Wolfson/Gallagher ‘Economist’ debate continues - cast your vote today
January 05, 2011
Posted on economist.com:
"[Motion] This house believes that marriage equality should be legal.
"Defending the motion: Evan Wolfson
'The truth is that ending the exclusion of gay people from marriage does not change the 'definition' of marriage any more than allowing women to vote changed the 'definition' of voting.'
"Against the motion: Maggie Gallagher
'Are we going to renew our marriage culture, to rededicate the civic institution to its core public purposes? Or will we accept the emerging, competing conception of marriage as a celebration of adults' right to love and caretaking?'
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