And that's fine and good if you're making an after-dinner speech and you get warm and fuzzy, but when it comes to the arena of legal protections for expression, expression can be quite contentious. It is no longer invisible. They are dangerous. Hence the expression would be equivalent to: he is no tumbler or common fellow.
There is a constitutional meaning to the word because it is referred to in the Constitution and it has been constitutionally assigned to Parliament. There are different ways of saying things to get your point across.
Our concern, and why we've come at this from the position we have, is that we don't feel it would be the right direction to go in, to continue to perpetuate this concept that marriage makes a person more mature, more settled, more respected, or, in effect, that it's a kind of institution that's stable.
Who supports same-sex unions? Love the blog and please keep writing darling.