Tag Archive for Marriage

How to make trouble over marriage

Christina Annesley writes powerfully on the topic of marriage, gay marriage in particular, and I think she has hit on something important. First she skewers the idea that this is a simple matter and dismisses the usual libertarian line that religious groups e.g. the Church of England should be free to discriminate against homosexuals by…

Fox letter shows equal marriage is not the problem

In a letter, Liam Fox writes that Cameron’s equal marriage policy is “social engineering” and that: The principle of altering the accepted legal status of the majority of the population in order to satisfy what appears to be a very small, if vocal, minority is not a good basis on which to build a tolerant…

Steven Horwitz: Capitalism facilitated Gay Marriage

This event seems most interesting. If Steven Horwitz is right, it will really annoy the kind of leftist who loves to engage in identity politics. From the IEA’s promotional text: enhanced freedom with respect to family choices that has characterised the modern family and is celebrated by those on the political left, is largely a product…