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What's At Stake In This Week's Gay Marriage Cases

James____Tx Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 6:19 AM
The moment that this "issue" was phrased into law was the moment that the word marriage lost it's meaning in the traditional sense.
jdavis368 Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 7:02 AM
Absolutely. What most people have lost sight of is that God and Marriage "in the eyes of God" have absolutely nothing to do with the "laws of man". So the arguments posted against the courts or the government defining marriage "by law" and marriage "in the eyes of God" are two completely different things. If someone is spiritual and a follower of Christ they DO NOT need the laws of man to sanctify anything. Didn't Jesus say "No man can serve two masters"...So to those who argue their religion and state that "the laws of man" must somehow validate that, What God are you serving? What master do you yield to? God never said, buy a license, and stand sanctified in the eyes of the courts or the legislature. You people are twisting it.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the California ballot initiative that banned gay marriage in the state. On Wednesday, SCOTUS will hear arguments on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Clinton-era law that barred same-sex couples from receiving federal benefits even in the case of legal state marriages. The Court's opinions on these cases, which will come down in June at the latest, will be landmark decisions no matter the outcome.

The New York Times has a good infographic on the repercussions of potential opinions. The Prop 8...