(April 2005) Law professor Gerard V. Bradley:
Putting same-sex relationships on a par with marriages harms the family by radically severing the biological tie between the married couple and the kids they are raising. Once same-sex marriage is accepted, children are no essential part of what marriage means.
... No two men—and no two women—form a mated pair.—From his 2003 article against marriage equality
Law professor Lynn D. Wardle:
The very concept and reality of the relationship between man and woman that we call marriage fundamentally differs from the nature of the relationship between two persons of the same sex.—Wardle, 1996 B.Y.U. L. Rev., at 38