NYE likes to repeatedly claim I have said procreation is a requirement of marriage. I have pointed out, citing court cases, that show procreation and marriage are intrinsically linked. Do I need to repost them?<quoted text>
How is it a lie? You constantly blather on about marriage and children as if bearing and raising children are the purposes of marriage.
So yes, he did lie. Thanks for defending the lying. Good job!You're certainly the pot calling the kettle black. But I suppose n your case, one must possess a semblance of intellect before they can demonstrate intellectual honesty.
Oh what the heck....
â[T]he first purpose of matrimony, by the laws of nature and society, is procreation.â Baker v. Baker, 13 Cal. 87, 103 (1859).âhe procreation of children under the shield and sanction of the lawâ is one of the âtwo principal ends of marriage.â Sharon v. Sharon, 75 Cal. 1 (1888)(quoting Stewart on Marriage and Divorce, sec. 103.âProcreation, if not the sole, is at least an important, reason for the existence of the marriage relation.â Davis v. Davis, 106 A. 644, 645 (N.J. Ch. Div. 1919).âThe great end of matrimony is ... the procreation of a progeny having a legal title to maintenance by the father.â Laudo v. Laudo, 197 N.Y.S. 396, 397 (App. Div. 1919); Poe v. Gerstein, 517 F.2d 787, 796 (5th Cir. 1975)(â[P]rocreation of offspring could be considered one of the major purposes of marriage....â); Singer v. Hara, 522 P.2d 1187, 1195 (Wash. App. 1974)(â[M]arriage exists as a protected legal institution primarily because of societal values associated with the propagation of the human race.â); Baker v. Nelson, 191 N.W.2d 185, 186 (Minn. 1971), appeal dismissed for want of a substantial federal question, 409 U.S. 810 (1972)(âThe institution of marriage as a union of man and woman, uniquely involving the procreation and rearing of children within a family, is as old as the book of Genesis.â); Heup v. Heup, 172 N.W.2d 334, 336 (Wis. 1969)(âHaving children is a primary purpose of marriage.â); Zoglio v. Zoglio, 157 A.2d 627, 628 (D.C. App. 1960)(âOne of the primary purposes of matrimony is procreation.â); Frost v. Frost, 181 N.Y.S.2d 562, 563 (Supr. Ct. New York Co. 1958)(discussing âone of the primary purposes of marriage, to wit, the procreation of the human species.â); Ramon v. Ramon, 34 N.Y.S. 2d 100, 108 (Fam. Ct. Div. Richmond Co. 1942)(âThe procreation of off-spring under the natural law being the object of marriage, its permanency is the foundation of the social order.â); Stegienko v. Stegienko, 295 N.W. 252, 254 (Mich. 1940)(stating that âprocreation of children is one of the important ends of matrimonyâ); Gard v. Gard, 169 N.W. 908, 912 (Mich. 1918)(âIt has been said in many of the cases cited that one of the great purposes of marriage is procreation.â); Lyon v. Barney, 132 Ill. App. 45, 50 (1907)(â[T]he procreating of the human species is regarded, at least theoretically, as the primary purpose of marriage ...â); Grover v. Zook, 87 P.638, 639 (Wash. 1906)(âOne of the most important functions of wedlock is the procreation of children.â); Adams v. Howerton, 486 F. Supp. 1119, 1124 (C.D. Cal. 1980), affâd 673 F.2d 1036 (9th Cir. 1982)(observing that a âstate has a compelling interest in encouraging and fostering procreation of the raceâ);