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Washington State set to legalize Gay Marriage

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by downtown, Jan 23, 2012.

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  1. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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    http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0112/71835.html

    Read the rest of the story above.

    This poses a grave threat to the institution of marriage. I worry that any day now, a roving band of gays will invalidate my own heterosexual engagement.

    Oh wait that doesn't happen at all.

    THOUGHTS?
     
  2. ParadigmShifter

    ParadigmShifter Random Nonsense Generator

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    The vote that ensures passage?

    EDIT: I hope it doesn't get in via some backdoor shenanigans.
     
  3. cardgame

    cardgame Opposed to the typical

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    Awesome. I'm not familiar with local politics in that area but let's just say I hope there's no repeat of what happened in California :shake:
     
  4. illram

    illram Chieftain Super Moderator

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    :applause:

    Of course, once this passes everyone on the West Coast will need to brace themselves for God to unleash his wrath via the predicted Pacific Northwest "Big One." (Bigger than the CA Big One. Much bigger.)
     
  5. useless

    useless Social Justice Rogue

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    A sign of more equality for LGBTers!
     
  6. CELTICEMPIRE

    CELTICEMPIRE Zulu Conqueror

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    How were they not equal before?
     
  7. contre

    contre wicked witch of the North

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    The same way that separate drinking fountains for whites and blacks wasn't equal.
     
  8. CELTICEMPIRE

    CELTICEMPIRE Zulu Conqueror

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    Homosexuals are not a race.
     
  9. Kennigit

    Kennigit proud 2 boxer

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    nothing else to do in washington state so may as well get gay married.

    next time I look at washington state they'll have turned in canada. And the rest of the US will ask, "whoa, when did that happen?" yet almost nothing will change.
     
  10. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    It's called discrimination.
     
  11. contre

    contre wicked witch of the North

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    I'm not really going to debate the merits of discrimination with you. I'm just going to sit back and point out you're on the losing side of history on this one. So yeah, enjoy your continued failures.
     
  12. cardgame

    cardgame Opposed to the typical

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    Irrelephant.
     
  13. CELTICEMPIRE

    CELTICEMPIRE Zulu Conqueror

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    :lol::rotfl::rotfl:

    losing side of history, I think not! You think that just because your side is winning in the west means that your side will win, that's Eurocentric.
     
  14. contre

    contre wicked witch of the North

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    *shrug* we live in the west. People like you are going to have to answer to your grand kids much like our grandparents have to answer for their generation's racism.
     
  15. useless

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    Homosexuality isn't a choice either.
     
  16. Skwink

    Skwink FRIIIIIIIIIITZ

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    Hey, we're not Canadian and we're proud of it. :smug:

    My thoughts: Cool, but I don't think it should be up to governments to define marriages and their legality in the first place. If two adults want to get married, let them do it.
     
  17. say1988

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    Because you cannot possibly discriminate on anything other than race.
     
  18. useless

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    They can't marry who they want.
     
  19. kramerfan86

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    What I continue to find amazing is republicans continue to make anti-gay marriage actions a backbone of their platform when I believe polls show more and more people dont share that viewpoint anymore. They are so determined to pander to their base that they rabidly endorse a dying position.

    And celtic do you really have to ask? They cant marry who they want. Lack of ability to marry limits them from other benefits such as spousal hospital visitation rights.
     
  20. ParadigmShifter

    ParadigmShifter Random Nonsense Generator

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    They are free to marry a member of the opposite sex, just like everyone else.
     
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