Claiming that "same-gender couples are as capable of responsible procreation as are opposite-gender couples," the N.M. Supreme Court ...
This judge now has to redefine 17 words in the dictionary:
Webster`s definitions of marriage and procreate show that "procreate" is between a father and a mother, not a male and another male or between 2 females:
Webster`s 1887 Dictionary
to procreate = to generate or produce; to beget
generate: to beget, to produce
reproduction: the process by which plants and animals give rise to OFFSPRING,... ordinary sexual reproduction involves the fusion or union of two sex or germ cells, one, the egg, derived from the female parent, and the other, the sperm, or spermatazoon, from the male parent. From the cell thus produced (the fertilized egg) the OFFSPRING develops."
to beget: to procreate as a SIRE
sire= a male progenitor; father
progenitor: an ancestor in the direct line; a forefather
offspring= child, children
father= one who has BEGOTTEN; a male PARENT
parent: one who begets or brings forth OFFSPRING; a FATHER or a MOTHER
mother-= female parent
marriage= "state of being married; also the mutual relationship of a husband and wife; WEDLOCK; the social institution whereby MEN and WOMEN are joined in a special kind of social and legal dependence for THE PURPOSE OF FOUNDING AND maintaining a FAMILY"
family= those descended form a common progenitor; a group comprising immediate KINDRED; especially THE GROUP FORMED of PARENTS and CHILDREN"
wedlock= betrothal [always involved the MAN giving the WOMAN a RING [used to be a ring of iron [it started in Roman law, later adopted by Christianity] to show the seriousness of the troth [truth]
engagement- to pledge in marriage; betroth
KINDRED=related to each other; COGNATE
cognate= allied by BLOOD; especially on the MOTHER`s side
I hate to break it to him but two queers can hump each other up the Hershey highway until doomsday and they will NEVER conceive a child. It's kind of a no-brainer that one...