Maggie Gallagher on David Blankenhorn's Defection


Maggie Gallagher reflects on David Blankenhorn's decision to "accept" gay marriage:

"’s what I want to say to David and to you: a comity that is bought by surrendering principle is submission, not comity at all. The truth about something as important as marriage cannot be the price we pay to live with each other.

The challenge of our time—and it is a deep challenge, not an easy one—is to find new ways to combine truth and love. Giving up marriage is too high a price to pay. And it is not the last good we will be asked to surrender, unless we find the courage to stand."

Read her entire article in The Public Discourse.