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The Goodness of Marriage

Dave64 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 11:22 AM
Charlie Zulu Tango, this is Bravo Company Actual... Need an airstrike at these coordinates. Target is a Walgreens Pharmacy with condoms and birth control pills. Requesting air support with a battery of Hellfire missiles. Danger Close is acceptable because many women are refilling their birth control today.

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

G.K. Chesterton observed in The Superstition of Divorce that “reformers of marriage . . . do not know what it is, or what it is meant to be, or what its supporters suppose it to be . . . .” Marriage opponents, who today seek not to reform but rather redefine marriage, appear to suffer from the problem diagnosed by Chesterton almost a century ago.

In their heedless rush to establish the legitimacy of...