To a young married couple it may be a symbol of their commitment to each other…
To a middle aged person it may become a restriction if their spouse becomes complacent…
Some believe that their religion does not support or allow divorce, yet at any time either party licensed to another can sue to have that license revoked.
Would it not be better to leave the definition of marriage up to an individual’s chosen religion and participate in it according to the structure and regulations of marriage within that particular religion?
Would the State be better off and involved in less public outcry and legal strife if it simply registered unions between consenting adults?
Luke 2:1-5 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child.
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