Last night, news broke that lawyers for Pennsylvania's Republican governor, Tom Corbett, issued a very, uh, interesting argument against gay marriage in the state, according to Jessica Parks at Philly.com:
The Corbett administration said its lawsuit seeking to halt same-sex marriage licenses in Montgomery County "would have no direct effect" on the couples who have already received them. In a brief Wednesday, state attorneys said those marriage licenses were never valid, and compared gay and lesbian couples to "12-year-olds" who are also barred from marrying under state law.
The good news is, if you follow this "argument" to its "logical" end, that gay people can commit just about any crime in Pennsylvania and not be tried as adults. The bad news is, gay people wouldn't be able to vote, drive, or buy liquor in Corbett's ideal state.