Vermonters Come Around
March 27, 2008
In a sampling of Vermonters, 54% now say they support same-sex marriage. That is the first time in Vermont’s history that a majority is in favor– showing that it takes exposure to us in order to understand and accept us.
Vermont legalized same-sex civil unions several years ago, due to a court-ordered mandate.
One wonders where equality would be in Vermont if equality had been left to fend for its own in a secular society that devaules relationship.
In the church today, it seems apparent to me that the places which are most opposed to same-sex marriage are those which place dogma over relationship. The gospel seems to speak pretty clearly to that…