Children are at the very heart of marriage because the sexual relationship which ought to be exclusive to a husband and wife is one that may bring about a child.
Our bodies direct us toward the other sex because we can never be the other sex.
These laws affect and regulate religious institutions—such as churches, religiously-affiliated schools, hospitals, and families—by requiring them to treat the marital relationship differently and more favorably than other relationships because of its relation to childrearing.
It ruled that the restriction violated equal protection and due process for married same-sex couples.
OK, Mexico gets an asterisk by it when it comes to gay marriage.
In Novembervoters in Maine approved a ballot measure legalizing same-sex marriage.
Once the truth was discovered and published in two newspapers the women lost their jobs, were excommunicated, and had to flee the country in order to escape arrest.
Modern liberalism maintains that law should try to be neutral on controversial moral and religious questions.
Joan of Arc is one example.
We are mindful that our decision marks a change in the history of our marriage law.
South Africa In some African countries, you can be sentenced to death or life in prison simply for being gay.