Well, this isn't about the Bible, it's about our political environment -- we all make judgements. When you vote against the ban, you are judging my standpoint as wrong, and vice versa.
The Bible answer, though irrelevant here, is blatantly obvious, and to start quoting would take a while. It's simply judge actions (murder is wrong) and not people ("Let he who is sinless cast the first stone").
Well, it is fairly early here in my locale, so I'll try my best to tee off on this as best I can - being that, again, even the fact that this has to be debated is such a hilarious concept (Tell me, how is the only country to write "All men are created equal" in its constitution the only one to have had a neccessary civil rights movement?).
Anyway, it would appear to come down to this disagreement over whether or not this is a right due to people of all lifestyle choices or not. Like black folks gettin' the vote and women gettin' minimum wage, should men who live together in a loving, nurturing relationship be given the same tax break as straight folks who do it laying down with the man on top and no funny stuff?
I'm not even going to cast a judgment here, because, a la John Stewart, it's funnier to point out the irony that this discussion is even taking place in the land of the free.... First of all, this is a conservative government making this move. Get the government out of your personal affairs!
they chant. John Kerry will have your government deciding where you get your medicine! Less government, less government, less government! Oh, s***, wait, you're not going to marry that guy are you!
In the history of the United States, no State has ever had to honour another state's marriage license. It is unprecidented. Yet, here, your "Small" conservative government, is going to penalize a lifestyle choice made by its citicizens because it disagrees with it on a blatently either A: religious, or B: personal level.
Only the future will tell.... what are conservatives thinking here? You're delaying the enevitable, obviously, and all a constitutional amendment will ensure is that in the future, the same point will have to be reamended. Do they think that gays are going to continue to stand in a country which denies them? Spain just came over to the "dark" side, and is now the fourth country to allow same sex marriages, following Canada, Belgium and the Netherlands, all of which offer the highest of lifestyle averages and personal liberties according to the villainous United Nations. Get used to it. Those of us on the cutting edge of progress have been doing it for a while, and so far hell hath not rained its firey protest down upon us...
But, oh yeah, the bible stuff is irrelevent, so it's just about granting citiziens no different than you folks the same rights you're afforded... I forgot your case.... was there one?