There are many critics who see the progress of marriage equality across the country as a sign of secularism triumphing over religion. However, millions of Americans support equality not despite, but rather because of, their faith convictions. Writer Damon Linker goes a bit further, believing that Christianity’s historic tradition of promoting equality and fairness has led to a broader acceptance of LGBTQ people around the world. He joins Welton this week to discuss why he thinks the Christian teaching of equality for all directly contributes to this, as he wrote in a recent article for TheWeek.com, “How Christianity Gave Us Gay Marriage.”

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