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Legal status of same-sex unions. But I should have just as much right to marry somebody and to receive the same benefits and opportunities that other married couples get automatically and take for granted.
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Some scholars, most notably the Yale professor and historian John Boswell —94have argued that same-sex unions were recognized by the Roman Catholic Church in medieval Europe, although others have disputed this claim.
The simple fact is that this argument depends on using a standard that is not applied to straight couples. This was spelled out in the Goodridge decision in Massachusetts, where the majority opinion dismissed the procreative meaning of marriage.
There are religious leaders and churches that opposing same sex marriage articles in Peoria support same-sex marriage. These include many moral and religious reasons that point to a threat to the sacred institution of marriage. Given that the U. In addition, God set up the family as one of his primary institutions the other being the Church to tell each succeeding generation about who He is and how they can know Him.
Chicago, Illinois. Illinois established civil unions on June 1, , after Governor Quinn signed legislation on January 31, Instead, LGBT organizations and the bill's sponsors focused instead on increasing support for the legislation, with the goal of holding a vote in the October and November veto session of the House and Senate.
McCanless say that's not so. It doesn't mean I agree with homosexuality. Same-sex marriage legislation was introduced in successive sessions of the General Assembly from to