Originally Posted by Scott2.0
Why do the parties involved have to give their consent you ask? Seems awful messy to have third parties entering someone into a marriage.
if "mess" was the only reason for denying someone that possible happiness then there should be no marriages, civil unions, or contractual agreements of any kind whatsoever. I'm shocked that some claiming to be open minded would suggest otherwise.
Shocked. Appalled even. There should be people marching in parades to demonstrate against the close minded bigotry you are displaying.