Skip to comments.When Courts Reinvent Marriage (Gary Bauer)
Posted on 10/01/2003 6:48:19 AM PDT by bedolido
America suddenly finds itself in the middle of a national debate over the definition of marriage. Many Americans are perplexed by this debate, and understandably so. Marriage in the United States and throughout Western civilization has always meant the union of one man and one woman. Now that truth is under radical attack.
But while it is not surprising to see some on the political left embrace a radical new meaning of marriage, what has been surprising and disappointing is the confusion among some on the right who claim that a proposal to preserve marriage through a constitutional amendment violates the principle of federalism and restricts liberty The reality of the marriage debate is far different from such rhetoric.
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