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The Resource Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage

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Same-Sex Marriage
Title
Same-Sex Marriage
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Summary
With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two thousand years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and evenhandedness. Among the selections included here:- The 2003 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling in support of same-sex marriage- Justice Kennedy's majority opinion and Justice Scalia's dissent in the 2003 landmark Supreme Court decision striking down anti-sodomy laws- President George W. Bush's call for a Federal Marriage Amendment- John Kerry's Senate speech urging defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act- Harvard historian Nancy F. Cott's testimony before the Vermont House Judiciary Committee- Reverend Peter J. Gomes on the distinction between civil and religious marriage- Stanley Kurtz on the politics of gay marriage- Evan Wolfson on the popularity of the right to marry among lesbians and gay men- New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks' conservative case for same-sex marriage- Excerpts from Genesis, Leviticus, and other essential biblical texts- Aristophanes's classic theory of same-sex love, from Plato's Symposium- Hannah Arendt on marriage as a fundamental right- Camille Paglia's skepticismRepresenting the full range of perspectives and the most cogent and arresting arguments, Same-Sex Marriage is essential to a balanced understanding of the most pressing cultural question we face today.From the Trade Paperback edition
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Sullivan, Andrew
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Family & Relationships
  • Gay/Lesbian
  • Sociology
  • Nonfiction
Label
Same-Sex Marriage
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:db897b31-cf16-4427-b8d4-ee53282a7845
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307490421
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Same-Sex Marriage
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:db897b31-cf16-4427-b8d4-ee53282a7845
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307490421
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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