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Marriage Best Left to Churches

Ali Bertarian Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 1:15 AM
Sybil, now known as liame22, posts irrelevant ad hominem arguments of the following form: "[Joe Republican Politician] did XYZ, and we all know that Republicans don't like XYZ, so why do you Republicans still revere [Joe Republican] and vote for Republicans?" Do you really think, liame22, that we don't know that Republican politicians perform hypocritical actions? Do you really think, liame22, that we don't know that Democrat politicians also perform hypocritical actions? Do you really think, liame22, that we don't know who is more conservative/libertarian when we have a ballot choice between a Republican and a Democrat? Do you really think, liame22?

The current conundrum regarding the legalization of same-sex marriage is what happens when church and state are mixed -- the topics become confusing and confused.

When I married my husband almost 15 years ago, I did so out of love and out of a desire to witness before God my commitment to him and his to me. The legal and tax ramifications did not enter into my head.

But for couples of the same sex, the legal and tax ramifications can be very important because their legal rights differ from those of heterosexual couples in a number of ways,...