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Why We Are Losing Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage

Destrecht2 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 8:36 AM
I think it can be traced back to the no fault divorce. SSM Proponents point out (rightly) that marriage isn't taken seriously by society at large (Britney Spears, etc.) and they are right. Marriage is a shell of it's former self. People get married for the heck of it, knowing they can get a divorce the next day. People get divorced because they are arguing, instead of working through it. So why (the argument goes) shouldn't gay people be able to have it since straight people don't take it seriously? Straight people do need to take it seriously to show that it means something. Repealing the no fault divorce is a start.
Publius4254 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 8:44 AM
When my wife and I got married probably the best thing working in our favor was the fact that both of us were living hundreds of miles from our parents. We were in the service and stationed in Georgia. My parents lived in Florida, hers in Ohio, so neither one of us could run home to Mommy when we had an argument, we had to stay there and work through it. We have been together for over 36 years and are still going strong.

Same-sex marriage is probably inevitable in America whatever the Supreme Court decides. That's because the public is clearly leaning that way. That the court is even being asked to impose a sweeping social change on the nation is illustrative of another lost battle -- the idea that the Supreme Court is not a super-legislature and that nine robed lawyers ought to refrain from imposing their policy preferences on the whole nation.

Even two liberal justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer, have from time to time expressed caution about the Court imposing its will on matters better left up to the...