In the magazine this month
Couples don’t take their wedding vows seriously when they can get out of matrimony more easily than their mortgage
Marriage has had a good press lately. More people are marrying and more people are staying married. This is welcome news. I have recently met a number of community groups that promote marriage in schools, colleges and generally in society, an encouraging and hopeful experience for me. But of course while I welcome this greater interest in marriage, both in promoting it and defending it, it is impossible to do so unless we understand what marriage and the family are.
The inside story of how Nick Clegg and his allies ruthlessly organise their opposition to repatriating powers to the UK
Liberals don’t want the state to privilege heterosexual marriage—but gays and other sexual radicals want public recognition too
The US administration’s assault on religious freedom is just part of its wider attack on the institutions of civil society
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