Schaerr Tactics: Could Same-Sex Marriage Increase Abortions?

Gene Schaerr is bringing a new argument to the Supreme Court concerning same-sex marriage. He thinks legalizing same-sex marriage could lead to 900,000 new abortions. Does that connection seem random? Here’s how Schaerr came up with it: Legalizing same-sex marriage devalues marriage and causes fewer heterosexual couples to marry, which leads to a larger number of unmarried women, who have abortions at higher rates than married women. As a result, Schaerr wrote, “nearly 900,000 more children Read more […]

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Upheld in Four States … Good News?

In what should be a bit of good news, the same-sex marriage march has been temporarily halted in four states after a landmark Circuit Court decision upheld same-sex marriage bans in four states. Circuit judge Jeffrey Sutton, who wrote the majority opinion, had this to say about the decision: When the courts do not let the people resolve new social issues like this one, they perpetuate the idea that the heroes in these change events are judges and lawyers. Better in this instance, we think, to Read more […]