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Marriage Best Left to Churches

David3036 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 4:17 AM
That is already the case in EVERY ONE of the nine states that now has legal same-sex marriage. NONE of those laws attempt to redefine what any church considers a marriage. They concern ONLY civil marriage, and the only thing that the voters, the legislators or the courts can grant -- they CANNOT redefine marriage for your church.

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,...