Dark days if gay marriage legalized, Hutterites warn
The Hutterian Brethren Church of Canada has sent a letter to Prime Minister Paul Martin making reference to the ancient biblical sister cities and how God rained down burning sulphur to punish the sexual wickedness of the inhabitants.
A similar fate awaits
"We will be classed as traitors in God's
eyes, and we will live the darkest day in all of
Mike Stahl, a preacher at the Riverview Hutterite Colony north of
"We have to say something," he said. "It doesn't take the kids long to find out about the birds and the bees. They know there's got to be a bull with the cows, that there's got to be a stallion with the horses and that when you're raising rabbits, there's got to be a boy rabbit and a mother rabbit."
Hutterites fled oppression in various countries for hundreds of
years, arriving in
The sect prides itself on political neutrality. Its members usually don't vote in elections.