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Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

Jerome41 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 8:42 PM
I don't believe in a god. HOw hard is that for you to grasp. I will go slow. I, that is me. Don't, meaning the opposite of do, believe, meaning some thing we hold to be true, in a god, or a deity like being.

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...