We should no more tolerate a “religious exemption” for those who oppose same-sex marriage than on race.
And Romney, who shies away from talking about being a Mormon, does not want to be drawn into a religious debate.
Not very long ago, religious people were the biggest barrier to this day happening at all.
First, religious texts condemn them as unclean, plus the love Westerners shower on pets made them inherently suspect.
Many Americans have made Jesus into an American religious trophy.
Pigorini conjectured that it had some religious signification.
It is not necessarily his own religious belief that he will select.
The mass in the village church satisfied the religious instinct.
"I do not agree with you in your religious sentiments, Ashton, as you know," said George.
The religious ceremonies of the two tribes are also different.
c.1200, "devout, pious, imbued with or expressive of religious devotion," from Anglo-French religius, Old French religious (12c., Modern French religieux) and directly from Latin religiosus, from religio (see religion). Meaning "pertaining to religion" is from 1530s. Transferred sense of "scrupulous, exact" is recorded from 1590s. Related: Religiousness.