A side effect of the effort was stronger ties between evangelical churches and AIDS relief organizations, many of which are staffed in large part by gay people. No one should be turned away from seeing a friend in the hospital. What they desire is approval and validation from those who disagree with them, and they are willing to force it by law if necessary. So why do we hear so much more — especially from religious conservatives — about gay marriage than about divorce? Gays in California already have their rights. During the primary campaign, gospel singer Donnie McClurkin, who has called homosexuality a curse, spoke at Obama events in South Carolina, leading to charges Obama was thumbing his nose at gay supporters in order to win over blacks.
Like fire, and many other things God gave us, sex can be used for good, or abused in ways that harm.
During the primary campaign, gospel singer Donnie McClurkin, who has called homosexuality a curse, spoke at Obama events in South Carolina, leading to charges Obama was thumbing his nose at gay supporters in order to win over blacks. It is an incredibly raw issue, and then you go and pick one of the top guys behind it? In an interview on Beliefnet. But a civil union is not a civil right. Obama told Warren there that he defined marriage as "a union between a man and a woman". The divorce statistics are quite bandied around.
Bruce Hausknecht, judicial analyst for Focus on the Family, said opponents of gay marriage currently have no plans to introduce new ballot measures banning same-sex marriage outside the 31 states where it is already illegal. CNN separately reported today that on January 7 Obama would attend an unprecedented pre-inauguration lunch with all America's living presidents: Gays in California already have their rights. You know, not a problem with me. In mid November, I'll be stepping down as President and Editor in Chief to lead a project on the future of Warren, the author of The Purpose Driven Life and pastor at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, was an outspoken proponent of a ballot measure to rescind the right of California same-sex couples to wed, and has compared homosexuality to incest and paedophilia. I'm opposed to one guy having multiple wives and calling that marriage.