From the Jan/Feb, 2012 issue of Touchstone
sex Why Fight Same-Sex Marriage? by Douglas Farrow

Why Fight Same-Sex Marriage?

Is There Really That Much at Stake?

by Douglas Farrow

Why fight same-sex marriage? Even in America, where the outcome is not yet decided, there appear to be good reasons not to. The optics are poor and the mandate seems uncertain. Prospects for victory appear slim. Resources that might be reserved for more important fronts—abortion, for example—are squandered in defense of an institution to which our modern urban society is no longer committed. Industrial economies, reprogenetic technologies, and new ideas of autonomy—not to speak of new moralities—have called into question many of the assumptio . . .


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