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Usher In A Redefinition of Marriage, Usher Out Religious Liberty

Joseph529 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 2:11 PM
So, you're saying that State governments cannot prevent a known schizophrenic from buying or possessing a firearm? I'm not 100 percent positive, but I'm pretty sure that is part of what current background checks, for firearm permits, are about.

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...