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Monday, May 17, 2004
On the day that supposedly legal same-sex marriages begin in Massachusetts, Foxnews sets it in the context of "other changes" in marriage -- changes without which gay marriage would have remained inconceivable (pardon the expression), and which gay marriage will exacerbate.

Great article at NRO by John Derbyshire here. Thanks to Zorak for the tip (I don't scan NRO as regularly as I should).