Originally Posted by silentstriker
If there was no difference and the words didn't matter - then you wouldn't be strongly against it. So obviously, you do think it's not equal in some way.
Let me ask it this way, if the government tomorrow said if an interracial couple are to marry, we can no longer allow it to be called marriage, but they still have the same rights. Would you support it?
If not, why the double standard?
That is a ridiculous question, and a very ignorant one. It's like saying if the government decriminalised murdered would I still have an issue with it.
My views on life are not dictated by the law, howevever my fundamental definition of what things are are based on previous historic definitions.