Homosexuality And Religion

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Religion is a major part of many people’s lives today, and as of today, 19 major religions exist around the world, with Christianity and Islam being the largest. Religion is where most people learn what they believe to be right and wrong; however, with so many different religious beliefs, not everybody will always agree. Many members of these religions feel the need to prove that their religious view is the one that everyone should believe. For people to force their religious beliefs onto others who do not have the same belief system as they do is immoral, and it is necessary that they stop themselves from doing so.
Many religions focus their attacks on actions that are beyond a person’s control. To attack someone for that fact is immoral as
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The Catholic church views marriage as having two purposes, one being procreation, and the other being as a unity between the two sexes (68). Homosexuality does not apply to this view of marriage as homosexual couples cannot reproduce and it is only a unity between one sex. To push one’s views on sexuality onto another is immoral. People who force their religious views onto others do not think of the suffering that they put people through when they force their beliefs on sexual orientation onto them. Sexual orientation is a human trait which cannot be controlled, therefore, condemning those who are homosexual is wrong because it is not the lifestyle that they chose, but the one that they were …show more content…
Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are medical practices which would allow those who experience chronic pain or terminal illnesses to pass away on their own terms, instead of living lives filled with pain, agony, and anxiety. These practices would help relieve thousands of people around the world from lives that they do not want to continue to live. Yet, this practice has not been made legal due to others forcing their religious views onto others. The main problem that Christians have with Euthanasia is that they consider the act either murder or suicide. They view the act as such because they view life as God’s ultimate gift to the world:
"Man 's life comes from God; it is his gift, his image and imprint, a sharing in his breath of life. God therefore is the sole Lord of this life: Man cannot do with it as he wills. . . . the sacredness of life has its foundation in God and in his creative activity: 'For God made man in his own image '”(Childress

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