A right to a mother and father? The liberal entitlement society has gotten worse than I thought!
Or are you picking and choosing which aspects of his argument you find "sane"?Yes, gay people need to give legal force to their relationships but for that we have civil unions, not a one size fits all marriage, emptied of meaning to suit the romantic whims of adults.
"Manning insists marriage isn’t just about two people who “love” each other, but about “a man and a woman committing to making and raising children.”
Read more at ‘Gay’ columnist blasts same-sex marriage
The OP is titled wrong. It should read:
Irish Gay Catholic Overcome with Guilty; Says Pope is Right:
1. All contraceptives should be outlawed
2. Any procedure that sterilized a person should be outlawed.
3. The elderly do not be allowed to marry.
4. Gays should not be allowed to marry.
5. All Gays are sterile and incapable of having children.
The man's an idiot.
I suppose his next article will declare schools should be required to teach the earth is 6,000 years old.
Cuz, you know, marriage is all about making babies and stuff.
How am I doin' on the sanity level?
"Yes, but are you a Protestant atheist or a Catholic atheist?".- Northern Irish joke
ITT: Some dude that I think is a hopeless sinner agrees with me about some of his sinning ways.
"No religion is true, but some religion, any religion, is politically necessary. Law and morality are insufficient for the large majority of men. Obedience to the law and to the morals are insufficient for making men happy. […]Law and morality are therefore in need of being supplemented by divine rewards and punishments."