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Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society

Paulus Textor Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 11:17 AM
The point is that gay people are not destroying heterosexual marriage; heterosexuals are. Gay people should have (and arguably, already DO have) the same right to enter into marriage contracts as straight people. Now, if using the term "marriage" really upset you, then don't use the term. Call it "Civil Union" or "Household Contract." It really doesn't matter. On the other hand, if a gay couple wants to refer to their civil contract as a "marriage," so what? You are free to disagree with them, and they are free to disagree with you.

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...