Conservative Christian group outraged that Congress is distracted by climate change
In today’s daily action alert from the Family Research Council, President Tony Perkins bemoans the fact that the Senate is wasting time talking about climate change when the gays are still running around getting married willy-nilly:
Now, fresh off a holiday weekend in which most families paid $4 a gallon to drive to neighborhood barbecues, American patience has worn thin. Imagine the frustration this week, as Congress returned to work — not on judges, marriage, or the war supplemental bill — but on changing the weather. By a 74-14 vote, the Senate agreed to devote days to the Lieberman-Warner legislation on global warming. Desperate to prove their environmental mettle, liberals are fighting for a policy that would bankrupt the economy and burden American taxpayers […] Perhaps the most infuriating aspect of this bill is that the evidence is still very inconclusive about the climate threat. If anything is heating up, it’s marriage. This Congress is becoming increasingly irrelevant to the real crises facing this nation as they refuse to intervene.
Perhaps Perkins is angry that the most prominent religious voices on climate change legislation have been in favor of action, what with creation at stake and all.