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Marriage Best Left to Churches

Tincan Joey Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 3:07 PM the child continues to name call. I stand on my response as a matter of principle. MSNBC wants a yes or no. Adults want the truth. I have given you MY true response. It may not have answered your question how YOU wanted, but you asked it with conditions, and that is very childlike.

The current conundrum regarding the legalization of same-sex marriage is what happens when church and state are mixed -- the topics become confusing and confused.

When I married my husband almost 15 years ago, I did so out of love and out of a desire to witness before God my commitment to him and his to me. The legal and tax ramifications did not enter into my head.

But for couples of the same sex, the legal and tax ramifications can be very important because their legal rights differ from those of heterosexual couples in a number of ways,...