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Marriage Best Left to Churches

anderson659 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 7:58 AM
Kev writes: KevNC Wrote: 1 minute ago (7:52 AM) Also, throughout history religious leaders have persecuted and executed scientists for such heretical theories as gravity" ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sorry Kev, major fail on your part, in fact a really stupid anecdotal analogy that is meaningless. Theology, religion and science go hand in hand. Science is the attempt by man to explain creation. The current "Big Bang" theory replaced the static universe theory, science and Albert Einstein were once again proved wrong by a Catholic priest. Georges Lemaitre a Belgian priest was the individual who convinced Einstein he was right and Eeinstein was wrong. Try again Kevin.
KevNC Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 8:04 AM
So, to contradict my statement about the persecution of scientific thinkers in the past, you choose the debunking of a theory of Einstein's, who was never persecuted by the church? Wow, you sure put me in my place.
anderson659 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 8:09 AM
I sure did Kev, your meaningless references that try to draw an inference that is not historically supported in any kind of substance and example are a major intellectual fail on your part.

Thanks for admitting your shortcomings, they are obvious.

The current conundrum regarding the legalization of same-sex marriage is what happens when church and state are mixed -- the topics become confusing and confused.

When I married my husband almost 15 years ago, I did so out of love and out of a desire to witness before God my commitment to him and his to me. The legal and tax ramifications did not enter into my head.

But for couples of the same sex, the legal and tax ramifications can be very important because their legal rights differ from those of heterosexual couples in a number of ways,...