Bell and Macfarquhar. Results Descriptive statistics are provided in Table C of the online supplement. Second, complementarity converts a tendency into a rule. Both studies supported our prediction that religious opposition to same-sex marriage would be mediated by political conservatism and sexual prejudice in serial fashion, and that resistance to change would be a more important factor than opposition to equality.
As federal legalization of same-sex marriage became increasingly probable in the United States, the debate on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights shifted from a focus on discrimination by the government to discrimination by the private sector Johnson,with religious arguments dominating the rhetoric of those opposing same-sex marriage.
Before long, the spouse who insists on fidelity could be forced to justify such an old-fashioned preference. The fundamental core of the institution is the opposite-sex relationship and you want to introduce into it a same-sex relationship. Evidence on parenting by same-sex couples is inadequate.
Polygamy and incest do not help to stabilize a community. Be the first to see the new cover of TIME and get our most compelling stories delivered straight to your inbox. In fact, Bryer gave several encouraging signals.
That's a conservative legal consultancy group that opposes same-sex marriage rights. Delivery: Weekdays. Incest, for scientific reasons, is obviously not beneficial to society as the results of said union almost always produce offspring with serious genetic flaws.
For example, if one member of the group divorces, do any of the remaining spouses get child custody? That's what I have a problem with in your argument. Supporters of same-sex marriage have generally dismissed such arguments or mocked them as scaremongering.
Belief, attitude, intention and behavior: An introduction to theory and research. Law Reform Commission Reports. Retrieved 21 May Public Whip. Barth J.