David Cameron in a tweet after the vote: I'm trying to do the right thing, and that's where I'm going with this. Supporters of same-sex marriage have achieved considerable success persuading their fellow citizens—through the democratic process—to adopt their view. A great joy, and yes, a great responsibility. You might not like that.
In turn, those who believe allowing same-sex marriage is proper or indeed essential, whether as a matter of religious conviction or secular belief, may engage those who disagree with their view in an open and searching debate.
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It's the distance between moving into the cul-de-sac and having your next door neighbor trust you to keep an eye on her preschool daughter for a few minutes while she runs out to the post office. Not a single Southwesterner or even, to tell the truth, a genuine Westerner California does not count. Marriage is the union between a man and a woman; has been historically; remains so. I felt that I understood what same-sex couples were looking for. We have a wedding channel on cable TV devoted to the behavior of people on the way to the altar.
Would they catch a grenade for one of us like some of us would for them because we truly have love in our hearts? The nature of marriage is that, through its enduring bond, two persons together can find other freedoms, such as expression, intimacy, and spirituality. They can take the job and shove it. MarriagePartnershipsRelationships. MarriageGodReligionGovernmentNow.