Walsh does not explain his definition of marriage, and only uses the term “traditional marriage” once in the piece. Readers of his conservative Christian blog likely have the same beliefs and definition of marriage so he does not need to explain it to them. To Walsh and his readers, “tradition...
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...nce that divorce is by far a greater threat to marriage than gay-marriage. The debate about what marriage is and what is recognized as marriage is a debate which effects practically everyone in a very personal way. How advocates on either side make their arguments will play an a crucial role in determining which side wins the marriage debate in the end.
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