What would one call the espousal of "gay marriages" and abortion rights?
The espousal was a ceremony of betrothing, a formal agreement between the parties then coming under obligation for the purpose of marriage.
Of course, if the Assembly preferred, it could opt for the more familiar terminology, rather than the newer term "espousal," so long as the definition chosen ensures equality in name and in substance.
February 21st, 2009 at 12: 19 pm mr. yglesias, your espousal of mcdonalds does a disservice to the children who may peruse the content of your web journal, and so be further inclined toward consumption of unsalubrious items! best,
Eventually, and one can speculate that because of Marxist ideologies, Germany and the Soviet Union provided espousal, the latter worried about a Japanese invasion of Siberia.