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Defense of Marriage Act Before SCOTUS Wednesday

JacobsTrouble Wrote: Mar 27, 2013 5:50 PM
Marriage is more than a covenant between one man and one woman. It has other precepts like one cannot marry someone who is already married to someone else. or that one cannot marry one's own sibling... Once one precept is allowed to fall, the other precepts will succumb too. I do not think the gay agenda is to add societal endorsement of marriage to gay relationships (How does that benefit the continuation of the society? There is nothing for the society in that). The real agenda is to make marriage meaningless for all.

Yesterday the Supreme Court Justices heard arguments about California's Prop 8, legislation legalizing gay marriage in California, which was voted down by California residents. As Guy wrote, it looks as though the Justices may dismiss that case all together. Meanwhile, the Justices will hear arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday. DOMA defines marriage on a federal level as being between one man and one woman.

A section of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act says marriage may only be a relationship between a man and a woman for purposes of federal law, regardless of...

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