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R-74: Marriage debate must remain civil

Letter by Terry Kuehn, Tacoma on Sep. 19, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 18 Comments »
September 19, 2012 2:06 pm

Re: “A yes vote says God made a mistake” (letter, 9-18).

What I believe to be a relevant issue that seemingly is being overlooked is that marriage is a civil act, and religion has nothing to do with it. Comments such as “strange gender equality” and “persistent rejection of God’s instruction for marriage” have no place in a civil environment.

Religious environments have created endless amounts of mental and physical anguish. One has only to consider the Crusades of earlier times for constructive examples.

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