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Same-sex Marriage

The road to same-sex marriage was paved by Rousseau

Robert R. Reilly | 15 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Aristotle, philosophy, Rousseau, same-sex marriage
At the heart of the debate over same-sex marriage are fundamental questions about who men are and how we decide what makes us flourish.

Breathtaking conformity

Brendan O'Neill | 12 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: cultural elites, public opinion, same-sex marriage
Anyone who values diversity of thought and tolerance of dissent should find the sweeping consensus on gay marriage terrifying.

Jumping on the bandwagon

Michael Cook | 05 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex marriage, US
We should have expected that politicians would line up to support gay marriage.

“How can we do this to our children?”

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 April 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Catholic Church, same-sex marriage

We should be able to talk about marriage

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: marriage law, Ryan T. Anderson, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court marriage hearings
Exchanges were bad enough back when Proposition 8 was voted on in California, and again in the subsequent court appeals of it when people were yelling at the opposition and demonstrations got physically confrontational and some high profile people even got death threats. The passion and vitriol grew and spread after that. This week, when the Supreme Court began hearing arguments from both sides of the marriage divide, media coverage showed that we’re not having a debate of different views. We’re having a culture war.

The trials of marriage

| 26 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, French marriage demonstrations, March for Marriage, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court hearing on marriage
The US Supreme Court hears opening arguments on same-sex marriage law Tuesday. It’s been on trial for years.

“Gay marriage shock” - support drops in NZ

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: New Zealand, same-sex marriage

French turn out again against marriage law change

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: France, same-sex marriage

The shaky science behind same-sex marriage

Institute for Marriage and Public Policy , Harvey C. Mansfield and Leon R. Kass | 26 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, US Supreme Court
The case rests squarely on sociology and psychology. How reliable can this be, ask two distinguished scholars.

Square peg syndrome

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Me & Folly, same-sex marriage

Do infertile couples clinch the case for same-sex marriage?

Robert R. Reilly | 19 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: infertility, same-sex marriage
Nope. All infertilities are not equal. There is a crucial difference between an infertile heterosexual union and an impotent homosexual one.

If two lesbians, why not two sisters?

Carolyn Moynihan | 18 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Zealand, same-sex marriage, siblings
If marriage is all about love, commitment and stability, why can't I marry my sister?

“More than two” is the next marriage frontier, admits former Dutch MP

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Netherlands, polyamory, polygamy, same-sex marriage

NZ “definition of marriage” bill passes second reading

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: New Zealand, same-sex marriage

Portrait of a forceful thinker

Jorge Bergoglio | 15 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, euthanasia, religion, same-sex marriage
Almost nothing by the new Pope is available in English -- apart from these snippets from his latest book.

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