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Old 05-21-2012, 08:24 PM
 
Location: St. Louis
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It is not against evolution, it is part of it...It is a fact that nature has checks and balances for every creature on earth to prevent their over population.Every creature that is, except humans who constantly defeat them, hence we are well on the way to massive starvation events....

Perhaps this is just another of natures attempts to curb our explosive population growth, but what ever it is it is no more abnormal than those that are born left handed, blind, deaf, missing a limb or any other of the thousands of things that make us different from one another...All of these people are allowed to marry regardless if the have the ability to reproduce or not, and there is no reason that homosexuals should not have that same right or privilege. Since same sex marriage will effect only those that are involved and their families, bigotry is the only thing standing in the way.
You still buy into the old overpopulation canard? Birth rates are falling all over the globe. Most western countries are projected to begin losing population in the coming decades.
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:25 PM
 
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You still buy into the old overpopulation canard? Birth rates are falling all over the globe. Most western countries are projected to begin losing population in the coming decades.
And 90% of the world lives in poverty. Sounds like a good thing.
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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You still buy into the old overpopulation canard? Birth rates are falling all over the globe. Most western countries are projected to begin losing population in the coming decades.
Not according to this.... World Population Clock: 7 Billion People - Worldometers
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Old 05-22-2012, 12:46 AM
 
Location: Boise
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Why is the USA so filled with homosexual bigots who constantly attack those of religious faith?
faith is a choice.. sexuality is not... that's why.. you hold people accountable for their choices.. like choosing beliefs that are hateful and bigoted.. you don't condemn people for who they are... big difference.. learn the difference and then you might be worth engaging in a conversation
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:03 AM
 
Location: California
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Two Gay Men Raised A Baby And This Is What They Got



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Old 05-22-2012, 03:28 AM
 
Location: St. Louis
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Birth rates are falling all over the globe. Here's a blog that discusses it and opines it's actually a good thing for the environment:

Why Declining Birthrates Are Good for the Planet | Ecocentric | TIME.com


It's even beggining to happen in China:

China

From that same link, a look at what is happening globally:

"Today’s most important population trend is falling birthrates. The world’s total fertility rate -- the number of children the average woman will bear over her lifetime -- has dropped to 2.6 today from 4.9 in 1960. Half of the people in the world live in countries where the fertility rate is below what demographers reckon is the replacement level of 2.1, and are thus in shrinking societies."

Overpopulation is not a real problem. Managing societal decline due to population losses in most developed countries will be a major problem in the coming decades. There are too few younger workers to support the bigger, aging generations that preceded them.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Middle of nowhere
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Birth rates are falling all over the globe. Here's a blog that discusses it and opines it's actually a good thing for the environment:

Why Declining Birthrates Are Good for the Planet | Ecocentric | TIME.com


It's even beggining to happen in China:

China

From that same link, a look at what is happening globally:

"Today’s most important population trend is falling birthrates. The world’s total fertility rate -- the number of children the average woman will bear over her lifetime -- has dropped to 2.6 today from 4.9 in 1960. Half of the people in the world live in countries where the fertility rate is below what demographers reckon is the replacement level of 2.1, and are thus in shrinking societies."

Overpopulation is not a real problem. Managing societal decline due to population losses in most developed countries will be a major problem in the coming decades. There are too few younger workers to support the bigger, aging generations that preceded them.
And how is the average family expected to support 4.9 children?
There was a time in history when having large families was important. Children worked the family farm, infant mortality rates were high etc...
My great grand mother had 12 children and only 3 survived to adulthood.
Currently there are many children supported by state funds. Who will be supporting the other 2.3 children for each family?

BTW I 'm a lesbian with 2 children that I gave birth to, and 1 that my partner gave birth to.
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:20 AM
 
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Why is America so infested with gays?

It goes against evolution.
Does it really?
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:24 AM
 
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Does it really?
Nope. Just the kind of wishy washy lay man evolution that people think matches the real thing.

Actual Evolution by Natural Selection Theory in no way precludes (or is forced to select against) homosexuality. In fact there are some pretty good indications the opposite is true and it could be selected for.
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Old 05-22-2012, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Mississippi
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Ask your God why he keeps placing Homosexuals on this Earth then.

Not to mention your entire statement is the epitome of ignorance and bigotry, so thank you for giving us a clear example to point at.
God did no such thing.

God gave us free will to CHOOSE not to LIVE IN SIN.
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