WISCONSIN MARRIAGE DEFENDERS

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

MERRIAM-WEBSTER REDEFINES "MARRIAGE"

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Webster's dictionary redefines 'marriage'


Now includes references to same-sex relationships


March 17, By Bob Unruh © 2009 WorldNetDaily


One of the nation's most prominent dictionary companies has resolved the argument over whether the term "marriage" should apply to same-sex duos or be reserved for the institution that has held families together for millennia: by simply writing a new definition.


"I was shocked to see that Merriam-Webster changed their definition of the word 'marriage,' a word which has referred exclusively to a contract between a man and a woman for centuries. It has now added same sex," YouTube user Eric B. noted to WND. He created a YouTube video illustrating his concerns, which has been embedded here.


One commenter on the YouTube site said it's just part of the campaign by homosexual activists to take control of the definition of the word and make it align with their goals.


A dictionary version from 1913 that has been posted online not only didn't mention same-sex "marriage," it supplemented its definition of traditional marriage with references from the Bible.

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