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Same-Sex Marriages

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 06:29 AM
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Same-Sex Marriages (Should it be allowed? Should it involve children?) “If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their heads.”- Leviticus 20:13. “Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: ......homosexual offenders.....will not inherit the kingdom of God.”- 1 Corinthians 6:9-10. “Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable.”-Leviticus 18:22. According to the Bible same-sex marriages would be immoral and sinful. Being gay and loving another person is certainly not illegal, but uniting that couple in marriage is not only rejected by most of society but also by Judaism, Christianity and Islam. As a Christian I find same-sex marriages unacceptable, but I know that not all people believe in the Bible and we do have freedom of religion in the US . Courts in Hawaii would not allow same-sex marriages and that is now being looked at as unconstitutional. Not allowing the marriages discriminates against certain groups that are United States citizens and that is unconstitutional. Even though I don’t approve of same-sex marriages, according to our laws there is really no reason why the marriages shouldn’t take place. But I do think there should be limitations. Marriages of the same-sex should not involve children. There is no natural way that two people of the same-sex could possibly have children of their own and should not be given custody of a child or the ability to adopted a child. Governor Wilson, California republican is proposing to ban “Second-parent adoptions, which in the past have been approved. These regulations would require marital status to be given to the Department of Social Services. I don't believe that gay parents will cause such a child to be gay. But all things being equal, I do believe that child is being deprived of crucial,...


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  1. you are right
    • Dec 09, 2012 - Evaluator: (singla52)
    • well said..
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    • Oct 09, 2005 - Evaluator: (Bernice Logan)
    • Why do the u.s.a. think that GOD will always put up with the things that she is doing? We are having so many bad thing happing in our country now,ie; the trade center boming, all the bad weather where people are bing killed, young children are killing now, and now same sex marriages.GOD is trying to tell us something but we are not listening.If GOD was going to let this go on in his heaven why would anyone want to go there? Americans are always saying God bless americia, but what really needs to happen is americia needs to start blessing God.