Originally Posted by patteeu
In a Christian sense I think a religious hospital should just give the benefits to the same sex couple, if that the state's legal definition of a marriage. That doesn't say the organization endorses same sex marriage. They're employees. I just think, personally, that that's sort of outside the church. The church isn't endorsing it in that situation, I don't think.
My problem would be more about people saying churches (ones that don't want to) have to perform same sex marriages. That's giving an endorsement.
And you'd think, 'Well who would want to get married in a church if they knew they weren't wanted?" But people would, just to make some point.