|Statement||[edited, and with an introduction by] Andrew Sullivan ; with research assistance by Joseph Landau.|
|Contributions||Sullivan, Andrew, 1963-|
|LC Classifications||HQ76.25 .S26 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 373 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||373|
|LC Control Number||96051881|
Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con is, as the title suggests, a collection of arguments for and against such unions. Sullivan provides little commentary, allowing the various authors gathered here to speak for themselves. No matter which side one supports on this issue, this anthology will enable both an intellectual support of one's own beliefs /5(14). About Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con. With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two thousand years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and evenhandedness. Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con by Andrew Sullivan. With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two thousand years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and. This book was published in the late s when the Defense of Marriage Act so some of the specifics are dated. The editor, Andrew Sullivan, is apparently pro same-sex marriage, but the book is a good example of presenting both sides of the argument/5.
In Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con these questions are explored by clergy and jurists, historians and anthropologists, poets, conservative politicians, queer theorists, and many others. Andrew Sullivan gathers two thousand years of argument on same-sex partnerships into an anthology of historic inclusiveness and evenhandedness. The background and pro and con arguments were written by staff based upon input from the following footnotes (directly referenced) and sources (used for general research and not directly referenced): Nate Silver, “Divorce Rates Higher in States with Gay Marriage Bans,” , Jan. 12, Andrew Sullivan and Joseph Landau edited Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con, published by Vintage. Andrew Sullivan talked about his book Same-Sex Marriage. He collected numerous essays on the issue. Same-sex marriage, pro and con: a reader User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Late last year, the Hawaiian circuit court ruled that the state had no compelling justification for denying gay and lesbian couples the right to wed.
Prior to the US Supreme Court rendering their ruling resulting in the legalization of same-sex marriage in the US, there were many pro and con arguments related to whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized. Although the list for each side is exhaustive, here are some gay marriage pros and cons that were at the forefront of the question. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con by Andrew Sullivan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Pages: FYI: Some of these writers (Sullivan, Safire, Richard Posner) appear in a more academic collection, Same-Sex Marriage: The Moral and Legal Debate, edited by Robert M. Baird and Stuart E. Rosenbaum. Andrew Sullivan's Same-Sex Marriage, Pro and Con is nothing if not exhaustive, crowding a couple of thousand years' worth of commentary into some encyclopedic pages. With last December's Hawaii court decision and the passage of the Defense of Marriage Act in Congress, the timing of this tome--although not the book itself--couldn't be better.