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Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society

nawlins72 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 5:44 PM
"According to the Journal, marriage definition should come from voters, not from court orders." Hypocritical much? Seems it's just awesome when the electorate vote down gay marriage proposals, but horrible when they vote for gay marriage proposals. Same for court rulings: upholding the law when judges vote against gay marriage, but "activists" when they vote for gay marriage. "In other words, our definition of marriage should follow process, not principle. Let voters decide." The institution shouldn't even be an issue that the State has any say in.

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...