Just a Passing Thought:
Proposition 8, which seems to have made thousands of married couples in California suddenly unmarried by its passage, is a strange beast to me. First off, it puts a human rights case to the popular vote. Had slavery been ended this way it's likely to US would still have several slave states.
But along with that comes another bemusing observation: the campaign to legally screw over gay families--and make no mistake, when your marriage is dissolved by popular fiat, that's exactly what has happened--is run primarily by two groups who really shouldn't be tossing rocks at others' marriages.
First is the Mormons. Presumably they want the traditional marriage to be restored: That is, the marriage should be defined as being between a man and four women.
Second is the Catholics, who should honestly know something about gay culture, and who presumably want the definiton of marriage to be restored to one man and ... Well maybe one woman and ...