File this under “Before they were famous…”
Maggie Gallagher has worked hard to perfect a reasonable, sad-but-sweet persona. I guess in 2003 she wasn’t as worried about hiding her extreme views.
Winning the gay-marriage debate may be hard, but to those of us who witnessed the fall of Communism, despair is inexcusable and irresponsible. Losing this battle means losing the idea that children need mothers and fathers. It means losing the marriage debate. It means losing limited government. It means losing American civilization. It means losing, period.
Emphasis added. On the other hand, she says she doesn’t care for the slippery-slope argument of gay marriage leading to polygamy because — wait for it — polygamy isn’t as bad as gay marriage.