60 years ago today, the UN passed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This Declaration and human rights have been under siege at home and all over the world. In the marriage corner human rights are threatened as states rush to pass discriminatory marriage amendments.
Marriage is sacred. But we do not treat it as such. More than 50 percent of first time marriages end in divorce. Are we marrying too early, too hastily, with not enough thought or conviction? The sacredness of marriage is not in who marries but in who keeps the commitments.
Same Sex Marriage: Their Right, Everyone’s Responsibility
Tip: Speak out in favor of the rights of gays and lesbians to marry and for their families to have the protection of the law. Shore up your own marital success and surround yourself with people who make and keep loving promises.