A Taiwan TV host has called on fellow
Christians to speak out against a proposed gay marriage bill.
He Rong, who makes frequent appearances
on GoodTV, an evangelical Christian channel in Taiwan, came out
against the proposed marriage bill in a Facebook post.
“As a Christian, there are certain
matters rooted in my beliefs that fall squarely into the realm of
truth, and I must make my position clear,” Rong
Rong asserted that the marriage bill
“will seriously impair the current institutions of family and
marriage” and is being “quietly” debated by lawmakers.
“Christians cannot only be a bunch of
'silent sheep'; if we choose to ignore or comment on matters of
national or social import and choose to focus on ourselves, then we
would have wasted the life and mission given to us by God! Arise
bravely, brothers and sisters in Christ!” he added in a separate
According to Shanghaiist.com,
Rong's comments have been widely quoted by Taiwan media.
marriage supporters in Taiwan hold “wedding feast.”)