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Beyond the Supreme Court: A Guide to Settling Gay Marriage

Andy544 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 4:58 PM
It is IMPOSSIBLE to have "equality" between two essentially UNLIKE things! One cannot have 'equality' between Night and Day, or Fire and Water, or Life and Death, or Good and Evil, or between the devil and God! There is NO commonality or possible 'equality' between a God-designed relationship between a Man and a Woman that produces LIFE, and a sterile, sinful parody between two confused individuals that does NOT produce life..... You folks keep demanding EQUALITY..... there is NO 'equality' between heterosexual marriage and what you are proposing! Does that idea not register in your mind?

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...