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Scruddy Bleensaver's Avatar Jump to comment 21 by Scruddy Bleensaver

The way to square this circle is to admit that the state has no business choosing between different configurations of genitalia, or (in my view) even the number. Where it does have a role is in promoting stable family units in which to raise children.

Agreed, but where's the justification to discriminate against polygamy then? Are there statistics to show having multiple mothers is harmful to the children?

Well, I guess you said that already with your "even the number". Is there anybody who can cogently argue for gay marriage, but against polygamy? How would you phrase that in a non-discriminatory fashion legally?

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:14:04 UTC | #927027