rights to same sex couples, it simply defined "marriage" as between a man and woman. If proponents of same sex unions want the same rights as what has been defined for marriage between a man and a woman, then legislators need to sit down and write a body of law governing that relationship.
The laws governing marriage between a man and a woman, and the laws governing same sex unions, need to be different because the relationship is different. For example, the creation of life cannot occur, and was not designed to occur, between same sex couples. This makes same sex unions fundamentally different from marriage and as such there needs to be a set of laws applicable to that different relationship.
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