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Dave Miller, Ph.D.
HOMOSEXUALITY
A:
One favorite ploy by those
who wish to advance the
homosexual agenda in America is
to compare opposition to homo-
sexuality with the discrimination of
African Americans that has charac-
terized some portions of the Amer-
ican population. If you oppose the
legalization of homosexuality and
favor a ban on same-sex marriage,
you are “just like racists who op-
pressed blacks in the South.”
The Bible certainly teach-
es very clearly that the
mistreatment of
one’s fellow
Racism
Q:
Is it racist to oppose homosexuality?
human beings is sinful, and that
God makes no distinction between
humans on the basis of skin color,
ethnicity, or nationality (e.g., Acts
17:26; Romans 2:11,28-29; James
2:1ff.; 1 Peter 1:17). However,
be-
havior
is a different matter. Homo-
sexuality, by definition, entails acts
that a person performs as the result
of the exercise of human choice.
Notice that one’s ethnicity has
nothing
to do
with behavior
or choice. If a
person’s skin
is light or
AND
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