Marriage's point is twofold: procreation or parental care and friendship between spouses. At last, recognition of same-sex marriage is a matter of justice and is in the interest of the public good. However, it is worth noting that not every inclination is relevant to identify a good - for human beings can have undesirable inclinations as violence and selfishness.
All rights reserved. Leave a comment. This is very important. Sign in via your Institution. Furthermore, McClain shows that bigotry has both a backward- and forward-looking dimension. The companies filing these briefs argue that these are burdens on business competitiveness.
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The most beautiful thing I see about LGBTQ weddings is that they are more relaxed and they know how to throw one heck of a party. Marriage Equality Policy Diffusion.
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