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Gay Marriage at the Ballot Box

KevNC Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 10:05 AM
I see - Gays can marry freely, just not anyone they would want to be married to. It's nice to see that you hold marriage in such high regard. "Don't marry the person you actually intend to spend the rest of your life with! Just marry anyone whose genitals are not the same as yours and who you will most definitely end up divorced from!"

SUPPORTERS OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE have reason to cheer after last week's election. Supporters of democratic self-government, even those of us who oppose gay marriage, do too.

On Nov. 6, for the first time ever, voters in three states – Maine, Maryland, and Washington – redefined marriage by popular vote. In Minnesota, residents said no to a constitutional amendment enshrining the traditional understanding of marriage as the union of a man and a woman. There is no denying the significance of these results: Previously the issue had gone to the ballot in 32 states, and in all 32 same-sex marriage was defeated....