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Redefining Marriage Sign of a Lost Society

towntarded Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:05 AM
When has tradition ever (if eventually overturned) been basis for law? Oh, never. Your crackpot religious ideas are yours, and your congregations, only. They're for you to follow, not to be shoved down people's throats. Jews don't believe in eating pork, but you don't see them trying to ban it for everyone. You can't provide a shred of evidence, not one, from a peer-reviewed, non-biased, testable, piece of evidence showing gay marriage to be harmful in any way, in fact to the contrary. You are dumb.

One significant development in the recent election was votes in four states approving same sex marriage initiatives. Until now, all previous state referenda to approve same sex marriage – 32 of them - failed.

The Wall Street Journal editorial page – a place where conservatives usually turn for intellectual capital – saw this as cause for celebration.

According to the Journal, marriage definition should come from voters, not from court orders. Americans, they argue, have “shown themselves more than capable of changing their views on gay marriage the democratic way.”

In other words, our definition of marriage should follow process, not...