Pro 14 Legal marriage is a secular institution that should not be limited by religious objections to same-sex marriage. Chicago 17th ed. Christianity's integrity is severely tarnished," Galli wrote. But Alabama's special election shows that there are other values voters who shouldn't be overlooked, who focus on issues like diversity and violence against women, said Michael Wear, who led religious outreach for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.
Pro 8 Gay marriages can bring financial gain to federal, state, and local governments and can help boost the economy. A June peer-reviewed University of Melbourne study showed that children raised by same-sex parents score about six percent higher than the general population on measures of general health and family cohesion.
I do not intend to make you wait a day longer.
US Supreme Court, Loving v. Turabian 8th ed. Did You Know? Log in to leave a comment. William N. Eskridge, Jr. References to sexual orientation have been few and far between in official UN documents. I know many of you here today, and many up and down our state, have waited years and decades for this day to come.
For instance, a recent study of father absence on girls found that girls who grew up apart from their biological father were much more likely to experience early puberty and a teen pregnancy than girls who spent their entire childhood in an intact family.
Therefore, of the Member States that make up the UN, almost 90 percent have refused to redefine marriage. No Right to Same-Sex Marriage under International Law In fact, binding UN documents support the traditional understanding of marriage as a particular kind of relationship only possible between a man and a woman.
At the time, the Secretary General explicitly signaled that he believes same-sex marriage is a human right:. Hodges," scotusblog.
But when the race was called for Democrat Doug Jones, religious commentators were asking a different question: Why didn't we hear more about the religious voters who contributed to the unexpected outcome: black evangelicals? It is in moments like this that it is truly humbling to hold this office.
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