Hyuk, hyuk! Therefore, in particular, there being no valid non-religious argument against same-sex marriage, the state is obliged to accept same-sex marriage. I asked what prevents arguments in favour of widening the definition of marriage to same-sex couples being used to widen it still further?
Retrieved 23 November The documents are the same as with a marriage, i. On May 22,Catholic-majority Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through a popular referendum.
Would you be all right with me quoting other holy books as justification for discrimination against Christians? Indeed, the deliberate choice to marry outside the Act in an explicitly Christian setting may indicate an even higher level of deliberation and commitment. Heterosexism is a better term than homophobia.
Archived from the original on 7 January Scottish legislature gives green light to same-sex marriage. Once I told him we were able to get this date he had the invitations and the reception venue picked out by that night. Conservative votes for both [d] : 5.
If scripture said that being heterosexual was a sin, would you be able to resist it? Which nominates ministers to act as celebrants with the relevant state or territory registrar. Liberal Democrat respondents tended to be less likely to regard homosexuality as wrong than Labour or Conservative respondents across each survey.
Presbyterian ministers are not members of their churches for disciplinary purposes, but of Presbytery. While some Christians say that the Bible presents a variety of hard teachings as well as promising suffering for followers of Jesus Matthew , it never endorses oppression.