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Democratic Debate on Marriage Better Than Judicial Commands

Tinsldr2 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 6:43 PM
I wonder if DCM ever served in the Military. The love shared between brothers in arms, especially in close knot combat units, is not in anyway sexual. I wear a wristband of a friend I lost in Afghanistan and in some ways I was closer to him then I am to my real Brother. We trusted each other with our wives, our kids and our dreams Go to any Army base and you will see young men with the names of their fallen brothers tattooed on their arms. Are you telling me they didnt cradle a fallen, wounded or distraught comrade on the field of battle? Sports teams, Boy Scouts, and games still teach that sense of camaraderie to boys. Continued

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

Not content with government “of the people, by the people, and for the people,” some have brought their case for same-sex marriage to the courts and asked them to overturn the policy of states such as California—where the people voted to affirm man-woman marriage’s benefits to society, not just once, but twice in an eight-year span.

These advocates lean upon a constitutional interpretation that requires the fundamental redefinition of marriage in a manner, not only unknown...