Scott Carter's "Graham's straitjacket" (Forum, Oct. 21) reported on the Rev. Billy Graham's full-page Wall Street Journal ad that said to "vote for those who protect the biblical definition of marriage … and pray with me that America will remain one nation under God."
In Graham's use of the Pledge of Allegiance's "one nation under God," it's telling that in his opposition to same-sex marriage he didn't continue the quotation: "with liberty and justice for all."
That's understandable, for people like Graham and his Mormon allies (who Graham's website no longer calls a cult, since he prayed with Gov. Mitt Romney last month) to insist on enforcing their "biblical definition of marriage" on everyone believer, other-believer, non-believer. They don't really believe in freedom for all, just for those who believe like them.