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Bush trying to put bias in Constitution

President Bush wants a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. What will that do? Gay couples have lived together since the dawn of time. A piece of paper that says “Marriage” on it is not the experience of marriage, is not going to change things.

Will csodifying marriage change or make it better for the 50 or 60 percent of straight Americans who now get divorced from marriage? No, this smacks of the first salvo of the Bush/Rove gay-bashing “re-election campaign” that has been whispered about. This is the Bush divisive nature in play, guaranteed to further polarize America and deflect attention from his failed policies.

I have been married twice, and married gays would not have affected the experience one iota. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has it right: President Bush is trying to write discrimination into the U.S. Constitution.



Ron Lowe

Nevada City


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