>> They seem to go hand-in-hand quite often.
But there are also plenty of Pro-Abort Christians, and plenty of Conservative Statists. We’d probably see a will distributed graph of the various combinations of affiliations, principles, practices, and opinions.
Regarding “marriage”, the state has demonstrated that it will persecute Christian photographers that refuse to record homosexual celebratory gatherings.
I personally enjoy the benefits of DOMA, and it should be enforced as legislated. I wouldn’t be upset, however, if it went away along with the state law that requires citizens to support and service homosexuality. In my opinion, the govt does not belong in the marriage business save the utility value of civil contracts — contracts that in no way obligate third parties to the affairs of the signatories.