Tennessee County Asks God To Spare It From His Wrath Over Gay Marriage

The crowd celebrates outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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A Tennessee County Commission is expected to consider a resolution Tuesday night that would ask God to spare its citizens of Blount County from a forecasted wrath brought on by the Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage, according to a report on WBIR.com.

The resolution, according to the report, reads:

“WE adopt this resolution before God that He pass us by in His Coming Wrath and not destroy our County as He did Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighboring cities. As the Passover Lamb was a means of salvation to the ancient Children of Israel, so we stand upon the safety of the Lamb of God to save us.”

The resolution further states that the SCOTUS ruling contradicts “higher natural law” and “reason,” according to the report.

The resolution would call on the governor, attorney general, and state legislators to protect “natural marriage,” according to the news website.

More than 260 protestors registered on a Facebook event that they would attend the commissioners’ meeting.

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