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Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

tim_lebsack Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 12:05 PM
No moral thinker in history ever advocated that marriage be defined by government.
Reed42 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 12:28 PM
You could not be more wrong. Starting back to among the first written law, the Code of Hammurabi, to pretty much each moral thinker to follow comments on marriage and law are ubiquitous.
IsraelFirsterSecond Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 12:09 PM
Well thank goodness it is not.
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 12:18 PM
Moral thinkers have realized that marriage is defined by Jesus Himself.

Next week voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington will vote on whether to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples.

Given that there are good people on both sides of this issue, how are we to explain their opposing views?

The primary explanation is this: Proponents and opponents ask two different questions.

Proponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is keeping the definition of marriage as man-woman fair to gays? Opponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is same-sex marriage good for society?

Few on either side honestly address the question of the other side. Opponents of same-sex marriage rarely acknowledge...