Evolution vs. Creation

There are 20 comments on the Best of New Orleans story from Jan 6, 2011, titled Evolution vs. Creation. In it, Best of New Orleans reports that:

High school senior Zack Kopplin is leading the fight to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008.

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“Why does my ignorance”

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justify your deity?

#71179 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Bestiality, or more precisely, zoophilia.
It's legal in 18 US states.
Uhm...why is it legal?

Should it be legal?

No one cares about the budgies?!?

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Everett, WA

#71180 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Bestiality, or more precisely, zoophilia.
It's legal in 18 US states.
Yep, it used to be legal in my state until this happened:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enumclaw_horse_s...

It was not specifically that it was legal, it was more of a case that no one thought that that sort of law had to be made in the first place.

“Why does my ignorance”

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#71181 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Amusingly, it's invariably the fundies who drag homosexuality into unrelated threads.
Yeah. Kind of creepy. I wonder what their obsession is with it. Forbidden fruit?

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#71182 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Bestiality, or more precisely, zoophilia.
It's legal in 18 US states.
Gloop!

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#71183 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Bestiality, or more precisely, zoophilia.
It's legal in 18 US states.
Are those southern states?

“Why does my ignorance”

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#71184 Jan 16, 2013
Drew Smith wrote:
<quoted text>
Until you realize that humans are sometimes raised from birth to adulthood by adults other than merely their biological parents. Imagine the biological benefit of having an additional parent (such as an unmarried uncle or aunt) around to help raise a child or one of their younger siblings.
I see this theory as unlikely. It's based on the idea that sexuality is homo/hetero, which is a Western cultural construction and not a human universal.

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not behind us.

#71185 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Amusingly, it's invariably the fundies who drag homosexuality into unrelated threads.
Sexuality is not even the issue,I do not for the life of me understand why it's such a big deal.

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#71186 Jan 16, 2013
DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>Are those southern states?
I wouldn't put down the southern states in that fashion. I am from Washington state where it was legal because no one had thought it was necessary to be made illegal. In some ways I would take a second look at states that had found that they had to make it illegal, like mine sadly did when a man died from his proclivity.

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#71187 Jan 16, 2013
DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>Are those southern states?
Alaska
Arizona
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Hawaii
Iowa
Kentucky
Louisiana
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
Ohio
Oregon
South Dakota
Texas
Vermont
Washington
West Virginia

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#71188 Jan 16, 2013
Wolfganged wrote:
<quoted text>
Sexuality is not even the issue,I do not for the life of me understand why it's such a big deal.
Nor can I.

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#71189 Jan 16, 2013
The Gloop wrote:
<quoted text>Gloop!
Heya, Gloopie. Good to see you!

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#71190 Jan 16, 2013
Hidingfromyou wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah. Kind of creepy. I wonder what their obsession is with it. Forbidden fruit?
Suppressed guilt?

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#71191 Jan 16, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep, it used to be legal in my state until this happened:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enumclaw_horse_s...
It was not specifically that it was legal, it was more of a case that no one thought that that sort of law had to be made in the first place.
Okay, it's not unlawful.

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#71192 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Nor can I.
It's just ignorance on their part I guess... Don't know what else to think. It's very disappointing that in this day and age that we still have people that think like Neanderthals

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#71193 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Okay, it's not unlawful.
It is now. So you will have to take your horse love to another state.

Kabong!

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#71194 Jan 16, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
<quoted text>
I wouldn't put down the southern states in that fashion. I am from Washington state where it was legal because no one had thought it was necessary to be made illegal. In some ways I would take a second look at states that had found that they had to make it illegal, like mine sadly did when a man died from his proclivity.
I may not be correct on all southern states, but a lot of them have laws with wording like "act against nature" or something similar. I don't know what Missouri laws are. As you say, it never occurred to me to concern myself, but I grew up in the Ozarks where stories if not factual occurrences abounded. But sadly, it was not confined to animals either.

I disagree with anonymous regarding laws being on the books against bestiality in part because it is a form of cruelty to animals.

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#71195 Jan 16, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>Alaska
Arizona
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Hawaii
Iowa
Kentucky
Louisiana
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
Ohio
Oregon
South Dakota
Texas
Vermont
Washington
West Virginia
I see Missouri is on there. Got to be proud of that.

A very widely spread group of states. I am surprised.

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#71196 Jan 16, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
<quoted text>
It is now. So you will have to take your horse love to another state.
Kabong!
I don't think you can love a horse unless your friends put you up to it.

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#71197 Jan 16, 2013
Wolfganged wrote:
<quoted text>
Sexuality is not even the issue,I do not for the life of me understand why it's such a big deal.
I agree too. Fundamentalists seem to have a fascination with what others do with their junk.

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#71198 Jan 16, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
<quoted text>
It is now. So you will have to take your horse love to another state.
Kabong!
Hehehe.

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