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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by ConservaBill View Post
    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?
    You all crack me up with your ridiculous assertions. It's really pathetic.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    Well what conclusion would you draw?

    The conclusion I would have to draw is that the measure either passed, or didn't pass based on those who participated. Which means only that if you or anyone else think that the outcome should be different then we have a system for bringing it back up for referendum. And those in support, can do a better job at getting their vote out.


    Using your logic seem to infer that if we only knew what was in the hearts of those that didn't bother to vote in the last Presidential election, Obama would not be President. That is not how it works, is it?


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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by ConservaBill View Post
    Commiefornia,
    Do you mean the state that elected Ronald Reagan as Governor?

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    The conclusion I would have to draw is that the measure either passed, or didn't pass based on those who participated. Which means only that if you or anyone else think that the outcome should be different then we have a system for bringing it back up for referendum. And those in support, can do a better job at getting their vote out.


    Using your logic seem to infer that if we only knew what was in the hearts of those that didn't bother to vote in the last Presidential election, Obama would not be President. That is not how it works, is it?


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    I merely responding to the point that has been brought up about this is what the majority of the people want in regards to the gay marriage issue. It really is not that complicated.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    I merely responding to the point that has been brought up about this is what the majority of the people want in regards to the gay marriage issue. It really is not that complicated.

    I am not making it complicated. A vote was taken. The people voted it down, and the council overruled the people no? That is not what is supposed to happen in our system is it?


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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    I am not making it complicated. A vote was taken. The people voted it down, and the council overruled the people no? That is not what is supposed to happen in our system is it?


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    I have a problem with counsels overruling the result a measure put to a vote.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    I have a problem with counsels overruling the result a measure put to a vote.

    I do too. Clearly we are moving in this country toward marginalizing the voter.

    When that happens watch out!


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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    I am not making it complicated. A vote was taken. The people voted it down, and the council overruled the people no? That is not what is supposed to happen in our system is it?


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    If you are referring to the DC case when was their a vote? If you are referring to the CA situation who knows what will happen eventually? Maybe the same thing that happened in the Loving vs Virginia case where 70% nation supported anti miscegenation laws.

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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    "We The People" also includes homosexual citizens who define theme selves as married.
    Homosexual citizens often make a career out of defining themselves, most couldn't care less. Define yourself all you'd like, define marriage in your own light unti your heart is content....and everyone else will as well. And if you don't like the consensus.....
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    Re: DC City Council votes to legalize gay marriage

    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
    No that is not true.
    No, it is absolutely true. The Constitution superceded mob rule even if that mob rule is forced by vote.

    Yes it does.
    No, it does not. Perhaps you would like to demonstrate how it does but I don't have high hopes for your success in doing so.

    That your statement "mob rule voting away the rights of others" is completely irrelevant, thanks for making my point.


    Might I suggest a crash course in civics? Then you would make such asinine and idiotic statements with puffed up bravado as if you just accomplished something.

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