You’ve probably noticed that there are now conservatives who support gay marriage, even going so far as to claim there’s a conservative argument for it. Jennifer Thieme with the Ruth Institute disagrees with this assertion, explaining that “True conservatives support limited government, and they understand that there are other institutions which serve to limit government power. Two of these institutions are the natural family and religion. Same sex marriage, which as a policy removes the gender requirement for marriage, is a great vehicle for those who wish to increase the scope and power of the government, as it forces these other institutions to diminish.”
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