In response to:

Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 10:38 AM
Could you please cite your research? And what evidence is there that same-sex marriage is the cause? Is it possible that the rates are merely the product of ongoing trends? For there to be a clear causation, there must be a clear statistical link.

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...