If two unmarried, elderly sisters wished to form such a partnership, or two or more friends regardless of sexual intimacy wanted to provide mutually for one another "in sickness and in health," society might furnish them a variety of ways of doing so--from enhanced civil contracts to expanded "defined benefit" insurance plans, to new ways of dealing with inheritance. Shall we look to Abraham, the great patriarch, who slept with his servant when he discovered his beloved wife Sarah was infertile? Confining some of our neighbors and friends who share these same values to an outlaw or second-class status undermines their sense of belonging and weakens their ties with the rest of us and what should be our common aspirations. This is why supporters of same-sex marriage do not fight to legalize polygamy People who wish to change the definition of marriage to include same-sex relationships insist that marriage remain as a union between no more and no less than two persons. In all states, it is illegal to attempt to marry more than one person, or even to pass off more than one person as one's spouse.
Thus, the law cannot recognize "gay marriage", "straight marriage", and "bisexual marriage" as distinct rights.
Same-Sex Marriage Pros and Cons
Relationships between adults committed to one another are largely governed by state law. That is our duty. The bible states homosexual as a sin so I disapprove it. Gay relations have a plasticity of form, an independence from natural generation, for which they are sometimes praised, but which, in any case, also differentiates them from their heterosexual counterparts. There are many who would, and yet call themselves Christians. Marriage is special because it is the relationship in which people enter when they plan on bringing new life into the world.