Category Archives: Marriage

Civil Marriage Is Dead (& It Deserved To Die)

The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of the Conservatives is to prevent the mistakes being corrected. Even when the revolutionist might himself repent … Continue reading

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I Support the Minnesota Marriage Amendment

I had planned to spend tonight, the last night before the election, finally talking about Minnesota’s Voter ID Amendment, explaining why requiring photographic identification is a wise policy and why the arguments against the amendment are (as I was planning … Continue reading

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Reference Info: No-Fault Divorce Dates by State

One of the things that makes it difficult to track the Divorce Revolution of the late ’60s and ’70s (and its many dire consequences) is the fact that, after California “started” the revolution on January 1, 1970, the effective date … Continue reading

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New Study on Same-Sex Parenting Raises Questions

There’s a new study out next month, by Dr. Mark Regnerus, about same-sex parenting.  The study relies on a national probability sample — and that is a big deal.  Nobody has ever done that before.  Since any general sociological finding not … Continue reading

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Is Marriage the Right Battle? Are We Fighting it Right?

From a reader: Okay, question.  No-fault divorce, contraception, and abortion have all been declared constitutional in the U.S. Do we really have a legal leg to stand on then on the marriage amendment?  If marriage is defined (as it really … Continue reading

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