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“Leave me alone” conservatives should understand. If two adult individuals certify that they will be faithful to each other, share property, care for each other, and to be a couple until death do they part, why on earth would anybody with a heart want to say no, or worse yet, require the state to intervene in their most highly valued personal contract?
In today’s Washington Post, a no less conservative commentator than Charles Krauthammer has weighed in on the wrongheadedness of the “Marriage Protection Act.” In A Ban We Don’t (Yet) Need, buried in the usual nonsensical complaints about “redefining marriage” (water … Continue reading
Update: Other conversations going on at Virginia Centrist, Not Larry Sabato and Virginia Progressive. Governor Tim Kaine has refused to sign the enabling legislation that will allow the Marshall-Newman amendment to appear on the ballot in November, and urged Virginians … Continue reading
Apparently, what the Commonwealth Coalition has been saying is true: You can believe to the depths of your soul that marriage is the sacred union of one man and one woman, and also think that the Marshall-Newman amendment is a … Continue reading
The results of the Too Conservative poll on the Marshall-Newman amendment are posted. Of 300 respondents, it was a 50-50 split. This means absolutely nothing other than what it is on its face: A sample of people who read Virginia … Continue reading