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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...11yrs

Yes

@982KTCH from Michigan commented…2mos

Let people love people as long as they aren't hurting them! Gay rights are HUMAN RIGHTS!!!

@98J5RRMWomen’s Equality from Washington commented…1mo

I AGREE! We are all humans, why does it matter who you choose to love?

@988FD26Women’s Equality from Missouri commented…2mos

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...11yrs

No

@97XS8N8 from Kentucky disagreed…2mos

While every person should be allowed to have a different opinion, I personally do not think every person should have to follow a strict set of rules in marriage. I think everyone should be allowed to be with who they like. You personally do not have to be with the someone of the same sex but other people should be allowed to have the choice to do so. Imagine not being able to be with someone of the opposite sex. That would be extremely depressing. That is how many members of the lgbtq+ community feel.

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...9yrs

Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

@948D63B  from Indiana disagreed…6mos

Churches are one of the main places people get married. So why not let the gays get married there aswell?

@8MPSCG3  from Kansas commented…3mos

Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

We should all have the right to refuse any service. If a baker doesn't want to make a wedding cake because the couple is LGBT+, they shouldn't be forced to. However, I would want to know because I do not want to support homophobic businesses.

@98F3Y6QDemocrat  from Ohio commented…2mos

Yes

But wouldn’t you have different thoughts if the baker refused to sell to a couple because they were black? Or christian?

 @JonBSimConstitutionfrom Kentucky  commented…5mos

No, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman

That'd be an imposition of your beliefs onto the church.

@978NPTSRepublican  from Georgia disagreed…3mos

No cuz churches dont like gays, so get them somewhere else. Churches can have their own beliefs

@8MPSCG3 from Kansas commented…3mos

Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Many churches are about love, not hate and discrimination.

@98T7JVD  from Oklahoma agreed…1wk

From my perspective, everyone has the right to marry whomever they choose (as long as all parties can and do consent). However, forcing a religious organization to perform an action directly opposed to their beliefs and theology is a blatant violation of the 1st amendment and the human right to religious practice.

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...11yrs

No, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman

@962CXLQGreen from Illinois disagreed…4mos

ur a **** ing idiot

@98F3Y6QDemocrat  from Ohio commented…2mos

@987J62RRepublican from Florida commented…2mos

you do realize that saying "ur a **** ing idiot isnt going to shed more light on different opinions right? its just gonna make you look stupid.

@97XT4J7 from Kentucky disagreed…2mos

Respectfully, I have to disagree. First, I am wondering why you think this. Where is there a rule that says marriage can only be between a man and a woman? What's so bad about this that it effects your life so much that you think it should be banned? There is no difference between 2 people of the same sex getting married and 2 people of different sex. We are all human and all deserve to be treated equally. Please research further into the history and discriminiation of the LGBTQ+ community to really understand what they have gone through just that way they are allowed to love who they want to love. I mean, how would you feel if someone told you that you couldn't like who you liked just because of their gender.

@97FD4LK from Missouri commented…3mos

How dare you what if some one made you marry some one you don’t love or be alone forever that’s what it feel to me if i had to marry a man so screw you cause I’m gay.

@96W58S2Women’s Equality  from Tennessee disagreed…3mos

Yes

are you mad that there's more gay male to male or female to female relationships then you being able to have one single happy marriage?

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...11yrs

@4XLXLXZfrom Virginia  answered…2yrs

This notion that gay marriage is a violation against God is BULL **** !!! I self identify as a Republican, but on the issue of abortion and gay marriage, I am abortion and LGBT friendly. If the Republicans changed their views on social issues, then the Democratic Party will be the party of the past. This is a free country, and these issues must fall into that meaning.

@sterdiz  from Utah commented…2yrs

No, marriage should be defined as between a man and woman

If someone believes that marriage is a violation against God's will, you should respect their belief.

@8QY4RCH from New Jersey commented…2yrs

Yes but you should respect our beliefs too.

And I'm sure your god believes all life is equal...etc

I believe you are wrong and that I should marry whom ever I please

@96NVSBDDemocrat from California commented…4mos

I'm not sure why you've decided people need to respect your belief. No one is required to do that. No one can make you GET a same sex marriage, but they shouldn't have their life paths altered, their ability to get married and have the legally binding benefits of that marriage, because of what you believe.


