The Australian Journal of Anthropology. Henry Smith Series, no. Oaks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, likened the attacks against religious people to voter intimidation against black people during the American civil rights movement. Inaround a quarter of Christians were opposed compared to just over one-in-ten of those with no affiliation. Progressive Jewish authorities believe either that traditional laws against homosexuality are no longer binding or that they are subject to changes that reflect a new understanding of human sexuality. Most Americans say homosexuality is 'against God's will ' ". A liberal view is presented by Mathematician Shakuntala Devi, in her book, The World of Homosexualsin which she interviewed Srinivasa Raghavachariar, head priest of the Srirangam temple.
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Religious views on same-sex marriage
We should not be restricted by ancient standards. The capacity of Buddhism to reform itself and its great variety of distinct beliefs and schools, provide many liberal streams of Buddhism, which are accepting of all sexual orientations. The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view of the subject. The debates about the extent to which the laws should allow exemptions for religious individuals who object to them is not new and is not restricted to same sex marriage. A closer look at each religion shows that Islam was the strongest indicator of a no vote, but still a weaker indicator than religion per se. The Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission ruled in that same-sex ceremonies are not forbidden, as long as they are not considered to be the same as marriage services.
The precept against Sexual Misconduct is sex outside your marriage. Some later traditions gradually began to add new restrictions on sexual misconduct, like non-vagina sex, though its situations seem involving coerced sex. Archived from the original on 21 November The Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission ruled in that same-sex ceremonies are not forbidden, as long as they are not considered to be the same as marriage services. It began with the opponents of gay marriage focusing on homosexuality as a sin, to them presenting arguments that are indirectly based on religion, shifting to the proponents of same-sex marriage starting to focus on religion in their arguments and lastly to the opponents of gay marriage focusing on the expansion of their freedom of religion instead of banning someone from marriage. Sexual orientations Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. You can help by adding to it.