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Why a Good Person Can Vote Against Same-Sex Marriage

WilliamPeck1958 Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 1:45 PM
agreed. I searched out the article and was left less than impressed. His bottom line question is "Is it good for society?" Well, that's a moral question ? And I read the article carefully, and I don't believe he addressed this !

Next week voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington will vote on whether to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples.

Given that there are good people on both sides of this issue, how are we to explain their opposing views?

The primary explanation is this: Proponents and opponents ask two different questions.

Proponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is keeping the definition of marriage as man-woman fair to gays? Opponents of same-sex marriage ask: Is same-sex marriage good for society?

Few on either side honestly address the question of the other side. Opponents of same-sex marriage rarely acknowledge...