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GAY MARRIAGE: Respect voters’ moral values

Letter by Will D. Edwards, Spanaway on Aug. 5, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 37 Comments »
August 6, 2010 9:14 am

Re: “California judge OKs gay marriage” (TNT, 8-5).

The article states that the California voter-approved ban on gay marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and was repealed because of this. If I am not mistaken, almost all of our laws are based on moral standards. The question is, who states what the moral standards are?

The only moral source that is unchanging is God’s word’ all others made by man will change from person to person or generation to generation or what country you live in.

If we are going to repeal laws based on morals, then the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote will have to be repealed. That was based on a moral conviction that men and women have a equal right to vote. Then there is the 13th Amendment in 1865, which is based on the moral belief that all people are created equal.

I could list many more laws that were based on moral beliefs. Are they all to be repealed because some are listed in the Bible? The voters of California stated their moral values and it should be respected.

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