What about the religious liberty of churches who WANT to perform same-sex marriage?
Doesn't their religious liberty count for anything? If not, why not? Thanks in advance.
Asked By: Magpie - 6/17/2010
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Do you understand the difference between a CHURCH marriage and a CIVIL marriage... More
Answered By: patriot - 6/17/2010
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they do count of course out of the simple fact that they breath and are human beings,mind you,some ppl don't care about that at all but I do.
Answered By: SO12G ATHEISTY - 6/17/2010
Ha, I never thought about that. Thanks for that!
Answered By: Ice Cream Deity. ♣Eian♣ - 6/17/2010
Of course it does. Our leader (Ethical Society) has gone on bus trips to a nearby state that has legalized same-sex marriages to perform the ceremony for a bus load of gay couples.
Answered By: auntb93 - 6/17/2010
What about it? Religious same-sex ceremonies are not illegal in my state (California). I support the right of churches to perform these ceremonies.
Answered By: Hayley - 6/17/2010
Courts have ruled many times that religious freedom can be limited... More
Answered By: cadisneygirl - 6/17/2010
Frankly to me it seems more cool to have non traditional weddings and same sex marriages, if marriage even useful at all.
Answered By: Indigo Nation - 6/17/2010
Those who want to, should have the liberty to do so. Those who do not want to, should have the right to refuse.
Answered By: Shannon - 6/17/2010
Since they are not of God but of the Anti-Christ they probably will get away with it. God's pastors will not allow it as it is strongly forbidden be God bringing His Angry wrath.His wrath has already started and will get much worse because of sin rampant in the land.
Answered By: Foster DAD - 6/17/2010
Religious liberty of that sort counts for nothing. There is something demented about anal sex!
Answered By: Luke - 6/17/2010
A lot of Americans still believe in the ideals of "liberty EQUALITY and fraternity", but it is increasingly evident that some churches do hold those values and preach against them. They only consider "our belief, our faith, and our God ...and the rest be damned". Those people who do not cherish humane ideals like... More
Answered By: Skookum - 6/17/2010
why not they have every right of course, and the gay couples have every right to every advantage a legal marriage entails but here in england they also need to stop bitching that they get every disadvantage too, they wanted their marriages to be official so they cant expect to have it both ways
Answered By: return of wrongfully reported - 6/17/2010
They are free to perform those ceremonies; their liberty is intact. Their liberties are not impinged upon because others choose whether or not to recognize or validate that institution's cermonies.
Answered By: Terry - 6/17/2010
sin is sin, inside or outside the church. edit: the person who loves you the most will tell you the most truth. people who disguise sin in the name of religious liberty pursue their own agendas.
Answered By: Keep Walking - 6/17/2010
Marriage is a religious ceremony anyways, so keep the state out of it. That being the case, same-sex marriage is a nonsensical term. I will not cede that ground to you.
Answered By: The GMC - 6/17/2010
In case you hadn't noticed fundies aren't interested in freedom of religion or anything else .
Answered By: Eva Luten >3 - 6/17/2010
Church marriages of same sex couples is already "binding" so to speak, but only within that religious community. The "church" part is of no consequence, what matters is the civil aspect.
Answered By: Nighttree - 6/18/2010
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