For years, Christian conservatives have been pushing their “pro-family” agenda. After all, who could possibly object to “family values”? No decent person could possibly fail to support to anything so wonderful as Mom and apple pie, right?
Well, now we’re seeing the fruits of their labors. Nick Provenzo reports on a case in which an unmarried couple and their three children face eviction from a St. Louis suburb based upon a zoning regulation forbidding the co-habitation of more than three people unrelated by “blood, marriage or adoption.” An attempt was made to also allow unmarried couples with two or more children to live together, but that was defeated.
As Olivia Shelltrack, the unmarried woman now facing eviction, said, “I’m just shocked. I really thought this would all be over, and we could go on with our lives.”
What chance will any of us have of living our own lives as the Christians assume ever-greater political power?