Criminal Law and Philosophy 9 (4):727-735 (2015)

Matthew J. Lister
Deakin University
With the recent U.S. Supreme Court cases finding the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and removing impediments to same-sex marriage in California,as well as a number of recent successes in special elections and with legislators inthe U.S. and other countries, we might wonder whether there is still need for a book debating same-sex marriage. Is not the tide of history inevitably movingtowards marriage equality? While that position seems tempting, it is too quick
Keywords same-sex marriage  homosexual rights  applied ethics  marriage  public reason  gay rights  Corvino  conflicts of rights  marriage equality  philosophy of the family
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DOI 10.1007/s11572-013-9281-2
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