Get over gay marriage

July 17, 2013 

In the July 7 paper I read some misinformed and mean-spirited letters. One question to these high and mighty folks is how could gay marriage and the rights and benefits that come with it really affect you? This is the 21st century.

Many countries have passed gay marriage laws and so far there has been no anarchy over it. Look at the issues that bring countries to riot. Is gay marriage top on the list? No. Other issues like economics, religion and despotism take center stage.

We should all be getting along; moral prejudice really has no place in a civilized world.

RICK STOKES

Modesto

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