posted on Jun, 17 2010 @ 01:12 PM
reply to post by traditionaldrummer
There are a myriad of legal benefits for being a recognized couple. Civil unions do not go to the lengths in which marriage does.
Frankly though, I don't see why gay marriage
as it is often thought of should be made legal. Just give civil unions the same benefits and
extents as marriage. Even though marriage's foundations are not religious in nature, in this day and age they are considered religious to a
I do not believe churches should be forced to allow gay marriage ceremonies. It should be their choice. And hell, there are churches that allow it.
But for me the real argument for gay marriage comes from the legal point of view and in that degree they deserve every single right hetero marriages
Lets just call it civil unions and be done with it. It doesn't "offend" the sanctity of marriage and gays get what gays deserve.