It is strange and radical. I grew up in a home where the person who shouted the loudest was the winner. She spoke of her gay friend who recently died and had urged her to "bloody well get on with" changing the definition of marriage. I think that both Corvino and Gallagher present their respective views in a compelling way. Roughly half of all states prohibit first cousins from marrying, and all prohibit marriage of closer blood relatives, even if the individuals being married are sterile. In addition to legal obligations to care for spouses, there are also social expectations that make marriage a stabilizing element in a relationship. Opponents of the changes argued they would legalize discrimination against the gay community.
Gay Divorce Negates Marriage Need The argument that gay marriage raises divorce rates is not panning out, according to an article on Findlaw by a Boston divorce attorney.
Arguments for and against gay marriage
Homosexuals are born gay, have no choice Ted Olson. Indeed, the opposite seems at least as likely: Her arguments are carefully reasoned and often deeply moving. This is beneficial for society as it discourages single-parent child-rearing. I find her's unlikely, she finds mine unlikely.