I was right! I was right! The 2006 election is going to come down to either ‘faggots’ or ‘beaners’ – it looks like we’re slouching towards ‘faggots’. But it is getting burnt out as a hot-button issue.
But why are ‘they’ bothering with the Marriage Protection Amendment aka No Same-Sex Longterm Fudge-packing Companions Ban? Are you guessing it somehow connects or conflicts with abortion? You’re right.
Terrance points us to this article by Jonathan Rauch:
The question posed by the marriage amendment is not just whether gay marriage is a good idea, but who should decide—the states or the federal government? Unless the federal government stepped in, they said, one or two states would impose same-sex marriage on all the rest. Actually, states have defined marriage differently for most of the country’s history. Many of the same conservatives who want the federal government, not the states, to settle gay marriage also want the states, not the federal government, to settle abortion.