It looks to me like the importance of this whole Marriage Amendment that Bush is touting is because of the fear that certain State courts will rule that their State can ignore their citizens when/if they vote to declare marriage as between one man and one woman because it is discriminatory.
I believe that Massachusetts voters stated that Marriage is to be between one man and one woman - but the State Supreeme Court overturned the vote of the people.....
posted on 06/06/2006 7:38:01 AM PDT
("...the most schizoid freeper I've ever seen" - New Bloomfield, Missouri)
"even here in England that would be considered a clear case of self-defence."
It also told the legislature they had to pass a law permitting same sex marriage.
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