This is no small matter. Homosexual acts were criminalized in Western Civilization for well over 1500 years. Suddenly our generation sees things differently and views such laws as discriminatory, draconian, and bigoted.
Is our generation smarter; more enlightened; or perhaps those who lived near the time of Rome's debauchery saw what unbridled homosex does to a nation and understood the need to suppress such behavior from public venue?
This sermon proffers four reasons in short order why the magistrates have a duty to criminalize homosexual acts. 44 min. MercySeat.net