Marriage not just made for procreation
I read Chuck Griffiths letter very carefully. According to his analogy, only persons who are capable of bearing children should be allowed to marry. This means when you apply for a marriage license, you will need a certificate from a physician stating that both are fertile, and intend to procreate.
My mother married for a second time at age 62. This gave her and my stepfather a tax break. I don't know what their marriage did to benefit society. They did spend 20 years together before they passed away.
My partner of 17 years helped me raise my two sons from a former marriage. We were denied many benefits because of people who are prejudice. Marriage is a civil right and is only religious if you choose it to be. This is why we have a separation of church and state.
Harvey D Holthaus Sr.