Katz C. It was a genuine empirical possibility that the data would contradict our hypotheses e. Therefore, we conducted a serial multiple mediation model, which allows for the simultaneous testing of the indirect effect through both mediators and each mediator by itself i. Of the rest, One of the rejected amendments would have ensured Australians could speak freely about their traditional views of marriage without fear of legal action.
We excluded one item that mentioned same-sex marriage.
Religion: Opiate or inspiration of civil rights militancy among Negroes? Study 2 Study 1 demonstrated that religiosity predicted opposition to same-sex marriage through sexual prejudice, as hypothesized. It is noteworthy that willingness to protest against same-sex marriage was less strongly related to sexual prejudice, and yet we obtained parallel findings for this measure of behavioral intention.
Herek G. System justification, right-wing conservatism, and internalized homophobia: Gay and lesbian attitudes toward same-sex parenting in Italy.
Herdt G. Email required. Insofar as religious doctrine emphasizes traditional, longstanding mores, as well as values such as compassion and tolerance, we hypothesized that the influence of resistance to change would be greater than the influence of opposition to equality when it comes to same-sex marriage.
Nevertheless, we cannot rule out the possibility that sexual prejudice motivates the adoption of conservative or religious ideology, and that these variables mediate the effect of sexual prejudice on opposition to same-sex marriage. Theoretically, we assume that sexual prejudice and opposition to specific policies concerning sexual minorities can be distinguished, but—at an empirical level—it may be difficult to separate these constructs.
In five studies conducted in Canada and the United States, we investigated the hypotheses that religiosity would be related to opposition to same-sex marriage through sexual prejudice Hypothesis 1and that these effects would be explained, at least in part, by endorsement of conservative ideology Hypothesis 2with resistance to change being a more important factor than opposition to equality Hypothesis 3.
Leung opposes abortion even in cases of rape and incest and rejects medically assisted dying. Fisheries minister promises act will respect B. A possible explanation has to do with various aspects of political conservatism. Both denominations allow clergy to opt out of performing same-sex marriages, while the ELCA allows ministers and their congregations to determine their own policies.