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Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society

AmyDB Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 9:34 PM
Now as to the "hate crimes" issue. It's going that way anyway. Believe me I heartily disagree with that. I am not a victim, I am not a child, I am not enfeebled. I neither need nor want the government fighting my societal battles for me. Those who need & want that do not deserve the respect that adults show to each other.

One significant development in the recent election was votes in four states approving same sex marriage initiatives. Until now, all previous state referenda to approve same sex marriage – 32 of them - failed.

The Wall Street Journal editorial page – a place where conservatives usually turn for intellectual capital – saw this as cause for celebration.

According to the Journal, marriage definition should come from voters, not from court orders. Americans, they argue, have “shown themselves more than capable of changing their views on gay marriage the democratic way.”

In other words, our definition of marriage should follow process, not...