Actions have consequences. So too does inaction.
In the war to advance all that is good and lovely, we sometimes have to face up to and stare down the ugliness of this world. Frankly, that can be distasteful but do it we must.
The following are disturbing yet prophetic observations on the issue of lowering the age of accountability*. They are written by the founder of Focus On The Family, Dr James Dobson. It’s from his book, “Bringing up Boys” and gives a chilling insight into what all children face through the current issues of the “Safe Schools” program and the redefinition of marriage. It is all the more sobering given it was published back in 2001.
What we do now determines what we will be. There is always hope but hope finds flesh in action. May the following spur you to it and deliver hope for the generations to come…
The question that jumps out at us is,”Why have gay and lesbian organizations worked feverishly to lower the age of accountability?” There can be only one answer.
The most shocking evidence of this targeting of children appeared in the following article written by Michael Swift, who worked for a publication called the Gay Community News. It was read during a congressional debate by former Congressman William Dannemeyer, who also entered it into the Congressional Record. Here is a short excerpt from that shocking statement:
We shall sodomize your sons, emblems of your feeble masculinity, of your shallow dreams and vulgar lies. We shall seduce them in your schools, in your dormitories, in your gymnasiums, in your locker rooms, in your sports arenas, in your seminaries, in your youth groups, in your movie theater bathrooms, in your army bunkhouses, your truck stops, in your all-male clubs, in your houses of Congress, wherever men are with men together. Your sons will become our minions and do our bidding. They will be recast in our image. They will come to crave and adore us.
All laws banning homosexual activity will be revoked. Instead legislation shall be passed which engenders love between men. All homosexuals must stand together as brothers; we must be united artistically, philosophically, socially, politically, and financially. We will triumph only when we present a common face to the vicious heterosexual enemy.
The family unit – spawning ground of lies, betrayals, mediocrity, hypocrisy and violence – will be abolished. The family unit, which only dampens imagination and curbs free will, must be eliminated. Perfect boys will be conceived and grown in the genetic laboratory. They will be bonded together in a communal setting, under the control and instruction of homosexual savants.
All churches who condemn us will be closed. Our only gods are handsome young men. We adhere to a cult of beauty, moral and esthetic. All that is ugly and vulgar and banal will be annihilated. Since we are alienated from middle-class heterosexual conventions, we are free to live our lives according to the dictates of the pure imagination. For us too much is not enough.
We shall be victorious because we are filled with the ferocious bitterness of the oppressed who have been forced to play seemingly bit parts in your dumb, heterosexual shows throughout the ages. We too are capable of firing guns and manning the barricades of the ultimate revolution.
Tremble, hetero swine, when we appear before you without our masks.
This article, which outraged conservative Christians and many other Americans, was greeted with a shrug by the general public and by members of Congress. Did these words represent one man’s private views, or are they representative of a larger community? I don’t know. Certainly not all homosexual activists would ascribe to them. It is clear, however, that our boys need to be protected from sexual abuse, whether it is homosexual or heterosexual in character. Guard them night and day when they are young. Don’t send them into a public bathroom alone. Be very careful whom you trust in summer camp, in Sunday school, or in the neighborhood. Any sexual exploitation of a child, whether from a family member or the man next door, whether gay or straight, has the same deleterious effect.
“We shall seduce them in your schools…” – Fast forward to now where Australian schools will be pressured via policy to push transgender issues onto children.
I note that the adults in agreement with this (whether by activist action or passive inaction) feel free to do this to children but won’t do this to adults. This is not only a reflection on them but perhaps more so on the adults who don’t agree but won’t act either out of fear or worse yet, out of selfish apathy because they themselves won’t be faced* with the daily repercussions of this. Repercussions like someone of the opposite sex choosing to use their toilet facilities or facing institutionally embedded ridicule for believing the plain facts of biology
Fear is never the answer, love is. And love does the hard things.
Pray for those who are so fundamentally confused, damaged and oppressed that they can even think of such things, let alone write or implement them. Pray for the wisdom and protection of those under your charge and the generations which follow them. Pray for society to so radically change that such things are not spoken, let alone possible.
And pray that you will speak up and be the hands and feet to activate that.