Five Reasons Marriage Rings and Vows Don’t Work

If you find the title of the article a bit odd, it is a response to (and somewhat a parody of) an article posted by CovenantEyes blogger, Jessica Harris. In it, she mercilessly beats down several strawman arguments with the ferocity of an NFL linebacker. Her article is entitled, “Five Reasons Purity Rings an Pledges Don’t Work.” To demonstrate the absurdity of her criticisms of a program that has helped countless teens uphold the biblical mandate of sexual purity, I have substituted the concepts of the purity ring and purity pledge with the marriage ring and wedding vows. (more…)

Tweet of the Day: Chick-fil-A and Barack Obama

Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy recently expressed his personal belief that a marriage is defined by God as a union between a man and a woman. Consequently, liberals across the country feigned outrage over Mr. Cathy’s beliefs and threatened boycotts nationwide. Today’s Tweet of the Day points out a striking similarity between the CEO’s belief concerning marriage and that of President Obama.

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Why No Love for Incest?

Today, President Obama announced his support of gay marriage. This contradicts his stated position from the 2008 campaign when he said that a marriage should be between a man and a woman. Upon hearing of his change of heart–and wondering what possible motivation there must be for this–I couldn’t help but wonder why he felt that marriage equality should stop with homosexuals. Why not extend the state-sanctioning of this supposed basic human right to other deviant variations of marriage as well. (more…)