The following comes from a Dec. 5 story by Petri Paavola in the English-language version of Pravda.

At first, I emphasize that my article is not homophobic and hate speech, but a viewpoint considering harmful and problematic effects that legalizing of the gay marriages causes. I live in Finland and I study this subject from the national perspective and also world wide. My article deals with matters that are very often overlooked.

Gender-neutral marriage law offends children’s rights. At the beginning of mankind’s history the natural order and human biology have produced children as the result of the love between man and woman. Biological order has decided that children’s parents are mother and father. If we change this natural order it shall cause many problems.

Of course, there are deviations from the natural order. These are like the death of parents, divorce and custody of children if parents can’t look after them. But according to natural order every child has mother and father.

Gay marriage causes problems for children’s growth, development, and maturation when living within a gay family. The relationship of a girl to her mother is very important so she can grow as a woman. Two homosexual males can’t confirm and contribute to the womanhood of a girl. A mother can do it and it happens naturally by maternal instinct and love of the mother. The lack of maternal love causes insecurity and weak self-esteem for girls who have grown without maternal love. It is natural for mother to show and express tender and womanly emotions toward her daughter….

In America the state of Massachusetts has problems after legalizing gay marriages. Adoption processes are open to gay couples…. In Massachusetts gay activists have persecuted Christian Churches and communities. The rates of domestic violence among homosexual couples is much higher than that for heterosexual couples. It’s become such a big problem (due to the dysfunctional nature of homosexuality in general) that the state legislature is having to target considerably more money toward this problem….

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