Does the Bible say homosexuals will go to hell? That is a myth based primarily on the NIV mistranslation of 1 Corinthians 6:
Discussion of this topic must comply with sitewide rule barring the promotion of homosexuality. Discussion should only be directed toward political, legal, historical and civil rights issues, and should not be directed toward the morality of homosexuality or same-sex marriage.
This means that a poster cannot present same-sex marriage as a viable option in Christian morality. They can, however, argue about where it falls as a civil right.
This still leaves many related topics of conversation in this area. Some examples of what would be allowed, would include but not be limited to the following: Is it a civil right? Is it legal to discriminate against homosexuals or same-sex marriages?
How does this affect the rights of religious organizations in regards to performing same-sex marriages? Does the state, courts or federal government have jurisdiction?
Should the government be involved in marriage at all? The political history of marriage as a right? The political and civil history of government involvement in marriage and how that pertains to the current debate.
Natural versus Positive law in relation to the issue. We are trying to allow adult and respectful conversation on these topics in this forum. As this is a new allowance for this forum, please try to go easy on the report button.
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Remember, discussion and debate about the morality of homosexuality or same-sex marriage is not allowed. Promotion of homosexuality and same-sex marriage is not allowed. Sep 16, Like x 3.Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Trinidad and Tobago face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents.
Households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same rights and benefits as that of . Nov 13, · Homosexuality and the Church Questions for discussion 1.
The author prefers to refer to 'persons with same-sex attraction' rather than to 'gays,' 'lesbians' or 'homosexuals.' What is the difference and why is it important? 2. Why is it so important to treat people with same-sex attraction with the same respect as anyone else?
An alternative to anti-Mormon protests: Leaders of the Mormon Church urged their followers to contribute to a constitutional ban on marriage for gay families, a call that apparently resulted in the bulk of the donations to that effort in California. Aug 25, · cultural development in America in the last twenty-five years has definitely been the legalization of gay marriage.
Few other issues in public policy have resulted in such a dramatic shift in public opinion as the controversy same-sex marriage and the rights that come along with the institute of . For heterosexuals, homosexuality is unnatural.
For homosexuals, heterosexuality is unnatural. My opponent's argument has devolved into a pointless discussion of God's implication for morality. If one uses God as a moral system, then indeed, homosexuality is immoral. homosexuality is morally wrong. Using utilitarianism, one has license. History. The public national discussion around same-sex marriage first began in when the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled that laws denying same-sex couples the right to marry violated state constitutional equal protection rights unless the state could show a "compelling reason" for such discrimination.