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Beck, Marriage and The State of The Union

GPeyton Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 4:10 PM
Indeed they are, and I have a child born in wedlock to a mother and father who place him above all else, so don't lecture more about understanding the importance of marriage. What you don't seem to understand is the concept of a RIGHT. Calling it a RIGHT to a mother and father is the sort of thinking that allows mindless bureaucrats to take children from a parent in an unfortunate situation. I lost 3 friends in their 30s to cancer; all three had spouses and children. Should the children be taken away because someone else says they have a RIGHT to a mother and father? That's the sort of thinking insane UN bozos come up with. and that's why you can't call something like parenthood within a committed marriage a RIGHT.

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...