There is no valid analogy between redefining marriage to include persons of the same sex and interracial couples.
The pace of state legislative action quickened in
Why does the Catholic Church care about civil marriage?
In June opponents gathered enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot in November.
The legal redefinition of marriage can threaten the religious freedom of religious institutions and individuals in numerous ways, including:
The spousal love between husband and wife calls for a free, full, faithful, and fruitful gift of self to each other, including the gift of their bodies.
The New Jersey legislature chose to create civil unions inwhich gave same-sex couples the same legal rights as married, opposite sex couples.
Marriages and families provide social stability and thus foster the principles of solidarity and subsidiarity.
The state requested the hold be extended, but the U.
Now, at least 37 states and D.
The bill converted civil unions to marriage and recognizes civil unions and same sex marriage from other jurisdictions.
What does marriage have to do with human dignity?