Enable All Save Changes. They are all welcome. Uses your gender or sexuality as a tactic to threaten you or harm you? Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan allow people to register as a third gender in official documents. Note: This is an update to a post originally published April 27, The law goes into effect in August 1,
But the states are continuing to cling to this idea that marriage has to be about the ability to reproduce. By the end ofthe number of states where such marriages were legal had reached 35—more than twice as many as at the beginning of the year. Learn more ok. In June, in Obergefell v.
Share this article on Share on Facebook. In April the Iowa Supreme Court overturned a state law that barred gay marriage, and soon afterward the legislatures of VermontMaineand New Hampshire legalized same-sex marriage—though in November Maine voters repealed the law. I agree to the Terms of Services and Privacy Notice.
Back to Top. October 6, - Same sex marriage supporting facts for a topic in Torquay US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals from five states -- Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin -- seeking to keep their same-sex marriage bans in place. July 14, - The US Senate blocks a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage from moving forward in Congress.
Not only does His church, the Body of Christ, need to have a voice on issues of morality for this reason, but also to eschew standing silent about such matters that drives persecution of Christians and in doing so be complicit with those who speak and carry out evil. By John July 28, - am Pastor Rob, I understand that this is a very difficult piece to write and commend you for the strength of character it takes to speak openly about this highly controversial topic and for the God-given grace exhibited freely throughout your commentary.
The fact Christians generally should mature in faith and grow apart from sin avoids the issue here. Time to engage Reply. In , the Louisiana State Supreme Court reinstates the constitutional amendment.