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1)A religious book doesnt get to dictate our laws:
I do NOT support the governments right to take what was once a religious ceremony and force people to accept what their religious book clearly says is a sin
Problem is, its only the fundies who think its a choice, and its only the fundies putting up resistance.
They chose the path of greatest resistance.
originally posted by: khnum
a reply to: Benevolent Heretic
Look I have a brother who is gay I love him as a brother but not his lifestyle it is not natural he struggled for years with it and many of his friends committed suicide along the way it is not an easy road to hoe I actually feel sorry for them it is not a happy go lucky choice.
originally posted by: rustyclutch
People can keep writing it off like there is nothing to it but there is obviously an agenda.
I do NOT support the governments right to take what was once a religious ceremony and force people to accept what their religious book clearly says is a sin.
They could have obtained equal status and protection under the law without trampling on the rights and religion of others.
They are using small minority special interest groups to gradually strip away all of our freedoms.[/quuote]
And what freedoms have been stripped away as a result of gay people getting married?
Its about ticking off the 60% of the population who thinks its wrong.
Support for gay marriage is at 56 percent, with 37 percent opposed
Read more: www.politico.com...
Its about creating hateful conversations online
Well, if that's the case, you're certainly fulfilling their "agenda"... You don't HAVE to be hateful.edit on 7/4/2014 by Benevolent Heretic because: (no reason given)
originally posted by: captaintyinknots
I dont know whats worse...that people are upset about a wrapper, or that people are really stupid enough to think that anything that happens at burger king is the beginning of the end.
I mean seriously. This is the epitome of idiocy.
originally posted by: WakeUpBeer
originally posted by: 0zzymand0s
Doesn't Jesus already have a nasty chicken chain?
"Many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many."
In america, marriage is a legal ceremony, not a religious one. I am an agnostic minister. I have performed multiple non religious weddings.
You are right...religion doesnt dictate our laws but marriage was essentially a religious ceremony.
You dont have to, because marriage has nothing to do with religion.
You cant have it both ways.
The government had no choice. Spousal rights HAD to be protected.
The government should have never gotten involved in the institution of marriage to begin with
So, since a few christians think they have an exclusive right to marriage, homosexuals should have to make up something? Sounds a bit self-righteous....
. They could have made something up, given it equal protection under the law as marriage, and met minimal resistance
What has been taken away from religions? What does it change for christianity if homosexuals can marry. I want you to take a moment and really think about it.
Instead is has to be forced into fruition by trampling on the freedom of religion that is also written into the constitution.