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James C. Dobson, founder and chairman of Focus on the Family, has written an article about the recent Marriage Protection Amendment.
Go read it. Seriously.
There’s so much I could say on this subject, but most of it has already been said many times, whether it has fallen on deaf ears or not. I think Dobson’s article does an excellent job at summarizing many of the points I feel most strongly about.
[UPDATE: And as if CNN couldn’t do any worse, the “Commentary” they published directly after Dobson’s, by Joe Solmonese, president of the nation’s largest GBLT organization, is at the opposite end of the spectrum. Talk about polarity…]