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I couldn't care who marries whom, or what. All I ask is that if a gay couple get married, that they call it gay married to substantiate the difference. That way, if I say I am married, the person asking knows I am married to a woman. If I said I... 9 years ago from a Republican in Waterbury, CT
Marriage is a business of the state as more often than not it produces children who grow up to be consumers and tax payers at a minimum for state and local levels. If same sex couples want the tax breaks of marriage let them first adopt children as the... 9 years ago from a Republican in Atlanta, GA
There should be 3 kinds of marriage: 1) a civil ceremony that would give couples all legal rights of married couples, whether homo- or heterosexual, 2) a religious ceremony that would NOT give LEGAL rights, and clergy should be able to perform this at their own discretion without any connection to the state. (This is one place where division of church from state has been grossly ignored!). No. 3 would be the same as marriage is at present.
In the case of No. 1, sexual orientation should have no bearing. In cases 2 and 3, the churches would decide whether or not to marry homosexual couples. 9 years ago from a Democrat in Palm Bay, FL
I don't care about femmies, and lezzies wanting to merry, and live together. I really would have little about femmies, and lezzies if they didn't pose the risk to public health that they do, and I'm referring specifically to their... 9 years ago from a Green in Minneapolis, MN
Individual decision, does not need a master to grant permission. 9 years ago from a Republican in Gardiner, ME
The institution of marriage should be abolished in its entirety. All citizens should be entitled to the same rights and protections, regardless of sexual orientation. 9 years ago from a Green in Milwaukee, WI
I think that all marriages should be called marriages, but the churches could have sacremental marriages. 9 years ago from a Republican in Glenn Dale, MD
Only the civil authority can alter civil status and it must do so evenly. No religious institution has a part here. 9 years ago from a Green in Miami Beach, FL
I don't need the state to sanction marriage. It's a religious institution. 9 years ago from a Libertarian in Baton Rouge, LA
Marriage should be between a man and a woman. A civil union should be allowed for benefit purposes (insurances, retirements, inheritances, etc.). HOWEVER, the government has no right to force citizens to serve people who are engaging in a civil union,... 9 years ago from a Republican in Aransas Pass, TX
Let the individuals, families, and churches to decide. Not the Federal government. 9 years ago from a Libertarian in Medina, WA
Each one of us eventually has to answer to God for the choices we make in life. I don't think God intended for same sex relationship, I am not here to judge. 9 years ago from a Democrat in Birmingham, AL
Allow civil unions for same-sex couples but don't call it marriage, but have equal benefits to what married couples have. 9 years ago from a Democrat in Lewisville, TX
I doesn't matter to me, if they want to be with the same sex as themselveds, then let it be. It is whatever makes them happy. 9 years ago from a Green in Jacksonville, AL
The federal government has NO business in this theater of operations, other than ensuring the federal government does not withhold federal benefits or privileges from same-sex couples in a state sanctioned union. 9 years ago from a Republican in Marlborough, MA
Let government definitions and religious definitions differ, let all that applies to the government apply to government marriages and vice versa. 9 years ago from a Democrat in Boone, NC