As you know, the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday in favor of same sex marriage is just controversial.
Some people just don't like it, they don't believe in it, and they don't think it's right.
One of the most common arguments you hear is, “How do I explain this to my kids?”
And it's a very good question, at the very leastit's a very fair question.
You wonder if children are sophisticated enough to wrap their heads around something like this, so we went out on the street to ask kids what they think and what they know.And here they are, kids sharing their thoughts on same sex marriage.
Could you tell me what gay marriage is?
It's when two men and two women get married.
It's, so, when four people get married?
Could you tell us what gay marriage is?
I know nothing about that yet.
You don't know nothing about it?
Why would anyone wanna get married?
Because they love each other and they just feel connection really.
Do you think it's a good thing?
Do you know what make somebody gay?
I got a broken leg.
When should two people get married?
In the afternoon.
That's a good time to get married.
Do you know what marriage is?
What is it?
It's when a husband and a wife get married.
So what do you think gay marriage is?
When a boy and a boy get married, and a girl and a girl get married.
Ah, you are right. You think it's very hard to understand?
For some kids.
But not for you?
No, not really.
Do you think anybody should be able to get married?
If you are old enough.
Ah. Do you wanna get married?
When I'm thrity.
Why would someone want to get married?
Ah. Because they are pregnant?
Because they are pregnant? Could you tell us what gay marriage is?
Ah. When a boy marries another boy.
Ok, could it be when a girl meets...ah... marries another girl?
Just a boy meeting another boy?
Wow, what would be call if a girl married another girl?
Do you think anybody should be able to get married if they want to?
Well. Because if they want to, they should be able to.
Would you want to get married?
Because when you get married, the other person is entitle to any money on the other person hands.
So it's a financial issue for you? Yeah.