In 2008, social scientist David Blankenhorn testified convincingly in support of California’s Proposition 8, a proposed constitutional amendment restricting marriage to one man and one woman. So when he publicly changed his position on marriage equality last year, Mr. Blankenhorn raised many eyebrows. The founder of the Institute for American Values, Mr. Blankenhorn joins Welton on State of Belief to explain why he thinks the time has come to remove marriage equality from its status as fodder in this country’s culture wars, and instead build alliances among gay and straight couples to strengthen the institution of marriage itself. Click here for extended interview and transcript.

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