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Old 01-09-2010, 06:37 PM
 
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Default Same -sex -marriages

Please understand that I am not against the legalization of same-sex-marriages.

What I am mainly concern is the adoption process of children, and what impact the North American Man/Boy Association, better known as NAMBLA, will have once gays earn the right to adopt. What are your thoughts on this topic? Thank you,
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Old 01-09-2010, 06:41 PM
 
Location: DFW - Coppell / Las Colinas
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Gays have no desire for young boy sex as much as you or I do. Gays prefer sex with other consenting adults.

These are 2 different issues.
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Old 01-09-2010, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Sango, TN
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Being a homosexual, doesn't make you a pedophile. Is someone who rapes little girls straight?

Most often, those who are pedophiles are usually single, or married men. Most pedophiles aren't homosexual, or outed homosexuals.
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Old 01-09-2010, 06:44 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Latina7 View Post
Please understand that I am not against the legalization of same-sex-marriages.

What I am mainly concern is the adoption process of children, and what impact the North American Man/Boy Association, better known as NAMBLA, will have once gays earn the right to adopt. What are your thoughts on this topic? Thank you,
I'm pretty sure it will still be illegal to adopt a kid to have a sexual relationship with it, so there's not much of a problem there.
Again, 2 separate issues.
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Old 01-09-2010, 06:57 PM
 
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two COMPLETELY different issues. to equate the two in the same sentence is wrong on many levels. gay people are not pedophiles. gay people adopt children now without being married and when they can marry legally, they will adopt children for the same reason they do now. to be a family and to raise a child in a loving family. you must have a wrong impression about gays to think such a thing.
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:18 PM
 
Location: I think my user name clarifies that.
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I am heterosexual, and do not find myself wanting to have sex with young girls. I would assume that the same is true for homosexuals not wanting to have sex with young boys.

But is it true? Apparently that is something that is hotly debated - and people on both sides of the debate seem to have some rather compelling evidence to support their beliefs.

It's kind of like the fact that homosexuals are far more apt to have far more sexual partners than heterosexuals. But is that because they are denied marriage and civil rights, or is because they are simply - by nature - more promiscuous. I don't know.

On the other hand, a high number of adoptive heterosexual fathers end up molesting their adopted daughters (or step-daughters).


I guess my primary concern is protecting children, and I'm not sure what the best way to do that is.
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:27 PM
 
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I am heterosexual, and do not find myself wanting to have sex with young girls. I would assume that the same is true for homosexuals not wanting to have sex with young boys.

But is it true? Apparently that is something that is hotly debated - and people on both sides of the debate seem to have some rather compelling evidence to support their beliefs.

It's kind of like the fact that homosexuals are far more apt to have far more sexual partners than heterosexuals. But is that because they are denied marriage and civil rights, or is because they are simply - by nature - more promiscuous. I don't know.

On the other hand, a high number of adoptive heterosexual fathers end up molesting their adopted daughters (or step-daughters).


I guess my primary concern is protecting children, and I'm not sure what the best way to do that is.
I've highlighted the most important parts of your post. The rest is just indecisive, meandering filler.
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:28 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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This is from wikipedia
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Today

More recently, media reports have suggested that for practical purposes the group no longer exists and that it consists only of a web site maintained by a few enthusiasts. NAMBLA maintains a web site that shows addresses in New York and San Francisco and a phone contact in New York, and offers publications for sale, including the NAMBLA Bulletin.
Link: North American Man/Boy Love Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In the full article you can read that the FBI revealed they had 1100 member in 1995, the organization has gotten smaller and smaller ever since.

In other words, your concerns about Same sex marriage are founded upon an organization with, at most, a handful of members?

Really? Did you even bother to find out what exactly this now fallen organization claims to fight for, and their membership numbers?
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:30 PM
 
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Please understand that I am not against the legalization of same-sex-marriages.

What I am mainly concern is the adoption process of children, and what impact the North American Man/Boy Association, better known as NAMBLA, will have once gays earn the right to adopt. What are your thoughts on this topic? Thank you,
Why would the title of this thread indicate same-sex marriages if that's not what the topic is truly about?

You are worried if gays will molest/rape the kids they adopt. That is your concern. Wonderful.
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:31 PM
 
Location: I think my user name clarifies that.
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I've highlighted the most important parts of your post. The rest is just indecisive, meandering filler.
I've bolded the intelligent part of your post. The rest is just nonsense.
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