Let voters, not polls, decide on same-sex marriage

2013-10-08T00:00:00Z Let voters, not polls, decide on same-sex marriage nwitimes.com
October 08, 2013 12:00 am

I strongly disagree with the recent editorial, "Don't Tinker with Indiana Constitution." I realize in today's America, the media want to lead us by polls, not by common sense, moral principles, consciences or Constitutions.

The editorial stated, "A new poll shows two-thirds of Hoosiers don't want the Indiana Constitution amended to ban same-sex marriage." One way to prove this poll is to have all voters cast their vote.

Bellwether Research, which conducted the marriage amendment poll, is supported by the Freedom Indiana and the Life Journey Church, which has this statement on its web page: "This organization is opposed to an amendment that would permanently alter the Indiana Constitution to define marriage." Is this pollster organization reliable?

I believe the Holy Bible on the judgment God sent to the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 19.

Let voters decide. Not polls!

- Walter Dougherty, Valparaiso

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