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    9 19.57%
  • ... bigoted?

    9 19.57%
  • ... homophobic?

    9 19.57%
  • ... stupid (which differs from ignorant)?

    6 13.04%
  • ... unreasonable?

    11 23.91%
  • ... unenlightened?

    7 15.22%
  • ... (all of the above)

    8 17.39%
  • ... (all of the above, as well as [specify])

    1 2.17%
  • ... (none of the above)

    18 39.13%
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    11 23.91%
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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    What meat? You want to play childish semantics?

    BTW I edited my post.
    Childish semantics?

    Nice doge.


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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    First I noticed you ignored the real meat of my post, typical really.

    As for your question, I would have no problem with that.
    You would have people tested for fertility before they could marry?
    Who left the fridge open?

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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    It's not, but it is the only reason the state really has any interest in marriage at all.
    No it is not. The state also has an interest in encouraging stability as well as the transference of property and a number of other issues.

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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    Childish semantics?

    Nice doge.
    So why are you so caught up in the legal codification of the terms?

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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    If their is no difference what is your problem?
    There is a difference as I pointed out earlier in this thread. I am talking about purely under the law.

    Now I ask again...

    If you get everything by law in a civil union, what do gay couples have to gain by trying to redefine what marriage is?


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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by Lachean View Post
    You would have people tested for fertility before they could marry?
    People for the longest time did have to take blood tests before getting married. So no, not really.


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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    There is a difference as I pointed out earlier in this thread. I am talking about purely under the law.
    You said because gays can not procreate. So when heterosexuals that can not procreate are barred from state recognition you might have a point. In the mean time......you have to come up with a better reason.

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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    So why are you so caught up in the legal codification of the terms?
    Because I see marriage as between a man and a woman as I am a Christian. I don't think the government should really be involved at all to be honest. The churches should be allowed to marry who they want and then the state can take it from there.


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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    You said because gays can not procreate.
    No I did not. I said the state would have no real interest in it. Huge difference.

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    So when heterosexuals that can not procreate are barred from state recognition you might have a point. In the mean time......you have to come up with a better reason.
    That is not my reason and you are at this point lying about what I said.

    And you are still avoiding my question, I wonder why?

    PS I already said I would not have a problem with couples who cannot reproduce not getting married. So you have no excuse to doge anymore.

    Just be honest.
    Last edited by Black Dog; 05-13-09 at 04:06 PM.


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    Re: If you oppose same-sex marriage, you are...

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    Because I see marriage as between a man and a woman as I am a Christian.
    That is fine with me.

    I don't think the government should really be involved at all to be honest. The churches should be allowed to marry who they want and then the state can take it from there.
    There are so many issues involved it is next to impossible not to have the state involved. Personally I think the state should drop the word marriage all together.

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