In the June issue of The American Legion magazine, U.S. Rep. Mark Takano said he supported the “constitutional right to gay marriage” and stated that “Though much of the discussing will involve lofty issues like civil rights, liberty and individual freedom, in truth what the court will be deciding is if ours will be a nation that values some families more than others.”
For some reason, this reminded me of the old saying, “If it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck.”
If people want to think that way, so be it; that is their right. But it don’t make it so. If two people want to live together and call themselves married and a family, so be it; but it don’t make it a marriage, and a reinterpretation of our Constitution won’t make it so.
I am for the right of two same-sex adults to live together and call it a civil union, or whatever, but our Constitution should not be involved in this.