like i said earlier, i can see many legitimate reasons beyond the age of one partner for the government to discriminate in handing out marriage licenses.
one of them is to encourage humans to establish the best possible environment for procreating and raising children.
another one is that the government has no vested interest in regulating private relationships between two members of the same sex.
a third is that the government has no reason to provide benefits and perks to the private relationships between two members of the same sex.
remember when replying that equal protection is not a valid reason because of factors discussed earlier.
we are now talking about when and why the government should discriminate in handing...