Tag Archives: same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage is not a speck in anyone’s eye

George W. Bush was asked about same-sex marriage by a Zambian journalist last week, and his response exemplifies a common mistake that people of good heart and conscience often make. He said that he “shouldn’t be taking a speck out of someone else’s eye when I have a log in my own.”  That was interpreted as “softened opposition” by some

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Chasing Rainbows

I don’t know why, but I can’t get Marvin Liebman’s voice out of my ear. Liebman, the veteran conservative activist and close friend of William F. Buckley Jr., generated national headlines in the summer of 1990 when he announced in the pages of National Review that he was gay. He also accused the conservative movement of exploiting homophobia for political…

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Another nightmare for social conservatives: CATO comes out for marriage equality!

The big tent is getting uncomfortable for the social conservatives. The libertarians are pushing the envelope on the issue of gay marriage. How will that work out for the coalition (from mostly social conservative- agnostic Tea Partiers to supporters of California’s Proposition 8 to Gary Bauer’s brigade)?   The joining of a odd-tag team of Cato’s Robert Levy and progressive

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Today Sen. Richard Tisei on MassEquality ad on YouTube

Sen. Tisei might think he tickled his fellow Massachusetts state senators with a silly poem today, but he needs a clear and harsh correction to his lies on MassEquality’s ad posted today on YouTube.  His argument for same-sex marriage is that we need to protect the “rights of kids” to be raised by homosexuals, as if it was equal to…

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