Shouldn't we be for the protection of children regardless of the political and religious implications of the union of the children's parents??? The children can't help who their parents are. They are innocents. So why all the opposition by conservative groups to a measure that brings homosexual parents under the same laws accorded to heterosexual parents??? *Uppercase and bold mine MSN LINK Another article on this subject expressed the opposing groups opposition this way: MERCURYNEWS LINK DO NOT PROTEST AT THE EXPENSE OF THE CHILDREN!!!