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The Church is Not a Closet

Larry1764 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 11:02 PM
TunTavern, again you make an argument against what is not so. There may be groups that try to pass laws against homosexuality, but mostly the convervative movement is only against redefining marriage, not policing homosexual practice, even if we think it is sin.
Beethovens10th Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 1:38 PM
Marriage isn't a private act, but a very public one - one that places demands on everyone in society.

Same-sex "marriage" is a farce and a fiction. Simply acknowledging that it is isn't "imposing one's belief system" on anyone.
nawlins72 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 1:38 AM
How can Tun be wrong when you concede that there are groups who wish to impose their views into law? You cannot claim to know what "most" conservatives would vote for if presented the opportunity.

There are many people today who despise conservative religious beliefs, but they are quick to say, “We don’t want to restrict your religious freedoms in any way. Just keep your beliefs in the church.” What they fail to realize is that the church is not a closet, and it is our private beliefs that fuel our public acts. Shouldn’t it be this way?

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