The Conscience Clause: Discrimination is un-Christian

From one response to our consultation on the DUP’s conscience clause:

Christ commands that his followers must not treat any other human being in a way in which they would not like to be treated themselves. This attempt to legalise discrimination against LGBT people is unchristian and sinful.

—Antaine O’Labhradha

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About Andrew McFarland Campbell

I'm Andrew. Belfast born, Cambridge educated, living in Dublin. Married to John. I earn my living by writing, mainly documentation, but I write fiction as well. I am a liberal Christian and founded Faith and Pride.

Posted on 3 March, 2015, in Conscience Clause, News and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Presumably, though, if you were sinning, you would want to be told to stop sinning. So if you think that same-sex relationships are sinful, the by telling someone in one that they are sinning, you are treating them as you would wish to be treated.

    For instance, if I were engaged in an adulterous relationship, I would want to be told that I was sinning and I should suffer the consequences of my sin. I would certainly not want anyone who discovered it to help me cover up my sin so my wife never found out.

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