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Ill. House Approves Legalizing Same-Sex Civil Unions

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The Illinois House has approved a measure to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples.

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CUPID

Markham, IL

#36878 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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I wasn't thinking of anyone's ass,
What are you thinking?
Sad.
im thinking you two need to get together -IT MUST BE LOVE !!
haha

Edwardsville, IL

#36879 Jan 6, 2013
Cool Hand Luke wrote:
The opinion, written by a judge appointed by President George H.W. Bush, specifically denied the bill was motivated by prejudice.
Critics said at the time that the rest of his ruling was severely flawed. Liberty Counsel senior counsel Harry Mihet noted the inconsistency of ruling that “states remain free to decide the meaning of marriage for themselves and to ban homosexual ‘marriage,’ as 31 states have already done, but somehow the federal government does not have that same freedom to decide for itself…what marriage means.”
Alliance Defense Fund legal counsel Dale Schowengerdt observed that the federal government’s authority to exclude polygamy from marriage’s definition has historically been recognized, while Family Research Council President Tony Perkins argued that DOMA should be subjected to the “rational basis test,” a commonly-accepted legal standard that would recognize government’s rational interest in fostering unions that provide children with a mother and a father.
The assault on DOMA raises serious concerns for religious liberty, as well. A ruling against DOMA and St. Joseph would mean that not even religious employers who bear full financial responsibility for their own services have the right to conform those services to their religious convictions.
In October 2011, Bishop William Lori testified before a the House Judiciary subcommittee that the rhetoric used by the Justice Department against DOMA also pose a deeper threat to religious freedom.
“If the label of ‘bigot’ sticks to our Church and many other churches – especially in court, under the Constitution – because of their teaching on marriage,” he argued,“the result will be church-state conflicts for many years to come.”.
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Here's the Maryland law, they all read the same:
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Establishes that Maryland's civil marriage laws allow gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license, provided they are not otherwise prohibited from marrying; protects clergy from having to perform any particular marriage ceremony in violation of their religious beliefs; affirms that each religious faith has exclusive control over its own theological doctrine regarding who may marry within that faith; and provides that religious organizations and certain related entities are not required to provide goods, services, or benefits to an individual related to the celebration or promotion of marriage in violation of their religious beliefs.
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Those legislators in those 3 states showed them a new meaning of anal sex!
Luke G. Shut up and blow me again ya closest case gay man nympho! I promise ill be the bottom this time and you can be the top....heehee

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#36880 Jan 6, 2013
STUPID wrote:
<quoted text>im thinking you two need to get together -IT MUST BE LOVE !!
I'm well connected to my ass, but my wife already loves it.

By the way, appropriate post handle.

:-)
haha

Edwardsville, IL

#36881 Jan 6, 2013
But I do know how you luke love being bottom though...such a champ at it you are.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#36882 Jan 6, 2013
haha wrote:
But I do know how you luke love being bottom though...such a champ at it you are.
In other words, I bring new meaning to the term,'bottoms up'.

:-)
haha

Edwardsville, IL

#36883 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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In other words, I bring new meaning to the term,'bottoms up'.
:-)
Uh...my posts were directed to "cool hand luke". Not you kimare....UNLESS you are cool hand Luke posting under different screen names????

:-)

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#36884 Jan 6, 2013
haha wrote:
<quoted text>
Uh...my posts were directed to "cool hand luke". Not you kimare....UNLESS you are cool hand Luke posting under different screen names????
:-)
Yeah, it was real clear who you were posting to...
I guess you could call Cool Hand Luke and I a literary chimera. He'd be the right hand, and I with the inherent lesbian, the left.
;-)
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#36885 Jan 6, 2013
CUPID wrote:
<quoted text>im thinking you two need to get together -IT MUST BE LOVE !!
tee hee ;o))
studley

Markham, IL

#36887 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm well connected to my ass, but my wife already loves it.
By the way, appropriate post handle.
:-)
i heard your wife loves alot of asses --men women dogs goats --just not pigs they sqeal on her .. tell her i have to change my appointment to 9 pm --thanks
studley

