Letters | Gay marriage, anti-Semitism, the Bible

Tough Love

I was struck by this sentence in John Garvey’s column “An Imperfect Union” (October 11): “For most of its history, marriage has been about the melding of families (it’s still about this, as married couples often learn after the fact)...not, or not primarily, about romantic feelings.” 

Garvey seems to presume that the understanding of marriage that makes it possible to permit same-sex...

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