There are also many who misinterpret certain passages to for political purposes.
What you seek is to enforce your denomination's interpretation of the Bible on everyone - thus declaring yourself to be "more Christian" than others.
The opposite of faith is not doubt; the opposite of faith is certainty. Or do you deign to wholly know the mystery that is God?
And besides, would you outlaw liquor because you believe it to be a sin? Should we outlaw all sin? Or can one be a Christian and also believe that our Constitution gives people the right to live life as they see fit and be treated equally under the law, regardless of their religious belief?
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I think the most interesting thing about this is how close it comes to the election. What is Obama's position on gay marriage going to be in 2012? I don't know if the general public is ready for a pro-gay marriage platform yet. I believe in 2008 it was: personally, marriage is btw man and woman, but should be a state issue.
Since you're not addressing my points, I assume you cannot address them. Still want to tell me he didn't say it?
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
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The ghost of Jack Kevorkian for President's Physician: 2016