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So much for wedded bliss lawmakers in Washington State are now pushing to replace the words bride and groom with spouse say in spouse be on all future marriage certificates according to the Washington State.
Health Department they want -- form that works for everybody including same sex marriage couples is that a good idea or political correctness gone too far.
Peter Johnson junior legal analyst here Peter same sex law takes effect in Washington State December -- Of daily life is -- said they want to do it and so now.
The issue is husband and wife bride and groom.
Do the cultural.
Kinship terms that go with heterosexual marriage.
Go out the window this is a sea change this is a big anthropological.
This will change society in Washington and other states.
There's been a vote and anti marriage will be the law in the state of Washington as it is and in May be half dozen other states are around the country but the issue becomes.
In terms of gender neutrality.
In terms of saying well I'm a spouse and not a husband or wife.
I'm not a brighter or -- -- someone about to be.
Married we're does it go do we no longer say father and mother to really -- parent.
-- do we know won't say brother and sister do we say sibling.
Do we no longer -- a widow or widow work.
What does it mean in terms of our relationships and how we view each other -- people who choose to be.
Engage in heterosexual.
Marriages so you think what is happening in Washington State with this proposal.
He's gonna wind up just rippling across the -- it will in its not about gay marriage it's about what happens.
To heterosexual marriage and held those partners are defined.
And how those relationships go forward in our society it's going to have -- -- tremendous.
It language as part of our culture language defines our culture language often defines our behavior.
Watch -- see what happens this is going to be a big big sea change in our society and how -- smallest.
Of our children understand relationships.
Between parents between husband -- between mother and father are so are such things.
In our society in the -- society continues.
There must be right you heard it here first Peter Johnson Judy thank you very much and.
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