That's not the legal definition; under federal law marriage is one man and one woman. Vice President Biden voted to enact DOMA into law; he was reelected by a majority.More fallacious labels. A marriage is the joining of two entities.
Changing marriage laws will change divorce precedent, adoption precedent and add same sex dependent beneficiaries to our out of control government spending. It will impact EVERYONE.Giving same-sex couples equal protection of the law has no impact on what opposite-sex couples do. Please explain exactly how it does in your mind.
Same sex marriage might be very harmful to gay rights since backlash and scapegoating are well known and documented historical and political forces.