In the end, the marriage debate is about whether it is in the interest of society as a whole to attack and demean couples who are constructing loving, committed strong relationships, with the help of their friends, families and government. Whatever else it is, the attempt to break up these relationships, to deny and invalidate the hopes and dreams they aspire to, is both cruel and deeply hostile to any conservatism that seeks to bring people together around the shared values of family, fidelity and responsibility. Maybe this video will help bring that home. I'm lucky to be married in Massachusetts, but Aaron and I feel a part of this too. Marriage is a wonderful, surprising, humanizing, maturing thing. Don't take it away from us.
2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan