Gay Marriage And Marriage

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Another point worth to mention here is that the past and current definition of marriage on the books of any state laws in the Union never specified of men and women. For example, the Wex legal dictionary defines marriage as: "The combination of a couple as husband and wife. The basic elements are: (1) both parties have the legal capacity to marry, (2) the consent of both parties, and (3) a marriage contract as the law requires. "
The reason for this definition of marriage says nothing about the men and women in marriage law because traditionally, people accepted that marriage is between men and women. Until recent years, the gay’s rights movement is increasingly strong, a number of states has to change the law to accept gay marriage, and an equal amount of other states to change laws said that marriage is only between a man and a woman. That is why there is Obergefell lawsuit to ask the Supreme Court to resolve disputes.
The problems. This ruling creates problems for religious freedom in America. While marriage for men and women is a tradition from many thousands of years in every country and territory in the world, in the culture of American Protestantism, it was a religious faith, based on the Bible. (Genesis 19; Romans 1: 24-27; 1Corinthians 6: 9-10; 1 Timothy 1:10).
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Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop as mentioned above; homosexual relationships cannot be the law that compelled them to change their religious faith. As a bitterly result, religious leaders, pastors, and priests, within their exiting doctrine, refuses to wed gay couples. Churches goers, such as florists, photographers, and bakers refuses to accommodate gay weddings. Of course, as I mention earlier, it is dead wrong to discriminating anyone on the basis of race, creed, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Everyone should enjoy equal opportunities and respect, and everyone have the First Amendment

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