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Marriage: A Relationship Unlike Any Other

Stacey23 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 1:57 PM
Hey, DCM, don't bother with facts. It is all about public consensus and the perception of what is "fair" or "equal". Never mind that what is legal, equal, or fair can also be harmful. (You know I am being facetious, don't you?)
Cambermeister Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:48 PM
Tinsldr2, @ (1:43 PM) I perfectly clarified your're welcome.
Cambermeister Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:32 PM
"Would u like to discuss factual cases of unequal treatment?"

Unable to fabricate a logical reason for his emotional opinion, Tinsldr2 has
spent a lots of time on gay websites searching for something with teeth.

Now he'll use unresolved court cases...then tie them to imaginary text in the
Constitution...instead of just telling the truth.

Tinsldr2 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:18 PM
Stacey it is not about a perception of equal but actual equality

Would u like to discuss factual cases of unequal treatment?

Two women in MA work for post office in same job. Both get married legally. One married a man the other a woman. Marriage license identical except the name.

One gets to put her spouse on her insurance plan and one does not. Some say that is equal, do you? The circuit court says that is not equal and unconstitutional under the law. Case goes to Supreme Court this year.

NOTE: This is the fifth column in a series of columns related to National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, 2013. The fourth column is available here.

Many of us will recall the song from Sesame Street that begins, “One of these things is not like the other.” The song conveyed to viewers that not everything, or every relationship, is the same; we have different capabilities and purposes.

The government routinely sings this song as it recognizes and seeks to support certain relationships based on their uniqueness, their distinctive purpose, or their benefit to society.

One such relationship that is unlike...