up to here I like At the same time, we note that Judaism teaches respect for others and we condemn discrimination against individuals. I don't remember this gemara
We are grateful that we live in a democratic society, in which all
religions are free to express their opinions about social issues and to
advocate vigorously for those opinions. The reason we opt to express our
viewpoint in a public forum is because we believe that our Divine
system of law not only dictates our beliefs and behaviors, but also
represents a system of universal morality, and therefore can stake a
claim in the national discourse. That morality, expressed in what has
broadly been labeled Judeo-Christian ethics, has long had a place in
American law and jurisprudence.
and if chas veshalom the gays win in their move to ban bris Milah would you also "respect" the results? Speaking of process, legally this easily ranks as the worst supreme court decision ever. Over 1000 people voted on the (5th) amendment that was cited in the court decision, Yet not only would not a single person from amongst them (including it's writers) agree with the interpretation of the Supreme Court, not a single one of them would have even agreed with same gender "marriage"!
The Orthodox Union is proud to assert its beliefs and principles in
the public forum, and will continue to do so in a manner that is
tolerant and respectful of all of our nation’s citizens except Orthodox Jews, but which is
also authentically based upon our sacred ancient texts and time-honored
traditions.” at least for most of the first paragraph!