It is never appropriate to treat one group of Americans as being less as any other group. If you say that marriage is a religious institution, then the state should not being marrying anyone, whether gay or straight; rather leave that to the church and have everyone just get a civil union.
There are not any. Allowing gay couples to marry by lawyer, city official, ship captain, anyone in some statesetc has nothing to do with forcing any religious institutions to do anything. InConnecticut became the second state to achieve marriage equality, followed by Vermont and Iowa the next year, then New Hampshire, New York, Maine and Washington, until a cascade of states legalized same-sex marriage every year until when it became legal federally.
Governor Mitt Romney said he disagreed with the SJC's decision, but "We obviously have to follow the law as provided by the Supreme Judicial Court, even if we don't agree with it".
Org announced it would attempt to unseat legislators who had switched sides to defeat the amendment. Fox News. Why only two? I think we should follow it. YouSpeak: Same-Sex Marriage. Once upon a time, African were defined as second class citizens. No body is saying you should get married at three or at five or at eight.
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