Looking at the gay marriage issue and why the gays want this right – the government and the social engineering the government has engaged in caused this.
The income tax system gave special rates to married people over singles. The government rules about health insurance and inheritance also favored married couples with special benefits.
Marriage began as a church-based institution, and the State has no business being involved in it. The answer is to get the government out of the marriage business by ending the IRS and the insurance laws – and let anyone contract as the chose!
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