11/29/2012 04:41 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Peter Johnson Jr., Fox News Legal Analyst, Decries Washington State's Gender Neutral Marriage License Plan

It's been less than a month since Washington state's historic marriage equality victory, but a number of conservative pundits have yet to come to terms with the decision.

Among those who continue to decry the vote is Fox legal analyst Peter Johnson, Jr., who fears the state's plan to make its marriage licenses gender-neutral with the terms "Spouse A" and "Spouse B" in place of "bride" and "groom" will have "a tremendous, tremendous impact" on how "children understand relationships between parents, between husband and wife, between mother and father."

"This is a big anthropological change," Johnson noted in the interview. "This will change society in Washington and in other states forever... Where does it go? Do we no longer say “father” and “mother?” Do we only say “parent?” Do we no longer say “brother” and “sister?” Do we say “sibling?”

Seemingly ignoring the fact that marriage licenses have been gender neutral in New York for over a year, Johnson goes on to note that the impact is "not about gay marriage," but rather "about what happens to heterosexual marriage and how those partners are defined and how those relationships go forward in our society."

H/T Equality Matters



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