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The Gay Marriage Divides

Shoppin Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:42 PM
Gay marriage is inevitable. As the old bigots die off, the younger generations support it. And the idea that the younger folks will become more conservative as they age is idiotic. By that time, they will have had a lifetime of gay friends. It's just the wait for the old bigots to die--even George Will nailed that fact. Game over.
CHARLIE FEATHER Wrote: Mar 31, 2013 12:23 AM
That's like saying death is inevitable. It is true, but not desirable.
Son of Adam Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:03 PM
Sure gay marriage is inevitable, just like world wide Communism. It was also said that EVERYBODY would be pro choice by the year 2000 once the old people die off. Here it is - 2013 - and abortion is STILL a hot button topic. And have you checked the status of the Soviet Union lately?

Not all value systems can be outdated. Especially when they are based on biological laws that have been in effect for hundreds of millions of years and will continue to be in effect for hundreds of millions of years. And no amount of media bias or political activism can alter or repeal them.

Communism had its heyday, but it declined because it conflicted with basic human nature. So will gay marriage as it conflicts with the laws of biology.

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in two gay marriage cases: Hollingsworth v. Perry, which will decide the fate of California’s Proposition 8; and United States v. Windsor, which will decide the fate of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), signed in 1996 by President Clinton. At issue are two written authorities, a California law that resulted from a citizen initiative, and a federal statute that resulted from wide, bipartisan congressional consensus.

In ruling on those laws, the Court will rely on other written authorities: the Constitution, the 5th and 14th Amendments to the Constitution, and its own prior...