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Gay marriages not risk to civil order

Our action-hero governor declared that same-sex marriages “present an imminent risk to civil order” and must be stopped. He went on to state that “we’re going down a dangerous path that leads to anarchy.”

Excuse me? People being wed as a consequence of their enduring love for one another, that makes for happier people, right? No civil unrest there. People choosing to love and marry who they wish leading to anarchy? Anarchy is usually associated with disorder and confusion. The notion of love and institution of marriage and monogamy are hardly disorderly or confusing.

Perhaps the governor, being foreign-born and raised, has never been exposed to the text of our California Constitution. Could someone enlighten him, please? And could we, as a people and culture, please get on to really important, vital issues of the day? For example, U.S. imperialism definitely is a risk to civil order and has already led to much anarchy, at home and abroad.

David Kupfer

North San Juan

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