Gay marriage is important because of the legal rights it offers the couple James K, London. Assertiveness is the new aggression, where to campaign for equal treatment under the law is 'militant', to stand for equality becomes fringe, and to stand for discrimination becomes 'courageous'.
Trevor Stammers also links homosexuality to paedophilia has been inundating schools with pamphlets that promote abstinence-only sex education. We need politicians to make decisions based on evidence, reason and justice, and not to cave into faith school lobbyists, anti-abortionists and homophobes as do the Departments of Education and Health.
And so on, and so on, with dreary consistency.
Islam and politics. The first foreign same-sex marriage was registered on 29 April and the first civil union was performed on 14 June On 12 Marchthe European Parliament passed a non-binding resolution encouraging EU institutions and member states to "[reflect] on the recognition of same-sex marriage or same-sex civil union as a political, social and human and civil rights issue".
Author and journalist Jonathan Rauch has argued that marriage is good for all men, whether homosexual or heterosexual, because engaging in its social roles reduces men's aggression and promiscuity. Understanding what those teachings are, what they entail, and why the Church cannot change them is essential to recognize the tension between the attitudes adopted by individual Same sex marriage is about equality not religion just jesus in Newcastle upon Tyne and the teaching of the Catholic Church.
However, they do not count as marriages for the purpose of granting spousal residency rights. Ina Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health study examining the effects of institutional discrimination on the psychiatric health of lesbian, gay and bisexual LGB individuals found an increase in psychiatric disorders, including a more than doubling of anxiety disordersamong the LGB population living in states that instituted bans on same-sex marriage.
Hodgescouples in same-sex marriages could only obtain a divorce in jurisdictions that recognized same-sex marriages, with some exceptions. Retrieved September 29,
Join our registered supporter list. Don't be fooled by any claim to be a mix of religious and non-religious organisations, or a campaign just about the term 'marriage'. Why can't Ofsted stop state schools preaching that same-sex relationships are wrong? The Christian Institute is expanding its premises to include a new media and legal training centre.
The NSS has urged NI's charity regulator to review the status of an organisation which promotes "change oriented therapy" for gay people
Megan Manson continues our election analysis of parties' policies on secularist issues. Don't be fooled by any claim to be a mix of religious and non-religious organisations, or a campaign just about the term 'marriage'.
Even more alarming are its articles in support of demon possession , a belief that is rife in this country, resulting in large scale abuse of children, according to police. Christianity is not a democracy Gary, Oxford.