A million children, some say up to 9 million, under the care (sic) of sexual deviants is the worse possible attempt at rationalizing homosexual marriage.<quoted text>The "between one man and one woman," unfortunately for you, has never been part of the Fourteenth Amendment, Loser. Gay Karl Rove used the issue to help reelect the idiot chickenhawk in 2004, but it doesn't put it into law. Furthermore, even your bought-and-paid-for Scalia states that the Second Amendment does not grant an unregulated blank check for gun ownership...whenever you walking dead Gormless Old Pervs get that passed, I intend to demand my RPG launcher and a dirty bomb. GFY some more.
"Currently, the United States is embroiled in a debate over whether there should be an amendment to the Constitution that would define marriage as the legal union between a man and a woman. This debate is a direct result of the decision by some state courts that homosexuals cannot be denied the benefits and recognition of a legal marriage.
President Bush has publicly stated that he supports such an amendment.
In 1996, President Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage to be a "legal union between one man and one woman." Many other political leaders, Republicans and Democrats alike, have aligned themselves with both Presidents Bush and Clinton.
Several religious institutions, most recently the Catholic Church, have formally renounced the idea of same-sex marriage, referring to religious texts that define marriage as solely the union of a man and woman.
Supporters of gay marriage stress, though, that not only are they seeking to protect civil liberties (often citing the 14th Amendment), they are also seeking to protect their families; over a million children nationwide are currently in the care of homosexual parents.
The way the laws are currently written, gay parents in times of crisis (such as when a child is seriously sick or injured and must be hospitalized) are not afforded the same rights as married (or legally divorced) parents.
"..studies consistently show a markedly greater likelihood of children raised by same-sex parents to identify with and experience same-sex or bi-sexual contact than children raised in heterosexual homes." I'm wondering how your little progeny is being raised.