Society’s Most Critical Institution: Man + Woman Marriage

We were greatly affected by last week’s unforgettable “Celebration of Marriage” at the Utah State Capitol.
In true community spirit, Utahans from many faith traditions and walks of life came together to show support for marriage between a man and a woman. Even after setting up additional chairs, there were not enough seats for the nearly 400 supporters of traditional marriage who attended.Celebrate_Marriage_0001[1]

We were also joined by nearly 400 protestors who surrounded us in the Capitol Rotunda with posters and signs. Despite some initial tension, once the event began, they, with all of us, were in for a great experience. Emcees Alan and Suzanne Osmond were engaging, the entertainment was fabulous, and the speakers presented powerful and inspiring speeches on the importance of “traditional” or “natural” marriage. Highlights included 13-year-old Amelia Summerhays whose bold speech brought the house down, and country music star Nathan Osmond who led Continue reading