Re: Equal Protection Under the Law.
I have answered these questions many, many times. Government exists to help us protect our property and property rights NOT to transfer wealth from one group to another, which is what gay marriage is a form of.
Originally Posted by michael h
The benefit to the State for marriage is, since the time of Augustus Caesar, to produce the next generation of citizens. I'm not sure what you mean about additional social costs of children but I suggest we stop all forms of socialism and in the meantime not expand it under any pretext whatsoever.
As far as the cost of living, despite the high cost, it remains very popular.
"No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles."
-- Patrick Henry