Same-Sex Marriage -- Challenges and Responses
- Friday, April 02, 2004
2 Peter Sprigg, "Questions on Same-Sex Unions Answered: Responding to Andrew Sullivan," www.frc.org.
3 Some have charged that the Bible condemned interracial marriage. This allegation is misleading. Scripture only prohibited the inter-religious marriage that usually resulted from interracial unions in the ancient Near East. This rule protected Jews from idolatry. Interracial marriages as such were not forbidden. In fact, there is good evidence Moses married a black African woman.
4 As quoted in L.A. Times, 3/12/04, E1.
5 L.A. Times, 2/14/04, A1.
6 L.A. Times, 2/14/04, B20.
7 This is not automatic, as with married couples, but can be easily arranged.
8 L.A. Times, 2/13/04, A28.
9 L.A. Times, 2/14/04, B 20.
10 L.A. Times, 3/21/04, A24.
11 John Cloud, "Will Gay Marriage be Legal?" Time, 2/21/00.
12 Jeff Jacoby, "Gay Marriage Isn't Civil Rights," The Boston Globe, 3/7/04.
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