The Engaging Essentials

Pardon the tardy publication today of the Engaging Essentials.  Legislature is back in town and there are some disappointing moves being contemplated.  Thankfully, I was able to meet with several of our lawmakers to discuss our concerns.  They seem to be understanding.

RIP: Del. Larry Border – My friend, and a friend to many, Del. Larry Border passed away last week.  I had the privilege of extending my condolences, and those of the entire FPCWV network, to his dear widow Anna last Friday.  Larry was a kind man, surpassed in kindness only by his wife, perhaps.  Not only did he look after new lawmakers, he was known to look after new lobbyists too.  Thanks, Larry.  You will be sorely missed.

A Marshall Plan for Marriage – That’s “Marshall” like the plan to rebuild Europe after WWII, not the Thundering Herd kind.  Still, Chuck is dead on in his analysis of how to strengthen society by strengthening marriage.

The Worst Argument for SSM? – First Things Blog last week highlighted what it labeled as perhaps the worst argument for same-sex marriage: climate change.

The Family’s End – For your in-depth reading tonight, this from the Public Discourse on what to expect, if anything, in a post-family culture.

 

About Jeremy Dys

Jeremy Dys is the FPCWV's President and General Counsel. In addition to his duties of providing strategic vision and leadership to the FPCWV, Dys is the chief lobbyist and spokesman. Dys is regularly featured in local, state, and national print, radio, and television outlets. He lives close to Charleston with his wife and growing family.

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