Alabama lawmaker offers what may be the dumbest anti-gay marriage argument yet

Yep. That’s pretty dumb alright!

We’ve all grown accustomed to the standard right-wing arguments against marriage equality. We’ve been warned of a slippery slope toward bestiality, incest, and pedophilia; we’ve listened to Christian conservatives rail against the sin and depravity of homosexuality; and we’ve witnessed some conservatives concoct a pseudo-intellectual justification for marriage discrimination. They call it “complementarity,” which is really just a less vulgar way of saying “God made Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.”

Alabama State Sen. Del Marsh (R) sees yet another reason to oppose marriage equality: Giving same-sex couples equal rights, he says, is simply too expensive.

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