Thursday 23 November 2017

David Quinn: Who'll defend marriage in face of liberal onslaught?

Revellers Demi and Baz were dressed as bride and groom for last weekend's Dublin's Pride Parade, which highlighted the
issue of gay marriage.
Revellers Demi and Baz were dressed as bride and groom for last weekend's Dublin's Pride Parade, which highlighted the issue of gay marriage.
David Quinn

David Quinn

There is something more than a little hypocritical about all those leading Irish liberals suddenly jumping aboard the marriage bandwagon having spent a good part of their careers tearing that institution to bits in the name of 'freedom'.

But now, because they support same-sex marriage, marriage has become temporarily fashionable again in liberal circles.

The health of marriage as a social institution is measured in various ways -- and liberals care for none of them.

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