From the July/August, 2010 issue of Touchstone
marriage Sanity & Matrimony by Anthony Esolen

Sanity & Matrimony

Ten Arguments in Defense of Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

by Anthony Esolen

Most people believe that the principal objections, or even the only objections, to the drive to legalize homosexual “marriage” spring from religious faith. But that is not true. I can offer ten objections that have nothing to do with any religion at all, except insofar as the great religions of the world reflect the nature of mankind. In this essay, I present the first six of these objections; in a follow-up, I will present the remaining four.

These obje . . .


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