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Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

du2 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 1:32 PM
con't: And it would have informed the public, in what way 8's defenders have been lying or using defamation to make their case. And yes, who funded the anti gay campaign IS relevant. Religious bias is most of the impetus behind anti gay sentiment. Churches have violated a lot of laws regarding politicking. Any LEGISLATIVE ground that gay people gained, was vetoed by the governor. It's the rights of gay people to access due process of law. Their grievances ARE legitimate, where YOURS or those who think like you, are not. I'm not making claims, I've followed these gay and lesbian legal precedents for decades now. My family name is ON a CA Constitutional law. Your own bias has made you short on facts, the same mentality that lost the case.

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...