Why regulate marriage at all? Glen Lavy of ADF v. Lambda Legal Attorney

The LA Times continues its point, counter-point series between Glen Lavy of ADF and Lambda Legal Attorney Jon W. Davidson.  Today’s topic:

Jon W. Davidson says the state has a compelling legal interest in regulating marriage and fully including same-sex couples. Glen Lavy agrees that marriage ought to be regulated, but argues that the state has ample reasons not to include homosexuals.