What’s wrong with gay marriage?

Posted by    |    May 7th, 2012 at 7:00 am

Same-sex wedding cake toppers are seen outside the East Los Angeles County Recorder's Office on Valentine's Day during a news event for National Freedom to Marry Week in Los Angeles. Backers of the California ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, announced their next step Tuesday, Februrary 14, 2012 (Credit: Reuters/David McNew)“I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual men and women marrying one another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties.”  With these words, Vice President Joe Biden sparked a national firestorm yesterday.  In his interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press”, he said that he was “absolutely comfortable” with same-sex marriages and was heartened by their growing acceptance across the country.

Was the vice-president right on this issue?  What’s wrong with gay marriage?