Gays Denied Marriage: The Economic Cost

Mar 28, 2013 Full story: WISW-AM Columbia 394

What is the cost to gay people of not being allowed to marry? A University of Massachusetts economist believes the lifetime cost averages $500,000 per couple.

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Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#249 Apr 21, 2013
Lacez wrote:
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You're the ones using the red herring.
Polygamy has nothing to do with homosexuality.
But it has everything to do with marriage and family.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#250 Apr 21, 2013
Lacez wrote:
<quoted text>
And marriage didn't include interracial marriage until just recently.
What's your point? That something is right just because it's been in effect long?
You know what else was around for a LONG time before not that long ago in the scheme of things?
Slavery.
So by your logic, slavery is good.
I'm glad you're not the typical Canadian. That ridiculous conclusion was formed by your lack of logic.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#251 Apr 21, 2013
snyper wrote:
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GO find a news story about polygamy/polyandry and creat a thread/forum about it.
Keep it out of our Forum. It isn't pertinent.
How many times have I heard gays say there is no such thing as "gay marriage?" "It's just marriage and that's about marrying the person you love." It's not much of a stretch to claim you love more than one person. I thought your argument was equal rights for all US citizens.

My claim is that we all have equal rights now. Any man can marrying any qualifying woman. The rules are the same for everyone and that makes them equal. You want to change the rules to include gays. Why not include polygamists and anyone else that wants to marry the person or persons they love? If you are against polygamy or brothers marrying brothers, or sisters marrying sister then, by definition, you are against equal rights for all US citizens.

Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#252 Apr 21, 2013
lides wrote:
Personally, I find uninformed people like yourself hysterical, because they make absurd points argued form ignorance, and I find it amusing that they would publicly illustrate their ignorance.
Justice Dumbass speaking to image in his mirror.

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Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#253 Apr 21, 2013
snyper wrote:
I repeat, most States do not allow bequests to non-humans. Creation of a Trust for their care is another matter.
(Didn't you note, or know, the term "bequest"?)
It appears that No Surprise and Wondering are trying to corner the market on ignorance. They making a fairly convincing effort.

I, for one, am through attempting to educate them. There is none so blind as he who will not see.

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#254 Apr 21, 2013
Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>But it has everything to do with marriage and family.
Ah Wondering, the class act idiot.
So now you're claiming that polygamy has everything to do with marriage and family?

Why are you so stupid?

“Educating the uneducated”

Since: Aug 12

Montreal

#255 Apr 21, 2013
Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>I'm glad you're not the typical Canadian. That ridiculous conclusion was formed by your lack of logic.
It's nice when you people have no rebuttal, it just shows how horribly wrong you are because you can't refute anything.

“Come and get it! ”

Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#256 Apr 21, 2013
Lacez wrote:
<quoted text>
You're the ones using the red herring.
Polygamy has nothing to do with homosexuality.
We're not talking about homosexuality. We're talking about homosexual "marriage" and the subject of who can marry who. Unfortunately for you, polygamy is very relevant to this discussion.

“What Goes Around, Comes Around”

Since: Mar 07

Kansas City, MO.

#257 Apr 21, 2013
Sneaky Pete wrote:
<quoted text>
We're not talking about homosexuality. We're talking about homosexual "marriage" and the subject of who can marry who. Unfortunately for you, polygamy is very relevant to this discussion.
jokes on you! As of yet there has been NONE, NADA, ZERO polygamist on these threads to say anything! ROTF!

“Come and get it! ”

Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#258 Apr 21, 2013
Imprtnrd wrote:
<quoted text>jokes on you! As of yet there has been NONE, NADA, ZERO polygamist on these threads to say anything! ROTF!
I haven't seen any Supreme Court justices post on this thread either, so what's your point?

“What Goes Around, Comes Around”

Since: Mar 07

Kansas City, MO.

#259 Apr 21, 2013
Sneaky Pete wrote:
<quoted text>
I haven't seen any Supreme Court justices post on this thread either, so what's your point?
That's it! NOTHING to do with SSM. A different issue all together! Now you get it!

“Good day to you!”

