I've got an old thread up on this this but it was pretty well shredded by all Leans.
My difference with Coburn is that this CC would remain OPEN in perpetuity--as I believe our times necessitate .
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Marriage is not a Constitutional right. Equal treatment under the law is. So if states want to get out of the marriage recognition business I have no problem with that. But if they ARE going to officially recognize marriages then they have to treat everyone equally.
There's nothing inherently wrong with polygamy, as long as it's consensual. The nature of polygamous relationships suggest that many times, they are not consensual for everyone involved. Regardless, it doesn't matter because no one is pushing for polygamous unions and they only reason we're discussing this at all is because the right-wing likes to point at gay marriage as a slippery slope towards polygamy as a scare tactic.
Social democrat is no longer an accurate description of my views.