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View Poll Results: Concern level:
Completely apathetic 42 30.22%
Little concern 13 9.35%
Moderately concerned 25 17.99%
Very Concerned 52 37.41%
Keeps me up at night 7 5.04%
Voters: 139. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-09-2010, 06:02 PM
 
Location: just here
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Wrong. You can get married anywhere as long as it's to a member of the opposite sex. Your right is the same as mine.
It would be awesome to see what would happen if hetero marriage were outlawed & gay marriage were legal. Ohhhh the outrage by the heteros who are against gay marriage! LOL, I would LOVE to see it.

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I'm completely opposed to "gay rights" in the normal sense of the term (right to marriage, right to adoption, etc.). You shouldn't be beaten or stoned, but don't try to change society to suit your immoral lifestyles.
Has your ability to get married to who you love as a hetero been altered in any way? Has it?...............................No? Carry on.
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Old 01-09-2010, 06:37 PM
 
Location: Inner Loop
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I bet you do but they are probably closeted for fear of being discriminated against by their 'friends and employers"
True. People don't realize who the people are around the more often than not.
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Old 01-09-2010, 08:36 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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Wow, that is pretty harsh. I guess, by that standard, I shouldn't care about issues that may explicitly affect heterosexuals, or affect others in terms of race or gender.
If they don't affect you personally--then why should they matter? If it affects all citizens equally, then they should matter to you, but otherwise? So what?

They want to take another 10% in taxes from the wealthy? So what--I'm not wealthy. They discriminate against non-whites, or women? Doesn't matter to me. I'm a white man. By the same token, I wouldn't actively support it either.
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Old 01-09-2010, 08:42 PM
 
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If they don't affect you personally--then why should they matter? If it affects all citizens equally, then they should matter to you, but otherwise? So what?
Wow...just...wow.

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They want to take another 10% in taxes from the wealthy? So what--I'm not wealthy. They discriminate against non-whites, or women? Doesn't matter to me. I'm a white man. By the same token, I wouldn't actively support it either.
You are just trying to justify your indifference to discrimination and bigotry, which is fine, nobody said you had to care. But I think it's clear what kind of person you are to say such things.
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Old 01-09-2010, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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Not really. I don't HAVE to justify it--because it doesn't matter to begin with.
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Old 01-09-2010, 09:31 PM
 
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Not really. I don't HAVE to justify it--because it doesn't matter to begin with.
LOL, OK then.
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Old 01-10-2010, 12:31 AM
 
Location: West Hollywood
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Wrong. You can get married anywhere as long as it's to a member of the opposite sex. Your right is the same as mine.
That wouldn't be fare to the man/woman (whichever the opposite sex may be) that they marry would it?

And just think of the kids going through a life with parents that don't really love one another.

I think kids raised by two men who love each other would be much better off than being raised by a man and a woman (one of whom is gay) that don't.
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Old 01-28-2010, 09:25 PM
 
Location: south coast near Vancouver
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My gosh...we're in Canada so we have no concerns over our rights and freedoms. We got married last summer after 20 monogamous years together. As for marriage and children, the two appear to have little to do with each other, as unmarried couples have children steadily and in abundance.
And yes, we concern ourselves greatly with future generations. We're god-parents to my sister's kids. Traditionally, god-parents provide spiritual guidance and /or legal guardianship should anything happen to the parents. This makes us , erm, fairy god-fathers, lol!

-Doug of thosemeninlove
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