Marriage and opposite sex friends. Well, that's the most often heard argument, one even codified in a recently passed U. And it found, after due deliberation, that they didn't hold water. It is ordered toward made for the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of children see Catechism of the Catholic Church [CCC]no. The fear of recruitment is baseless because it is based on a false premise - that gay people recruit. The studies are very clear about that. Ask just about anyone. Religious freedom is the freedom to live in accordance with your faith. Single parenthood can still witness to the importance of sexual difference by acknowledging the challenges of being without the other. Granting gays the right to marry is a "special" right.