The Corner

In Case You Were Wondering, No, NR Didn’t Endorse Gay Marriage

Word has been out on Twitter and elsewhere that NR has endorsed gay marriage. We havent. Here’​s our last editorial on the topic. The source of the rumor is this piece by Jason. It has long been the tradition of NR, established and fiercely guarded by WFB, to let our writers and editors write pieces dissenting from our official editorial line, in the spirit of welcoming open, vigorous debate. Jason first wrote in favor of gay marriage in 2011. We werent endorsing gay marriage back then, either.

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