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“Gay Sin” Survey Reveals We’re Playing God on Moral Questions

matt261 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:35 PM
I would not have turned in a Jew in Nazi Germany. But it is not what is fashionable that we're really discussing. Are there people who change their views of gays because of current fashion? Sure. But I think most of us have held our beliefs despite fashion. I went to college in the 80s in a very conservative part of the country--it was definitely NOT fashionable to think gay was ok. But, I did then just like I do now. So, I insist on what I believe is right despite fashion, too.

I’m always on the hunt for positive news, there being such consistent media focus on the bad stuff. Most days, headlines essentially read, “Handbasket full; hell in sight.”

So a recent headline caught my eye because of its positive tone: “Survey: Big drop in those who say being gay’s a sin.” According to Lifeway Research, a division of Lifeway Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, significantly fewer Americans defined homosexual behavior as sinful in 2012 than in 2011.

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“A November 2012 survey of adults in the United States found 37 percent affirm a belief that homosexual...