It wouldn't matter to me if they were Hindu, Jewish, or atheist. What bugs me is when someone doesn't practice what they preach.
That is an excellent, succinct capturing of my point.
If government had no hand in marriage, the "gay marriage" issue would have never come up.
I see what you did there, and usually come at this as: the federal government was constituted to handle inter-state and international issues. Period. Full stop. Eliminating chattel slavery was a good thing, but the subsequent over-reach has not been.