WE, THE FIRST PRESIDENCY and the Council of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, solemnly proclaim that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children…..
2001 -- The year the Netherlands made same-sex marriage legal. It was the first country in the world to so.
2003 -- The year that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional to criminalize sodomy.
2004 -- The year that same-sex marriage became legal in Massachusetts, the first U.S. state to do so.
14 -- The number of countries worldwide where same-sex marriage is legal in the entire country. They are: Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, and Uruguay.
3 -- The number of countries where same-sex marriage is legal in some areas: Brazil, Mexico and the United States.
27% -- The percentage of Americans who thought same-sex marriage should be legal in 1996, according to a May Gallup Poll.
53% -- The percentage of Americans who think it should be legal in 2013, according to the same poll.
WE CALL UPON responsible citizens and officers of government everywhere to promote those measures designed to maintain and strengthen the family as the fundamental unit of society.
(Old Testament Amos 3:3 - 8)
You have bee warned and forewarned by a witness of Christ in the sacred name of Jesus Christ, amen.
Miguel Angel Tinoco Rodriguez