In our ongoing cultural conversation about homosexuality and same-sex marriage, we will continue to have friends and family members who will be asking us questions like these. Unfortunately, many Christians today lack the ability to clearly articulate their views on marriage. We often find it difficult to respond to questions or arguments made by those who disagree with us. If we want to defend the centuries-old understanding of marriage, we should start by looking carefully at what God has to say about it. That means that no matter what legislators or justices say, the definition of marriage is not ours to tamper with.
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Arguing against the policy, Rick Santorum begs the question and willfully ignores the other side's arguments. Presidential candidate Rick Santorum is a leading opponent of gay marriage. But rather than marshaling logically sound arguments, he constantly commits the fallacy of begging the question. His inability or unwillingness to do better helps explain why social conservatives are losing the debate -- and the support of America's next generation of voters. He's adept at signalling solidarity with those who share his position, but totally unable to persuade. His faulty logic is most clearly on display on Ricochet, the right-leaning Web site for political conversation, where he recently posted his extended thoughts on abortion and same sex marriage. His article telegraphs the fallacy at its heart in the title: it's called "We Hold These Truths," as if the correctness of his assertions are self-evident, a claim he makes explicit in his conclusion.
The Price of Gay Marriage
For those of you who haven't heard, gay marriage should not be legal because homosexuals have to use "substantial advance planning" when it comes to having children, i. Logical, right? Of course not. But Paul D.
The Republican Party as a whole is against gay marriage, and faces much opposition because of this belief. This article attempts to explain those arguments against gay marriage in an unbiased and fact-based way. For those who argue that banning gay marriage is unconstitutional, it is important to note that the Constitution does not prohibit the government from controlling the institution of marriage, or restricting marriage to being between a man and a woman, in any sense.