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Marriage: A Relationship Unlike Any Other

Dave64 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 7:30 AM
Here we go again with the "importance" of Marriage. Social Conservatives however, refuse to realize and recognize their "solutions" put forth to "strengthen" Marriage - i.e. Covenant Marriage - is probably THE biggest Conservative Legislative failure of *all time*. SoCons, you can't even get your own kind in three of the most Conservative States to enter into Covenant Marriage! If Marriage is "so critical" to Society, why has not a single piece of divorce legislation made it past a legislative committee in more than a decade? The dye has now been cast. 9 states allow same-sex Marriage, so people in Alabama are just going to have to deal with the fact people in New York et; al can have a same sex wedding.
DCM in FL Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 8:40 AM
In other words, you deny the obvious realities pointed out by the article on a thin, biased basis. Typical.

"Conservatives aren't doing enough to prevent divorce" doesn't equal "same-sex marriage is valid."

NOTE: This is the fifth column in a series of columns related to National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, 2013. The fourth column is available here.

Many of us will recall the song from Sesame Street that begins, “One of these things is not like the other.” The song conveyed to viewers that not everything, or every relationship, is the same; we have different capabilities and purposes.

The government routinely sings this song as it recognizes and seeks to support certain relationships based on their uniqueness, their distinctive purpose, or their benefit to society.

One such relationship that is unlike...