Christian conservative Linda Harvey on
Thursday lashed out against recent court decisions greatly increasing
the number of states allowing gay couples to marry.
On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to
hear appeals from five states that wish to keep their bans in place.
The action affected 11 states over three circuit courts. The
following day, bans in Nevada and Idaho tumbled, affecting an
additional three states.
helps topple North Carolina's gay marriage ban.)
Harvey, the founder of the Columbus,
Ohio-based Mission America and a frequent contributor to the
conservative website WND.com, warned her radio listeners that America
has entered “a time of possible civil disobedience.”
“[W]e must not serve the interests of
sin and darkness,” she said, adding that “this court's inaction
is an act motivated by evil and deception and ultimately will not
“This is attempted theft of what God
has ordained and our Lord will not honor this lawlessness,” Harvey
said. “Allowing homosexuality to become normal in America may
certainly be part of God’s judgment on our once-Christian nation
for our irresponsible sexual practices and for turning our back on
what the Lord has taught us. Even so, God will at some point allow
the consequences of such defiance to play itself out and that will be
a very tragic day indeed for those who have thumbed their noses at
the Lord as they celebrate sin.”
Harvey predicted that the court's
decision will energize opponents.
“Those of us who know the truth about
homosexuality are far from finished, and in fact, God will use this
cowardly act by the majority in our high court to bring a new zeal
and fervor to the pro-family movement,” she said.