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Published: Monday, March 25 2013 5:50 p.m. MDT

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Mesa, AZ


"People can sue all they want -- that doesn't mean they will ever win in court."

Another argument that was used before homosexuality was decriminalized.

I am afraid that once the definition changes there will be no excuse tp prevent polyggamists from legally getting married unless you wish to create a new group who are having their cvil rights as well as religous violated.

West Jordan, UT

The problem is that they are not really challenging a state law, they are challenging the state constitution. The challenge to try to find the state constitution "unconstitutional" is a tough fight. The equal protection clause in the 14th Amendment isn't strong enough to overturn, which is considered a state sovereignty issue.

The Supreme Court also hinted earlier this week that they will likely leave the gay marriage "experiment" up to the states to decide. In a couple of months, this will likely all go away.

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