He also believes that:. This, as he points out through the use of unsubstantiated statistics, can and often will lead to increased crime rate and out-of-wedlock child birthing. Pollitt also uses conversational technique by asking questions and providing valid and convincing answers. Or would changing the definition of marriage to include two men or two women simply do nothing but give those groups their very freedom to choose? By giving an eye witness account when he describes the ravages of prison life, he seems to be saying that readers had better believe him. All he is trying to say is that gay marriage would not be beneficial to the world.
This frankness is an aspect that Pollitt also uses extensively in her essay.
"What's Wrong With Gay Marriage?"
By giving an eye witness account when he describes the ravages of prison life, he seems to be saying that readers had better believe him. A close look at both essays exposes surprising likeness in tone. Pollitt also uses conversational technique by asking questions and providing valid and convincing answers. Colson presents his views in a conversational and chatty manner, as if it were an active speech exchange between two interlocutors. His view points fall toward those who also believe in the acts of god and religion to those who are gay or lesbian. For example, Colson believes that marriage is the foundation of society and letting it to be infested by homosexuals is like murdering it. The purpose that Pollitt wants people to understand is that there is absolutely nothing wrong with gay marriage and they should go through with permitting the law.
Whereas Pollitt takes a more constructed approach, using argument and counter-arguement to reinforce the facts that are presented. He also believes that:. An example that she makes where a man rapes his wife instead of his date, would most likely not show up on the police blotter. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has ordered that the state issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. Also to inform the reader this is a serious matter going on in our nation and that we need to take action as soon as possible. If only he had given some thought to impotent or infertile couples, he might not have been so quick to jump the gun on that statement. Colson goes on to imply that the institution of marriage exists solely for purposes of procreation and that those of whom who cannot procreate e.