Some of That Magic Constitution Dust

A number of months ago, I debated Andrew Sullivan on the subject of same sex marriage, and one of the points I sought to make was a point that he just couldn't get his head around. To review, the point was this: a society that doesn't know what marriage is in situation x cannot suddenly and miraculously come up with an understanding of what marriage is for situation y. Once same-sex mirage is established, or even semi-established, you can count on it, said I -- polygamists will start lining up, and they will ask for a judge to sprinkle some of that magic constitution dust on their lusts too.

[Read the rest of the article at Blog & Mablog: Furious Scribblings from Douglas Wilson.]