Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, D-125th District, who announced her plan to run for re-election a few hours after the court decision was made public, said this about the court ruling:
“Let's get government out of the wedding business and have everyone, equally, have a civil arrangement,” she said.
The proposal Lifton supports would replace the word “marriage” with “civil commitment” in state laws, creating a legal contract she said would be accessible to everyone, while leaving the religious aspect of the union to religious institutions...
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THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: I suspect this will be the next move of the gay-marriage lobby nation wide -- the complete elimination of civil marriage entirely. I couldn't help but remember this obscure passage of Scripture when I read this...
The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth.-- 1st Timothy 4:1-3
Well, we've now seen how they're trying to forbid us from marrying. I suppose we only have to wait a little while before they start telling us what we can and cannot eat.