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Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society

mcarlson96 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 6:59 PM
As a Libertarian I believe that marriage is between the partners, not the state. The State interest in Marriage is the support of children produced in sexual union. There is no compelling state interest in Gay marriage. Further with genetic testing, there is no state interest in marriage at all. Test the children and publish the identities of their parents (except in legal adoption). If the state forces Christians, Jews and Islamist to accept as marriage something they consider an abomination. These groups should join and vote to remove marriage from a state the abhors faith, and return it to the faith based institutions where it belongs.
Teresa3 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 8:02 PM

I still say extinct societies speak louder than opinions, but you have some good points.

One significant development in the recent election was votes in four states approving same sex marriage initiatives. Until now, all previous state referenda to approve same sex marriage – 32 of them - failed.

The Wall Street Journal editorial page – a place where conservatives usually turn for intellectual capital – saw this as cause for celebration.

According to the Journal, marriage definition should come from voters, not from court orders. Americans, they argue, have “shown themselves more than capable of changing their views on gay marriage the democratic way.”

In other words, our definition of marriage should follow process, not...