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Washington State says bride” and “groom” – along with “husband” and “wife” are about to become archaic language
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 28167778:MV8yMDY2MTQ1XzM0NzcwNTYxXzVBRjlFMzlF] [quote:Anonymous Coward 28618319:MV8yMDY2MTQ1XzM0NzY5NjM5XzZCN0I0NzhB] Its so funny. I've never seen so many people on GLP defend the government restricting freedom and citizen's rights. I also find it funny all you so called Christians define marriage by legal terms. Whats the fuck is sacred about legal mumbo-jumbo? Marriage is what you make of it. Not what the fuck the government tells you it is. Not what your pedophile church pastor tells you it is. You and your spouse define it. Unbelievable that this is considered a HOT TOPIC issue in this country. Fucking people are starving to death in the world. Get angry over something legitimate. [/quote] Marriage is a sacrament from God. When we redefine it, we are making ourselves equal to God. Most people understand that we are not as wise as God. It is a sign of how low things already are that the loss of the God-ordained roles of husband and wife is APPLAUDED by spiritually blind people. Even pastors and rabbis can be spiritually blind. [/quote]
The words “bride” and “groom” – along with “husband” and “wife” are about to become archaic language in Washington state as officials prepare to remove the terms from marriage and divorce certificates.
Tim Church, a spokesman for the Wash. state Health Department, told Fox News they will likely be removing those words in favor of more gender neutral terms.
He said the changes are necessary in response to the same-sex marriage law that takes effect Dec. 6.
“We’ve been quickly moving ahead to change our marriage certificate to make sure it fits for everyone who is going to be using it,” he told Fox News.
The words “bride” and “groom” could be replaced with “Spouse A” and “Spouse B” or “Person A” and “Person B,” Church said.
The department has been taking public input but the state’s secretary of health will ultimately decide which terms are used.
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