Argument: Polygamy is not equivalent to gay marriage in nature
- Jonathan Rauch. "One Man, Many Wives, Big Problems. The social consequences of polygamy are bigger than you think". Reason Magazine. April 3, 2006 - "By this point it should be obvious that polygamy is, structurally and socially, the opposite of same-sex marriage, not its equivalent. Same-sex marriage stabilizes individuals, couples, communities, and society by extending marriage to many who now lack it. Polygamy destabilizes individuals, couples, communities, and society by withdrawing marriage from many who now have it."