We have often said that when it comes to same-sex marriage, whatever two men may be, they are not a wife to a husband or a mother to a child; both of which are vitally important components of the family.  Here is a powerful article Jenet Erickson is an assistant professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University looking at why “Men Don’t Mother.”    Fathers and mothers, men and women are uniquely important, and necessary.  Same-sex marriage fosters the idea that such is not the case, that men and women are interchangeable and not necessary.   Read more here: http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2012/10/6710/