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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    Because only the Parliament can amend/alter the 1701 document that put the present rules in place.
    Which was under the rule of the royal family... so, in any case, it was royal family's initiative that started it. I think if they are in favour of abolishing the rule now, then they should let parliament know that they are okay with it... but the decision should not be forced down their throats. It's still their family after all.

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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    It's really quite mind-boggling to me that anyone believes arcane rules concerning who may or may not place a crown on her head and scepter in her hand have any bearing on modern day ideas of 'discrimination.'

    Catholic? Protestant? Male? Female?

    Really, what on earth does it matter?

    Much ado about nothing.

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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by Orius View Post
    Which was under the rule of the royal family... so, in any case, it was royal family's initiative that started it. I think if they are in favour of abolishing the rule now, then they should let parliament know that they are okay with it... but the decision should not be forced down their throats. It's still their family after all.
    Huh? We are talking about the Head of State of not only a single country, but of 16. This is HARDLY a family matter.
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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    They don't call the King or Queen the "Defender of the Faith"
    Just because its sounds spiffy...



    Anyway...

    Brown has tried to play Obama in the UK and is flopping hard. His people are tired of the spending and Much Europe just today told him(they will be telling Obama to piss off soonish)) to take his spending plans and go to hell.
    So I don't think Brown will be pressing for such a profound reversal as this. In fact if he did it would probably be used to end his government...even if it is likely going down in flames I doubt he's stupid enough to shoot himself in the ass while going down.

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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    Haha, I can't beat her outfit but i reckon i have better hair than her =D

    I demand Queen position, crown jewels included in the package
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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Are you black?
    She is from Somaliland for goodness sake.
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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    LOL
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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Are you black?
    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    She is from Somaliland for goodness sake.
    As Ludahai has kindly pointed out, i am from Somaliland ... which is located in Africa =D


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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by Orius View Post
    The Queen is the head of the Church of England, which is not even Catholic.
    Exactly. A catholic heading a Protestant Church? Huh?
    Is the Catholic willing to convert? Why should the Church listen to someone not even of their Church?
    It's ridiculous, keep the law in place until the royal family wish to remove it


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    Re: Gordon Brown pledges to end 'discrimination' in Royal succession

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    Haha, I can't beat her outfit but i reckon i have better hair than her =D

    I demand Queen position, crown jewels included in the package

    Sorry ... you were not born a royal ... so you cannot be a royal.

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