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A Person Can Call Himself a Tree



On Aug. 11, the heavy hand of the federal government once again frustrated the will of the people. Judge Vaughn Walker overturned part of the California Constitution that states that marriage is between a man and a woman as “unconstitutional.”

This ruling is a complete abandonment of common sense and the laws of natural order. A person can call himself a tree, but that doesn’t make him one. Likewise, redefining the institution of marriage to include persons of the same sex does not change the nature of the relationship. Homosexuality is, and always will be, a disorder. I suppose that if gays want to adopt kids, and teach them this sick way of life, there is nothing that the rest of us can do except to voice our displeasure.

Joseph Rodrigue
San Dimas, Calif.