Why do you follow those people?
Why do you strawman like you fell out o' the Wizard of Oz? "Don't bother, it was rhetorical..."
It's one thing to quote scripture among those, Roman Catholic or otherwise (I'm of the Baptist variety) who hold it authoritative.
It's quite another to quote it among those for whom the Bible is just so many words.
If you are against allowing homosexual couples and individuals exactly the same rights and privileges as heterosexual couples and individuals, you are a bigot!
Exactly the same? Exactly the same? They have exactly the same opportunity to do exactly the same things that any heterosexual couple does.
I understand that you're exercising "the rule of law as an instrument of human redemption".
I understand that, mathematically, you're saying 2+2=5, for small values of 5, and if I don't toe your line, => I <= am some kind of socially reprehensible bigot, and I'm supposed to feel all bad and stuff about being Politically Incorrect, and any evil things that happen to me are my fault for refusing to buy your ersatz gospel.
My only ask of you is for the development underlying 2+2=5. On my way to the gallows for defending the truth, I should like to peruse your proof for form not following function.
No H8, just idle curiosity.