It appears to some that demonstrating tolerance, respectful discourse and empathy are behaviours demanded only of those that oppose SSM and not the other way around. Resistance to change We first conducted a mediation analysis including resistance to change and sexual prejudice as mediators, adjusting for opposition to equality see Table H in the online supplement. With the backing of wealthy churches the extreme right has a benefit. You can pretend otherwise if it keeps your faith intact, but is faith really a good path for you if you have to keep the blinkers on? How does this affect you? Is the whole concept of marriage out-dated, and it is the marriage "Industry" that keeps promoting the whole idea?
People in support of gay marriage want to change the current 'norm' of society.
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I dont think I need comment more on that one Quite a bit of time taken here to firstly read through this article and then write down one of the longest comments But hey don't let the facts get in the way of your opinion. At best, these are arguments from fashion. Assessing the structure of prejudicial attitudes: Hope that nobody goes into a marriage thinking about that.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology65 In addition, as noted above, our mediation analyses do not provide evidence bearing on the causal ordering of variables. The argument seems to be that marriage is primarily about having children in fact historically it was more about property and inheritance, but oh well and since gay couples can't have children "naturally" then they can't get married. Marriage was not legal in the state where the baker broke the law. Then we can get back to fighting over resources, history, xenophobia, political ideology and the arrogance of our political leaders instead, just like we always have but more recently hiding these motivations behind the excuse of religion. Try plus years it has been a religious institution.