Marriage Equality Now
As a heterosexual married man, I feel there is no place for anyone’s personal beliefs infringing on the rights of others. This is why I support the Vermont Legislature in granting equal rights to same sex couples. Marriage in
Many religions dictate the parameters of marriage. These parameters should have no bearing on the state’s guidelines. According to my birth raised religion, I am not married because my wife is not of the same religion; however
Furthermore, recognizing equal marriage rights will be an economic benefit to
Passage of the Marriage Equality Act is smart economic policy and is morally the right thing to do. During the civil rights movement the Supreme Court struck down the policy of “separate but equal”, so hereto the legislature can easily remove the barrier on equality by passing the Marriage Equality Act. I am proud that Vermont Legislators are breaking away from stereotypical fears and moving Vermonters closer to peaceful coexistence.
“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself” Andy Warhol
ps: The above is a letter I submitted to the Times Argus. All persons need to work together to create a just and harmonious society, not just when their rights or liberties are threatened.