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Marriage: A Relationship Unlike Any Other

Dave64 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 7:31 AM
"But if marriage is weak, we should support, enhance, and strengthen it, not change it" Social Conservative translation: "We need more laws to force people to do what we want. We need a Police officer in every bedroom, and widespread Judicial restraining Orders to prevent adultery and premarital sex."
DCM in FL Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 8:47 AM
That's not "Social Conservative translation." That's "False Liberal caricature."
Fred_PA_2000 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:13 AM
Thank you, DCM. What Dave64 and similar Liberals advocate is complete freedom to do as they wish without regard for its effects on others. The consequence of his choices in the area of marriage equate to child abuse. Those like Dave64, who think the consequences of their casual pleasures should be borne by some little kid, deserve to be dealt with very harshly by society. At a minimum, we should sever his ability to inflict that fate on a second little kid.

NOTE: This is the fifth column in a series of columns related to National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, 2013. The fourth column is available here.

Many of us will recall the song from Sesame Street that begins, “One of these things is not like the other.” The song conveyed to viewers that not everything, or every relationship, is the same; we have different capabilities and purposes.

The government routinely sings this song as it recognizes and seeks to support certain relationships based on their uniqueness, their distinctive purpose, or their benefit to society.

One such relationship that is unlike...