For example, regardless of version tested, the majority of respondents in the cognitive interviews chose their intimate-partner relationship answer according to the legal status of the relationship see table 4. Since a specific analysis of Minnesota has yet to be completed, Gates uses findings from other states and compares them to Minnesota's roughly 15, same-sex couples.
They were both elders at the church. Of course I do. Due to time and resource constraints, only one version distinguishing between spouses and unmarried partners for both same-sex and opposite-sex couples was tested. And the moment you say things like that, you are putting forward a very different view of the Bible than the people you're trying to engage with.
Another recommendation is to create edits or probes to double-check for rare occurrences.
Virgin Islands U. Aug 21, On December 30,private lawyers in Topeka filed a lawsuit in state court on behalf of two same-sex couples, Roberta and Julia Woodrick of Lawrence and Michael Nelson and Charles Dedmon of Almaseeking recognition of their marriage licenses from other jurisdictions in order to be allowed to file joint state income tax returns.
A November 24 update by Kansas Equality added the following counties, not listed previously, as issuing licenses: DoniphanMarshalland Nemaha. Retrieved July 7,
On November 12,the U. CBS St. Moriartyallowed the licensing of same-sex marriages in the state's Tenth Judicial District, which covers Johnson Countyto proceed. The Butler County Kan.
Advance article alerts. Washington, DC: U. Then, I went to college and I had a lot more free time. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, passed in , is designed to ensure government cannot "substantially burden" free exercise of religious beliefs.
Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune. What frustrates me so much about a lot of the literature on this subject is that it will say something diminishing toward the Bible at the very beginning.