There are many people in America today who consider the Bible to be the inerrant Word of God. There are moral consequences to this belief.
Those who believe the Bible is the inerrant word of God must attend when in Deuteronomy Chapter 8, Moses declares:
Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is [...]
S. 939, a bill introduced to the Senate by Mary Landrieu, is one of the odder pieces of legislation I’ve seen in some time. It establishes a national Putative Father Registry, assembled from all the 50 states’ own Putative Father Registries. What’s a Putative Father Registry, you may wonder? S. 939 defines it this way:
Look to the canoeists andkayakers. While the jet skiers sit and bend their wrists, people who go by canoe and kayak put their whole bodies into it. They’re pulling through the water with their chests, their backs, their arms, and even using their legs. They’re tight. They’re hard. They’ve got the circulation it takes to really perform. [...]