A minister in Mississippi makes a relevant point. A horse wears the wedding gown to illustrate what has happened to government rulings regarding marriage traditions.
Do you take this horse to be your unnatural wedded spouse to have and to hold?
Of course, this will offend many western cowboys who have long loved their horses.
We cannot identify what particular legal principle, under the current interpretation of the law, that would prohibit the recognition of any relationship based on mutual love, that would exclude it from being recognized and solemnized by the state as a legitimate marriage.