Actually, this is an Op-Ed piece, but Massachusetts is the only state with any long-term experience with legalized gay marriage. It has not endangered our children. It has not had any bad effects on my (or anybody else's) heterosexual marriage. The President and the neo-conservative's focus on gay marriage may be bread and circus behavior to take the people's minds off the war in Iraq, the huge debt Bush has amassed, the social security mess, and on, and on. Read the editorial at the link in the title. You tell, Globe!