A major part of the LGBT agenda is the legalization of polyamory

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A major part of the LGBT agenda is the legalization of polyamory

Nearly nine years after the Obergefell v. Hodges decision by the Supreme Court, concerns by Christian constitutional conservatives over the “slippery slope” the LGBT agenda put us on are being realized by the push for the legalization of polyamory.

In his dissenting opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges — the case that opened the floodgates to same-sex marriage and launched the LGBT agenda into the stratosphere — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts issued this warning: “It is striking how much the majority’s reasoning [in support of same-sex marriage] would apply with equal force to the claim of a fundamental right to plural marriage.”

Roberts’ opinion was quickly seized upon by the LGBT agenda as radicals began their push to legalize polyamory and polygamy.

Over the years since Obergefell, attempts to legitimize polyamory have failed because no legal precedent on the issue had been established. Unfortunately, there’s a change blowing in the wind.

In July 2020, the Somerville, MA, city council voted unanimously to redefine what constitutes a family by granting polyamorous relationships the same legal recognition given to married couples. In the words of Councilor Lance Davis, one of the many who helped draft the ordinance:

“I don’t think it’s the place of the government to tell people what is or is not a family.

“Defining families is something that historically we’ve gotten quite wrong as a society, and we ought not to continue to try and undertake to do so.”

If the “not the government’s place” mantra sounds familiar, it should because it’s the same rhetoric used for many years that eventually led to the Obergefell same-sex marriage decision and the advance of the rest of the LGBT agenda.

In March 2021, the legalization of polyamory picked up momentum when the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts became the second municipality in America at the time to legalize domestic partnerships between three or more people. The Cambridge City Council approved an ordinance removing the requirement that domestic partnerships be limited to two partners.

“I supported this ordinance because governments have too often tried to narrowly prescribe partnership in methods that don’t align with the ways that people connect and support one another,” said Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler, a Cambridge city councilor who worked with the newly formed Polyamory Legal Advocacy Coalition (PLAC) — yes, that’s a real thing — in advocating for the change. “This was one way we could support our residents in polyamorous relationships to apply for and receive the benefits that come with domestic partnership.” (Emphasis mine)

Following the Cambridge action, PLAC released an official statement was released where it was revealed “the [Cambridge] ordinance was developed with detailed input from the [coalition] and is the first of what advocates hope will be a wave of legal recognition for polyamorous families and relationships in 2021.”

In August 2021, a Harvard Law School publication (Harvard Law Today) released a report likely to turn the polyamory wave into a tsunami.

One of the members of the Polyamory Legal Advocacy Coalition is Alexander Chen, the Founding Director of the Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic. In an excerpt from the Harvard Law Today report, he is one of the driving forces behind the law school’s push toward the legalization of polyamory:

Polyamory is a form of non-monogamous relationship involving more than two adult partners at the same time, with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved, according to Polyamory Legal Advocacy Coalition, also known as PLAC, which was established in the fall of 2020 by a psychologist and five lawyers focused on LGBTQ+ issues. Among them was Harvard Law Lecturer on Law Alexander Chen ’15, founding director of the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic. While polyamorous relationships come in a wide variety of forms, at their core is the idea that people should be able to choose how they shape their families, including how many consenting adults they wish to be included.

These types of relationships are becoming increasingly common, according to PLAC, which notes that 4 to 5 percent of people in the U.S. are in a consensual non-monogamous relationship. Polyamory stands out from other such relationships, PLAC explains, because polyamorists tend to be open to falling in love with more than one person. (Polyamory is different than polygamy, in which one husband has multiple wives — a practice frowned upon as patriarchal and one-sided by many polyamory advocates.) Yet despite the emphasis on love among its adherents, polyamorous relationships have few legal protections and people and families face discrimination in such basic needs as jobs, housing, and obtaining health insurance for more than one partner. (Emphasis mine)

Wait a minute! Polyamory advocates are opposed to polygamy because it’s “patriarchal and one-sided”? It’s good to see that the folks at Harvard Law School are drawing the line somewhere.

I’ve written a lot over the years about the LGBT agenda and their culture war against America, a war that has resulted in a great number of victories in redefining heterosexual and gender norms and “normalize” homosexuality and transgenderism.

These victories have created new battlefields aimed at normalizing polyamory and pedophilia and making polyamorous relationships acceptable and normal — including multi-partner “marriages” — and redefining pedophilia as an unchangeable “sexual orientation” that you’re born with.

Ironically, LGBT extremists like those at Harvard Law School claim that it isn’t government’s place to tell them what defines a marriage or a family, yet the legalization of polyamory does exactly that — only from a pro-LGBT point-of-view.

The “If you don’t believe in same-sex marriage, don’t have one” crowd is already using a similar argument in defense of polyamorous relationships as they fight to make the legalization of polyamory an equal rights issue, leading to the creation of a constitutionally protected right to polyamorous relationships and the permanent destruction of the institution of marriage.

Any doubt about the destruction of marriage as the ultimate goal is easily erased by this quote from Masha Gessen (a lesbian activist and journalist):

“The institution of marriage is going to change, and it should change. And again, I don’t think it should exist.

I have three kids who have five parents, more or less, and I don’t see why they shouldn’t have five parents legally… I met my new partner, and she had just had a baby, and that baby’s biological father is my brother, and my daughter’s biological father is a man who lives in Russia, and my adopted son also considers him his father. So the five parents break down into two groups of three… And really, I would like to live in a legal system that is capable of reflecting that reality, and I don’t think that’s compatible with the institution of marriage.” (emphasis mine)

Let me remind you that the institution of marriage won’t be the only casualty we’ll see from the LGBT agenda and the legalization of polyamory; religious liberty will also become passé. We’ve already witnessed Joe Biden’s push of a pro-LGBT agenda that will ultimately result in this First Amendment right.

The evolution from ignoring things done “between two consenting adults in private” to government-enforced and mandatory acceptance of every form of sexual deviancy has been occurring for decades, and the casualties left in the rubble of their persistent march toward Sodom have piled up as religious liberty, morality, and traditional family values are systematically destroyed.


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