Of the 11 total cases cited above, three occurred within two years of their state legalizing same-sex marriage. Four others were in states that did not have same-sex marriage but had granted some legal recognition to same-sex unions, such as domestic partnerships or civil unions.
“When you start recognizing same-sex marriage, these cases are going to start coming up,” said Jim Campbell, an Alliance for Defense attorney involved in the New Mexico case.
“As a result of their power, homosexual activists are able to intimidate and silence opposition.” Such fundamental clashes are linked to the spreading legalization of same-sex marriage.(Sources: The New York Times and Huffington Post.) These cases represent a new battlefield in the clash between the freedoms of Christians and the “radical homosexual agenda,” said Richard Thompson, President and Chief Counsel of The Thomas Moore Law Center.