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February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014: Letters to the editor

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Leelia Cornell

Greentown

World without moral constraints of faith

The author of a recent letter indicated some day religious beliefs will not be grounds to deny marriage equality to all. Let’s indulge his fantasy and pursue this so-called equality without the moral constraints of religion.

Marriage equality is one of the buzzwords used to justify support for same-sex marriage, but the immoralists will not pause long there. Same-sex couples encompass the L and G of LGBT, but there is the B. Equality for them means recognizing the marriage of up to four people. It would be silly to think that equality stops at that point, of course. Ultimately, marriage equality would need to include any number of partners.

Then there is the sexual anarchists’ coup-de-grace: adult-child sexual relationships. Children are actively being taught by groups such as GLSEN to explore their sexuality at ridiculously early ages and to celebrate their discoveries. Some of those discoveries are that they love adults.

We are keenly aware that some adults love children. Upon what grounds is expressing their love to be denied them? It is only a matter of time before there will be letters declaring that elected officials need to know Hoosiers don’t support treating sexually alternative friends and family unequally before the law. Such is the world without the moral constraints of religion.

Charles A. Layne

Bunker Hill

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