by La Shawn Barber
Posted 11/28/12, 11:21 am
“Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap” (Galatians 6:7).
Last Thursday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled eight to seven that Michigan’s constitutional amendment that bans the government from granting preferences to or discriminating against individuals or groups on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in employment, education, and contracting, was unconstitutional. The measure had passed in 2006 with 58 percent of the vote.
After a self-imposed news blackout from Tuesday night, Nov. 6, to Friday, Nov. 9, I began catching up on what was happening in the country. One of the things I learned was the people in Maine, Maryland, and Washington state chose to redefine the word “marriage” to include people of the same sex, and Minnesota voters rejected a measure that would have amended the state constitution to prohibit the redefinition of marriage.