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Beyond the Supreme Court: A Guide to Settling Gay Marriage

anderson659 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 1:10 AM
Tin: Why do you insist in adding your own unrelated crapola into what I say? Marriage regardless of of children are the product of state sanctioned marriage marriage are the VEHICLE for the protection of children by the state, grow up, deal with reality, not your own confusion as to established meanings that are at least generations old. To be homosexual means by its very definition that straight institutions have been left behind, homosexual means no procreation, same sex, understand? One of the favorite homosexual description of heterosexuals is: "Breeders" Understand now?

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to tackle two gay marriage issues, those of us looking for some sweeping overall conclusions on the issue should temper our expectations.

The cases to be examined by the high court involve some specifics-- the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, and the range of benefits the federal government should grant in states choosing to recognize gay unions.

Both will necessarily involve some examination of what role the federal government should play in matters of gay marriage, but neither is likely to settle the biggest questions:

What is the proper...