Both cases upheld restriction of marriage to opposite-sex couples, and both were affirmed by:. There is a lesson here for moral and political philosophy. Schowengerdt, Dale M.
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Public or Private Good? Philosophy of mind. Admittedly, allowing same-sex couples to marry will change the social meaning of marriage it will no longer be part of this social meaning that every marriage is the union of a man and a woman ; and for marriage to bring these intangible benefits, it needs to have a relatively stable and well-understood social meaning.
For the Marriage Actthis period expired on March 23, In general, the social meaning of marriage must change whenever such changes are necessary to avoid injustice; so this social meaning must now be changed so that it no longer excludes the participation of same-sex couples.
Neither performed nor recognized in American Samoa or some tribal nations. Kingston: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. There is a lesson here for moral and political philosophy. Editorial team. Under the terms of the Notwithstanding Clause, such a declaration is effective for only five years after it comes into force.
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