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Fight Over Same-Sex Marriage To Be Heard By Supreme Court

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Zaac, Apr 28, 2015.

  1. Zaac

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    Be in prayer for the decision making process of the Justices of the SCOTUS. Pray for wisdom and BIBLICAL conviction. Pray for supernatural brakes on this wicked move to undo Scripture.:praying:
     
  2. breakingcontact

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    The libertarian view is this should be a matter left to the states. As I live in Texas I am somewhat receptive to that as my fellow Texans have already voted to uphold marriage both at the polls and by who we have elected in this state.

    However, as a conservative I have to argue that indeed the federal government could have an interest in marriage for the following:

    Marriage creates a strong society, a strong nation that is based in the family. An in tact family with married mother and father that provides for their children not only alleviates the economic burden placed upon the state to provide for those born out of wedlock or otherwise struggle due to not being part of an in tact family but furthermore strong families produce strong men who may need to be called upon to defend the nation in time of war.
     
  3. Zaac

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    The problem with leaving it up to states is that states have traditionally honored the marriages of other states. And when everyone starts doing something different, you have a legal nightmare.

    One state recognizes a "gay marriage" and then they relocate or visit another state and lose all of the rights bestowed upon them by "marriage"?

    It needs to nationally be either one or the other.
     
  4. breakingcontact

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    Good point.
     
  5. Baptist Believer

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    No matter what is decided, "Scripture" will not be undone.

    The state does not have the right to define marriage, no matter what the Defense of Marriage Act asserted. The state has the option of recognizing marriage, but they cannot change its essential nature.

    Marriage existed long before formal governments and scripture.
     
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    It needs to nationally be either one or the other.

    Since the Second amendment is a Constitutional right - then a gun license should be valid anywhere in the country.

    Now - homosexual right - is not necessary a protected right.

    IF, the SCOTUS - demands that States/Commonwealths accept hm - then will that also apply to polygamy, ect
     
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    Marriage has always been licensed and rgeulated by the states. It should remain that way.

    But It's not about "marriage". Never has been.

    It's all about money.
     
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