How and When to Discriminate?

The NAACP recently decided to (surprise!) side with President Obama and liberals across the U.S. and endorse same-sex marriage.  The board of directors for the organization released a statement declaring that "civil marriage is a civil right and a matter of civil law."  Roslyn Brock, chairman of the NAACP's board of directors, declared, "We have and will oppose efforts to codify discrimination into law." Of course, one of the most frequent and favorite cries of the left is the dreaded D-word: discrimination.  Never mind that virtually every position in the marriage debate requires a measure of "discrimination."  As Al Mohler recently put it, "[d]iscrimination -- even 'obvious discrimination' -- is not necessarily wrong at all. Indeed, any sane society discriminates at virtually every turn, as do individuals. The law itself is an instrument of comprehensive discrimination." For example, Americans can't vote in federal elections until age 18.  Until ratification...(Read Full Article)

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