Charles Cooper, who is representing Proposition 8 sponsors, launched into his opening statement by saying Proposition 8 was motivated not by "ill-will nor animosity toward gays and lesbians, but special regard for the institution of marriage."
"It is the purpose of marriage — the central purpose of marriage — to ensure, or at least encourage and to promote that when life is brought into being, it is by parents who are married and who take the responsibility of raising that child together," he said.
Walker pressed for examples of how allowing gay couples to marry "in any way diminishes a procreative function or denigrates a marriage for an opposite-sex couple."
Cooper answered that the effect of gay marriage on traditional marriage is unknown because the practice is still so new. Only five states have opened the institution to same-sex couples, and three of them were required to do so by judges, he said.
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The above text is from page 2 of the article linked here. In saying gays shouldn't marry for lack of procreation, then shouldn't the same be said for sterile and old people too? They can't procreate "naturally", either. This whole thing is just a load of B.S.
I am sick and tired of being pulled back to the days where you couldn't be with who you love. And the real sickos are the people so obsessed with what 2 consenting adults do in their own home.
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