The family is the foundation of any society. In order for a family to be healthy the following is necessary:
Biologically: Genetically humans, as well as animals and plants, were created male and female in order that they could reproduce and sustain their existence.
Physiologically: A child needs the nurture and modeling of a mother/father relationship in order to mature physically, emotionally, and mentally, thus equipping them to be the most productive in continuing that society.
Sociologically: In order for a society to sustain itself it must maintain a 2.1 birthrate. When a society shifts from the genetically given formation of a mother/father family relationship to alternative life styles, then that society will ultimately die. A prime example from history is the Roman Empire. Presently the European countries are moving in this direction.
Thus, I am opposed to any legislation which would give preference to an alternative life style other than that of an effective mother/father relationship. In addition, according to our constitution, a faith-based organization should not be required to practice or make decisions that are not consistent with their beliefs.