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David Blankenhorn

Marriage and Happiness: David Blankenhorn Interviews Charles Murray

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Can Charles Murray help us be happy? Curmudgeon, yes. Conservative, yes. Happy? As Andy Kline succinctly writes: It is widely agreed, by friend a...

Is the Marriage Gap Driving Inequality? David Blankenhorn Interviews Lawrence Mead

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Marriage has become a profound, if paradoxical, bell weather of our culture; for 21st century Americans it seems that marriage is at the same time both indispensable and disposable, acclaimed by all and unachievable by a majority. Discerning why this is so requires honest and patient conversation.

The Catholic Church and Same-Sex Marriage: How Might Doctrine Develop?

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

For Augustine, the true significance of marriage was not procreation, but the enduring friendship of two human beings who are innately social creatures.

A Quick Guide to Casino Expansion in New York

David Blankenhorn | Posted 12.30.2013 | New York
David Blankenhorn

I am a New Yorker. I have spent the past two years tracking the politics behind the proposed expansion of commercial casinos in New York and examining the cost and benefits of surrounding gambling.

Casinos for Inequality

David Blankenhorn | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York
David Blankenhorn

The Institute for American Values is conducting a series of investigations called "Casino Land: America in an Age of Inequality." The goal is to under...

Institute For American Values Founder Explains Change Of Heart On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.28.2013 | Gay Voices

In a new video with Faith In America, Institute for American Values President David Blankenhorn explains his personal change of heart on gay marriage....

Let's Talk: Straight Talk on Gay Marriage

Jonathan Rauch | Posted 04.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Rauch

2013-02-12-300x70_blog_lets_talkcopy.pngGays are raising kids, straights are raising kids. Gays are marrying, straights are marrying. Could this be an "amazing moment" when the gay and straight family and marriage agendas converge? Is such a coalition even possible?

What Drives NOM Now? Greed!

Fred Karger | Posted 03.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

Every public opinion poll now shows marriage equality enjoying well over 50 percent and gaining every day. Seems like the limb that Maggie Gallagher has been standing on is about to break.

Lila Shapiro

Pro-Proposition 8 Witness Argues Against North Carolina's Marriage Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 04.13.2012 | Gay Voices

The opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment in North Carolina that would ban same-sex marriage is widening. David Blankenhorn, who testif...

Is It Possible to Be Against Same-Sex Marriage Without Being Homophobic?

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

Without factual support, it is becoming less and less tenable for opponents of same-sex marriage to argue that their positions are not influenced by a dislike of gay people and their intimate relationships.

What Judge Walker's Ruling Tells Us About the Right's Twenty-Year Campaign of Spreading Fear on Same-Sex Marriage

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

Judge Vaughn Walker's ruling makes it clear that defenders of Proposition 8 did not even come close to presenting evidence in court supporting their claim that gay marriages harm society and individuals.