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Marriage: A Supreme Test of Rights

smarsden Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 4:54 PM
"The term "marriage" is religious in origin." And the United States of America are British in origin. Does that mean the 13 colonies should have bent over and took whatever the king gave them? Just because something has an origin in one place does not mean it should never go beyond it's founding boundaries. To prohibit something to it's origins would demand all but 13 states of the Union dissove their own existence, and every single amendment to the constitution be wholly unwritten. And, to say nothing of technology. Get a British passport and sail your way back!

From the very beginning, homosexual “marriage” activists have sought to hijack not only the moral authority of the Civil Rights Movement, but also the legal arguments which liberated minorities from centuries of legalized oppression and discrimination.

After decades of aggressive activism, the common sense understanding of marriage has become almost hopelessly mired in incomprehensible legal terminology. It becomes difficult for everyday observers to navigate the convoluted logic homosexual activists employ as they attempt to remake one of civilization’s oldest institutions. The argument that redefining marriage to include homosexual couples is only “fair” rests on a specious interpretation of the equal protection...