Civil liberties

Constitutional ban on 'reviler marriage', too?

In response to John's Idiot Nation and my Bigotry In The Name of Jesus H. Christ, one of the most oft quoted New Testament passages which we've received has been:

1 Corithians 6:9-10: "Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God." (King James Bible)

By this measure, should there be a constitutional amendment banning "reviler marriage", too? In other words, anyone who uses abusive language should be stripped of their marriage rights and their basic freedoms as Americans? There's a lot of effeminate heterosexual people out there as well. Should they be stripped of their rights, too?

Anyone who answers 'yes' to those rhetorical questions, I have one thing to say to you: maybe our form of democracy isn't for you. The Bible condemns a lot of things. But should those condemnations be the guide by which we legislate in this country -- in the land of the free? No way.