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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Take Government Out Of The Marriage Business

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BY FROMA HARROP The Supreme Court’s boost for same-sex marriage was just and overdue. But the arguments, pro and con, begged a bigger question: Should government be involved in marriage at all? The answer would seem “no.” Marriage should be the business of clergy and ship captains. The government should bestow its blessings only on […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.