Germany ponders more legal recognition of same-sex relationships
A group of lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkelâ€™s Christian Democrats called this week for same-sex couples in civil partnerships to be given the same tax breaks as heterosexual married couples.
This continues a trend in Europe toward legal recognition of same-sex relationships, but the idea faces skepticism among some of Merkelâ€™s traditionally minded German colleagues, who may be wondering about the long-term effects of the European experiment with sexual radicalism.
Granting same-sex couples the same income tax breaks enjoyed by heterosexual married couples would add to a string of departures from conservative orthodoxy under Merkelâ€™s leadership. Those have included abandoning military conscription and speeding up Germanyâ€™s exit from nuclear power....
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Thats interesting? However what is missing is God, Christ, Satan, sin and the battle beyond flesh and blood in the spiritual realm!