Sullivan, Andrew
June 1996
New Republic;6/17/96, Vol. 214 Issue 25, p10
Argues that the debate on same-sex marriage in the U.S. should focus on giving the same rights and responsibilities to citizens and not on argument on polygamy and adultery. Examination of the merit of the notion that accepting same-sex marriage is the same as sanctioning polygamy; Difference between polygamous and homosexual impulses; Rejection of the assertion that any change in marriage opens up the possibility of any conceivable change in marriage; Views of homosexuals and heterosexuals towards the institution of marriage.


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