posted on Jul, 26 2012 @ 05:46 AM
This is a legitamite question, seeking legitamite discourse on the topic.
Marriage is a religious institution. Something in ancient times that was a bond created before peoples God. God was the one who said (according to
religions) what marriage is, and what marriage is not, what the duties of the couples were to one another, and in marrying, they agree with God that
they will follow His laws in their marriage.
My religion says I cannot marry someone who does not practice my religion, because I am a woman and someone who is not in my religion may not grant me
the rights my religion affords me, and one of the things we say when we get married is that we will follow all applicable religous laws in the
Therefore, if I decide to marry someoone who is not in my religion, why would I marry them? My religion says I cant, so how can I enter into a
contract before God saying that I will follow all the applicable laws of my religion within my marriage if I am breaking those laws at the time of
entering the marriage?
Thats just dumb.
Therefore, if I decided to be with someone who was not a member of my religion, I might not marry at all, because it might not make a whole heck of a
lot of sense to do so. The law does not say unless I personally think its ok, it says no, plain as day.
Therefore, why do gays and lesbians want to get married under a God who has already made clear His position about such a union? (obviously one of
opposition to it, plain as day)
Why are gays and lesbians not fighting to simply have the same rights as married people under the law, without entering into a religious
I do not get the whole wanting to marry thing at all! I get the wanting to be with someone you love, and I get its no ones business what you do in
your own home so long as its not harmful to another human being....
I just do not get the whole entering into a contract before God who does not approve thing