It is an important issue, insofar as marriage confers unique benefits in many countries, including tangible resources and protections Herek, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology65 Many of the marchers were openly anti-homosexual.
Hoping to keep the issue alive, the conservative UMP party planned to challenge the law in the Constitutional Council.
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Received Aug 1; Accepted Jun 9. Abstract Arguments opposing same-sex marriage are often made on religious grounds. Christian arguments against same-sex marriage tend to be based upon Biblical passages such as those discussing the fate of Sodom Genesis She said anyone involved in protest violence would be marginalized, but blamed the government for its failure to listen.
The organization argued that to provide these services to gay couples violated its constitutional rights to free religious exercise and free speech. In this article, we have focused on same-sex marriage, which is but one issue in the struggle for sexual equality.
Although the current research program illuminates clear connections among religiosity, sexual prejudice, and opposition to same-sex marriage, it is important to note that these factors fail to explain all of the statistical variance in such attitudes.
To investigate our first hypothesis—that sexual prejudice would mediate the effect of religiosity on opposition to same-sex marriage—we conducted a mediation analysis see Table B in the online supplement for regression estimates. Catholics disagree. Empirically, however, we observed that they were very highly intercorrelated.