WHY DOES MARRIAGE MATTER?
Recently, I was watching a debate over the current landscape of marriage in America. The talking heads were arguing over the meaning of marriage, the nature of love, and the limits of government to define and restrict who could and could not get married in a civilized, industrialized, advanced society. The conversation was lively and energetic, and by the end their passions had spilled over into screaming and yelling about how “close minded, religious fanatics” like Catholics and evangelicals, had tried to impose their views of love and marriage on America for hundreds of years. This, according to the enlightened panel of guests, was the source of all of our nations ills and woes. FULL POST