Within the next few months, Justice Anthony Kennedy will likely rule that same-sex marriage is mandated by the Constitution of the United States. The ruling will offend both common sense and Constitutional law. But it will nonetheless become the law of the land. With it, states will be forced to recognize same-sex marriages; same-sex marriage will enter the public school lexicon; religious institutions will be forced to recognize same-sex marriages or lose their tax-exempt status. Religious Americans will be forced into violating their beliefs or facing legal consequences by the government. The First Amendment's guarantee of religious liberty will largely become...
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Excuse me? Now, marriage is not a religious institution? I thought one of the main arguments made loudly by the gay community is that the traditional definition of marriage has no secular basis. That's a switch. I think my suggestion enhances the government's role as preserver as oppose to destroyer. In fact, my suggestion would even accomodate polygamists. So, a Mormon or a Muslim would be free to have several wives and it's none of the government's business. But your marriage would come under your church's jurisdiction.
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