Election 2012 commentary: In favor of the proposed Marriage Amendment

  • By: STAR TRIBUNE STAFF
  • Updated: September 13, 2012 - 11:58 PM

Evangelicals must stand firm on marriage amendment

By RAYMOND C. KUNTZ and CARL H. NELSON November 03, 2012, 09:37 PM

Evangelicals love all of God's children, but on Tuesday, they must make a stand.

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Gay marriage would discriminate

By RICHARD BERQUIST October 31, 2012, 07:51 PM

A counterintuitive case against gay marriage.

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Marriage amendment guards society's stake in procreation

By TIM REGAN October 29, 2012, 06:28 AM

Sadly, those who disagree are often accused of bigotry.

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The church is right to speak out

By JASON ADKINS October 22, 2012, 07:21 PM

It is unfair to attack the bishops and clergy for doing what they do -- that is, to guide.

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Marriage Amendment: Vote yes

By AUTUMN LEVA October 21, 2012, 07:29 AM

Autum Leva writes that marriage between a man and a woman is a relationship unlike any other.

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Marriage vote: For the children

By STEPHEN J. HEANEY October 16, 2012, 07:48 PM

Be grateful that the archbishop is defending society's cornerstone.

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NFL's Matt Birk: Let's protect marriage -- and speech

By MATT BIRK October 02, 2012, 11:10 AM

Same-sex unions may not affect my marriage specifically, but it will affect my children.

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Why same-sex marriage affects my marriage

By RILEY BALLING September 28, 2012, 08:50 PM

The goal is to move society -- in this case, away from a safe environment for children.

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Really? Don't limit freedom to marry?

By Katherine Kersten September 23, 2012, 06:07 PM

We already do -- for a reason -- so those orange lawn signs are misleading.

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Constitution defines, but does not owe, freedom

By ROBERT DELAHUNTY September 05, 2012, 01:59 PM

Whenever the law expands the freedoms of one person or group, it necessarily contracts those of another.

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Don't treat marriage like wilderness preservation

By DAN OLSON September 02, 2012, 10:37 AM

Those who'd redefine it think like those who'd despoil the wilderness.

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Democrats support for gay marriage alienates black pastors

By STAR PARKER August 03, 2012, 12:30 PM

The party's most loyal constituency, black Americans, is increasingly uneasy.

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Pastor showed way to clarity on amendment

By LAURIE HIGGINS June 25, 2012, 08:36 PM

It's clear that the Rev. John Piper directed his church members to vote to approve the amendment.

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Katherine Kersten: The faulty case for changing marriage laws

June 03, 2012, 05:07 PM

Supporters often cite 'discrimination.' Here's why that argument doesn't apply.

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Another reason to reject the marriage amendment

By BEVERLY LUTHER April 11, 2012, 06:53 PM

Well, those unmarried same-sex couples are getting unfair tax advantages. Let me list them for you.

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Define the meaning of marriage in our Constitution

By STEPHEN J. HEANEY March 07, 2012, 08:07 PM

Society has already manuevered into a hole. Let's not dig deeper.

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Gays, lesbians thrive despite amendments

By CHUCK DARRELL February 08, 2012, 08:43 PM

Evidence refutes fears that upholding traditional marriage drives talent away.

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Why should I accept same-sex couples?

By DAN NYE January 13, 2012, 08:10 PM

Six questions for supporters of same-sex marriage to answer -- forthrightly.

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We can expect aggression on marriage vote

By KATHERINE KERSTEN October 22, 2011, 06:51 PM

Amendment opponents are poised at the slippery slope of intimidation.

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May debate over marriage include facts

By TERESA S. COLLETT October 20, 2011, 08:13 PM

For instance: Sex leads to children, and children need intact biological families.

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