A possible explanation has to do with various aspects of political conservatism. Archived from the original on 10 July Participants completed a survey that included measures of religiosity, resistance to change, opposition to equality, sexual prejudice, and opposition to same-sex marriage.
Journal of Homosexuality36 Britain Yearly Meeting. Therefore, a second aim of our research was to investigate whether the effect of religiosity on opposition to same-sex marriage would be mediated by the endorsement of conservative ideology.
At their Yearly Meeting inthe Quakers decided to recognise opposite-sex and same-sex marriages equally and perform marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples, making them the first mainstream religious body in Britain to do so.
Nikki Sinclaire becomes first openly trans MEP. We hypothesized that the relationship between religiosity and opposition to same-sex marriage would be mediated by political conservatism and sexual prejudice in serial fashion. Christian arguments against same-sex marriage tend to be based upon Biblical passages such as those discussing the fate of Sodom Genesis Waters E.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin32 We will draft the legislation to ensure that there is a negligible chance of a successful legal challenge in any domestic court, or the ECtHR that would force any religious organisation to conduct marriages for same-sex couples against their will.
Equalised access to IVF for lesbian couples. Speculations on the Evolutionary Origins of System Justification. To arrive at the top five similar articles we use a word-weighted algorithm to compare words from the Title and Abstract of each citation.
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Received Aug 1; Accepted Jun 9. A possible explanation has to do with various aspects of political conservatism. Assessing the structure of prejudicial attitudes: The case of attitudes toward homosexuals. Retrieved 7 February He also claimed that the demand in legal costs was designed to damage the couple financially so they would not be able to appeal.
Same-sex marriage is legal and performed in the three Crown dependencies of Britain and in nine of the fourteen Overseas Territories.