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#41 Posted on 7.11.04 2213.43
Reposted on: 7.11.11 2215.34
    Originally posted by Pool-Boy
    The problem isn't that "gays aren't allowed to marry," it is that the government recognized marriage at all. It SHOULD be a private thing, and when treated as such, everyone would actually be happy. Get the government involved, and look at the mess it causes.


And while we're wishing for highly implausible things to happen, why don't we just wish away all the terrorists weapons? The problem ISN'T terrorism. The problem is that the terrorists have guns. I say the terrorists should just get rid of their guns.

If you'd like to go to Iraq and convince them to give up their guns, I'll start stumping for getting the Government out of marriage. If we're both successful, the world will be a happier place!

-Jag

Or we could just stop wishing for implausible things, and you know... enact some reasonable solutions. Killing terrorists and allowing gay partners to have all the rights of straight partners seem pretty reasonable to me. YMMV.
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#42 Posted on 7.11.04 2323.09
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    Originally posted by PalpatineW
    ...we're not talking only about legislating against gay marriage. We first have to legislate for it...


Maybe I misunderstand, but are you suggesting that we have to legislate FOR something before we legislate AGAINST it?
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#43 Posted on 8.11.04 1334.05
Reposted on: 8.11.11 1334.22
    Originally posted by Leroy
      Originally posted by PalpatineW
      ...we're not talking only about legislating against gay marriage. We first have to legislate for it...


    Maybe I misunderstand, but are you suggesting that we have to legislate FOR something before we legislate AGAINST it?


Poorly-argued on my part.

All I'm trying to say is that we're not necessarily talking about existing laws being unfarily or unevenly applied. We're talking about writing new laws.
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