Equality and marriage for all!
Posted by heather joy
No doubt I’m sure you all noticed the endless sea of red equal sign pictures that were floating over just about every social network in existence. I watched in both shock and horror as people I knew joined in with changing their profile picture and replacing it with the aforementioned picture — Christian people… people I thought knew better.
I was wrong.
So decided to change my profile picture as well. It seemed like the thing to do…
I then followed that up with posting an article titled “Is Homosexuality A Sin For New Testament Believers?”
I was then called unloving, judgmental, hypocritical… you name it. I was also ignorantly told that I should be put to death for wearing a cotton-blend shirt.
I was sent messages, people left comments — I responded to a few. But my intention for posting either was not to start a fight. I mean, if THEY can change their picture to show support of marriage equality, surely I’m allowed to change mine to show my non-support, right?
My bad for offending your opinions that offend my God.
Here’s one of the messages I received…
Just out of curiosity would you mind explaining your point of view on why you think it’s wrong to legalize gay marriage. I understand that it’s a sin, but the way I look at it is legalizing it isn’t going to change the number of homosexual relationships. Instead all it would do would be to give homosexual couples the same legal rights as heterosexual couples. Do you see this a different way. I’m really just curious and I’m not trying to cause an argument in any way. I just want to hear your point of view.
So I responded…
I don’t support homosexual relationships nor can I support the legalization of marriage equality because it goes against every fiber of what is morally right. The state/gov does not have the right to legalize marriage equality just as they don’t have the right to redefine marriage. They push for separation of church and state, yet force themselves on various institutions of the church. Marriage is a holy institution — designed and defined by God. God says marriage is a union between one man and one woman for life. Therefore, anything that goes against that is a sin.
It a slippery slope. Legalizing marriage equality won’t make it no longer a sin, so why legalize it? By legalizing it, we support it. I don’t support it.
Murder is wrong… Should we legalize that too? I mean, people are gonna murder people anyways, so shouldn’t we just give murderers equal rights to just do their thing? How about sex trafficking? Killing our childr…oh wait.
See where I’m coming from? That’s why I oppose it. Hope that makes sense.
I felt as though I was talking in circles, while balancing 5 other things at the same time.
Would you have responded differently?
Do you support or oppose marriage equality? Why?
Posted on March 27, 2013, in Homosexuality and tagged Abortion, Facebook, Gay, GLBT, Homosexuality, Lesbian, Marriage, Marriage Equality, Murder, Oppose, Politics, Redefine, Religion, Separation of Church and State, Sex-trafficking, Sin, Social Network, Support. Bookmark the permalink. 20 Comments.