December 13, 2007
Legislating morality sounds bad, right. The phrase implies inflicting someone's personal beliefs regarding morality on others. However, we regulate behavior all the time. Stealing, murder, kidnapping, rape. All wrong. Not much argument. However, these are still personal beliefs. They are just populist beliefs. So, does the only trouble come when a political party tries to criminalize something that's not universally frowned upon?