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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    I'm actually hung up on my opinion.

    I, first off, support gay marriage.
    I, secondly, don't feel that such a thing as *marriage* should differ state to state. . . all marriages should be recognized in all states - none of this 'here and there' thing.



    So by this ruling they've decided that the gov can't institute marriage . . . and the states can.
    Which is 1/2 good if you support gay marriage - but that also means that they government can NEVER be in support of it, either. . . which goes against what I'd like to see some day.
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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    Well yeah until you want automatic inheritance or hospital visitation.
    Automatic inheretance and hospital visitation aren't rights. And, those things can be dealt with on an individual basis. The state need not be involved.

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by rivrrat View Post
    Automatic inheretance and hospital visitation aren't rights. And, those things can be dealt with on an individual basis. The state need not be involved.
    I've tried telling pro-gm that many times before. They don't accept it.

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    So is polygamy cool, too?

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    I've tried telling pro-gm that many times before. They don't accept it.
    And they shouldn't, as long as the state recognizes opposite sex marriage. I'm talking about the state removing themselves from the issue altogether. But if the state IS going to be involved, as they are now, then it needs to be fairly.

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    So is polygamy cool, too?
    That's up to each individual state to decide for themselves.

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by rivrrat View Post
    And they shouldn't, as long as the state recognizes opposite sex marriage. I'm talking about the state removing themselves from the issue altogether. But if the state IS going to be involved, as they are now, then it needs to be fairly.
    And again, what other fundamental rights do you suppose the state should turn it's back on?

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    And again, what other fundamental rights do you suppose the state should turn it's back on?
    They're not turning their back on anything. The state doesn't need to be involved at all for people to get married. Why do you think they do?

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    That's up to each individual state to decide for themselves.
    So if Utah is cool with polygamy, and a dude with his four wives moves to Kentucky, does Kentucky have to acknowledge their marriage, too?

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    Re: Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

    Quote Originally Posted by rivrrat View Post
    They're not turning their back on anything. The state doesn't need to be involved at all for people to get married. Why do you think they do?
    Automatic inheritance, spousal privilege, hospital visitation, and all the other rights gays are fighting for.

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