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Beyond the Supreme Court: A Guide to Settling Gay Marriage

Andy544 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 4:34 PM
Ultimately, "gay marriage" is a THEOLOGICAL issue, NOT a 'legal issue'. The Constitution NOWHERE addresses WHO Americans may marry. The Founding Fathers (overwhelminly Christian, religious men) I am certain NEVER DREAMED Americans would be debating this issue 223 years after they created the Constitution! Thus how far this nation has fallen since its inception. IF the Supreme Court 'flops' the way of the culture on this issue, it is DIRECTLY challenging the moral law of the God of the Universe..... and HE will take the issue up! The godless don't understand that. They are simply driven by their passions and lusts.... not truth.

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...