What's so scary about same sex marriage?

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    Please explain why particularly Social Conservatives find same sex marriage so damn scary?

    Is it the Social Conservatives fear their own marriage may be in jeopardy if same sex couples get access to this particular part of contract law?

    Is it that Social Conservatives think that permitting access to contract law is something some people have no right to?

    Is it that Social Conservatives harbor a peculiar form of homophobia?

    Is it that Social Conservatives think that the size of government should be reduced to one that can easily fit into a bedroom?

    Do Social Conservatives think that the state not only permits a marriage contract between two consenting adults but sanctifies that marriage as well?

    Do Social Conservatives think that divorce laws are too liberal and therefore present the real threat to the institution of marriage?

    Do Social Conservatives recognize that the state not only has a means of entering a marriage contract but a means of dissolving that contract as well?

    What makes same sex marriage such a problem for Social Conservatives?
     
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    No... social conservatives who are largely Christians see homosexuality as a perversion, a mental illness, a disgusting sexual act, and traditional marriage being that of a man and a woman wed in the eyes of God in holy matrimony, should not be soiled by such a disgusting sexual perversion.

    It's just that simple.
     
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    I don't really understand it, either. Traditional marriages are already a sham, and I don't see how allowing gay marriage will change that, for the better or worse.

    I don't really see the religious side of the argument, either. The Bible says that homosexuality is a sin. Not allowing gays to marry isn't stopping them from being gay, so it's not as if these people are preventing sin. Furthermore, one is not a sinner for allowing sin to happen.

    So yeah, I don't get it. But whatever. It's the least important of the issues this country is dealing with right now.
     
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    In which case, there should be no legal issues involved in marriage at all. ;)
     
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    Why not?
     
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    I am afraid that my children will have the option to join the Gay Orgy Club as an extracurricular activity if gays are allowed to use the word "marriage" to describe their unions.
     
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    Because marriage should be either a legal union or a religious union. Not both. In this country, it's a legal union, which means God should not be involved in the terms of the contract.
     
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    Because it is the government dictating which religious beliefs are valid and which are not. Many religions do not agree with that stance, and some do not agree with marriage in laws at all. :cool:
     
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    The state should not be issuing licenses for two people to love each other or for two people to have sex. They should be strictly issuing legal contracts which unite two adults from a legal perpective.

    Marriage is for religions.
     
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    In spite of psychological studies to the contrary, there are folks who eschew science and still think in terms of perversion and mental illness.

    Weird.

    I guess there still are folks who think the world is flat, too.

    Science refutes what the most fundamental religious people believe. What a pity! Imagine if mumbo jumbo was replace by clarity and reason! What a wonderful world we could enjoy. We would not only have a greater understanding of the natural world, but we could practically eliminate prejudice and blind bigotry.

    And God has nothing to do with state law. We are not governed by the Taliban.
     
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