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Gay Marriage

09.06.2006 (10:39 am) – Filed under: Family Values,Society ::

My friend David Broussard just posted a lengthy discussion on the subject on which I left a comment.

My main point:

The issue ultimately comes down to exactly this point: should the government continue to encourage, to the extent that it has done so – a rather dubious claim in its own right – traditional nuclear families?

I believe that it should because:

  • it is the will of the “overwhelming majority” that homosexual relationships not be given the same legal protections as traditional marriages
  • homosexuality is, while hardly the worst character attribute to choose to indulge, something that American society ought to strive to minimize when possible
  • when properly implemented, the mother/father/child(ren) environment is the optimal one in which to rear and care for the next generation
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