Amy Davidson lands several blows:
[National Review], striking a pose of judiciousness, says that it “cannot say with any confidence” that same-sex marriage would cause “illegitimacy to increase”though it goes on to imply that it might. But wouldn’t it, actually and almost instantly, cause legitimacy to increase, as more parents of more children were able to marry? The distastefulness of the writers’ claim, repeated through the piece, that opponents of same-sex marriage care about children while gays and lesbians are just interested in themselves and their “desires” is tempered only by its absurdity. If a lesbian couple raising a child got married, after all, then two of those single mothers who so concern National Review might be dealt with in one blow.
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