If one respects men, they should be kept out of the front lines as well, since all of those fatherless children and single moms are not part of the ideal family structure you keep demanding.<quoted text>It's true, women are in the line of fire now, even when they aren't assigned to combat units. Putting women in combat units will cause more death and injury in combat and training.
If you respect women, keep the out of the front lines and keep marriage one man and one woman.
And, if you truly respect women, you would allow them to choose the gender they wish to marry. They know better than you do what is right for them .
Making decisions for other people, based only on your own biases, is certainly not respect.
Far from it.