From the magazine issue dated Dec 15, Christian Family Law Association. LGBT topics and Buddhism. Matthew Shepard Online Resources. Catholic Charities to close adoption program". This is stated in a chapter named "Lut" in the Quran. Archived copy as title link visited January 20,
The government refutes this argument.
Religious views on same-sex marriage
Aitken explains that by applying the Four Noble Abodes loving kindness, compassion, joy in the attainment of others, and equanimity to the issue of same-sex marriage, he finds compassion for and with the gay or lesbian couple who wish to confirm their love in a legal marriage. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They teach that while the bible condemns homosexual acts, it does not condone hatred of homosexuals or homophobia. Archived copy as title link visited January 20, Archived from the original on March 3, Many supporters of same sex marriages argue   that, by defining the institution of marriage as between one man and one woman, the state automatically tramples upon the constitutional rights to freedom of religion. Gay and lesbian activists in Thailand will probably not be as successful as their fellows in European countries or Canada.
Ina group of Christian leaders from various denominations issued the Manhattan Declarationan "influential statement that united evangelicals and Catholic leaders in fighting abortion and gay marriage"; as of Novemberthe Declaration had been signed by overindividuals. He goes on to explain that The Legislative Reference Bureau compiled a formidable list of rights that are extended to married couples in Hawai'i, but which are denied to couples who are gay and lesbian. Oaks Speech on Religious Freedom". It is one of the sixteen precepts accepted by all Zen Buddhist monks, nuns and seriously committed lay people. The Bible was written for a world unlike our own. Due to the ambivalent language about homosexuality in Buddhist teachings, there has been no official stance put forth regarding the issue of marriage between members of the same gender.