Marriage, Reason and Religion: Non-Religious Reasons to Oppose SSM

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series SSM, Reason, and Religion When it comes to questions of marriage, reason and religion seem polar opposites. Same-sex “marriage” (SSM) proponents like to posture their opposition as motivated only by religion. They have good strategic reasons to do that. If the reasons to oppose to […]

SSM, Reason, and the Religious Divide: More Non-Religious Reasons to Oppose SSM

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series SSM, Reason, and Religion I am continuing my extended answer to the charge, “there are no non-religious reasons to oppose same-sex marriage.” The following comes from a two–part tour de force by Anthony Esolen in Touchstone Magazine in 2010. I wish I could direct all […]

SSM, Reason, and the Religious Divide: The Essential Meaning of “Marriage”

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series SSM, Reason, and Religion President Obama declared his affirmation of same-sex “marriage” yesterday. His opinion changes nothing except the legal and political environment. More specifically, it has no effect on what marriage actually is, because the meaning of marriage is not up to anyone to […]