Responding to a Gay Man Who Wants to Redefine Marriage

Ryan T. Anderson responded to this question from a gay man, “Why should I, as a gay man, be denied the same right to file a joint tax return with my potential husband that a straight couple has?” This video of Anderson’s reply adds clarity to why marriage is defined as between one man and one woman in Florida:

Anderson also talked about the differences between the law’s interest in contracts and in marriage:

Curious in hearing more? Here are the highlights from Anderson’s remarks, his full speech, and the full Q&A courtesy of The Daily Signal.


Portrait of Ryan T. Anderson

Ryan T. Anderson researches and writes about marriage and religious liberty as the William E. Simon Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. He also focuses on justice and moral principles in economic thought, health care and education, and has expertise in bioethics and natural law theory. Contact Ryan at: Ryan T. Anderson@RyanT_Anderson

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