Article updating the arguments against same sex marriage
Would you consider donating at least a year or becoming a recurring monthly donor? On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is a right protected by the US Constitution in all 50 states.Prior to their decision, same-sex marriage was already legal in 37 states and Washington DC, but was banned in the remaining 13.
Or at least it would be, if Schaerr’s “causal chain” were real.
Unlike private actors, however, the state doesn’t have complete freedom to decide who may and may not marry.
The state’s involvement raises fundamental issues about equality of political and civic standing.
Given the assumptions and patterns of thinking our culture has embraced in the last fifty years, the case for gay marriage is relatively easy to make and the case against it makes increasingly little sense.
I don’t think the arguments for gay marriage are biblically faithfully, logically persuasive, or good for human flourishing in the long run, but they are almost impossible to overcome with most Americans, especially in younger generations.