Skip to comments.
The Wisdom of Upholding Tradition
Wall Street Journal ^
| Girgis, Anderson and George
Posted on 11/30/2012 11:33:00 AM PST by DontTreadFred
The U.S. Supreme Court decides next week whether to hear challenges to laws defining marriage as the conjugal union of a man and a woman. It does so after two different electoral outcomes. In May, North Carolinians voted to amend their state constitution to protect the conjugal definition of marriage, a definition that 41 states retain. But on Nov. 6, voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington state endorsed a revisionist view of marriage as the union of any two adults.
How should the Supreme Court decide? How should voters?
(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...
TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: conservatism; marriage
This is the best defense of marriage that I have read in a long time.
Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set
posted on 11/30/2012 11:37:33 AM PST
by US Navy Vet
(Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
The left would have us abandon thousands of years of law and tradition to satisfy a tiny minority of people.
posted on 11/30/2012 12:13:25 PM PST
by Blood of Tyrants
(Why is the government more concerned about protecting a microbe on Mars than an unborn baby here?)
Roberts is wetting himself already.
posted on 11/30/2012 2:20:02 PM PST
(The MSM lies about conservatives; and it lies about liberals.)
Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual
posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its
management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the
exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson