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Nine Justices or Fifty States? Who Should Decide Gay Marriage?

Mike4603 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:44 AM
Marriage is a religious issue, Civil Unions is a political issue. So the state should issue a Civil Union License, and leave the marriage to the church. That way anyone can have a Civil Union, no questions asked. And the marriage would be determined by the religious persuations of the people involved. They could approach a church to "Marry" them or not, it would have no effect on Political recognitation of their situation.
eddie again Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 11:27 AM
the government should encourage, support and sanction male female relationships. doing so is reasonable and right.

the government supporting, encouraging and sanctioning other types of private relationships is neither reasonable or right.

I would like to think that Supreme Court justices are smarter than I am.

At one level, they surely are. Their years of devotion to the practice and analysis of law involves countless pages of book-learning I will never undertake. Their brains must fairly bulge with minutiae I cannot grasp.

But there is a difference between intelligence and wisdom. There are high school dropouts who have deep wells of astuteness about how to think, act and live in an enlightened way. And there are Ph.D.’s I would not let into my house.

In one stunning moment Tuesday from the Supreme Court...