Marriage Equality, Religion and You

This is a positive Blog post in favour of Marriage Equality in Bermuda.



An OUTBermuda Opinion.

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We often assume that those who claim to be religious are automatically opposed to marriage equality. As we discuss below this is a mistaken assumption. Indeed, the examples of other countries around the world with devoutly religious populations who have enacted laws enabling marriage equality demonstrate that tolerance and religion go hand in hand, and that marriage equality is in no way hostile to or dilutive of religious freedom.

Bermuda is a very religious place. We all know this. In the 2010 census, 48,813 out of 64,237 people claimed to belong to some religion or religious denomination; that is a whopping 75.9%.   Within this constituency of nearly fifty thousand, there are, however, many diverse views on marriage equality…

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