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Old 11-19-2011, 12:35 PM
 
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Yeah right. You just keep believing.
You just keep believing that there's a massive conspiracy amongst every pollster to show a very clear trend in support for legalizing same-sex marriages...
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Old 11-19-2011, 01:06 PM
 
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Well, as a matter of fact, it sure looks like the plurality does. You should read Nate Silver's piece, quite interesting:

Gay Marriage Opponents Now in Minority - NYTimes.com
The number of opponents will only continue to shrink as we progress further on into the future too. The overwhelming majority of the younger generations support same-sex marriage. It's only a matter of time before it becomes legal across the entire nation. It'll be nice to know that all of my fellow countrymen and women will have equal rights in that regard.
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Old 11-19-2011, 01:19 PM
 
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One that I happen to agree with there should be no same sex marriages .
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:10 PM
 
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Well, as a matter of fact, it sure looks like the plurality does. You should read Nate Silver's piece, quite interesting:

Gay Marriage Opponents Now in Minority - NYTimes.com
Scotty is a conspiracy theorist. He believes every poll and article indicating gay marriage support is now the majority is a giant lie orchestrated by gays and their supporters. He believes most of this country believes like he does and hates gays.
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:13 PM
 
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One that I happen to agree with there should be no same sex marriages .
I don't think there should be interracial marriages either. Can we return to that please?
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:27 PM
 
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The number of opponents will only continue to shrink as we progress further on into the future too. The overwhelming majority of the younger generations support same-sex marriage. It's only a matter of time before it becomes legal across the entire nation. It'll be nice to know that all of my fellow countrymen and women will have equal rights in that regard.
Yep.

Every year, the American electorate loses several million voters, while also gaining several million voters. Those voters it loses are disproportionately older and opposed to same-sex marriage. The voters gained, conversely, are disproportionately younger voters who do not share the irrational prejudices of earlier generations.

The question is not if but when. And the answer is sooner, not later.

It is only a matter of time.
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Sarasota FL
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In 2008, Florida voters not only gave Obama the majority of votes but also with a 62% majority voted to amend the state Constitution to declare that only a man and a woman can be married.
So, since 62% is higher than 58%, does that make FL voters even more bigoted, uninformed, homophobic, unexcepting than the people of Mississippi?
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:42 PM
 
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In 2008, Florida voters not only gave Obama the majority of votes but also with a 62% majority voted to amend the state Constitution to declare that only a man and a woman can be married.
So, since 62% is higher than 58%, does that make FL voters even more bigoted, uninformed, homophobic, unexcepting than the people of Mississippi?
No, Florida just has a lot of old people, and old people and the uneducated are the primary ones who vote against gays.
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:47 PM
 
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Yep.

Every year, the American electorate loses several million voters, while also gaining several million voters. Those voters it loses are disproportionately older and opposed to same-sex marriage. The voters gained, conversely, are disproportionately younger voters who do not share the irrational prejudices of earlier generations.

The question is not if but when. And the answer is sooner, not later.

It is only a matter of time.
Exactly, couldn't have said it better myself.
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:48 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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When will they put it to a vote by the people?
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