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    [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    For years, Republicans ran against gay marriage equality - they used the issue to get Republican voters out.

    The message from the activists and practically all Republican politicians was the same: gay marriage marriage equality would destroy the institution of marriage. If you liked marriage, if you liked children, you had to protect marriage by opposing gay marriage equality.

    It's interesting to review this as a typical example of a Republican politicization of an issue, now that we have some more history.

    I considered pulling up a long list of quotes, but I'll stick with the Republican Senate Majority leader as typical: "Will activist judges not elected by the American people destroy the institution of marriage, or will the people protect marriage as the best way to raise children? My vote is with the people."

    That's what he said when Bush's effort to pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage failed to get the 60 required votes. Republicans voted 45-6 in favor of the amendment - support for banning gay marriage in the constitution had overwhelming Republican support int he Senate and elsewhere.

    So, how are those claims of nearly the entire party holding up now, that the institution of marriage would be destroyed, made so loudly for so many years? It'd be nice if Republicans voters could learn a little something from examples like this about the false, misguided hyperbole the Republican leaders to get votes.

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    What difference does it make! The Homosexual agenda won that round.

    What deviant behavior do you want legalized now?
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    So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    What difference does it make! The Homosexual agenda won that round.

    What deviant behavior do you want legalized now?
    Did your marriage fall apart?

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    What difference does it make! The Homosexual agenda won that round.

    What deviant behavior do you want legalized now?
    Whoosh.

    The topic is, were Republicans telling the truth or a lie claiming for years that the institution of marriage would be destroyed, and protecting marriage and raising children required banning gay marriage equality? Were they right, or lying to get bigots' votes for their plutocracy agenda?

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    Quote Originally Posted by vegas giants View Post
    Did your marriage fall apart?
    Nope.. Never considered that it might.
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    So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Craig234 View Post
    Whoosh.

    The topic is, were Republicans telling the truth or a lie claiming for years that the institution of marriage would be destroyed, and protecting marriage and raising children required banning gay marriage equality? Were they right, or lying to get bigots' votes for their plutocracy agenda?
    It's law...wth do you want now?
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    So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    I don't like the idea of living my life in an institution.
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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    Nope.. Never considered that it might.
    So why oppose it?

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    After all that drama, like 4 gay people got married.

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    re: [W:422] So, marriage is destroyed, right?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    It's law...wth do you want now?
    For you to learn something from years of Republicans lying. Do you agree that Republicans lied for years that gay marriage equality would destroy marriage, to get votes from people like you? Or are you in denial, saying la-la-la-la-la-la about the issue now, while having supported their false claim?

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