You've commented before on Domestic Partnerships -- so I just assumed you were familiar with the legal paperwork involved as well as the limitations.
Again, silly me...
So, basically, we sould attached to every one of your posts in this thread the following disclaimer:
Jer, did you just suggest that the only reason for keeping marriage as a thing between men and women is for having and raising kids?
Um... does that mean my current wife and I aren't married?
The state has no interest in couples who are not, have never, nor will ever raise children. This doesn't mean you can't live together, have a religious ceremony and whatnot, but only that you have no right to the legal buffs of marriage.
Wow. Am I awesome or what?