I would add that part of what Christie writes is true for me.
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After I wrote of my support of the recent SCOTUS decision that affirms marriage for all citizens, one commentator wrote of his agreement for certain civil rights for gay couples and then added this caveat, “Marriage is a contract between two people of opposite sex that want to have children and raise a family. That is not biologically possible between gay and lesbian couples.”
So, I ask these questions:
- Should we then make fertility a requirement for marriage?
- How would hetero couples prove their abilities to reproduce before marriage?
- What about older couples who desire to marry but who are no longer biologically capable of reproducing?
- What about those who have suffered from childhood cancers whose treatments have rendered them infertile?
- If a couple announces before marriage that they do not wish to ever have children, should we then deny them the right to…
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