32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.
SCOTUS decisions don't have an expiration date.That was so 1879 ago.. Sheesh man get with the times.. Homosexuals were thrown in jail then too..
If you don't understand what legal argument means, I can't help youHa! Define legal argument for us would you? Are you suggesting that the 4 dissenting justices lacked citation in their arguments? I suspect you didn't actually read it if that's your contention?
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So you're somehow assuming that gay couples with children getting married affects straight couples and reduces the likelihood of them getting or staying married or living in nice neighborhoods. I can't connect those dots. A gay couple lives a few doors down from me. If they marry, then...... nothing happens. I'm still married, so are all my married neighbors, etc.
Again, traditional marriage will be unaffected by SSM. And if gay couples marry, how does that harm any of these benefits?--Traditional marriage throughout the ages has always been the means of establishing bloodlines and how people are related and in more modern times has been invaluable in studying genetics, dna, and how various issues are transmitted from generation to generation. It has helped people keep track of who their relatives are and prevented the unwanted consequences of inadvertent incest or marrying somebody too closely related.
I'm not sure of the numbers, but I'm confident that there are maybe 100 or perhaps 1,000 single straight mothers, straight divorces, broken straight families for every one gay couple with a child or children. So we are, as I see it, focusing on the least of the problems with raising children in 2015 in America. In other words, I'd suggest the goal should be to strengthen ALL families instead of focusing on preventing or limiting the rights of a very small share of families with children.While single parents and gay parents can do exemplary jobs bringing up children, and I know of many examples in which they do, they cannot provide the same dynamics that a loving mom and dad in the home can do. And strong family ties with the child's natural family are rarely maintained.
I appreciate the sentiment otherwise, but I don't see how more marriage or more people with the right to marry signals that marriage is meaningless. I'd argue the 180 degree opposite, that it signals that marriage is important to many families, including gay families.And while I have long personally fought for gay people to have the necessary protections and benefits in our common society together, it is for the listed reasons and others that I have opposed changing the definition of marriage to something it never was before and was not intended to be.
I believe that the changed definition strongly signals to the young that marriage is pretty meaningless after all and is not a necessary or even a desirable goal. I cannot see how that will be a good or healthy thing for us as a society.
What gives the signal that marriage is meaningless is a high rate of straight divorce.
They expire when overturned..SCOTUS decisions don't have an expiration date.
Nice dodge, I understand and have demonstrated many, many times on this forum exactly what a legal argument is.. Fail on your part. The dissenting justices provided ample legal precedence for their dissenting opinions.If you don't understand what legal argument means, I can't help you
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