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Tag: marriage
  • Principle vs. Convenience

    All around the country, one issue has seen more progress and come more into the spotlight than almost any other current issue. Many pro-liberty individuals, including a surge of millennials, are now standing with gay members of their community on same-sex marriage. The controversial issue of same-sex marriage is rocking the boat in many states, …

  • Polygamist Marriage Is Coming (And No, It’s Not a Slippery Slope Argument)

    The recent Supreme Court decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8 are landmark rulings that will play part in defining an era. It remains to be seen whether upcoming reforms will further consolidate federal power or grant autonomy to the states, but these rulings are largely a step in the …

  • Kansas College Republicans Support Government-Free Marriage

    In my years at Kansas State University, I’ve watched the school’s chapters of Young Americans for Liberty and College Republicans go from being rival clubs to sister organizations. The two groups have collaborated on several activities and events, and many people who were initially members of one or the other group are now active in …

  • Capitalism and Love

    What the world needs more of is love. Few would disagree with this statement. Even the most ardent statist wouldn’t dare doubt the power of romantic love nor the happiness it breeds in those caught within it. But what many have failed to appreciate is the connection between capitalism and love as we know it. …