The Republican Party as a whole is against gay marriage, and faces much opposition because of this belief. This article attempts to explain those arguments against gay marriage in an unbiased and fact-based way. For those who argue that banning gay marriage is unconstitutional, it is important to note that the Constitution does not prohibit the government from controlling the institution of marriage, or restricting marriage to being between a man and a woman, in any sense. Marriage as an institution exists for the specific purpose of child rearing; a purpose that same sex couples cannot carry out biologically, and which studies suggest they are less equipped to carry out emotionally. It is through children alone that sexual relations become of importance to society, and worthy to be taken cognizance of by a legal institution.
United Methodist Conservatives to Form New Global Church, Will Not Recognize Same-Sex Marriage
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Costa Rica is the most recent country to have legalized same-sex marriage and it is the only nation in Central America to have done so. Same-sex marriage has advanced in countries and regions where acceptance of homosexuality is high and globally, two-thirds of countries that allow it are in Western Europe. Still, several European governments do not allow same-sex unions, notably Italy and Switzerland, according to Pew Research. South Africa remains the only country to have legalized same-sex marriage in Africa while no counties have done so in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Bishop Johnwesley Yohanna of UMCN said at a news conference on Wednesday in Jalingo that the Nigerian chapter would also leave if the global body endorses the ordination of gay people at the conference. He said while debate on whether the Church should accept homosexuality started , votes cast in favoured traditionalists who believed that homosexuality was incompatible with Christian teachings. The Bishop said as a cleric who understands the operations of the Church, it was impossible to be one Church yet preach different understandings of marriage. Yohanna called on members of the church to pray and remain steadfast in the support of the ministry.
About Follow Donate. Support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown over the past 15 years. And today, support for same-sex marriage remains near its highest point since Pew Research Center began polling on this issue. Among people who are religiously unaffiliated, a solid majority have supported same-sex marriage since Support for same-sex marriage among white evangelical Protestants remains lower than it is among other religious groups.