16 Jun '12, 2am

Illinois AG Says Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional | Care2 Causes

Our Constitution was never meant to protect certain classes of citizen while denying the rights of others. The only exception is criminals. To enshrine bigotry against any group of citizens into a law that abrogates their rights is the antithesis of everything the Constitution represents, and of every reason for which it was written. The Illinois AG is correct on his Constitutional point -- and on his moral one. Denying the right to marry is denying one of the most basic of human rights. Even convicts on death row can get married. Prisoners sentenced to life in prison can get married, have conjugal visits, and father children they'll never help support or raise. To deny marriage and parenthood to people who are NOT criminals, who are productive, responsible members of society who just happen to be Gay, makes no sense at all. But it does make anyone who denies those rights ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/illinois-ag-says-gay-marriage...

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