DL: It doesn't come up a lot. What does extending RFRA protections to companies do, in practice? We spoke on the phone Monday afternoon; here's a lightly edited transcript of our conversation.
Although same-sex marriage has been regulated through law, religion, and custom in most countries of the world, the legal and social responses have ranged from celebration on the one hand to criminalization on the other.
Writing Discrimination into the U. The Unitarian Universalist churches and the gay-oriented Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches fully accepted same-sex marriage. Conservative Mennonite Conference. Love has many shapes and colors and is not finite.
An example of a denomination that is against same-sex relationships is Catholicism. See also: Christianity and sexual orientation and Christianity and homosexuality. Ideal matches have included those between cross-cousinsbetween parallel cousins, to a group of sisters in polygyny or brothers in polyandryor between different age sets.
It also blurs the line between the separation of church and state. One source of controversy is how same-sex marriage affects freedom of religion.
The teachings found on same-sex marriage in the Bible describe the act as immoral and "detestable", stating that homosexuals should be "put to death".