My son, the eldest, was invited to a local church. He tried to politely decline the invite but the girl was rather persistent.
After several invites over several days, she finally asked him why he wouldn't go with her.
He told her he has no desire to go to church and is quite happy to go to hell because then he would be with the only parents he had ever had that loved him.
I rejoice in the progress we are making in social acceptance. And I do feel there is progress. However as with any social evolution, those retaining the less desirable dogma will dig their heels in tighter. Take this with economic instability and military action becoming more commonplace in too many areas, it is going to be an interesting time to see how social norms and mental health continues as religious communities struggle to decide where they want to develop.
"Oh wait. She doesn't have a... Forget what I said, don't catch the preggo. Just wear her hat." - Question Marc