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Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

wmou Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 10:38 AM
w, what right or authority does religion have to define marriage? God gets to, He's the Creator. We have free will to accept it or not. Unlike when govt defines marriage and uses force to impose that definition. how is marriage a religious institution? God defined it. why do conservatives believe in the union of church and state? They don't Theocracies are among the worst forms of socialism.

Next week voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington will vote on whether to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples.

Given that there are good people on both sides of this issue, how are we to explain their opposing views?

The primary explanation is this: Proponents and opponents ask two different questions.

Proponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is keeping the definition of marriage as man-woman fair to gays? Opponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is same-sex marriage good for society?

Few on either side honestly address the question of the other side. Opponents of same-sex marriage rarely acknowledge...