Churches, Hawaii Lawmakers Meet on Ma...

Churches, Hawaii Lawmakers Meet on Marriage Bill

There are 2 comments on the EDGE story from Oct 4, 2013, titled Churches, Hawaii Lawmakers Meet on Marriage Bill. In it, EDGE reports that:

Religious leaders in Hawaii have been meeting with state lawmakers about a religious exemption in pending gay marriage legislation, balancing opposition to the bill with trying to protect their interests as much as possible should it pass.

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Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#1 Oct 5, 2013
The religious leaders need to be lectured by the lawmakers about separation of church and state
The religious leaders need to be reminded why churches do not sell marriage licenses; only courthouses and city halls sell $35 marriage licenses to the public; regardless of religion or lack thereof
The religious leaders should be made to operate for 3 months with NO tax exemptions; as a reminder of how they qualified for it in the first place
The religious leaders should practice what they preach

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#2 Oct 5, 2013
It's just a dog & pony show.

Any religious exemption is unnecessary since freedom of religion is already protected in both the federal & state constitution.

Churches won't have to marry any couple they don't want to, but businesses won't be able to refuse service to same-sex couples either.

The Dems obviously have the votes to pass this through cleanly.

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