Question for those who oppose gay marriage: Shouldn’t you fix the marriage institution first?
In light of the high divorce rates and broken homes in the US, even among Christians, why not fix the institution of marriage first? then it would make more since to have all these Defense of Marriage Acts. Isn’t it hypocritical to defend a broken institution? If marriage is all that, why is there so much divorce, broken homes, and people just deciding to live together? Recent US census figures state that for the first time in history there are more single adults than married ones. Two-thirds of children born in black communities are out of wedlock. In light of this situation, why is there all this fervor to define marriage between a man and woman?
You’re right on the money with your question!
There is nothing much more ludicrous (and hateful) than the antics of the RRR Cult (Religious Radical Right) and it’s supposed “Defense of Marriage” laws and state constitutional amendments. There is NO WAY that the marriage of ANY same-sex couple could possibly pose ANY threat to the marriage of any opposite-sex couple. Same-sex marriage is as harmless as the average ice cream cone!
But bring the topic of a REAL threat to marriage to those pseudo-Christian nitwits — divorce, which ends 50% of marriages — and they’ll look the other way and whistle a tune every time. Bigoted and ignorant hypocrites, all.
(For the record, I’m a *straight*, 65-year-old father of 3 and grandfather of 6. I’m also an egalitarian.)