June 11, Commentary. With all these discredited, the Obergefell dissents simply raised that marriage is so central a social institution that it is better redefined by democratic process than unelected judges. In my judgment, the primary arguments for denying same-sex couples the right to marry are religious in nature.
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A fourth view, libertarianism , had different premises from queer theory but somewhat similar ramifications; it proposed that government powers should be strictly limited, generally to the tasks of maintaining civil order, infrastructure , and defense.
It is also extremely unlikely that the biological effects of heterosexual marriage on men would also be found in homosexual marriage. There would be more use of gender-neutral language like "partners" and--more importantly--more social and cultural pressures to neuter our thinking and our behaviors in marriage.