As Christians, we can love those who live a different lifestyle without allowing them to claim their lifestyle is identical and harmless to society. He explained in OUT magazine that the real goal in legalizing same-sex marriage was to radically transform marriage. He will always be deprived of either a mother or a father role model.
The State calls on public officials to officiate at the new civil ceremony, orders public schools to teach its acceptability to children, and punishes any state employee who expresses disapproval.
In reality, marriage is a societal institution. One of the public purposes of traditional marriage is procreation. They say that efforts to legalize same-sex marriage will fundamentally alter the institution for the worse.
Procreation needs the boundaries of marriage just as much as marriage needs the boundary of procreation. There is already talk in California of making this unethical and immoral practice an entitlement for same-sex couples who are obviously unable to beget children in the usual way.
A lesbian couple, of 18 years, was on vacation when one of the women collapsed and was rushed to the hospital.
If couples choose not to have children or are not able to have children, it does not invalidate this public purpose. This is only possible because of the encounter between the opposite sexes which reveals how little we know about the human condition and how much we have to trust what we cannot experience and cannot ever know in order to truly love another person.
Others, often through no fault of their own, are childless. One of the arguments against legalization of same-sex marriage is that it will have an adverse effect on traditional marriage.
Gay activists argue that government needs to grant same-sex marriage rights to homosexuals so they will have visitation rights. Whenever one violates the natural moral order established by God, one sins and offends God.
Their lawyers, of course, are able to cite soaring declarations from past Supreme Court opinions about legal equality as a bedrock of the American legal system.
And they fall apart when the family falls apart. The natural world didn't create marriage, humans did. We are conscious of the enormous difference between these individuals who struggle with their weakness and strive to overcome it and others who transform their sin into a reason for pride and try to impose their lifestyle on society as a whole, in flagrant opposition to traditional Christian morality and natural law.
Civil laws are structuring principles of man's life in society. But the easiest response is that plural marriage is just way more complicated, so it's a much larger shift than simply letting gays and lesbians marry.
The two individuals are still man and woman, and thus the requirements of nature are respected. There are many passages in the Bible that admonish us to use sound judgment and discernment 1 Kings 3: He will always be deprived of either a mother or a father role model.
It is a relationship rooted in human nature and thus governed by natural law. If such a case were brought to light people could use public pressure to force the hospital to change its policies. Thank you to those at the GMUSA facebook page who have regularly shared their views on this topic and who have, in that regard, helped contribute to the ideas and arguments expressed in this article.
Unless the Constitution comes to their rescue in assuring them equality, they have no dependable recourse to government, the argument goes. All government is saying is that it is not going to redefine marriage to include same-sex relationships. History reveals, however, that marriage laws in the U.
Religious groups and churches are still free to pick and choose who they will and won't marry. There was a time when women were the legal property of their husbands.
Therefore, we cannot call a same-sex union marriage and give it the benefits of true marriage. Stanley Kurtz has written numerous articles documenting the impact of same-sex marriage on traditional marriage in the Scandinavian countries.
When the governments of Sweden and Norway permitted same-sex marriage, he noted a trend away from marriage. Apr 29, · The Top Arguments for and Against Same-Sex Marriage at the Supreme Court There are consequences to waiting.
Couples are denied their. The Top Arguments for and Against Same-Sex Marriage at the Supreme Court "It's hard to see how permitting same-sex marriage discourages people from being bonded with their biological children. This is the only argument on the AFA list that doesn't strain credulity.
It's too soon to say whether legal same-sex marriage in the U.S. has encouraged other nations to also legalize same-sex marriage. As a practical matter, Canada beat the U.S.
to the finish line on this issue, legalizing same-sex marriage a full 10 years earlier in Nov 28, · The arguments for same-sex marriage equality are a mix of law, social science, and physical science, and all of those fields figure in the arguments that the Supreme Court will hear if, as expected, it agrees to decide one or more of the new cases.
The arguments for same-sex marriage sound easy and simple, but they hide difficult and disturbing questions.
Heterosexuals have been grappling with marriage for. To the arguments in favor of homosexuality and same-sex “marriage” we respond with arguments based on right reason, natural law and Divine Revelation.
In a polemical statement like this, it is possible that one or another formulation may be perceived as excessive or ironic.An argument in favor of legalization of same sex marriage