Civil Rights After the Supreme Court found a constitutional right to same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges in Junecounty clerks and other state and local officials around the country began to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but some probate judges in Alabama were uncertain of their legal obligations, given a prior state supreme court order barring the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Monopolies are generally bad. Government monopolies are invariably bad. Abolish marriage is finally time to abolish civil marriage. The charity, protest, and street performance organization SPI celebrated 'wedding for all' ceremonies aimed at drawing the attention of France's presidential candidates to the gay wedding issue, one week before the first round of the French presidential election.
On May 8, North Carolina became the most recent state in which the electorate has voted against same-sex marriage.
First, abolishing marriage could be said to violate equal protection if it were adopted for the purpose of denying marriage to same-sex couples. And second, because marriage is a fundamental right, the state may be obligated to make it available to all competent adults. Aug 26, · Civil marriage is a state-run monopoly. Monopolies are generally bad. Government monopolies are invariably bad. It is finally time to abolish civil marriage. A marriage between a fish and a bicycle does not make sense. And, forcing a bicycle to pay alimony to a fish is absurd. Both the fish and the bicycles should avoid marriage. Unfortunately, the bicycles will be driven to marriage, and therefore, marriage should be abolish to .
At roughly the same time, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation presented its Profiles in Courage Award to three Iowa Supreme Court justices who ruled that same-sex marriage is constitutionally-required -- and who were subsequently removed from office by the voters of Iowa.
The Democratic Party is now posed to endorse in its national platform "equal treatment under law for same-sex couples. After all, they now have the president of the United States on their side. From these events, the opponents of same-sex marriage can, with equal plausibility, claim that they are winning: When the electorate is given the chance, it votes against same-sex marriage.
I draw a different conclusion than either of these: Abolishing civil marriage would be good both for marriage and for the American polity.
Some oppose civil marriage because they oppose marriage. In contrast, I would abolish civil marriage to encourage and strengthen marriage by deregulating it. Civil marriage is a state-run monopoly. Government monopolies are invariably bad: Think of the DMV.
When we want more of something, government monopoly is usually not the right approach. Abolishing civil marriage will firmly place responsibility for marriage where it belongs, in the churches, synagogues and other religious and secular institutions in our society concerned with defining and nurturing the family.
Released from a single, state-imposed definition of marriage, these marriage-promoting institutions would promote their respective versions of marriage. Once the law no longer monopolizes the definition of marriage, individuals would contract for their own versions of the institution.
A free market in religion has made Americans a religious people.First, abolishing marriage could be said to violate equal protection if it were adopted for the purpose of denying marriage to same-sex couples.
And second, because marriage is a fundamental right, the state may be obligated to make it available to all competent adults.
Aug 26, · Civil marriage is a state-run monopoly. Monopolies are generally bad. Government monopolies are invariably bad.
It is finally time to abolish civil marriage. After all, interracial marriage is only relatively recently legal. Indeed, some countries such as Sweden are slowly ‘abolishing’ marriage without even passing any laws. Simply put, the purpose of marriage, at least state-sanctioned marriage, has been put under increasing scrutiny.
For a marriage, the ceremony is solemnised by the couple saying a prescribed form of words; in a civil partnership, the couple can simply sign a document. Marriages can be conducted through either a civil . Following the monumental victory for marriage equality in the Supreme Court, some commentators have dredged up a bizarre argument sprung out of distaste for same-sex couples: the idea that we should abolish civil marriage altogether.
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