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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    When amendment in Texas passed only 13% of the electorate bothered to show up. The majority really don't give a damn if gays get married.

    If they didn't show up to vote, isn't that their own tough luck? I mean are we now going to start reading minds to decide election questions?


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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    If they didn't show up to vote, isn't that their own tough luck? I mean are we now going to start reading minds to decide election questions?


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    I think the majority which is heterosexual for the most part just don't give a damn one way or the other.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    I think the majority which is heterosexual for the most part just don't give a damn one way or the other.

    those that voted do, don't they?


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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    those that voted do, don't they?


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    13% is hardly a majority of the electorate.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    13% is hardly a majority of the electorate.

    If they didn't elect to vote in that referendum, then they are not counted right?

    So then, how can you express their wishes for them?


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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    If they didn't elect to vote in that referendum, then they are not counted right?

    So then, how can you express their wishes for them?


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    Well what conclusion would you draw?

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    It seems the tide is a changing.
    And when it changes, you let me know. Until then, you would hopefully agree that marriage is society's institution and society, that is We the People, should decide how it is defined. When the tide changes and referendums are being won by same sex marriage initiatives, you can rightfully claim ssm should be legal. Until then......
    It was the Austrasians, that hewed on bravely through the thick of the fight, it was they who found and cut down the Saracen King.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    It would be nice for someone to give a perspective, to give a reason as to why gays should not be treated equally before the law.
    They already are.

    Maybe we should change the law, but that's besides the point.

    When (not if) gay marriage is created federally, gays will not get to do something heteros can already do; everyone will get to do something no one could before.
    Last edited by Jerry; 12-16-09 at 12:00 PM.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Martel View Post
    And when it changes, you let me know. Until then, you would hopefully agree that marriage is society's institution and society, that is We the People, should decide how it is defined. When the tide changes and referendums are being won by same sex marriage initiatives, you can rightfully claim ssm should be legal. Until then......
    "We The People" also includes homosexual citizens who define theme selves as married.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Just more proof that DC (even local authorities) care NOTHING about the will of the people, as across the nation, even in Commiefornia, the people vote against gays getting married... 'er maybe there are just more deviants in DC?

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