God created gays
Published: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
I applaud Shannon Britton for her letter “Gays' Right to Marry” (Jan. 15).
The Bible is not a weapon; it is the story of God's relationship with his people and how we are to relate to each other in God. All lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are created by God. If we had any choice in our sexual orientation, I doubt that any of us would choose one that would cause us to be hated, reviled and possibly killed.
Instead of people spending all of their time and resources opposing gay marriage and gay families, how about using that energy to reduce the divorce rate and adopt all of those children suffering in foster care? After all, those kids are the product of heterosexual relationships.
Bryan J. Heyl
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Privatization disastrous
- More overreach
- Still get paid?
- Obits interesting
- Immigration a local issue
- Carnegie Free Library’s friends
- Values lost
- Keating’s case flawed
- Not another prison
- Let’s talk about the debt
- Legacy: All lose