Larry1764 Wrote:
Feb 21, 2013 3:59 PM
You make a very good point, gw. The claim should not be that sexual orientation is a choice, but that anyone who chooses to go along with his/her orientation - if that orientation is wrong - is doing so voluntarily. That is the same argument we have against adultery or fornication: our sexual orientation is toward "desiring to have sex", but if it is with someone I am not married to, I have to resist my orientation. The Bible nowhere condemns orientation, only practice. And, of course, the Bible condemns all cruelty toward anyone, and demands love for all. The sad fact that many religious people used the Bible (incorrectly) to defend slavery should be seen in contrast to the abolitionists - mainly religious people - who fought against