Friday, September 28, 2012

The Marriage Question, Romney’s Polling, and Bibi’s Red Sharpie

You know that 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce right?  Every time gay marriage comes up, that data point comes up. Fifty percent of married couples get divorced. If heterosexual couples value marriage so little, why should they stand in the way of gay couples who really will value it as a civil right?  You know that evangelical Christians in the United States get divorced at the same rate as everyone else, right?

Every time Christian living comes up for discussion, the media uses that data point as a point of derision for those who point to Christian values.  You do know that a majority of Americans favor gay marriage right?  Every major media outlet in the nation takes it as an article of faith that gay marriage is an opinion held by a majority and you are a bigot if you think otherwise.

Did you know that none of those data points are true? You’d never know it from the media. To Read More....

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