Same-Sex "Marriage": Should America Allow "Gay Rights" Activists to Cross The Last Cultural Frontier?

Anton N. Marco

Copyright 1996-2007, Christian Leadership Ministries
Revised, 1999.


This paper is a major revision of the previous public policy analysis of the issue of gay "marriage." Because of the large size of the paper, it is divided into sub-sections. You can use the following Table of Contents to jump directly to a section that interests you, or you can go to the first section below (Part I) and then use the navigation links at the end of each section to go to.  Also see Edward King's AIDS Page


PART I: The Issue Joined

PART II: Transition: Gay Activists' Diverse "Families We Choose"

PART III: Presupposition 1

Part IV: Presupposition 2

Part V: Presupposition 3

Part VI: Reviewing Four Gay Activist Arguments Favoring Same-Sex "Marriage"

Appendix A: A brief commentary on John Boswell's Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe, (New York: Villard Books, 1994)

Appendix B: "Gay Rights" and Multinational Business: A New "Marriage of Convenience"?

Partial Listing of Books Cited