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In defense of same-sex marriage

Emily R. Gill

In defense of same-sex marriage

religious freedom, sexual freedom, and public expressions of civic equality

by Emily R. Gill

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Same-sex marriage,
  • Religion and politics,
  • Religion and state,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEmily R. Gill
    SeriesReligion and politics series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1034.U5 G55 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25162837M
    ISBN 109781589019201
    LC Control Number2011052058

    Until yesterday, no society had seen marriage as anything other than a conjugal partnership: a male-female union. What Is Marriage? identifies and defends the reasons for this historic consensus and shows why redefining civil marriage is unnecessary, unreasonable, and contrary to the common good. Originally published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, this book’s core argument. We have revamped and expanded our argument for a new book, "What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense," available now for preorder (see below) and released in December The book revamps the article's argument, bolstering and elaborating its positive points for a general audience, answering the most common and serious objections, and.

      The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a federal law designed to give states the right to refuse recognition of a same-sex marriage approved by another state. It also defines marriage as a . In the first edition of his book in defense of same-sex marriage, Virtually Normal, homosexual commentator Andrew Sullivan wrote: "There is more likely to be greater understanding of the need for extramarital outlets between two men than between a man and a woman." Of course, this line of thinking--were it incorporated into marriage and.

      Introduction In this review I summarize and engage What is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense (hereafter, WIM) by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson, and Robert P. George. [1] Here are a few general comments before I present a more focused discussion below. First, I found the book immensely helpfu. The history of same-sex marriage in the United States dates from the early s, when the first lawsuits seeking legal recognition of same-sex relationships brought the question of civil marriage rights and benefits for same-sex couples to public attention, though they proved unsuccessful. The subject became increasingly prominent in U.S. politics following the Hawaii Supreme Court.


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In defense of same-sex marriage by Emily R. Gill Download PDF EPUB FB2

Also, if marriage is purely about love and a vaguely understood "commitment" why stop at same sex marriage. What about polyamory. The authors also point out the work of noted scholars who support same-sex marriage as a way of fundamentally reworking the family rather than making the existing institution of marriage more "inclusive"/5().

How Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Religious Liberty By Severino, Roger Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 30, No. 3, Summer PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).

With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two thousand years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and by: What Is Marriage.

Man and Woman: A Defense is a book about marriage by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson, and the philosopher Robert P. George, in which the authors argue against same-sex marriage. Sean McDowell and John Stonestreet, Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to Gods Design for Marriage (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, ).

Paperback / Kindle On SeptemPresident Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) into law, which Congress had passed with overwhelming bipartisan majorities ( in the Senate /5. Defending a Higher Law: Why We Must Resist Same-Sex “Marriage” and the Homosexual Movement.

The hard-hitting book, Defending a Higher Law: Why We Must Resist Same-sex “Marriage” and the Homosexual Movement, outlines the dangers that the homosexual agenda poses to society, refutes common myths concerning homosexuality and clearly outlines Church teaching on the sin of sodomy.

A DEFENSE OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE no doubt that the author intended this as only a partial characterization of marriage. But, taken literally, it can be useful for expository pur-poses. Understood in this way, there are two things wrong with it.

First, it contains a misuse of the concept of lust that the dictionary defines. DOMA was created to give states a loophole by which they might refuse to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. It soon became clear that the issue of same-sex marriage recognition was far from settled.

Activists in Vermont, in support of same-sex marriage, sued to make the state's law invalid. Until yesterday, no society had seen marriage as anything other than a conjugal partnership: a male-female union.

What Is Marriage. identifies and defends the reasons for this historic consensus and shows why redefining civil marriage is unnecessary, unreasonable, and contrary to the common good.

Originally published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, this book’s core 4/4(9). Support for marriage between a man and a woman is no excuse for animus against those with same-sex attractions, or for ignoring the needs of individuals who may never marry, for whatever reason.

The book details Kaplan’s successful battle against the Defense of Marriage Act in the case that opened the door for the marriage equality decision this : Dahlia Lithwick. The book was also the focus of a cover story in Philadelphia Gay News, written by Robert DiGiacomo. David Blankenhorn called Gay Marriage "the most precise and serious argument to date in favor of the proposition that marriage supporters should accept gay marriage." However, he rejected Rauch's case for same-sex : Jonathan Rauch.

The Top Ten Harms of Same-Sex “Marriage” by peter sprigg Some advocates of same-sex “marriage” scoff at the idea that it could harm anyone. Here are ten ways in which society could be harmed by legalizing same-sex “mar-riage.” Most of these effects would become evident only in the long run, but several would occur Size: KB.

Please vote and add to the list of the best nonfiction books on same-sex marriage. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Davis, Cynthia M. "The great divorce of government and marriage: Changing the nature of the gay marriage debate". Marquette Law Review, Summer, Vol. 89 Issue 4, pgs. The article reflects on the debate over same-sex marriage in the United States.

Elizabeth Schroeder’s book, Taking Sides, looks at opposing views on controversial issues, one of which is legalizing same-sex marriage. In their article, “Talking About the Freedom to Marry: Why Same-Sex Couples Should Have Equality in Marriage,” the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund supports same-sex marriage.

Ball, Carlos A. Same-Sex Marriage and Children: A Tale of History, Social Science, and Law. Oxford University Press, Responds to the objections of same -sex marriage opponents that are based on promoting “responsible procreation” and child welfare by File Size: KB.

Same-sex marriage is not considered as valid by many religions. Many others, however, see same-sex marriage as important for all people to be equal. They sometimes say that religions and law (Defense of Marriage Act, for example) who do not support same-sex marriage are intolerant (they do not show respect to other peoples' beliefs.

On Ap oral arguments over the nationwide legalization of gay marriage were heard for two and a half hours by the U.S.

Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges. NPR notes that the case Author: Allison Mccarthy. Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, In his book, Koppelman does not consider the argument for same-sex marriage based on the defense of fundamental rights, in particular the right to marry interpreted.

In the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that all state bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, making .Frequently Asked Questions About the Defense of Marriage; Defense of Marriage in the News (News Releases) Promotion and Defense of Marriage Resources; Church Teaching on Marriage; Ecumenical and Interreligious Activities; Cardinal Dolan: President Obama's Remarks on Marriage 'Deeply Saddening' Vatican Critiques Book By Mercy Sister Margaret Farley.

Until yesterday, no society had seen marriage as anything other than a conjugal partnership: a male-female union. What Is Marriage?

identifies and defends the reasons for this historic consensus and shows why redefining civil marriage is unnecessary, unreasonable, and contrary to the common good.

Originally published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, this book’s core /5(4).