“Mindles H. Dreck” has a very long, well-argued post on morality and politics beginning with this premise:
In the heat of the discussion lines often begin to blur between:
What the constitution or jurisprudence actually says; What I’d like it to say; What someone else would like it to say; What ought not to be a law (in my opinion), but is constitutional; What is not constitutional, and therefore also ought not to be a law; What ought to be a law, but not necessarily a constitutional right
He then discusses abortion, sodomy, and gay marriage in that context. Like Matthew, he thinks we should privatize marriage.
Hat tip: Kevin Drum, who thinks getting rid of straight marriage “Is not going to fly.” Me guesses he’s correct.