Marriage and The State

Families, churches and other societal institutions are fully competent to decide for themselves whom to recognize as “married” for purposes of social and religious interactions. They don’t need the state to tell them how it’s done. They’ve been doing it for millennia.

Like everything else it touches, political government makes a mess out of marriage. Those who decry “the breakup of the American family” need look no further than the courthouse, the statehouse and the Capitol for the culprits.
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