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MARRIAGE, PROCREATION, AND SAME-SEX UNIONS Should the political community declare that (some) same-sex unions

@inproceedings{Somerville2008MARRIAGEPA,
  title={MARRIAGE, PROCREATION, AND SAME-SEX UNIONS Should the political community declare that (some) same-sex unions},
  author={M. Somerville and A. Mercier},
  year={2008}
}
Should the political community declare that (some) same-sex unions are marriages? Margaret A. Somerville has ably argued that it should not, that doing so harms children and families. Adèle Mercier vehemently disagrees, describing Professor Somerville's argument as "contorted," "circular," based on "inert premises;" accusing her of multiple confiisions, and of harboring "hidden (or at least unacknowledged) motives." I argue, on the contrary, that Margaret Somerville's argument is sound, the… Expand

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