Maggie Gallagher—Bigotry, David Blankenhorn, and the Future of Marriage

Posted by Kendall Harmon

David Blankenhorn is my friend and I love him. I also respect him. I understand what he just did and why he did it and I wish him well in his personal fight to somehow square the circle, to combine a culture of gay marriage with a renewed culture of marriage....

...here’s what I want to say to David and to you: a comity that is bought by surrendering principle is submission, not comity at all. The truth about something as important as marriage cannot be the price we pay to live with each other.

The challenge of our time—and it is a deep challenge, not an easy one—is to find new ways to combine truth and love. Giving up marriage is too high a price to pay. And it is not the last good we will be asked to surrender, unless we find the courage to stand.

Read it all.

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Posted June 26, 2012 at 5:00 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. art wrote:

Yes; read it all. And cross reference with D Farrow’s article in Touchstone:
http://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=25-01-024-f

From which we should be able to deduce we are in really serious trouble ...  So what is one’s response - no; OUR response?

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