Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School. He has received the Presidential Citizens Medal, the Bradley Prize for Intellectual and Civic Achievement, and the Canterbury Medal of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. He is a member of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and has served on the President’s Council on Bioethics and the United States Commission on Civil Rights. Professor George holds degrees from Swarthmore, Harvard, and Oxford, as well as many honorary degrees. A regular guest on television and radio and a frequent contributor to popular and scholarly publications, he is the author of Conscience and Its Enemies and The Clash of Orthodoxies and coauthor of What Is Marriage? and Embryo: A Defense of Human Life.
Two little words and what they tell us about the secularist agenda: Robert P. George reveals a page from the liberal playbook
In a 5–4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court today struck down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy argued that DOMA wrote “inequality into the entire United States Code” and “made unequal a subset of state-sanctioned marriages.”
Did it? What is marriage anyway? Robert P. George, one of America’s most acclaimed and influential thinkers, addresses these crucial questions.