In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. Skip to main content. Same-sex marriage SSM is a new social phenomenon. The whole chapter. If I stand in judgment of others, then I need to be perfect.
But, marriage was founded on Christian principles and I will not change my stance on that.
Air Transp. Goodridge v. Sense of fairness and competitive pressures convince employers to offer domestic partner benefits. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. While the number of same-sex couples in the population is too small to produce significant change in overall patterns of behavior, the issue of gay marriage has generated so much attention and debate that a mixed process of gay assimilation to and effect on the social meaning of marriage is a reasonable expectation.
Society of Human Resource Management. Love the Lord thy God completely and love thy neighbor as thy self and you have fulfilled the will of God.
But the court's ruling won't take effect immediately. Employers should counterbalance indirect economic benefits with opposition to same-sex relationships, including product boycotts. The issue cannot be ignored from a legal or economic perspective. Glidden, M.
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This study presents statistical and related evidence concerning SSM worldwide, with special attention to the United States, where SSM has evolved into a major political and legal issue. It does not say we have to agree with them. Lawrence v.
Federal tax consequences of civil unions. Badgett, M. Reprints and Permissions.