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Christian groups admits defeat in battle against gay marriage

A conservative Christian group admitted this week that it is losing the battle on gay marriage, particularly among young people.

"We've probably lost that," Focus on the Family Chief Executive and President Jim Daly said about evangelicals' battle against gay marriage. "I don't want to be extremist here, but I think we need to start calculating where we are in the culture."

In an interview with World Magazine, an evangelical Christian magazine, Daly noted that people in their 20s and 30s were especially likely to support marriage equality.

A summation is supported by a Gallup poll released last week that showed 70 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds support gay marriage. Overall 53 percent of Americans polled said it's time for gay marriage to be legal, marking the first time for such support since Gallup began tracking the issue in 2004.

Daly isn't ready for a permanent cease fire in the battle over marriage quality, he explains that Christians need to get their own marriages in order before taking high moral ground. 

"We've got to look at our own house, make sure our marriages are healthy, that we're being a good witness to the world," concluded Daly. "Then we can continue to work on defending marriage as best as we can."

Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and the District of Columbia currently allow same-sex marriages.
 
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it sounds like they were getting over from crying while saying this!!! It's not that bad God is all about Equality and loving your neighbor as you would yourself. So show yourselves some self love then spread love to others!!!! Happy warm feelings are ok! and to God it is actually encouraged! (Group hug)...
Posted by Adam Avey on Tue, 5/24/2011 3:30 PM
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The real question is whether these people will finally become real christians or remain as our own talibangelicals.

Using the same book that justified slavery and the subjugation of women to now demoonize gays

Or will they wake up before their "rapture" comes and its their turn for that hot and bad place.

And we are watching. You never know whether they are talking the truth or just trying to fool people into thinking that these people have changed while they create a new mechanism to demonize gays.

We shall see.
Posted by sjames6621 on Tue, 5/24/2011 7:32 PM
Same sex union has been a hotly debated topic for several years which leads to two sides. Some agreed to the idea, however others remonstrated it. This stirred different reactions to the populace and even the religious faith is being questioned when supporting the idea of the union. Even the sexual orientation is at stake as well. Just like the retired judge in which his sexual orientation became the subject of the court hearing in San Francisco. The case did not have any previous legal precedent. Backers of the lawsuit call it simply a conflict of interest, while opponents dread the precedent could be a risky one. I read this here: Legal hearing to determine if gay judge had conflict of interest.
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