Orthodox Judaism maintains the traditional Jewish bans on both sexual acts and marriage amongst members of the same sex. Among Hispanics, however, there is not a pronounced gender gap. A Proclamation to the World"lds. In 10 of the 18 countries surveyed, younger adults ages 18 to 34 are significantly less likely than older ones to say society should reject homosexuality. Support for same-sex marriage has risen among both men and women in recent years.
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Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage
The vast majority of Christian groups have been vocal and politically active in opposing same-sex marriage laws in the United States. Views on religion, its role in policy 6. Support and affirmation of marriage rights for same-sex couples generally comes from certain Christian denominations that are considered theologically liberal. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Younger adults ages 18 to 49 are more likely than their elders to favor legal gay marriage, even after accounting for gender, education and religion, but they are about equally likely to support legal abortion. United Church of Canada.
On March 17,ratification by a majority of presbyteries was reached on a constitutional amendment passed by that same General Assembly, which broadened the definition of marriage in the Directory for Worship from only being between "a man and a woman," to "two people, traditionally a man and a woman," thus giving official sanction to, while not making it mandatory for, any congregation's pastor to preside over and bless marriage ceremonies for same-gender couples. Homosexuality and Roman Catholicism. Messengers of Love or Purveyors of Hate? He goes on to explain that The Legislative Reference Bureau compiled a formidable list of rights that are extended to married couples in Hawai'i, but which are denied to couples who are gay and lesbian. The vast majority of Christian groups have been vocal and politically active in opposing same-sex marriage laws in the United States. In Orthodox-majority countries, views on sexual and gender norms are more traditional and conservative than in Catholic-majority or religiously mixed countries.