"I would argue that the future of our country hangs in the balance because the future of marriage hangs in the balance," said Sen. Rick Santorum, a leader in the fight to approve the measure. "Isn't that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage?"
Here's the link. UPDATE: The story seems to have disappeared off the NY Post, so I switched the link to a story in the Globe and Mail that gives the same quote.
Don't you just love how Republicans leverage that wonderful culture of fear they've created? Thankfully, the Senate killed the constitutional amendment idea.