Tag: The Marriage Debate

“Turning the Bible on its Head — Newsweek Goes for Gay Marriage”

Introductory The national news media are collectively embarrassed by the passage of Proposition 8 in California. Gay rights activists are publicly calling on the mainstream media to offer support for gay marriage, arguing that the media let them down in November. It appears that Newsweek intends to do its...

Wrong Questions About Same-Sex “Marriage”

We’re continually asking and answering the wrong questions about same-sex “marriage.” Defenders ask, “what’s wrong with it?” Opponents answer by pointing out its various moral and social ill effects. Defenders deny that those effects happen or that they make any difference.Then they ask, “Since you can’t show it’s doing...

Same-Sex “Marriage” Weaponry?

This LA Times headline is unbelievable: Wielding religion as a weapon against gay marriage. The first completely irresponsible assumption the writer, Steve Lopez, makes is that opposition to gay “marriage” came first, and religion is just being used as cannon to shoot at it. He discounts the fact that...

If Not a Dolphin, If Not Yourself, Then Marry a Robot

“Not tonight, dear, I have to reboot.” Artificial-intelligence researcher David Levy projected a mock image on a screen of a smiling bride in a wedding dress holding hands with a short robot groom. “Why not marry a robot? Look at this happy couple,” he said to a chuckling crowd…....

Portable Alternative “Marriages”

From the Washington Times, via Family Scholars Blog, comes this news on portable polygamy: The British government has cleared the way for husbands with multiple wives to claim welfare benefits for all their partners, fueling growing controversy over the role of Islamic Shariah law in the nation’s cultural and...