Civil Union, Same-sex Marriage, Then What?

May 21, 2008 | 0 comments

Here’s an excellent, must-read analysis by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, on the 4-3 majority ruling of the radical California Supreme Court that forced so-called same-sex marriage  on the people of California, against their expressed wishes (by the millions!).

The “I’m against same sex marriage but favor civil unions” position is the major unheralded casualty of the California Supreme Court decision redefining marriage. Politicians from across the political spectrum have taken refuge in this dodge, believing it allows them to navigate the treacherous shoals of powerful but divided public opinion about same sex marriage.

The court’s ruling has shown beyond any shadow of a doubt that civil unions are not a stable political or social compromise, however rational and reasonable that position may appear to be. Here is why. Read more…