Markham, IL

#36888 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, it was real clear who you were posting to...
I guess you could call Cool Hand Luke and I a literary chimera. He'd be the right hand, and I with the inherent lesbian, the left.
;-)
got ant pictures ??
studley

Markham, IL

#36889 Jan 6, 2013
*** ANY **** SORRY FOR THE TYPO
sick

United States

#36890 Jan 6, 2013
wow
WHOS SICK

Markham, IL

#36891 Jan 6, 2013
sick wrote:
wow
WOW WHAT ???
Brenda Lee Johnson

Los Angeles, CA

#36892 Jan 6, 2013
GAY MEN RESPONSIBLE FOR 79% OF NEW AIDS INFECTIONS

Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM)1 represent approximately 2% of the US population, yet are the population most severely affected by HIV. In 2009, MSM accounted for 61% of all new HIV infections, and MSM with a history of injection drug use (MSM-IDU) accounted for an additional 3% of new infections. That same year, young MSM accounted for 69% of new HIV infections among persons aged 13–29 and 44% of infections among all MSM. At the end of 2009, an estimated 441,669 (56%) persons living with an HIV diagnosis in the US were MSM or MSM-IDU.
The Numbers
New HIV Infections2

In 2009, MSM accounted for 61% of new HIV infections in the US and 79% of infections among all newly infected men. Compared with other groups, MSM accounted for the largest numbers of new HIV infections in 2009.
Among all MSM, white MSM accounted for 11,400 (39%) new HIV infections in 2009. The largest number of new infections (3,400) occurred in those aged 40–49.
Among all MSM, black/African American MSM accounted for 10,800 (37%) new HIV infections in 2009. Whereas new HIV infections were relatively stable among MSM overall from 2006–2009, they increased 34% among young MSM—an increase largely due to a 48% increase among young black/African American MSM aged 13–29.
Among all MSM, Hispanic/Latino MSM accounted for 6,000 (20%) new HIV infections in 2009. The largest percentage of new infections (45%) occurred in those aged 13–29.

Estimates of New HIV Infections in the US, 2009, for the Most-Affected Subpopulations
Shown here is a vertical bar chart entitled,“Estimates of New HIV Infections in the United States, 2009, for the Most-Affected Subpopulations”. White MSM = 11,400 Black MSM = 10, 800 Women = 6,000 Latino MSM = 5,400 Black Heterosexual Men =2,400 White Heterosexual Women = 1,700 Black Male IDUs = 1,700 Latina Heterosexual Women = 1,200 Black Female IDUs =940 Subpopulations representing 2% or less of the overall US epidemic are not reflected in this chart.

Subpopulations representing 2% or less of the overall US epidemic are not reflected in this chart.
HIV and AIDS Diagnoses3 and Deaths

In 2010, in the 46 states with long-term confidential, name-based reporting, MSM accounted for 78% of estimated HIV diagnoses among all males aged 13 years and older, and 61% of estimated diagnoses among all persons receiving an HIV diagnosis that year.
At the end of 2009, of the estimated 784,701 persons living with an HIV diagnosis, 396,810, or 51%, were MSM. About 48% of MSM living with an HIV diagnosis were white, 30% were black/African American, and 19% were Hispanic/Latino.
In 2010, MSM accounted for 51% of estimated AIDS diagnoses among all adults and adolescents in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Of the estimated 16,796 AIDS diagnoses among MSM, 37% were in blacks/African Americans; 36% in whites; and 22% in Hispanics/Latinos.
By the end of 2009, an estimated 296,222 MSM with an AIDS diagnosis had died in the US since the beginning of the epidemic.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/msm/index.htm

“Free to buy cake”

Since: Jul 07

wherever I like.

#36894 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
1. I don't insist on anything. Evolution insists on procreation. You deny the most basic premise of evolutionary science?
Your slip is showin', dearie. You've claimed that government got into the marriage business to protect women and children (which is simply hilarious), but now you're claiming evolution dictates marriage rights.

