Many Americans may be accustomed to hearing the term “same-sex marriage” in news reports about homosexual unions, but now the New York Times is also referring to traditional matrimony as “opposite-sex marriage.”

In his Oct. 26 news report on a homosexual lawsuit to overturn California’s Proposition 8 reserving marriage for a man and a woman, New York Times reporter Adam Liptak described traditional unions as “opposite-sex marriage.”

Referring to attorney Charles J. Cooper, who is pressing the case against recognition of homosexual marriage, Liptak wrote, “The government should be allowed to favor opposite-sex marriages, Mr. Cooper said, in order ‘to channel naturally procreative sexual activity between men and women into stable, enduring unions.'”

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Catholic League president Bill Donohue pointed out that the New York Times has used the term “opposite-sex marriage” 10 times in the past, and in a news story only five times. He also noted that the term was used on a few occasions in the 1990s by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Yale Law Journal and the New Republic.

Read More: By Chelsea Schilling, WorldNetDaily

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