Often the hardest part about protecting marriage is talking to your family and friends about why you believe marriage should remain defined as the union of one man and one woman. Supporters of SSM often seek to change the subject to just about anything but marriage: discrimination, benefits, homosexuality, gay rights, federalism, or the constitution. Your goal is simple: Shift the conversation back to the simple question: “What is marriage?” Marriage is the issue. Marriage is what we care about. Marriage really matters. These talking points will help you do just that.
Strong majorities of Americans oppose gay marriage. Supporters of SSM therefore seek to change the subject to just about anything else: discrimination, benefits, homosexuality, gay rights, federalism. When talking about marriage it is important to remember: Keep the main thing the main thing. Shift the conversation rapidly back to marriage. Don’t get sidetracked. Marriage is the issue. Marriage is what we care about. Marriage really matters. It’s just common sense.
This pamphlet offers 77 incontrovertible statements in support of Natural Marriage, all of which defend the premise without delving into ‘religious’ themes.