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Support for Same-sex Marriage Crosses Party Lines

Tincan Joey Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 10:25 PM
Government needs to stay out of the marriage issue (either way). Marriage is a cultural and/or religious institution. But because of pols pandering to one part of society over the other we now have a tax and welfare state knee deep into marriage. If there are ever enough bestial supporters to organize, soon we will be force to accept that too, and provide benies with tax dollars.
TommyMaq Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 1:06 PM
"Government needs to stay out of the marriage issue (either way)."

Not an option; marriage is a contract, enforcing contracts and adjudicating disputes is one of the primary jobs of government. QED.
Cambermeister Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 10:46 PM
"Government needs to stay out of the marriage issue"

But you beg for the government to get involved with man\man marriage.

Tindr2, do you often get headaches?
TommyMaq Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 1:07 PM
Wrong attribution. Try to be less stupid next time. I recommend reading what you are responding to first. The effort will show.
In an opinion article in the Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman announced that he has changed his mind and now supports same-sex marriage.

He wrote that on learning that one of his sons is gay he "wrestled with how to reconcile my Christian faith with my desire for Will to have the same opportunities to pursue happiness and fulfillment as his brother and sister."

He is not the only prominent Republican to come to this view in this way. Former Vice President Dick Cheney is another.

And at the Conservative Political Action Committee convention, a panel sponsored by the...