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Two Perspectives on Gay Marriage

To explore arguments for and against gay marriage, Senior Research Fellow David Masci interviewed Jonathan Rauch of The National Journal and Rick Santorum of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. The Q&A’s were done as part of the Pew Forum’s special report on gay marriage.

Jonathan Rauch

Jonathan Rauch: The Case For Same-Sex Marriage “America’s problem is not too many marriages, it’s too few.”


Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum: The Case Against Same-Sex Marriage “What society should be about is encouraging what’s best for children.”

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