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Beyond the Supreme Court: A Guide to Settling Gay Marriage

gwinters Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:09 PM
Two men wanting the full glory of a marriage is like a prostitute who wants to be declared a legal virgin. You can pressure politicians to grant you this wish but you're still not a virgin. So those who want to play this charade fool only themselves. While the rest of the world laughs.
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:14 PM
... and those of Islamic 'faith'... take aim... and soon with nuclear tipped missiles from Iran (and North Korea) that can strike anywhere within this nation.

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to tackle two gay marriage issues, those of us looking for some sweeping overall conclusions on the issue should temper our expectations.

The cases to be examined by the high court involve some specifics-- the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, and the range of benefits the federal government should grant in states choosing to recognize gay unions.

Both will necessarily involve some examination of what role the federal government should play in matters of gay marriage, but neither is likely to settle the biggest questions:

What is the proper...