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Subsidiarity and the Same-Sex Marriage Debate

There is a strong liberal argument against amending the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage, and we’re all familiar with it: GLBT people are people who deserve equal justice under the law, and we should not break our long constitutional tradition of expanding freedom by

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Abundant Bodies

There are many ways to think about allowing abundance, about asking and receiving the harvest. One can think about it in ecclesial terms: churches, faith communities, and movements ask their members to give generously from their abundance of talents and finances in order to support

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Protecting All Families

On Monday, February 13, 2006 my partner and I, along with several other couples, went to the Richland County courthouse here in South Carolina to apply for a marriage license. This is the third time in as many years that we’ve visited the courthouse as

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Pro-Life, Pro-Family… Anti-Adoption?

On February 9, ten Republican members of the Ohio House of Representatives introduced the Adoptive and Foster Children’s Protection Act (H.B. 515), which would prohibit GLBT individuals and those who reside with us from adopting or fostering children. The passage of H.B. 515 would be