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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    I would have married her whether or not there was a benefit. This is what most don't understand. Why do you think the government has any business bestowing benefits for acting in any manner?
    Does government not have an interest in fostering families based on healthy partnerships?


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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Nick View Post
    Prove it...

    List citations instead of "claiming" X,Y and Z...
    Really, you don't know that there are many states that do not allow same sex couples to enter into a legal marriage?

    Defining Marriage: Defense of Marriage Acts and Same-Sex Marriage Laws

    NC was the last state to put into its constitution that marriage was between a man and a woman.
    "A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt

    Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.

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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by brothern View Post
    Does government not have an interest in fostering families based on healthy partnerships?

    No...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
    Quote Originally Posted by James D Hill View Post
    I am for gay marriage because it ticks off Jesus freaks and social conservatives. Gays are also good voters because the vote for my side so I fight next to them.

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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by tech30528 View Post
    Andnit is your right to recognize their relationship any way you want. But it is not your right to force me to recognize it the same way.
    It is a guaranteed right of the US Constitution that citizens must be treated equally under the laws, regardless of their race, sex, religion, etc. unless the state is able to show a legitimate state interest is served by not treating groups equally.
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    Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.

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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by tech30528 View Post
    So a minority group is justified in changing the definition of a word used to describe the relationships of the majority and that is NOT descrimination? I think it's about time we stopped pandering to every special interest group that CLAIMS to want equality but in reality wants to be "specialer" than everyone else. Here's a tip for you. Your "right" to be special ends at your ability to alter the definition of the word that describes my relationship with my wife. And don't give me the I'm not allowed in the ICU BS. That is not a federal law, it is a hospital policy. I own a business, I'll let you in on a little secret. A policy is a rule made by an administrator for them to hide behind. Nothing more. Federal agents will not prevent you from entering a wing of the hospital. Find a gay doctor or administrator, don't be a douchebag and you might just charm your way in. Thing is, when your particular club expects the world to change for them you come off as douchebags, in which case we point at the sign on the wall and say "I'm sorry, it's policy and I can't do anything about it."

    I have a sign in my office that states that due to insurance policies customers are not allowed in the shop. It's not true. It's there for me to be able to keep douchebags out of my workspace. So if you insist on changing the meaning of a wordnto mean something it doesn't, you can have a seat in the office. Sorry, it's company policy. I can't do anything about it.
    You are actually crying about a words definition.

    A string of letters that represent a sequence of sounds which conveys a concept?

    And you expect to be taken seriously?

    Gay marriage does no demonstrable harm to your marriage.

    You have no right to a words definition. Where does the constitution grant you one?

    And to answer your question, no.

    Gays aren't trying to deny you the use of the word. Nor the legal benefits.
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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by brothern View Post
    Does government not have an interest in fostering families based on healthy partnerships?

    You would think so, but that is not the case. Otherwise they would not have used welfare to destroy the black family.

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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    No...
    Yes. They do.
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    Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.

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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    No...
    Succinct and pithy.
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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by brothern View Post
    Non sequitur. We see time and time again that polygamous and incestual relationships do not involve consenting adults in non-abusive relationships. We see that throughout history and even today. And those who violate the rights of others, do not deserve to have the ability to marry. Should, let's say, there be such a relationship that falls into one of those categories that is not abusive, is between consenting persons, and involves those who have reach an age of majority -- perhaps that should become a discussion that society ought to have. However, that has nothing to do with this discussion right now.
    I think you underestimate how delusional this world is and how crazy some people are... One doesn't have to be abused to be crazy, stupid or not all in the head.

    If it matters incest is NORMAL in many cultures....

    I'm sorry if you just don't like the answer to the: "why cant people marry any human they want" argument.

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    re: Awaiting the Supreme Court's gay marriage decisions [W:641]

    Quote Originally Posted by roguenuke View Post
    Yes. They do.
    Why do you believe the government should be in the business of sanctioning and bestowing benefits for any relationship?
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
    Quote Originally Posted by James D Hill View Post
    I am for gay marriage because it ticks off Jesus freaks and social conservatives. Gays are also good voters because the vote for my side so I fight next to them.

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