`No Clear Answers' on Gay Behavior
Mona Charen Copyright Creators Syndicate Inc., St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
To hear Andrew Sullivan tell it, the quest for homosexual marriage is a bid for virtue and restraint on the part of a group not known for either.
Sullivan, the thoughtful former editor of the New Republic and a conservative on many political matters, has become the most important polemicist making the case for gay marriage. If every other voice from the homosexual camp were as modulated as his, the argument would carry more weight (though it would remain unpersuasive).
"There is surely no group in society," he wrote in the New Republic, "more in need of marriage rights than gay men. They are the group that most needs incentives for responsible behavior, monogamy, …
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Publication information: Article title: `No Clear Answers' on Gay Behavior. Contributors: Mona Charen Copyright Creators Syndicate Inc. - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: June 1, 1996. Page number: 13B. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.