Wake Up, Religious Conservatives: A Summons to Outrage

An excerpt from Fay Voshell’s post at American Thinker this morning:

Moral monstrosities are not matters deserving polite talk, but evidence of societal pathologies and deformation of moral character so horrific that they deserve to be scorned, repudiated, and outlawed outright. Why encourage so-called “civil” debate on such issues and thus give some credence to pure evil?

The reaction to moral horrors should be similar to that of Sir Charles Napier, commander-in-chief in India, who responded to Hindu priests offering a defense of the practice of sati (suttee) thusly:

“You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours.”

Read the entire article