new column: when confronting homophobia, always choose love

I'll give Dennis Prager credit. For a self-declared conservative, he doesn't have the stridency of folk like Bill O'Reilly or Michelle Malkin. But that only make his intellectual dishonesty that much worse; he sounds reasonable, yet his arguments are as seriously flawed and reactionary as anything his fellow commentators can come up with. Case in point: he tries to stave off accusations of homophobia by saying how much he values gays and agrees it's unfair they can't marry the person they love. It's hard to view him as sincere, however, when his previous hundreds of words are dedicated to arguing how gay marriage will create apocalyptic confusion in young people and play into the "secular left's" agenda of erasing all gender concepts into meaninglessness.

I read his work every so often. But as with his debate with Sam Harris, it amazes me that he can get almost all of his arguments wrong, even the ones that, on the surface, should be right.

In light of the November proposition to ban gay marriage by amending California's constitution to define marriage as being solely between a man and a woman, this week's column is a critique of Prager's perspective. this is the attitude we much overcome so that everyone, gay and straight, can marry the person they love.

When Confronting Homophobia, Always Choose Love

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