I saw online today that there’s a chance that gay marriage may now be legal in Pennsylvania, depending on if the decision gets appealed to a higher court or not. This got me thinking about some earlier discussions I’ve had about the government’s role in marriage in general.
Is marriage a religious institution? Or a government institution?
This is why the issue of marriage is so important and so controversial to so many people.
One side views marriage as something designed specifically by an Almighty God and something holy and unique. Those that disagree or don’t believe, tend to view marriage as a government role, and not a religious one. I think that perhaps, marriage itself, should have remained a private, religious institution between mankind and God, as it was for millennia.
Perhaps it’s time that marriage divorces itself from government altogether.
Hear me out.
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