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Gay Vows

Much of the to-do about President Obama’s coming out on gay marriage has focused on (besides the political strategy involved) what it tells us about Americans’ tolerance for homosexuality.

patheos via csueastbay/news

Noteworthy as well is what the to-do tells about Americans’ – gay and straight Americans’ – attitudes towards marriage. In same week that the French nonchalantly elected a president who has twice had an unmarried “partner” rather than a wife – the first time with no fewer than four children  –  Americans’ arguments about the President’s statement reaffirmed how much we care about marriage.


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