“This country has gone to hell,” they said.

Whoa, man. The internet exploded today over the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. The bigots and the Christians and the homosexuals went to war!

You can read all about that here.

I decided not to blog about this, but instead simply posted my two cents in ten words on Facebook, and the debate ensued. It wasn’t until my dear husband owned someone’s rant on Leviticus 20:13 that I was persuaded and decided to blog this so that it may be shared. I will post it here for those who do not wish to read the entire thread, which I linked above, but it definitely is a good read in it’s entirety.

Leviticus 20:13 says:

If a man lies with a male as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be upon them.

The burning response is as follows:

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Bikini Girl Goes Down.

I have watched this 7-minute YouTube video Original Video by Brandon Brooks at least 4 times, in its entirety. Clearly I am not the only one, as it has been viewed over 5 million times in less than three days. I tried using different perspectives while viewing it to see if it’d change my thought process…

What if this were my daughter?

What if the officer had been African American?

What if this were my neighborhood?

What if I was this officer?

Many factors play into these scenarios, but I come to the same conclusion every time.

Seeing as this story has gone viral, there are several angles and many different people’s accounts being pushed by the media. I find it very interesting that the majority of these stories are teenagers claiming they were mistreated. Key word: TEENAGER. I have seen some clips of adults sharing what they witnessed and one common tone has come across, UNLIKE the teens.

Without viewing these videos first, wouldn’t we all agree that teenagers are horrible awful trying individuals? They feel they know everything. They mouth off. They push the boundaries.

That being said, the teens in this video are a good example of two very different ways to handle yourself in a situation like this.

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