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FREDRIK DEBOER: It’s Time to Legalize Polygamy

Politico — Why group marriage is the next horizon of social liberalism.

Welcome to the exciting new world of the slippery slope. With the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling this Friday legalizing same sex marriage in all 50 states, social liberalism has achieved one of its central goals. 78 more words

Culture

It’s Time to Legalize Polygamy

This is from The Politico.

Rush Limbaugh made this prediction years ago that once homosexual marriage was upheld by the Supreme Court that polygamy would be next. 2,177 more words

American Public Opinion in June 2015.

In 2014, 30 percent of people described themselves as social liberals, while 34 percent described themselves as social conservatives. That totaled 64 percent of the vote, while the other 36 percent were mostly “moderates.” In June 2015, 31 percent of people described themselves as social liberals, while 31 percent described themselves as social conservatives. 590 more words

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Social Liberalism on the Rise in the U.S.

Social liberalism is on the rise in the United States. Obviously, the shift to acceptance of same-sex marriage is at the forefront, however, we are seeing many facets of social liberalism becoming more accepted, rendering social conservatism as countercultural and continuing to wane in popularity. 57 more words

Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat: The Prospects for Polygamy

New York Times — ON every issue save abortion, social liberalism is suddenly ascendant in America. The shift on same-sex marriage has captured the headlines, but the change is much more comprehensive: In just 15 years, we have gone from being a society divided roughly evenly between progressive and traditionalist visions to a country where social conservatism is countercultural and clearly in retreat. 106 more words

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JAMES TARANTO: ‘Social Liberal’ Triumphalism

Wall Street Journal — Does “gay” mean “happy” again for Democrats?

Is “social liberalism” on the rise in America? A recent Gallup poll would seem to suggest so: “Thirty-one percent of Americans describe their views on social issues as generally liberal, matching the percentage who identify as social conservatives for the first time in Gallup records dating back to 1999.” It’s also the highest figure ever recorded for liberals and the lowest for conservatives. 14 more words

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The Great and the Good Debate – The Fight for the Soul of Labour – Part 2

Hello everyone – and welcome to round to of the Great and the Good debate – “Is a return to the centre necessary for Labour”. In this instalment, myself and Stan will be rebutting each other’s points made in the previous article and generally expanding out arguments. 1,247 more words

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