Tag: redefining marriage

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After reading @simontemplar‘s post, my hackles are up. I tried not to rend my clothes or pull my hair, but stay rational after reading in his post that George Washington University (note the name) is hosting a forum to combat “Christian Privilege.” I almost bit a hole in my lip. https://ricochet.com/508074/the-assault-on-western-civ-continues-unabated/ More

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Resolved, that 28 USC 1331 should be amended as follows: “The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of all civil actions arising under the Constitution, laws, or treaties of the United States, except in those actions arising from any state constitutional provision relating to family or domestic relations.” More

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On Gil’s recent SSM thread, near the tail end of the comments, he said this: On this thread at least, it seems the most intense argument isn’t even about SSM. It’s about how you support children of blended or single-parent families without normalizing behavior that we don’t really want to be normalizing, for example dads walking away. More

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“Same sex marriage fundamentally changes the relationship of the citizen to the state.” Douglas Farrow I think libertarians and other limited government proponents will find this argument by Douglas Farrow interesting. He wrote a book called Nation of Bastards that I highly recommend. It was very influential in changing my thinking on this issue. (Some […]

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This post is not about “marriage equality” per se. It’s about the way “marriage equality” is implemented. The title of this post is a parody of the point I would like to discuss, which is this: that the legal meaning ascribed to your marriage, as shown on your marriage certificate, quite possibly changes when your […]

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