We should be able to talk about marriage
| 30 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |
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 |
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
French turn out again against marriage law change
The shaky science behind same-sex marriage
The case rests squarely on sociology and psychology. How reliable can this be, ask two distinguished scholars.
Square peg syndrome
Do infertile couples clinch the case for 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?
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
NZ “definition of marriage” bill passes second reading
Portrait of a forceful thinker
Almost nothing by the new Pope is available in English -- apart from these snippets from his latest book.
Sky fall: gender ideology comes to the schoolhouse
Since redefining marriage requires us to deny sexual differences, even school children now have to conform to that principle at the risk of punishment.
Could the donor-conceived daughter of a lesbian queen end up on the British throne?
Marriage: what it is, why it matters, consequences of redefining it
What would the Greeks have thought of gay marriage?
The great classical philosophers would have regarded it as an absurdity, despite their partial tolerance of homosexual love.
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