Not that I'm advocating such an action, but this can turn out to be a two edged sword. They get to destroy marriage; somebody else gets to destroy them ~ AND probably get away with it.
Backlash in matters related to sex and family is always rigorous.
The Saudi government continues to execute and maim homosexual activists of course.
A number of witnesses for the anti-SSM side declined to testify, and made the decision out of fear for physically violent reprisals against themselves and/or their families.
Proponents informed the court on the first day of trial, January 11, 2010, that they were withdrawing Loren Marks, Paul Nathanson, Daniel N Robinson and Katherine Young as witnesses. Doc #398 at 3. Proponents' counsel stated in court on Friday, January 15, 2010, that their witnesses because they "were extremely concerned about their personal safety, and did not want to appear with any recording of any sort, whatsoever."