Over years of dispute, backers and foes of same-sex marriage switched views on whether the issue should be left up to the states, confirming Miles's Law: 'Where you stand depends on where you sit. July 8, The example in question was the Senate filibuster: Each party has favored it while in the minority but sought to curb it after taking control of the chamber. Recent months have been true to form.
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Read More Hebrews - Marriage [is] honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge. Proverbs - Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well. Genesis - Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. Matthew - But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Same-sex marriage has been legalized in twenty-eight countries, including the United States, and civil unions are recognized in many Western democracies. Civil Society. While same-sex marriage has made the most gains in Western democracies, antidiscrimination laws are gaining traction worldwide. In , seventy-three countries, including some that retain sodomy laws, had protections against employment discrimination [PDF] based on gender identity or sexual orientation.