Saturday, January 11, 2014

"Homophobia" and "Islamophobia": Totalitarian Threats Foreign and Domestic

by Andrew E. Harrod
January 9, 2014

"[Y]ou picked two great topics" to write about, a person once emailed me, namely an age-old "biggest threat to the Western world" in "Islamism," and the "waste of time" in the United States' "obsession on the gay marriage issue." Contrary to my correspondent's libertarian sentiments on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) issues, though, LGBT and sharia agendas are displaying surprisingly similar totalitarian tendencies.

Parallels between these two movements had occurred to me before while reporting on the Family Research Council's (FRC) Values Voter Summit (VVS). As discussed here, Christians along with others face violence from sharia-supporting Muslims and legal demands to support phenomena such as same-sex "marriage" (SSM) or abortion. While some Muslims destroy churches abroad, LGBT advocates along with others destroy businesses at home in a two-front war against Christian faith and morals.

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