Van Bavel. Given that religion offers believers a well-defined moral framework that entails specific attitudes toward social groups, beliefs, and behaviors, it is possible that attitudes toward same-sex marriage simply reflect religious proscriptions. New York legalized same-sex marriage in but not before special provisions were made for religious protections within the text of the law. Serial multiple mediator model predicting opposition to same-sex marriage from religiosity, resistance to change, and sexual prejudice, adjusting for opposition to equality Study 4b. Simple mediation model for Study 1. Fiedler K.
This debate brings up many questions.
Opponents of marriage equality usually insist that marriage is only legitimate when it's between a man and a woman. Winfield N. The goal is to expand one's limited "brain attic," so that what used to be a small space can suddenly become much larger because we are using the space more efficiently.
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