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    Re: They look like a new boy band... but it's the world's first THREE-WAY same-sex ma

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    No evidence... LOL... same sex marriage anyone. 15-years ago people were laughing at the possibility.
    Well it is rather absurd to have chosen such a bad second best solution.

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    Don't care, people should be able to marry as many people of any sex they want.
    You should try to remember, ideas are conveyed by researching information, vetting sources, and confirming said information. Not by regurgitating talking points given to you by your "news" station.
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    Re: They look like a new boy band... but it's the world's first THREE-WAY same-sex ma

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    So the question is why do we think having all these benefits for married couples are a good idea.
    Where was that question asked?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    Don't care, people should be able to marry as many people of any sex they want.
    Well, that's the thing. They should be allowed. They just shouldn't expect the state to recognise it. The Thai example shows that marriage can exist within a religious setting and not conflict with a legal definition of the word. They were married under Buddhist law. The state didn't have to recognize it. In the US what people are asking is for the state to recognize gay marriage, not that the churches recognize it.
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    Re: They look like a new boy band... but it's the world's first THREE-WAY same-sex ma

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Well, that's the thing. They should be allowed. They just shouldn't expect the state to recognise it. The Thai example shows that marriage can exist within a religious setting and not conflict with a legal definition of the word. They were married under Buddhist law. The state didn't have to recognize it. In the US what people are asking is for the state to recognize gay marriage, not that the churches recognize it.


    I'm fine with that as well. I also am of the strong opinion that the government should be out of the marriage business all together.
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    Re: They look like a new boy band... but it's the world's first THREE-WAY same-sex ma

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    They look very happy in their pictures, good for them.

    Also it's not really a 'marriage' that would be recognized legally, it was a Buddhist ceremony.
    Exactly. There are people in polyamorous groups here in the US who would call themselves married even though they can't do it legally.

    Yea for all the people involved in this marriage; I hope they can make it work

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    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    I'm fine with that as well. I also am of the strong opinion that the government should be out of the marriage business all together.
    You can be, but it's hardly a realistic or pragmatic position to take. The government has never been disconnected from marriage. As a matter of fact, marriage is an institution of government and has been for a myriad of reasons including: population controls, conversion, power alliances, etc.
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    Re: They look like a new boy band... but it's the world's first THREE-WAY same-sex ma

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Well, that's the thing. They should be allowed. They just shouldn't expect the state to recognise it. The Thai example shows that marriage can exist within a religious setting and not conflict with a legal definition of the word. They were married under Buddhist law. The state didn't have to recognize it. In the US what people are asking is for the state to recognize gay marriage, not that the churches recognize it.
    But since we DO recognize marriage between two people here in the US - we're just saying the state can't discriminate by saying the spouses can't be of the same gender.

    If marriage had been strictly religious here in the US, that would be different. But it's a civil institution, buttressed by many benefits and responsibilities granted/allocated by the state. And the state shouldn't discriminate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    You can be, but it's hardly a realistic or pragmatic position to take. The government has never been disconnected from marriage. As a matter of fact, marriage is an institution of government and has been for a myriad of reasons including: population controls, conversion, power alliances, etc.

    If the government simply registered "civil unions", this whole "Gay marriage" issue would disappear.


    Let people call thier unions whatever they want, the government should have no say.,
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    If the government simply registered "civil unions", this whole "Gay marriage" issue would disappear.
    Marriage is just another name a civil union. If the government "regulated" civil unions tomorrow, we'd have other people trying to ban gays from getting them. Just look at the gay adoption issue. You have people arguing that legally married gay couples shouldn't be allowed to adopt children. If that doesn't give you a clue that the hatred is towards gays doing what straights are allowed to do and not a meagre definition of a word, I don't know what will.
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