35 passing the time in the company a dog than that of a man. A Weekly Standard website article posted on February 1, makes it clear that dogs are displacing men not just in Colorado, but across all geographical regions and social demographics. This may bode well for the pet industry as well as the lovable pooches themselves who are lavished with such attention and loyalty, but for the American family, it portends extinction.
Notions such as “belonging” and “obligations” have been given a bad rap in recent decades, and as a result our essential institutions of family, marriage, and romantic love are dissolving at the seams.
At some point in the near future there will be a national separation based on ideology and–interestingly enough–personal behavior. This is what I mean; The success of Progressive/Socialist ideology is dependent upon personal lawlessness. Hence, the welfare state.