With the notion of marriage – an exclusive, emotional, binding ‘til death do you part’ tie – becoming more and more an exception to the rule given a rise in cohabitation and high rates of divorce, why should the federal government be telling adults who love one another that they cannot get married, simply because they happen to be gay? I believe when there are so many forces pulling our society apart, we need more commitment to marriage, not less.
Murkowski is now the third Senate Republican to support same-sex marriage. The timing of this announcement is significant, as the Supreme Court is set to rule on marriage equality as soon as next week. source
June 19, 2013 // 18:46 // 1 year ago