Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. The survey was conducted on a demographically representative survey of 1, U. Archived from the original on November 20, United Church of Canada. As ofthere is majority support for same-sex marriage in 44 states, plurality support in 4 states, plurality opposition in 1 state, and majority opposition in 1 state. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. Some Christians support religious and legal recognition of same-sex marriages based on a moral commitment to equality, or a belief that "human sexual orientations, whether heterosexual, bisexual or homosexual, are a gift from God", as affirmed by the United Church of Canada's 37th General Council.
He believes that self-centered sex is exploitive sex, non-consensual sex, sex that harms others.
People with gay and lesbian acquaintances tend to support same-sex marriage
Inonly 22 percent people who did not have a gay or lesbian acquaintance said they approved of same-sex marriage. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Queer Politics in India. For example, while the Vatican and most of the Roman Catholic hierarchy oppose same sex marriages, there are a few Catholic theologians who support gay marriages. According to their explanations, all homosexuals and sexual deviants were once offenders of the Third Precept prohibiting sexual misconduct - at least in their past lives, and they must pay off their past sins in their present life. Cities and counties in the United States offering a domestic partnership registry.
His successor Pope Benedict XVI maintained opposition to the institution, considering it amongst "the most insidious and dangerous threats to the common good today". Archived copy as title All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Articles with limited geographic scope from January All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles to be expanded from January All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes. Cities and counties in the United States offering a domestic partnership registry. The new constitution, known as the Magna Carta — which also recognises private property for the first time since the Cold War — will be put to a referendum later this year. View the discussion thread. Retrieved August 28,