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Call # KF539 .M67 2009
Title Moral argument, religion, and same-sex marriage : advancing the public good / edited by Gordon A. Babst, Emily R. Gill, and Jason Pierceson
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2009
Book Cover


Descript. xix, 245 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States
Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
Constitutional law -- Religious aspects
Alt Author Babst, Gordon Albert, 1961-
Gill, Emily R., 1944-
Pierceson, Jason, 1972-
OCLC # 340989975
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Gordon A. Babst 
Pt. ISame-Sex Marriage and Partnerships 
1A Commentary on the Old Saw that Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Civilization / Ronald L. Steiner1
2Looking for Liberty and Defining Marriage in Three Same-Sex Marriage Cases / Karen Struening19
3The Religion Clauses and Same-Sex Marriage / Emily R. Gill51
4Against Neutrality in the Legal Recognition of Intimate Relationships / Carlos A. Ball75
Pt. IISame-Sex Attraction and Liberal Democratic Theory 
5Marriage Equality and the Morality of Liberalism: The California Decision / R. Claire Snyder-Hall101
6Same-Sex Marriage and the American Political Tradition / Jason Pierceson119
7The Special Status of Religion Under the First Amendment ... and What it Means for Gay Rights and Antidiscrimination Laws / Sam Marcosson135
8Supporting Queer Youth: A New Vision of Child, Family, and State / Valerie Lehr161
9Consuming Its Own? Heteronormativity contra Human Plurality / Gordon A. Babst183
 Conclusion / Chai R. Feldelum205
 Index of Cases Referenced233
 About the Contributors243