View Poll Results: Which is controversial support for gay marriage or support for traditional marriage?

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  • Being against gay marriage is controversial

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  • Being for gay marriage is controversial

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  • neither is controversial

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  • They are both controversial but neither is more controversial than the other.

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    Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    While watching the tv guide channel to see what the hell was on,one of the idiotic celeb shows(instead of using the whole screen to show what the hell is on tv which would make the process of trying to see what the hell is on tv a whole lot faster. They use the upper half of the screen for stupid celeb shows,washed up celeb shows, and stupid American idol losers shows) talking about how Miss Commiefornia made some controversial statements about gay marriage to some trash who pretends he is a woman and makes his living bashing celebs. Now if most people in the country are against gay marriage and majority of the people in commiefornia despite being commiefornian are against gay marriage.Wouldn't logically support for gay marriage be controversial not support for traditional marriage? IS this a new tactic of leftist loonies and other homosexual and tranny apologist pretend opposition to homosexual agenda is controversial? So i ask my fellow members of DP ""which is controversial, being for or against gay marriage"? Please note that I have made the votes public and only those votes will be counte
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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    It depends on where you are. If you live in Arkansas or Mississippi for example, then being for gay marriage would be controversial.

    However, if you live in Massachusetts or Vermont, then being against it would be controversial.

    Eventually, regardless of where you live, being against it will probably be controversial.
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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    Taking either position on the subject requires a greater definition of marriage than most people presume. Thus either side of the equation has a measure of controversy.

    From all that I have seen, here and elsewhere, the least controversial position is "why is government involved in marriage?"

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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    So i ask my fellow members of DP ""which is controversial, being for or against gay marriage"?
    I would think it depends on which side of the fence you're on.

    Me being heterosexual probably makes me a little biased against gay.

    That being said I believe being for gay marriage is controversial.

    California prabably has no shortage of gay judges
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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by celticlord View Post
    Taking either position on the subject requires a greater definition of marriage than most people presume. Thus either side of the equation has a measure of controversy.

    From all that I have seen, here and elsewhere, the least controversial position is "why is government involved in marriage?"
    That's a great question.

    To me, it would seem the most controversial to think homosexuals shouldn't have the capacity to get married. I have never come across a sound argument against it.
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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    While watching the tv guide channel to see what the hell was on,one of the idiotic celeb shows(instead of using the whole screen to show what the hell is on tv which would make the process of trying to see what the hell is on tv a whole lot faster. They use the upper half of the screen for stupid celeb shows,washed up celeb shows, and stupid American idol losers shows) talking about how Miss Commiefornia made some controversial statements about gay marriage to some trash who pretends he is a woman and makes his living bashing celebs. Now if most people in the country are against gay marriage and majority of the people in commiefornia despite being commiefornian are against gay marriage.Wouldn't logically support for gay marriage be controversial not support for traditional marriage? IS this a new tactic of leftist loonies and other homosexual and tranny apologist pretend opposition to homosexual agenda is controversial? So i ask my fellow members of DP ""which is controversial, being for or against gay marriage"? Please note that I have made the votes public and only those votes will be counte
    Gay marriage is inevitable. And part of the march towards that end is making it very unfashionable to speak out against gays outside of church.
    You risk looking like a troll even if you're a hot blond bombshell.

    I think more people are against gay marriage but less than that are willing to actually come out and say so in public. The PC police keep most people quiet. The result is that the vocal anti-gay marriage folks seem like extreme wingbats. Also the wee ones are growing up in a world where they're exposed to lots of gay stuff on tv, movies, etc. They can't even relate to the issues their parents may have with the topic. College kids today in most big cities find the topic incredibly boring and passe.

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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    By definition they are both "controversial" since some people agree with it and others don't. I don't see how one side of ANY issue could be considered controversial if the opposite side was not also controversial.

    But if you're asking if it's disgusting and despicable to be against gay marriage, the answer is yes.
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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    Yeah but if you had to pick one I'd say more and more being anti-gay marriage is the more controversial route. If only because so few anti-same sex marriage folks are willing to be openly vocal about it and their children could give a crap about the whole topic - so bored are they with it. And the few who are vocal always end up sending bitter and deranged. (I don't mean on here - but on tv & radio.) On here some folks talk very maturely about the topic. But in real life the person who is willing and ready to go off about the gays at a party is usual a real nutter and comes off looking exactly like that.

    In about 20-30 years the truly anti-gay crowd will start dying off and I don't see them getting replaced in any significant numbers as -like I've said -the kids today are downright bored with the whole thing.

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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    What is controversial to one person may be a matter of fact, something taken for granted, to another person. Controversy is based largely on attitudes, which are the definition of subjectivity. My Oxford American dictionary defines controversial as, "giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement." It seems that taking any sort of stance on an issue such as this will give rise to public disagreement. Furthermore, a Texas state senator proclaiming his support for gay marriage would probably cause far less controversy than a Vermont state senator doing the same thing. It's all very dependent on attitude, as well as exactly which "public" is being dealt with.


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    Re: Is controversial to be for gay marriage or against gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    While watching the tv guide channel to see what the hell was on,one of the idiotic celeb shows(instead of using the whole screen to show what the hell is on tv which would make the process of trying to see what the hell is on tv a whole lot faster. They use the upper half of the screen for stupid celeb shows,washed up celeb shows, and stupid American idol losers shows) talking about how Miss Commiefornia made some controversial statements about gay marriage to some trash who pretends he is a woman and makes his living bashing celebs. Now if most people in the country are against gay marriage and majority of the people in commiefornia despite being commiefornian are against gay marriage.Wouldn't logically support for gay marriage be controversial not support for traditional marriage? IS this a new tactic of leftist loonies and other homosexual and tranny apologist pretend opposition to homosexual agenda is controversial? So i ask my fellow members of DP ""which is controversial, being for or against gay marriage"? Please note that I have made the votes public and only those votes will be counte
    As I understand it, something is controversial when it is contrary to popular opinion. Since popular opinion has moved to the pro-gm side, it is no longer controversial to support gay marriage; it is no only controversial to oppose it.

    When in a micro-population, like an orthodox church, it is controversial to support gay marriage since the opinion of that micro-population is against gay marriage.

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