Thursday, January 08, 2015

No Endorsement for 2016 Reelection of U.S. Senator Rob Portman (RINO-OH), Who Dissed Marriage and Family!


Portman Disses Marriage and Family

I concur completely with the pro-life, pro-family Cleveland Right to Life organization's Press Release issued today regarding the withholding of any endorsement of the reelection of United States Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) by any and all principled conservative politicians. Portman by his action agrees with the radical and decadent homosexual agenda by recognizing and supporting same-sex 'marriage.' This great compromise brings him into the camp of the most radical and extremist Democrat or leftist. As the press release below indicates, he now essentially rejects the traditional definition and institution of marriage and subsequently the God-ordained family unit.

This egregious change or compromise of his apparent convictions and Republican Platform by Senator Portman should not be taken lightly by any real conservative or any true follower of Jesus Christ. It violates the basic tenets of orthodox Judaism, Christianity and even other religious systems of belief. In other words, it is worldly, secular, godless and hellish.
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January 8th 2015
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Endorsing Senator Portman Will Cost Conservative Politicians Votes in 2016
Republican base in Ohio places the right to life and marriage between a man and woman as their core belief
CLEVELAND, OH, January 8th 2015 - 
 
In response to a newsletter received today from Senator Rob Portman announcing his Ohio endorsements in his bid for re-election in 2016, Molly Smith, President of Cleveland Right to Life had this to say "My advice to any true conservative officer holder is to say NO on principle, right up front, due to Portman's choice to go against the GOP national pro-marriage platform.  Remember, the marriage issue is one of the "big two" for social conservatives." Smith encouraged those who are receiving "endorsement" calls from Senator Portman's office to consider before they endorse, that they will find themselves on the opposing team from all conservative groups if a viable challenger jumps in the race.  "You don't need to pick up Portman's baggage." she continued.    
 
In 2013 Cleveland Right to Life announced they could no longer support  Portman  because of his flip-flop on one of the fundamental tenets of their mission. They received national support for their stand that pointed out that the right to life and the right for each child to grow up in a stable environment with their mother and father are two book-ends of the same issue.  Many other Right to Life groups in the state joined them in support.  
 
"When Senator Portman announced that he was abandoning his support for traditional marriage he also abandoned his right to support from the prolife voter." said Smith. 
 
Smith has asked the prolife base to call their representative  and senators to express concern about endorsing a candidate whose position violates a core Christian principle. She asked members to remind their representative that endorsements matter and theirs will have consequence.  She also noted that State Representatives have contacted prolife groups to go on record with their decision NOT to endorse Senator Portman.  One such State Representative stated " there are certain lines that must never be crossed and crossing natural law created by God are those types of lines" 
 
"Republican Politicians must remember that they are elected by the people and not by party insiders.  It would be good to remind ourselves as well as our representatives that we are not called to be successful but rather we are called only to be faithful to God" concluded Smith.

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