In many, many passages from several versions of the bible, the references to homosexual activities clearly show that God does not accept homosexuality, and refuses the inheritance of his kingdom to those who engage in same sex encounters. The Judaist, Christians and Muslims reject any arguments that homosexuality is normal or should be accepted. The root of the debate is primarily resting on the religious beliefs in the majority of Americans, and is supported by those who construct the laws we live by. Any gay or lesbian person who claims to have religion, is not only fooling themselves, but obviously has not taken the time to read the scriptures or consult with the clergy.
The Constitution of the United States and California law has written legislation preventing the marriage of same sex couples. It has been challenged all the way to the Supreme Court and has been deemed lawful. The Court upheld that there is no natural reason to allow two people of the same sex to engage in activity, or accept public benefit as a result of that marriage. In California, the only legal requirements for receiving a marriage license are that the applicants are a man and a woman, generally they must be over 18 years of age, they may not be closely related by blood, and they must not be already married.
The Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 (DOMA) allows states to deny public benefit to gay couples. Every same sex proposal introduced into the House or Senate is rejected. The state of Massachusetts currently allows same sex "unions" to occur, although the verbiage in the law bans gay marriages.... [continues]
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