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Defending Marriage at the Supreme Court, DOMA: Justice Ginsburg, Marriage is Different than Milk Comments

Marriage has been reduced to another commodity. In an age when children can be manufactured and grown in a surrogate when wanted - while millions are being aborted at will because they are not wanted - "Civil Rights" are being manufactured by the agencies of the civil government. They are multiplying while the real rights, the fundamental human rights, endowed upon us by God, are being taken away, one after another. Continue Reading

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  1. Pete Brady
    1 year ago

    Are two men or two women who engage in masturbation, in each other's presence, in a relationship worthy of being "married?" They do not fondle one another and cannot therefore properly be called "homosexual." If such couples see this as a life-long relationship why should they not also be considered parties to the "marriage" cases now before SCOTUS? Or are the opponents of Prop 8 that limits marriage to a man and a woman only thinking of the homosexual condition, and not other possible combinations that might want a "marriage" license? Myopically, they appear to be claiming that they are the only ones being "harmed." But that is not the right question. The question is not "harm" but, rather, what is the "good" aimed at and achieved?

    Or is it, as the lesbians and gays loudly insist, that it is all about "love," that's the "good," and in that love is found the overarching reason why "gay marriage" should be codified? What, then, about platonic love? Two men or two women, who have no intention of ever engaging in sexual congress with one another, see with "equal" discernment that they want to be in a life-long relationship with one another. Is this a condition that the law should recognize as worthy of a "marriage" license? Not likely. Do not even such platonic relationships now exist, however, in which the individuals involved assign to one another legal entitlements?

    If neither "lust" nor "love" alone is justification for "marriage" then why is the present contest a "civil rights" issue? What makes the LGBT crowd a distinct class of citizenry, much less one that is embraceable within the envelope of the traditional "civil rights" groups? Do we assume a "civil rights" status without examining the case as to whether or not one exists? Does what one does with their genitalia define who they are, their human dignity? Man is separated from the animal world by his faculty of reason. Base, carnal desire does not establish us in our dignity. It is, therefore, incongruous to make the leap to a discernible "civil rights" group by giving more deference to carnal lust than reason.

    Marriage for couples who masturbate together? Wouldn't give it a second thought, how silly! But is that not what the homosexual act can pretty much be distilled down to, mutual masturbation? Or, alternatively, is it not more accurate to describe it as victim and victimizer? But it is certainly not love. Even platonic love surpasses anything gay. And, here again, marriage for platonic love? Again, we wouldn't give it a second thought; nope, we don't see it.

    The hurdle is the thousands upon thousands of years of human history preceding our present time that never saw a "right" called gay marriage. Where is the "good," where is the "common good," in gay marriage? Can't be found.

  2. Jerry N
    1 year ago

    This is an exceedingly well written piece by Deacon Fournier. Unfortunately, the Deacon's logical and sound arguments are unlikely to ever be read or heard anywhere within 100 miles of the Supreme Court chambers.

    The Obama administration and its myriad radical supporters are on a renegade, all-out propaganda campaign to deceive Americans into thinking all that has proven good for society in the past is now bad, and all that has been proven bad is now somehow good. I believe the Obama administration's current goal is simply to create as much suffering, chaos and disharmony as possible within American society, and then seize ever more power whenever the intentionally created mess offers an opportunity to do so.

    "You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before." -- Rahm Emanuel

  3. DLL
    1 year ago

    Redefine marriage and all is open to some illogical form of a redefinition. Redefine the laws of physics and nothing makes sense anymore. It amounts to the same thing. Natural law is a man and a woman reproduce to produce a child. That is economical compared to some test tube method which is an expensive alternative method. There is a love that is ordered and a disordered form of love. Sex is not love as sex is sex. We do not need to have sex to love. Marriage is more than sex. Marriage is a vocation. Marriage produces families. Family is the 1st form of government and the most efficient way to see to the needs of children.children need a father and a mother,opposite sex parents.

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