Quakers To Allow Gay Marriages
When one considers the Homosexual population of
The Quakers are just their latest prize in this ongoing work to silence the church against homosexuality. We might say that almost all the evil that has beset the church in the last 40 years has been accomplished under the doctrine of fairness.† (A liberal concept that as stated is no where found in the bible. †The Doctrine of Fairness has promoted the New Feminism, the anti-war movement of the 1960ís -1970ís, †The Federal Government diverting billions from other programs to making AIDs research it #1 health issue, The Federal Government Pumping billions in to US and World Wide Aids awareness and AIDs pervention, The Federal Governments and the US Courts spending untold billions into creating a body of Feminist Laws, and Laws protecting Homosexuality.
Again we appeal to the percentage of Population that is Homosexual in the UK and or the US to which the absolute majority of Liberal Voters and Conservative voters are being enslaved by through Government Legislation and the Courts creating legislation from the bench.
One of the
The society has already held religious blessings for same-sex couples who have had a civil partnership ceremony.
But agreeing to perform gay marriages, which are currently not allowed under civil law, could bring the Quakers into conflict with the government.
The issue of active homosexuality has bitterly divided Churches.
But the BBC's religious affairs correspondent Robert Pigott said the Quakers had been more prepared than other groups to reinterpret the Bible in the light of contemporary life.
The Quakers - also known as The Religious
Society of Friends - are likely to reach consensus on the issue of gay marriage
without a vote at their annual gathering in
They will also formally ask the government to change the law to allow gay people to marry.
Quaker registrars, like rabbis and Church of England priests, have the authority to marry heterosexual couples on behalf of the state.
But many British Quakers feel it is wrong to exclude a religious commitment from civil partnerships and want the right to marriage extended to same-sex couples too.
The Quakers has welcomed same-sex unions for more than two decades, allowing local groups to celebrate same-sex commitments through special acts of worship.
Most recently, the Bishop of Rochester, the Right Reverend Michael Nazir-Ali, told a newspaper that homosexuals should "repent and be changed".