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Free Republic. The concept of stable, healthy gay relationships is largely a manufacturing of the gay propaganda machine. Their joint battle to bring marriage equality to their own home and to their state would eventually change lives for many Americans.
The Massachusetts assembly is considering a constitutional amendment that would legally define a marriage as a union between one man and one woman.