What’s the REAL Solution to Marriage Inequality?

Cartoon, Comic, Social Issues

People have been celebrating the recent marriage equality victory in the Supreme Court.  While I think this ruling is long overdue, I believe the majority of us have been glancing over a more primary question: why must we ask the government for permission to marry in the first place?  Isn’t anyone else a little unnerved by the idea of a complete stranger sitting in an office somewhere, with the power to tell you who you may and may not share your property and liability with?