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Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society

David3036 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:33 AM
When the opponents of marriage equality lost in the courts, they claimed that judges were legislating from the bench. When legislators began to pass gay-marriage laws they claimed that the laws passed by elected representatives did not reflect "the will of the people." Now that they are losing in the polls and at the ballot boxes, where will they go next? I have already heard the irrelevant argument that morality is God-given and not subject to a popularity contest. Isn't that what we've been saying all along, but with a different view of "morality"?

One significant development in the recent election was votes in four states approving same sex marriage initiatives. Until now, all previous state referenda to approve same sex marriage – 32 of them - failed.

The Wall Street Journal editorial page – a place where conservatives usually turn for intellectual capital – saw this as cause for celebration.

According to the Journal, marriage definition should come from voters, not from court orders. Americans, they argue, have “shown themselves more than capable of changing their views on gay marriage the democratic way.”

In other words, our definition of marriage should follow process, not...