Politics Religion

Why the State Shouldn’t Be Marrying People

This case in Pennsylvania helps you understand why marriage is not in the State’s interest. Marriage is a religious interest. The state only needs to recognize unions, marriage or otherwise, for legal purposes of benefits. And what is this BS about Muslims can’t have their photos taken? I’m assuming it refers to some women who do not wish to expose their faces in public, but men have no excuse. (h/t Atrios)

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Over 30 and Unmarried

My friend Zeba Iqbal has a piece at Goat Milk: Over 30 and Unmarried – Breaking a Stalemate. I’m not recommending it because she’s my friend, but because it’s brilliant. I only know about it because she’s my friend. I don’t normally hang out with brilliance otherwise.

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