what law?<quoted text>
"Marriage is a legal contract between two people administered by the government.
Your religion - all religions - are irrelevant to marriage law."
And you asked..."according to whom?"
According to the law, genius.
Or, to put it in terms that even you can understand:
Please name ONE religious requirement for marriage. Any one will do.
prior to the nanny states of America ever being born, church's for 1000's of years performed wedding ceremonies.
and the definition of marriage is the union of man and woman before God.
so now go off on your tangent of being an atheist, and how you need extra rights.
Or after your ilk re-defined marriage of thousands of years, it no longer matters.