Illinois Senate panel approves gay marriage

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“saved From jesus”

Since: Jul 11

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#1 Jan 3, 2013
Good argument by the faith-based organizations. Their freedom to discriminate is being trampled on. Boo hoo. LOL
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#2 Jan 3, 2013
This shows just how clueless faith-based organizations are. They have nothing to do with marriage
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There isn't a church; synagogue; or mosque anywhere in America that sells marriage licenses
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A $35 marriage license is a government document sold in city halls and courthouses by government clerks. No religion needed or mentioned
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Judges and Justices of the Peace solemnize marriages; sometimes for free. No preacher necessary
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This is to assure marriage equality for hindus; jews; buddhists; muslims; catholics; mormons; holy rollers; fundies; and people from all cultures and nationalities; not just for christians
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It's the American Way
AzAdam

Phoenix, AZ

#3 Jan 3, 2013
Rainbow Kid wrote:
This shows just how clueless faith-based organizations are. They have nothing to do with marriage
.
There isn't a church; synagogue; or mosque anywhere in America that sells marriage licenses
.
A $35 marriage license is a government document sold in city halls and courthouses by government clerks. No religion needed or mentioned
.
Judges and Justices of the Peace solemnize marriages; sometimes for free. No preacher necessary
.
This is to assure marriage equality for hindus; jews; buddhists; muslims; catholics; mormons; holy rollers; fundies; and people from all cultures and nationalities; not just for christians
.
It's the American Way
They should do away with step 2. Once you get your license your marriage should be legally final. Whether you "solemnize" it or not should be irrelavent

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#4 Jan 4, 2013
Now let's see if they get it to a vote in the full senate before Wednesday.
Albert

Cambridge, MA

#5 Jan 4, 2013
AzAdam wrote:
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They should do away with step 2. Once you get your license your marriage should be legally final. Whether you "solemnize" it or not should be irrelavent
You made a typo, you mean "sodomize" right?
AzAdam

Phoenix, AZ

#6 Jan 4, 2013
Albert wrote:
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You made a typo, you mean "sodomize" right?
If you find sodomy everywhere, even when it's not there, you might want to talk to a therapist.
AzAdam

Phoenix, AZ

#7 Jan 4, 2013
How is a clergyman finalizing a state license a separation of church and state?
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#8 Jan 4, 2013
AzAdam wrote:
How is a clergyman finalizing a state license a separation of church and state?
A clergyman's signature has to be registered with the state the same as a notary
AzAdam

Santa Fe, NM

#9 Jan 4, 2013
Rainbow Kid wrote:
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A clergyman's signature has to be registered with the state the same as a notary
We can do better

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