Since: Oct 08

Earth

#260 Apr 21, 2013
snyper wrote:
<quoted text>
I repeat, most States do not allow bequests to non-humans. Creation of a Trust for their care is another matter.
(Didn't you note, or know, the term "bequest"?)
Though a will and a trust can be used in specific different instances, their purpose over all is the same.
The point was non-consensual marriages. Various types of non-consensual marriages were being spoken of as wrong.
The point marriage to an animal would be wrong because the animal couldn't consent. Thereby it would be forced to accept a condition it had no knowledge about and to the poster that would be wrong.
I brought up non-consensual wills/trusts where animals were being forced to accept a legal condition without consent as the other poster spoke of how wrong a non-consensual marriage to an animal was.
If a non-consensual marriage to an animal was wrong, than a non-consensual will/trust would also be wrong. Either condition according to the poster forces the animal into a setting they did not give consent to.
Get it? Irrational thinking can always be applied from two different directions and that doesn't make it correct.

“Good day to you!”

Since: Oct 08

Earth

#261 Apr 21, 2013
snyper wrote:
<quoted text>
GO find a news story about polygamy/polyandry and creat a thread/forum about it.
Keep it out of our Forum. It isn't pertinent.
lol...fricking pathetically ignorant hypocrit....you are going to tell me to be on topic and stick to the forum conversation when you haven't been doing this very thing yourself?? lolol...fricking pathetic hypocrity! lol....too funny....

Some of your on topic posts hypocrit...

I repeat, most States do not allow bequests to non-humans. Creation of a Trust for their care is another matter.

Most States do not allow bequests to non-humans.

How will the cow or car demonstrate Informed Consent to the contract?

Polygamy is a social custom about which many different religions, in many different place and times, have had opinions.

“Come and get it! ”

Since: Jan 09

Traverse City

#262 Apr 21, 2013
Imprtnrd wrote:
<quoted text>That's it! NOTHING to do with SSM. A different issue all together! Now you get it!
Polygamists and some gays are lobbying for the same thing, that being the right to marry who they wish. You're obviously the one who doesn't "get it".

“Good day to you!”

Since: Oct 08

Earth

#263 Apr 21, 2013
Lacez wrote:
<quoted text>
And marriage didn't include interracial marriage until just recently.
What's your point? That something is right just because it's been in effect long?
You know what else was around for a LONG time before not that long ago in the scheme of things?
Slavery.
So by your logic, slavery is good.
If you had taken a moment to go back and find my post and the post I responded to, you would have your answer, just saying.
The conversation went as follows....
No Surprise wrote:
If the ongoing definition of marriage is so inept and irrelevant, then why has same sex marriage had so many hurdles to cross with so many more to cross in the future? Seems something so inept and irrelevant would actually not be a problem to deal with according to your logic :)
Lides wrote:
Take this argument, and replace same sex marriage with "interracial marriage", "voting rights" (excluding women), or "segregation". Each of which illustrate that this is a historically inept argument.
I wrote back:
Wrong. "voting rights" (excluding women), or "segregation" has absolutely not a thing to do with marriage and what marriage has been defined as for thousands of years.
Nice try though :)
The original conversation was the definition of marriage and how it's viewed in our time. Lids got a little off topic. Understand?
Now that I have shown you ASSUMED you understood what in fact you didn't and you wrote very foolishly as a reply, give it a second try :)
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#264 Apr 21, 2013
lides wrote:
<quoted text>
It appears that No Surprise and Wondering are trying to corner the market on ignorance.
You are the solid leader in the ignorance department.
You truly deserve the title of most ignorant. That's why I call you Justice Dumbass.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#265 Apr 21, 2013
Lacez wrote:
<quoted text>
Ah Wondering, the class act idiot.
So now you're claiming that polygamy has everything to do with marriage and family?
Why are you so stupid?
More Lacez Logic? Explain how it doesn't.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#266 Apr 21, 2013
Lacez wrote:
<quoted text>
It's nice when you people have no rebuttal, it just shows how horribly wrong you are because you can't refute anything.
You are the one person that comes the closest to being as stupid as Justice Dumbass.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#267 Apr 21, 2013
Imprtnrd wrote:
<quoted text>That's it! NOTHING to do with SSM. A different issue all together! Now you get it!
Gays say it isn't "gay marriage" it's just marriage.
Now you post that it is gay marriage. I think you people
don't know what you want or what you're talking about.

“What Goes Around, Comes Around”

Since: Mar 07

Kansas City, MO.

#268 Apr 21, 2013
Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>
Gays say it isn't "gay marriage" it's just marriage.
Now you post that it is gay marriage. I think you people
don't know what you want or what you're talking about.
YOU said gay marriage....I said....SSM.

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