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Usher In A Redefinition of Marriage, Usher Out Religious Liberty

Diogenese_wy Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 5:39 AM
The perfect solution: Have all same sex marriages performed in mosques.
Science Avenger Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:43 PM

Perhaps it passed your notice, but when it comes to same-sex marriage, fundamentalist Christians and Muslims are on the same side, just like they are on evolution denial, global warming denial, opposition to abortion, and a whole host of other issues. You are, after all, merely Abrahamic cousins.

NOTE: This is the fourth column in a series of columns related to National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, 2013. The third column is available here.

Disagreements and projections abound in the dialogue about marriage and its redefinition to include same-sex couples. But both sides agree on one issue: redefining marriage significantly jeopardizes religious freedom—the first liberty upon which our nation was founded.

The convergence of several factors creates this unavoidable clash between religious liberty and redefining marriage. First, the vast majority of religious adherents in America believe that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. And because...