Also, I used to be hardcore religious- I didn't believe in banning same-sex marriage, but I used to believe it was against God's will until I got a vintage Bible and learned they changed the translation. It used to be admonishment against pedophiles, not homosexuality. Its described here:


https://um-insight.net/perspectives/has-%E2%80%9Chomosexual%E2%80%9D-always-been-in-the-bible/


But I know, you may not believe a webpage. Get a vintage Bible.

@8SCBGF6 from Kansas disagreed…2yrs

No

You are not a christian if you support abortion and the LGBT community.

@96NVSBDDemocrat from California commented…4mos

false. Biblical translation changed in the 1940s, homosexuality isn't what the Bible taught against- it was pedophila- rape of the alter boys. I read about it and then bought a few vintage bibles to confirm.


https://um-insight.net/perspectives/has-%E2%80%9Chomosexual%E2%80%9D-always-been-in-the-bible/


Also, the bible never speaks out on abortion.

@8SLKCY7 from North Carolina commented…2yrs

Yes

honey I thought Jesus loves everyone including the lgbt community. even if he didn't, isn't the one rule that trumps them all "love thy neighbor"?

@97XZMD6  from Kentucky commented…2mos

Respectfully, I disagree. I know many Christians that are gay themselves. As someone who was raised in a religious household I am aware that the bible states that it is not up to us to judge others based on a thing that they can not control. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I know for a fact that I cannot control who I wish to have a relationship with. As a person who is straight are you able to control who makes you feel like you are in love? If you or someone you know happened to be a member of the community would it change your perspective?

 @95CSKZJ  from Illinois commented…5mos

Yes

So I know what the verse says in the bible because I went to a christian church for a bit. BUT I would like to say that just because you are gay or any type of LGBTQ+ dosen't mean God hates you, because that is the way god created you. God adds diffrent spices in a diffrent order everytime so we aren't all the same. That's way my preacher doesn't over look the gay's that do come to our church. We are all open with each other and under stand that we are all asome.

@8MPSCG3  from Kansas agreed…3mos

Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

I would vote Republican a lot more if they'd accept the freedom of choice and equality in these topics. Abortion and gay marriage are the only reasons I'd ever vote Democrat. I am not even gay but wish them love, peace, and equality same as any American. What about two adults consenting to marriage even bothers people? It's love, let it be.


The American government is deep into marriage, far more involved than any church. If it was nothing more than a religious ceremony, you'd not need a license.

@96YBRTM from Ohio commented…3mos

Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Your right its an abomination against god

@96YBRTM from Ohio corrected…3mos

Yes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Your completely wrong, gay marriage is an abomination against god himself

@98G39GGIndependent from Michigan commented…1mo

Yes

How is it an abomination? Just because you're not gay? Take a moment to imagine a world where you couldn't marry who you wanted to.

Same-sex marriage does not hurt ANYBODY. It causes no harm, AT ALL.

@5BT8XJ2from North Carolina  answered…2yrs

Why is this EVEN a political issue

@96NVSBDDemocrat from California commented…4mos

Because marriage bestows legal benefits. Its not a religious question, its a legal terminology one.


If two people love each other and live together and want to be married, but legally cannot be, then their ability to say- inherit the home they own with their significant other becomes complicated. Their ability to collect retirement or social security benefits after their passing becomes complicated.


So just like we allow non-religious straight couples to marry outside of a church, we can likewise allow gay couples to marry outside of a church because this is a LEGAL ISSUE NOT A RELIGIOUS ONE.…  Read more


Your church doesn't have to believe gay marriage is biblical marriage, for it to be a legally binding government marriage.

@52RKBQ9from Indiana  answered…2yrs

Yes, same-sex marriage in no way causes any literal harm to anybody, so I cannot in good will stand there and deny two people their true love like a strict parent not letting their child choose which flavor ice-cream that they would rather have, or forcing them to eat topings which they don't like on a hamburger.

@4WR6NB6from Michigan  answered…2yrs

@54L9GFYfrom Maine  answered…2yrs

@55MG326from Alabama  answered…2yrs

I don't have a problem because we are all children of God and I don't think we were put here to judge

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