From a pitch for the anti-marriage constitutional amendment in Florida:
My friend John Stemberger's efforts to save marriage is closing in on an important milestone. They are only 13,000 ballots away from the required 611,000+ needed to put a marriage ammendment [sic] on the ballot for the 2008 elections.
The amendment would change Florida's constitution to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman, so that marriage cannot be defined in ways that the Bible forbids, and so that marriages and families can be protected by state law.
The Bible forbids. Chris Kelly observes:
Now I know what you're thinking: Why doesn't a nice place like Florida already have a law making sure that lesbians know they're not as good as women who get fucked with penises, and that they never forget it? Well, it does. It's already illegal for gay people to get married in Florida.
Sure, but who cares when the state constitution doesn't explicitly reflect what the Bible forbids? I guess this is all news to Rich Lowry. It's all funny, isn't it, until someone who isn't gay gets hurt.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.