Results tagged “Prop 8” from Last Word

"Suppose a state said, because we think that the focus of marriage really should be on procreation, we're not going to give marriage anymore to any couple where both people are over the age of 55. Would that be constitutional?" -- Justice Elena Kagan "If you redefine marriage to include same-sex couples, you must -- you must permit adoption ... [Read]

"I'm not gay. So I'm not going to marry one." -- Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), when asked by Politico if his views on gay marriage had changed. The D.C.-based publication spoke with several Democratic and Republican congressmen about gay marriage on the heels of Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman's declaration of support for same-sex marriage, and found a "disconnect between ... [Read]

“We know from Scripture, common sense and research that homosexual behavior is immoral, unnatural and unhealthy. We should not normalize this behavior by enshrining it in our marriage laws. … Placing children in homosexual households deliberately deprives children of either a mother or father. No society that cares about children should do this.” Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family ... [Read]