Why Legalizing SSM Threatens Religious Liberty and Freedom of Conscience

What happens to people of faith who support traditional marriage after the legal definition of marriage is redefined as anything other than a union between one man and one woman? Simple: Their views, I assure you, will be deemed “intolerable” — and the state will feel compelled to act. Indeed, we’re already seeing this line of persecution happening in Europe (via the Catholic News Agency):

The Danish government recently determined that “gay marriage” includes a right to get married in any church in the country, even if that church objects to such unions. Churches throughout the country will now literally be forced to conduct marriages they believe to be invalid and sinful.

This should give everyone a moment’s pause. But could this happen in the United States of America? Sadly, it is already happening. The article continues: