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Old 02-05-2014, 10:23 AM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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I respectfully disagree as Clinton issued vetoes more then any other President in recent history even when they were veto proof. It was his stated position at the time and he even ran a re-election ad taking credit for the legislation. Clinton opposed government recognition of same sex marraige while supporting Civil Unions which is the same exact position of GWB and that of Obama at the time of his election. Clinton only called for its repeal last year almost 20 years after signing it into law.
Point is, I don't think that congress or The President has any business driving legislation of any sort on the gay marriage issue.

Steve Palazzo is entitled to an opinion, but my fear is that he will join with a band of control freaks of one flavor or another and attempt to "save" us all from some horror.

I extend my very strong feelings on this subject to the Starkville City Council who felt moved to recognize gays and lesbians. The whole issue is none of their concern.

Legislators should legislate. They should leave moralizing and proselytizing to those who do not legislate.
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Old 02-05-2014, 10:33 PM
 
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Old 02-06-2014, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Those who support gay marriage without supporting polygamy are hypocrites. All the same reasoning and arguments apply. I would have more respect for the regressives if they fought for polygamists with the same zeal they do for gay marraige. It's irrational for the position they argue for to not be on the streets fighting for polygamist rights in tandem w/their sudden obsession with gay marraige. In fact since polygamy is illegal they should be fighting even more for their rights if their arguments were based on the rationale they claim.
Polygamy is a religious thing, fine with them, fine with me. It's not many people.
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