“Threadbare idea of equality” behind redefinition of marriage
Reports from Britain show that the battle in the public square there on the issue of gay “marriage” continues to gather momentum. In the London Times last week one of the country’s foremost thinkers, Roger Scruton, took the government to task for “the shallow reasoning that has dominated the political discussions surrounding this move” to redefine marriage.
Defending marriage, in four steps
Hone your understanding of the public purpose of marriage, your arguments, your ammunition.
The case for man-woman marriage
"Not all married couples have children. But every child ever born has a mum and dad..." Another helpful video -- this time from Ireland's Iona Institute.
Parliamentary process “scorned in the rush to redefine marriage”
Outrage seems too mild a term to describe the reaction which is evident across Britain in the wake of the government’s decision there to press on with its redefinition of marriage. Yesterday's Daily Telegraph in its editorial comment decried the needles import to Britain of what it called America's "culture wars" on this issue.
British Government plans to introduce gay “marriage” bill next week
The British Government is expected to announce legislation for what it calls 'Equal Civil Marriage' next week. It will also publish results of its recent 'Consultation' on the issue. The formal debate on the Bill will not take place until the New Year.
Down Under, a loaded interview
Meanwhile, Down Under, the public broadcaster Television New Zealand hosts a debate between a marriage defender and a marriage revisionist.
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