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Response to Liberal Insights (Reply #10)

Thu May 10, 2012, 10:50 AM

13. I don't want to get on a big religious rant

But Corinthians is the basic law on marriage that is followed by most mainstream Christians. And though it is not advised, divorce is allowed - unless you are talking about the catholics and that's a whole different ball of wax.

My only concern is the word marriage and what it means to me. That is either what I have to get over or what I have to convey is the true issue in my heart. Most of the people in my church don't want to deny homosexuals rights.

I have brought up civil unions on DU before and I get the "separate but equal" argument. I have always thought civil unions would be a way to allow for the same rights as married hetero's without a large backlash from right wingers in power (polling shows it to be popular), but the response is "No, we want marriage".

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