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‘Marriage Equality’ Spells ‘Marriage Extinction’

Mike2048 Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 3:57 PM
Here's the problem with DOMA, and I think George Will raised it: What if DOMA was passed in the 1970s in response to the introduction of no-fault divorce? What if the Federal Government for the purposes of FEDERAL law defined marriage as 1 man, 1 woman FOR LIFE unless dissolved by a court on very specific FAULT grounds? What then? How would you deal with a man who no-fault divorced his first wife against her will in Nevada in 3 days, and then remarried another woman 6 months later in the same tax year? The Federal government is not bound to accept the judgements rendered by lower courts, so if a Judge entered a no-fault decree, hypothetically the Feds would not have to honor it. And Marriage has already been redefined with no-fault

This week the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on two of the most critical cases of our time. On Tuesday, March 26, attorneys will make the pitch both for and against California’s Proposition 8. This, of course, is the Golden State’s pro-marriage amendment. It maintained the timeless definition of natural marriage as between man and wife.

Then, on Wednesday, March 27, the high court will consider the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), passed in 1996 with overwhelming bipartisan support and signed into law by then President Bill Clinton. It, likewise, secured the definition of legitimate marriage...