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Beck, Marriage and The State of The Union

CLF Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 7:56 AM
Thank you for the little National Geographic tour. For the handful of same-sex marriages that might have taken place in Medieval Europe (and I would love to see legitimate documentation), I can show you many more cases of punishment (usually severe punishment up to and including death) for homosexual activity in medieval Europe.

My buddy, Glenn Beck, has made a great contribution to the TEA party movement and to a renewal of popular interest in our Founding Fathers and their ideals. For all that he deserves praise.

But, I believe, he is making a serious error in abandoning the civil right of marriage. The Republican Party was founded in opposition to two historic wrongs. The party’s first platform in 1856 denounced “slavery and polygamy—the twin relics of barbarism.” Slavery was finally put down with a terrible toll—630,000 Americans dead in the Civil War. The new movie, Lincoln, tells the dramatic story of the...