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California’s Scorched Earth Policy Toward Marriage

peaceman Wrote: Jul 09, 2012 3:51 AM
Alright now, let's not everybody jump off the reservation right just yet. There are some serious potential issues that could arise with this kind of legislation so it would be interesting to see what it actually says in total. Allowing same-sex marriage should be a basic right under the Constitution as it stands and such thinking falls under the First Amendment via freedom of religion. That will upset many of you here but that's what you get when you live in a 'free' country otherwise you're free to go elsewhere. It's not the government's job to say what's right or wrong given a religious point of view...

From the moment the push to redefine marriage began, the most militant of the would-be redefiners deployed a “scorched earth policy” toward marriage to achieve their goals. In other words, they proved willing not just to alter, but also to destroy marriage and the family in order to establish conditions where they could reconstruct marriage – and all of society – according to their own designs.

And part of this scorched earth policy, as we’re now seeing it in California, is the effort to recognize more than two parents for children.

That’s right—SB 1476, a bill that gives judges the power...