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ISLAND VOICES: SPECIAL SESSION ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE


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Marriage bill needs more protection for religious freedoms

By Jonathan Durrett

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 15, 2013

~~<p>My father came to the Islands from northeastern Kansas with the Air Force and married a local girl just after World War II. He grew up on a farm during the Great Depression and gleaned some degree of native wisdom. When I would come to him in youthful exuberance with a new idea that would cast away tried and true methods that had already proven successful, he used to sometimes say to me that &quot;we shouldn't throw the baby out with the bath water.&quot;</p>
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My father came to the Islands from northeastern Kansas with the Air Force and married a local girl just after World War II. He grew up on a farm during the Great Depression and gleaned some degree of native wisdom. When I would come to him in youthful exuberance with a new idea that would cast away tried and true methods that had already proven successful, he used to sometimes say to me that "we shouldn't throw the baby out with the bath water."

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