"No state or Congress shall make any law prohibiting marriage based on race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. No religious institution shall be forced to consecrate any marriage."
Noble, to be sure ...but really? You're going to blow your one shot at fixing things on an amendment to let all have access to a failing institution when there are so many other more dire issues?
Yes, I get the inheritance and medical decision making consequences, but still. Term limits, balanced budgets, and a host of others that would effect 100% of the population and you choose this? I don't get it.