How can a person be "pro-family," opposed to "same-sex" marriage at the same time?
It depends entirely on how a person defines "family." The definition of family held by pro-same-sex marriage advocates is completely different from the definition of those that oppose same-sex marriage.
The natural family is able to procreate. Lot's of luck trying to be natural with same sex marriage. Couples are not families, Couples are couples.
seems hypocritical to me. I'd rather see a child adopted and raised in a loving home with a same sex couple than in a "traditional" home being abused by the parents etc. It seems to me people need to stop butting into the lives and personal family matters of others so much. I have no problem with same sex couples who are good parents. The world needs more good parenting period.
Many hetero couples do not procreate, and many gay couples are good parents. Hmmm, gay parents seem to be natural also.
This is an easy question to answer. Although the true answer should be: "that you can't be both"; in today's society with the moralists passing judgements on others so rampant today, those who oppose 'same sex' marriages actually feel they have the right to mandate morality (their own version of it) onto everyone who does not conform to their way of thinking.
As Santorum said the other day: If he is president he will make a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriages and homosexuality (among other basic rights of women). And in the next breath he accused the democrats of trying to take rights away from the American people. ? Apparently gays, and women, are neither Americans. nor people.
This righteous indignation by the over zealous right wing conservative religious dolts seems to be the politically correct mentality in today's political venue.
Easily. They do not consider same-sex marriage a true family. They believe a "family" can only exist with a mother, female, and a father, male. So the father and father or mother and mother is not a complete family because they are missing a piece to the puzzle.
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Now, in this case, I assume that what you mean by "family" is two parents and a child or children.
Well, because I am old school, I consider a family to be a female mom, a male dad, and their child or children (whether the children are their biological ones or adopted).
However, two males being "married" to each other and two females being "married" to each other are not families.
Those relationships are nothing more than examples of individuals making desperate attempts to legitimize an illegitimate way of life.
In other words, I am "pro-family" and "anti-same-sex marriage" at the very same time and, in no way, is that a double standard on my part.
And the reason why that is the case is, a "same-sex couple" does not constitute a family. About the only thing a union such as that constitutes is a souped-up hook up between two individuals who have the hots for each other and who want to do such things as carry one another on their group-health-insurance plans.
Impossible! People who are against same-sex marriage are in favor of discriminating against a group of people based solely on sexual orientation, and seem to equate relationships to sex. Have they even talked to same-sex couples who love each other and have formed lasting partnerships? Have they looked at studies showing that homosexual parents produce kids that are actually more tolerant than heterosexual couples do? Dubious, considering the lack of anything intellectual in most of the GOP today.
But marriage equality is winning, so it will only be a matter of time before society finally comes around and does not accept people who are openly against marriage equality the same way it is unacceptable today to be against interracial marriage.
A person can be pro-family and still be for same-sex marriage by simply being a good person. There should be no deriding anyone for the lifestyle choices as far as sexual and relationship matters go.
But, how can a person be pro-family AND opposed to same-sex marriage at the same time? By being hypocrites.
As long as a child is given everything they need and raised in a loving, giving and compassionate family surrounding, it doesn't matter whether their parents are gay or straight. After all, gay parents do not mean that the children will be gay, just as straight parents don't always have straight children.
There is enough diversity here, I almost don't want to answer. But here is my go:
People believe what they believe. It does not have to make sense to others, because it makes sense to them. Ridiculous ideas to one person are not ridiculous to another; Just as the Flying Spaghetti Monster is silly to most, to someone with a passion for pasta powers, it's perfectly peachy.
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