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Gay Marriage and Democracy

Equality for All (Polemics (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.).)

by R. Claire Snyder

  • 365 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Marriage,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Gay rights,
  • Political Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Family & Relationships / Alternative Family,
  • United States,
  • Alternative Family,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Democracy,
  • Same-sex marriage

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924987M
    ISBN 100742527867
    ISBN 109780742527867

      Perversion of democracy: gay ‘marriage’ and the law Gay-rights groups have begun a scorched-earth policy against anybody who opposes their agenda. And the ultimate victim may be democracy itself. President Obama’s position on gay marriage has won some converts, from (perhaps) the entirety of the Democratic Party to (especially) young people. As to the latter, one of them emailed me recently. A good-hearted, thoughtful young man, who this fall will be a freshman at a very liberal college in the Northeast, I’ll leave him : Dr. Paul Kengor.

    Second, this is a book written with the same compassion for the gay community that we should have for all who share this hurting planet. We must never speak of homosexuality as if it is the one sin worthy of the eternal flames. Comprehensive in coverage, the book explains the legal and constitutional issues involved in each of the major goals of the gay rights movement: a safe and healthy school environment, workplace equality, an end to anti-gay violence, relationship recognition, and full integration into all the institutions of the larger society, including.

      A story of democracy: How gay marriage became legal in the US Politics are usually boring. You can barely ever seem to understand why politicians do this or that at this or that moment. Oftentimes whatever is decided is mind-numbingly boring, amazingly irrelevant to your life (to where you wonder why they get so much money for deciding such. Claim: OSC stated that gay marriage "marks the end of democracy in America." Quote in Context: OSC did not say that gay marriage marked the end of democracy. The misquote is from The Mormon Times on J and is titled "State job is not to redefine marriage." It concerns the process in which activist judges overturn the will of the voters.


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Gay Marriage and Democracy by R. Claire Snyder Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gay Marriage and Democracy combines serious scholarship with lively polemic. Claire Snyder dissects the contentious debate over gay marriage, revealing faulty logic, flawed legal arguments, failures to live up to the promises of equality enshrined in our country's founding documents, and feverish attempts to breech the wall separating church from by:   In this provocative new work, R.

Claire Snyder argues that the fundamental principles of American democracy not only allow but require the legalization of same-sex marriage. In addition to explaining the theoretical issues at stake, the book provides a short history of marriage, disentangling its interpersonal, communal, religious and civil components/5.

In this provocative new work, R. Claire Snyder argues that the fundamental principles of American democracy not only allow but require the legalization of same-sex marriage.

In addition to explaining the theoretical issues at stake, the book provides a short history of marriage, disentangling its interpersonal, communal, religious and civil components. Snyder has written a terse handbook of rebuttals to most every anti–gay marriage argument out there—and states that a legitimate democracy must legalize gay marriage.

Gay Marriage and Democracy combines serious scholarship with lively polemic. Claire Snyder dissects the contentious debate over gay marriage, revealing faulty logic, flawed legal arguments, failures to live up to the promises of equality enshrined in our country's founding documents, and feverish attempts to breech the wall separating church from state.

By exploring the arguments swirling around this controversial topic from the perspective of democratic theory, Gay Marriage and Democracy shows that all citizens must be treated equally for democracy to truly succeed.

the book provides a short history of marriage, disentangling its interpersonal, communal, religious and civil components. Buy Gay Marriage and Democracy: Equality for All (Polemics) by Snyder, Claire R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

In the meantime, Bourassa, a banker, and Varnell, who works for an electronics company, tell their story in Just Married: Gay Marriage and the Expansion of Human Rights, a joint memoir of the events leading up to their wedding at the Metropolitan Community Church of by: 9.

Gay Marriage: Killing the Democracy of the Dead. President Obama’s position on gay marriage has won some converts, from (perhaps) the entirety of the Democratic Party to (especially) young people.

As to the latter, one of them emailed me recently. A good-hearted, thoughtful young man, who this fall. Gay Marriage: Why It Is Good for Gays, Good for Straights, and Good for America is a book about same-sex marriage by the journalist Jonathan Rauch.

The book received both critical and supportive : Jonathan Rauch. Among the many factors that make democracy an apparent prerequisite for gay rights are the opportunities that it provides for advocacy—including access to the courts, the party system, and the legislature—as well as a social environment that permits gay people to live their lives openly and honestly, a critical but often overlooked factor.

It's a raucous battle, but democracy is working. Now the fight may head to the U.S. Supreme Court. Following California's Proposition 8, which restored the historic definition of marriage in that state as the union of husband and wife, a federal lawsuit has been filed to invalidate traditional marriage laws.

[exploring] issues of same-sex marriage and democracy”. Chronicle Books (@ChronicleBooks) Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grampa, the Vice President of the United : Guardian Staff.

The issue, it turned out, was tearing apart his household. The gay nephew of the woman he lives with, Dorothy Turano, was so furious at Mr. Kruger for opposing same-sex marriage Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Democratic views on gay marriage support full equality under the law for same-sex couples. Democrats believe that gay marriage should be left a state issue, and that religious entities should be allowed to make decisions about marriage as a religious sacrament on their own.

The Democratic Party Platform states, “we support the right of. Democracy Dies in Darkness. Reliable Source. LGBTQ youth group donates pro-gay-marriage books to Karen Pence’s Christian school. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post) : Emily Heil.

The city of San Francisco, gay capital of America, has been issuing thousands of marriage licences to homosexual couples, in apparent contradiction to state and even federal laws. Gay Marriage, Democracy, and the Courts The culture war will never end if judges invalidate the choices of voters.

Acknowledgement. Satinover, Jeffrey. "Introduction." In Homosexuality and the Politics of Truth. edited by J.H. Clarke (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House Company, ): The Author. Jeffrey Satinover, MS, MD is a former Fellow in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and the past president of the C.G.

Jung Foundation. This argument for gay marriage based on its seamless sameness with straight marriage and the “equality” and equal treatment that sameness demands, deprives us of the opportunity to not only argue for gay marriage “on the moral merits,” so to speak, but to make such an argument which stresses, rather than pointedly denies, the morally salutary differences between what gay marriage might.

A cross Europe and the US support for same-sex marriage is growing, and for a simple reason: it is consistent with democracy's promise of equal rights for. gay marriage and democracy Whatever one’s opinion on LGBT rights or the meaning of marriage in society, as a democratic country, Australia has allowed its citizens to make the decision on whether or not same-sex marriage should be a part of the national culture, though, to date, few countries have afforded their people the same : Laura Valkovic.Gay marriage and the government The controversy over gay marriage has inspired a great deal of debate about how much power the government should have in marriage issues in a representative democracy.

The discussion tends to focus on three main areas: First, people debate the pur-pose and responsibility of the judiciary in a governmental sys.