banning gay marriage
Banning Gay Marriage
a: Banning gay marriage ~
b: banning interracial marriage
What: "Actually, it is not. This argument is based on a reductive analogy between racism and heterosexism. Most people today would agree that the state should have no right to prevent interracial marriage, and some now argue for the same reason that it should have no right to prevent gay marriage. Both racism and heterosexism are forms of prejudice. Both are due to a combination of ignorance and malice. Both are evil. But the analogy is seriously flawed, because it assumes that all those who oppose gay marriage, like all those who oppose interracial marriage, are bigots. Some are, but others are not." ......See link for the rest of argument.
Writer: Katherine Young
Date: Aug 5 2010 10:37 AM
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