Keep peddling, but you're getting deeper and deeper.

Muntizing, Mangina Man.
Cool Hand Luke

Scranton, PA

#36895 Jan 6, 2013
Did you run out of diapers or something?

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Gay ‘marriage’ in high demand? Not according to the U.S. census

Wed Oct 05, 2011 14:39 EST
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October 5, 2011 - The pressure to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples keeps increasing. The impression is given that thousands upon thousands of gays and lesbians are unable to do the one thing they want to do more than anything else: That is, have a wedding.

As if to prove the point, the US Census Bureau announced that it would be counting same-sex households in the 2010 Census. In August the Bureau announced that there are nearly a million. I was surprised by the small number.

But this past week, they reduced their estimate of same sex couple households by nearly thirty percent. In fact, it turns out that there are fewer than 650,000. That’s about six tenths of one percent of total US households.

But an even greater shocker for me was the number of same-sex married households. Gay marriage is legal in six jurisdictions. In Massachusetts, it’s been the law since 2004. Same-sex couples can get married, for example, in Massachusetts and Washington, DC, and live anywhere because nobody’s enforcing DOMA anymore in view of litigation. And yet there are only 131,729 households headed by married same-sex couples. That’s two-tenths of one percent of married households. Talk about the tail wagging the dog!

This census data exposes the two biggest myths created about gay marriage.

The first is that there’s a huge demand for it. No way! In fact, there’s hardly any demand at all. Gay couples are not lined up at city halls hoping for a marriage license.

The second myth is the so-called “marriage equity” argument: That this is just another civil rights movement. Are you going to tell me that it was possible to fuel the civil rights movement with 646,000 couples, when only 131,000 had a real stake in it? It’s laughable.

I have never believed that gays wanted to marry. Their behavior by its very nature is too promiscuous. Gay relationships are for the most part sexually open rather than exclusive.

For us to redefine marriage, thereby altering thousands of years of human history, ignoring all of the benefits marriage offers to individuals, cultures, civilizations and — above all — children, for the sake of 646,000 same-sex households, only 131,000 of which are married, is madness.

Gays and lesbians don’t want marriage; they want their sexual choices affirmed as normal and moral. And that’s what’s behind the blacklisting, boycotting, and suing anybody who even questions homosexuality. They don’t want anyone telling them that how they live is morally problematic. Gays are actively trying to destroy marriage and will take away our freedom of speech and religion in order to do it.

Does this take the church off the hook? No. For years we have helped deconstruct marriage, winking at cohabitation and allowing easy divorce. We’ve allowed politicians to pass bad divorce laws and to loosen the moral standards surrounding marriage. Now it’s all coming back to haunt us. But our job is to rebuild marriage as a sacred institution and to stand our ground and defend it, come what may, from what appears to be a tiny minority.
Marengo Jon wrote:
<quoted text>
Your slip is showin', dearie. You've claimed that government got into the marriage business to protect women and children (which is simply hilarious), but now you're claiming evolution dictates marriage rights.
Keep peddling, but you're getting deeper and deeper.
Muntizing, Mangina Man.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#36896 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
1. I don't insist on anything. Evolution insists on procreation. You deny the most basic premise of evolutionary science?
Marengo Jon wrote:
<quoted text>
Your slip is showin', dearie. You've claimed that government got into the marriage business to protect women and children (which is simply hilarious), but now you're claiming evolution dictates marriage rights.
Keep peddling, but you're getting deeper and deeper.
Muntizing, Mangina Man.
Please, where does my statement above in any way say evolution dictates marriage rights?

You are so funny stupid...

Snicker.
agreed

Carmi, IL

#36897 Jan 6, 2013
Everyone deserves to be treated equal reguardles of their sexual preferance!
hillbilly

Carmi, IL

#36898 Jan 6, 2013
Homophobes are gay!
i agreee

Markham, IL

#36899 Jan 6, 2013
agreed wrote:
Everyone deserves to be treated equal reguardles of their sexual preferance!
and what is your preferance??

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