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Conservatives face big votes on homosexual unions and ordination
« on: September 01, 2006, 02:16:12 PM »
This is SO SICK... And what are those homosexual perverts doing with a baby??

Conservatives face big votes on gay unions and ordination
By Debra Nussbaum Cohen
New York Jewish Week
August 31, 2006
                  
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (JTA) — In what will be a watershed moment for the Conservative movement — akin to admitting women into the rabbinate a generation ago — the ordination of openly gay and lesbian rabbis and the sanctioning of same-sex unions are likely to be approved by the denomination’s legal scholars, according to movement leaders.

But in a step unique to the Conservative movement, a contradictory religious opinion that would continue the prohibition against gay ordination and same-sex unions will also come up for a vote. Each view only has to receive a minimum of six votes from the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, which has 25 voting members, to be accepted....

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Re: Conservatives face big votes on homosexual unions and ordination
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2006, 03:32:14 PM »
Jeffguy wrote: This is SO SICK... And what are those homosexual perverts doing with a baby??

Starting him off early  :'(

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Re: Conservatives face big votes on homosexual unions and ordination
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2006, 09:25:37 PM »
Leviticus chapter 17 verse 22 "Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman, that is detestable."

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Re: Conservatives face big votes on homosexual unions and ordination
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2006, 09:28:05 PM »
"Conservatives" are not conservative.  They are just as left-wing as the DeFormed movement.

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Re: Conservatives face big votes on homosexual unions and ordination
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2006, 02:36:57 AM »
There is a lot I don't understand about Judaism, but come on!  To even consider gay marriage in any way, shape, or form??  Yikes!  There is a LOT of cleanup needed in the areas of spirituality in this country!
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Re: Conservatives face big votes on homosexual unions and ordination
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2006, 02:38:20 AM »
OK, maybe it is not officially marriage, but everything else I said applies.
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Re: Conservatives face big votes on homosexual unions and ordination
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2006, 03:05:44 AM »
but come on!  To even consider gay marriage in any way, shape, or form??  Yikes!  There is a LOT of cleanup needed in the areas of spirituality in this country!

I couldn't agree more, genteelgentile.
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