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Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

Bill1895 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 2:00 PM
As I menitoned earlier, the law that the Loving ruling struck down was design to prevent mixed races involving a white parent. other races could mix. Also no matter what preverted things two "men" or two "women" do together, they can not biologically produce a child. Baker v Nelson was decided after Loving, in which two "men" were denied a marriage license: the US Supreme Court upheld that. It is hard to believe that racial bigots like David equate being black with sexual perversions.

Next week voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington will vote on whether to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples.

Given that there are good people on both sides of this issue, how are we to explain their opposing views?

The primary explanation is this: Proponents and opponents ask two different questions.

Proponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is keeping the definition of marriage as man-woman fair to gays? Opponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is same-sex marriage good for society?

Few on either side honestly address the question of the other side. Opponents of same-sex marriage rarely acknowledge...