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Whose marriage is it anyway?

Denver Post columnist David Harsanyi hears all the fuss about same-sex marriage, with "two activist groups trying to force their own ethical construction of marriage on the rest of us," and wonders why it matters to the state at all. "Is there any other personal relationship that is defined by government? Other than in legal terms, of course, this one isn't, either," he writes. "Yet, we have decided that either a majority on the Supreme Court or, perhaps, a majority of voters in your state or, even worse, a majority of your legislators in your state have the power to define what is most often the most intimate bond of your life."