Month: September 2017

A defense of the natural family

In the same article I responded to earlier today, Chris Kenny made the further claim, To argue children do best within a marriage with a mother and a father is not fair or accurate. It insults widows and widowers, divorced…

Marriage and therapeutic politics

Chris Kenny, Same-sex marriage: Yes, but spare the virtue-signalling, The Australian (19 Sept 2017): It seems to be about more than marriage. Clearly the marriage reform has become a proxy cause for acceptance. As a society we are being asked…

Sheridan contra Aquinas

In what has to be one of the most bizarre entries in the debate over marriage redefinition, Greg Sheridan in ‘Yes to same-sex marriage and to religious freedom’, The Australian, (Sept 6, 2017) enlist Aquinas and Augustine in an amateurish attempt…