More and more articles on the doctrine of the lesser magistrates are being written since the publication of Matthew Trewhella’s book – the first book written on the doctrine in over 300 years. Here is yet another with many comments posted (this article addresses actions being taken by the magistrates of Texas):
On February 26, 2014 the unelected, liberal, activist Federal District Judge, Orlando Garcia, in a display of raw judicial tyranny, rejected the will of 76% of Texans, and arbitrarily ruled that the Texas Marriage Amendment was unconstitutional, creating new law from the bench and redefining marriage.
Judge Garcia’s order has been stayed and the decision was appealed by then Texas Governor Rick Perry and then Attorney General, now Governor, Greg Abbott to the 5th Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
If the Texas Marriage Amendment is overturned permanently, then every Texas citizen, every church and business would be coerced and compelled to recognize and affirm homosexuality and other deviant sexual relationships as morally and legally equivalent to marriage.
State governments and their constitutions are also governments, “ministers of God for our good.” We often forget this principle, but nation was built on it. Remember, the states and their governments created the national government and gave it limited powers.
Scripture sets a standard as to what is right and what is [click here to read the whole article and the many comments posted].