It'll make me want to divorce my partner
Upsetting people by giving a group what they want usually ends anticlimactically.
Upsetting people by taking rights from them usually ends badly.
I'll tell you what society loses from prohibiting gay marriage: delegation costs about something that doesn't ****ing matter.
"Oh, American education is a joke? Whatever! We need to make sure our taxes are appropriated in ways that will piss all those homos off!"
Society gains because equal rights are extended to a class of people who previously did not have them. Society gains because more people are now able to have their partner visit them in the hospitals, make decisions for them when they are incapacitated, and share in their property.Originally Posted by emdash
And even if society didn't gain anything, the people who would be directly affected certainly do. And that should be enough as long as society doesn't LOSE anything.
Are you coming to bed?
I can't. This is important.
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