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Usher In A Redefinition of Marriage, Usher Out Religious Liberty

Joseph529 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 3:50 PM
I have been making my arguments on a purely secular basis. I have not once mentioned God or religion as the basis of my arguments. I base my arguments nature, logic, and morality.

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...