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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    For the record, there is nothing inherently wrong with marrying your cousin.
    The chance of birth defects aren't that much higher from the norm.

    Largely it's people thinking it's gross.
    there is however that old saying--"If She ain't good enough for Her own family, she ain't good enough for mine"
    "Don't be particular bout nothin, but the company you keep"

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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    Actually, that is perfect.

    Now explain what justification there is for gay marriage being treated the same as incest, drag racing, conspiracy, and insider trading.
    Since this has nothing to do with my post or my point, I will leave it as the fallacy it is.

    The fact that you would even ask such a stupid question after it has been explained over and over is just silly.
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Tsunami View Post
    I'm pretty sure he is wrong about incest. Incestuous marriage is illegal in most states, but the act of incest should be covered by the Lawrence vs. Texas ruling that overturned sodomy laws.
    A brother, sister, father and mother cannot marry and even consensual sex in those cases (sodomy aside) is still illegal.
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    I don't know of any country that has same sex marriage that requires that same sex couples prove they are gay. It's perfectly possible in any of those countries for two straight people of the same sex to get married. They simply elect not to do so. It seems kind of like a non issue to me. Nobody is arguing about whether or not it should be allowed for two straight people of the same sex to be married because it is very unlikely to happen even when it is.

    This seems to be nothing more than your attempt to make a mountain out of a molehill. Can you present evidence of a significant demand among heterosexuals to marry someone of the same sex?
    I can understand your skepticism. But sense it takes so much work and time to amend a Law, once enacted, I just think it is prudent to look down the road a bit. Twenty years ago the Idea of same sex marriage would have been laughable. So making laws that give the same equal option to Same sex partners, would just be the smart thing to do.-- I have seen no argument that would indicate that gay men should have Superior rights to Straight Men, simply because of their choice in sexual activities. Equal means equal, does it not?
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    A brother, sister, father and mother cannot marry and even consensual sex in those cases (sodomy aside) is still illegal.
    The laws might be still on the books, but if gay sex is covered by the right to privacy then so is incestuous sex. Right?
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Pretty much, most arguments rely on individual morality.
    But your morality does not count if it is derived from religion. Or this is what CriticalThought, would imply.
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Tsunami View Post
    The laws might be still on the books, but if gay sex is covered by the right to privacy then so is incestuous sex. Right?
    Incestuous sex is not covered under the right to privacy anymore than doing illegal drugs in private.
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    But your morality does not count if it is derived from religion. Or this is what CriticalThought, would imply.
    When it comes to the Law--there is no place for a persons Religious views. One Law covers everyone.
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Skateguy View Post
    When it comes to the Law--there is no place for a persons Religious views. One Law covers everyone.
    So if your morals come from other than religious views it is acceptable?

    Rather hypocritical, wouldn't you say?

    A person can and will follow his own moral compass no matter where it comes from.
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    Re: Should Same Sex People be allowed to Marry

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdog View Post
    But your morality does not count if it is derived from religion. Or this is what CriticalThought, would imply.
    I think it's fine to derive your morality from religion.

    Generally, they teach lots of good things for one to practice in their life.
    My problem comes in when someone tries to apply their personal moral beliefs over others who do not hold the same to be true.

    Good morals- don't kill, don't steal because it hurts someone else physically.

    Bad morals- anti sodomy laws, anti gm laws, because it doesn't do anything to you but maybe offend your religious beliefs.
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