Can Wrongs Be Rights? Why a "Conservative" Might Support Legal Protections for Gay and Lesbian People

Marie A. Failinger

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/1994

Issue: Sexual Orientation (Vol. 14, No 3, Summer, 1994)

Although I do not make a case for or against the morality of homosexual sex, I do make moral arguments about what the state should do about homosexuals. I argue that those Christians who believe that homosexual intimacy is sinful, or are troubled by this question, should nevertheless ask the state to protect gays’ and lesbians’ civil rights as a moral matter.

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