Marriage

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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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This will make the redefinition of marriage more contested in the
(19) This article will focus on the adverse effects that the redefinition of marriage will have to women over time.
The United States and some European countries have imposed this redefinition of marriage.
They intend to threaten and cajole the poor countries of Africa and Latin America, Central America and Asia to accept a redefinition of marriage. No longer are a mom and a dad necessary.
The redefinition of marriage will arm the government to coerce Christians to recognize and affirm same-sex relationships.
(c) The redefinition of marriage would harm the common good and is not justified on grounds of nondiscrimination or autonomy (8).
And Jeremy Lefroy (Con Stafford) asked Ms Miller: "Can she unequivocally guarantee freedom of conscience and speech to my constituents, at work and elsewhere, allowing them to disagree publicly with the redefinition of marriage without sanction by their employers?" Meanwhile, senior Conservative peer Lord Fowler, the former MP for Sutton Coldfield in Birmingham and former Conservative Party chairman, is one of the founders of a new campaign to support changing the law on marriage.
The proposition is one of the redefinition of marriage. I hold the view that was expressed by the Archbishop of York some time ago that for most of my lifetime marriage has been understood to be between a man and a woman - that's historically what has been."
As one leading sociologist explains, "What we have witnessed over the past half century is, at its core, the unprecedented decline of marriage as the only acceptable arrangement for having sexual relations and for raising children." (4) This is a redefinition of marriage, accomplished well before the advent of same-sex marriage.
"It's a small group of activist judges and frankly a small handful of states and these liberal special interest groups that are intent on a redefinition of marriage on the nation, for all of us, which I adamantly oppose," Perry said.
I wonder: Will the fiercest resistance to a Supreme Court redefinition of marriage come from the only state whose admission to the union was delayed because of its own deviations from the one man, one woman formula?
[London, Ontario] Bishop Ronald Fabbro believes the Church needs to actively respond to "alarming" societal changes regarding the family in the wake of the redefinition of marriage. 'Formerly the family was supported by the culture that we lived in, but we can't presume that anymore.' ...