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Same-Sex Marriage Needs Voters' Stamp

Bill1895 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 12:49 PM
It is alos unconstitutional to not allow Christians to use the Bible as part of their political decision making process. Mulbery are you saying that all blacks are sexual deviants like homosexuals?
mulbery Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 2:53 PM
Actually, Bill, if political decisions are made with scripture, then I could impose a prohibion on pork and you'd have to follow it. its abhorrent to my religion to eat pork or shellfish. So as long as the entire nation can be rid of these foods (and that would be just the beginning) then I guess its OK for you to impose your religion's scripture on me. But as shoudl be obvious to you, it is NOT OK for any of it to go on. Our laws have to be structured with civil and religious liberties maintained for all.

As a conservative with gay friends, nothing would make me happier than to watch Californians pass an initiative to legalize same-sex marriage -- preferably with protections for religious objectors. Polls suggest it would pass today. Then the issue would be settled, and Californians -- not a court in Washington -- would have determined their own marriage laws.

So of course I was interested when 100-plus conservatives filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a legal challenge to Proposition 8, the California constitutional amendment supported by 52 percent of voters in 2008 that limited marriage to a man and a...