Gay marriage

Gay marriage

There are 61395 comments on the Los Angeles Times story from Mar 28, 2013, titled Gay marriage. In it, Los Angeles Times reports that:

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering two controversial cases involving whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry: Proposition 8, California's 2008 ban on gay marriage, and the Defense of Marriage Act, which since 1996 has defined marriage for federal purposes as a union between a man and a woman.

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“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#8138 Oct 26, 2013
Janitor wrote:
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Always with the oxymoron word. Is that the only big word you know, and you think it sounds impressive. All your saying is, in your opinion, same sex marriages aren't valid. Everyone knows that moron.
Clearly not an opinion. A fact with numerous facets.

Real marriage has always been and will always be a committed relationship between one man and one woman. Demanding it ain't so doesn't make it so.

It is the only relationship that reproduces naturally, a father and mother raising their children.

It is the only relationship that is the birthing place of every single other type of relationship.

It is the only relationship that reunites two completely unique parts. A complimentary union, instead of a duplicated half.

It is the only relationship that sexually fit together by design. There is no abusive violation of design.

It is the only relationship that restores a male and female to the very original roots of our creation, pre-gender.

It is the only union that blends two different genders bringing perfect balance. A same gender union lacks diversity and is off balance.

All this says nothing about the cultural, historic and religious distinctions that marriage wholly embraces.

It clearly has, needs and deserves a special and unique definition. It is absurd and sacrilegious to equate ss couples.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#8139 Oct 26, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
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First cousins are related, and they can marry in several states even in gender segregated marriage states. Let's do some fact checking before you answer please.
As you note, the same applies to same-sex or opposite-sex couples.

Couples being the key word.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#8140 Oct 26, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Clearly not an opinion. A fact with numerous facets.
Real marriage has always been and will always be a committed relationship between one man and one woman. Demanding it ain't so doesn't make it so.
It is the only relationship that reproduces naturally, a father and mother raising their children.
It is the only relationship that is the birthing place of every single other type of relationship.
It is the only relationship that reunites two completely unique parts. A complimentary union, instead of a duplicated half.
It is the only relationship that sexually fit together by design. There is no abusive violation of design.
It is the only relationship that restores a male and female to the very original roots of our creation, pre-gender.
It is the only union that blends two different genders bringing perfect balance. A same gender union lacks diversity and is off balance.
All this says nothing about the cultural, historic and religious distinctions that marriage wholly embraces.
It clearly has, needs and deserves a special and unique definition. It is absurd and sacrilegious to equate ss couples.
Gee, and yet same-sex couples can marry and get all the rights & benefits of marriage.

Guess it's not so absurd after all...

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#8141 Oct 26, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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Gee, and yet same-sex couples can marry and get all the rights & benefits of marriage.
Guess it's not so absurd after all...
Men can be lesbians too. What a world.....and to think just a few decades ago a "gay man" was a womanizer! My oh my how times change.

“Headline already in use”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#8142 Oct 27, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
No, they were sued for violating state public accommodation laws. That you can't understand the difference is why you anti-gays keep losing in court.
They weren't anti-gay, they all served gays before. They are anti-same sex marriage and have a constitutional right not to participate in same sex wedding rituals.

If you don't want to be sued for not attending a same sex wedding, keep marriage one man and one woman.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#8143 Oct 27, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Clearly not an opinion. A fact with numerous facets.
Real marriage has always been and will always be a committed relationship between one man and one woman. Demanding it ain't so doesn't make it so.
It is the only relationship that reproduces naturally, a father and mother raising their children.
It is the only relationship that is the birthing place of every single other type of relationship.
It is the only relationship that reunites two completely unique parts. A complimentary union, instead of a duplicated half.
It is the only relationship that sexually fit together by design. There is no abusive violation of design.
It is the only relationship that restores a male and female to the very original roots of our creation, pre-gender.
It is the only union that blends two different genders bringing perfect balance. A same gender union lacks diversity and is off balance.
All this says nothing about the cultural, historic and religious distinctions that marriage wholly embraces.
It clearly has, needs and deserves a special and unique definition. It is absurd and sacrilegious to equate ss couples.
WeTheSheeple wrote:
<quoted text>
Gee, and yet same-sex couples can marry and get all the rights & benefits of marriage.
Guess it's not so absurd after all...
Gee, nothing changed about reality. Looks like you are not really married, and don't deserve the rights and benefits of marriage...

Man up pussy!
Rosa Winkel

Australia

#8144 Oct 27, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
<quoted text>
Gee, and yet same-sex couples can marry and get all the rights & benefits of marriage.
Guess it's not so absurd after all...
The only thing that's absurd is that thing and it's pathetic attempts to write poetry. LOL

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#8145 Oct 27, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>They weren't anti-gay, they all served gays before. They are anti-same sex marriage and have a constitutional right not to participate in same sex wedding rituals.
If you don't want to be sued for not attending a same sex wedding, keep marriage one man and one woman.
Except of course they weren't sued for not participating in a same-sex wedding.

They were sued for refusing to provide a service to a same-sex couple which they provide to opposite-sex couples.

That violates state public accommodation laws.

Don't want to get sued, then don't violate public accommodation laws.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#8146 Oct 27, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
<quoted text>
Men can be lesbians too. What a world.....and to think just a few decades ago a "gay man" was a womanizer! My oh my how times change.
Men can be lesbians?

That's a new one.

“Busting Kimare's”

Since: Feb 13

Clitty

#8148 Oct 27, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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Clearly not an opinion. A fact with numerous facets.
Facts:
Still married here
Friends honor that
Family honors that
Federal government honors that

You love to say that words define reality. The above statements are OUR reality. You, on the other hand, are not part of our reality and so your opinions don't matter.

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#8149 Oct 27, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
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If you don't want to be sued for not attending a same sex wedding, keep marriage one man and one woman.
Just like we should have prevented interracial couples form marrying to protect the rights of bigoted business owners who didn't approve?

You never learn, do you?
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#8150 Oct 27, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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The ONLY reason to limit marriage to two people is the likelihood of children.
When children are removed from consideration as mutually sterile gays demand, the number of participants and the relationship of the participants are irrelevant.
However, at it's most basic essence, marriage is a cross cultural constraint on evolutionary mating behavior.
Ss couples are a defective failure of mating behavior making ss marriage an oxymoron.
More unsubstantiated bullshit straight from the factory.

I swear, if brains were dynamite, you wouldn't have enough to blow your nose.
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#8151 Oct 27, 2013
KiMare wrote:
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Clearly not an opinion. A fact with numerous facets.
Real marriage has always been and will always be a committed relationship between one man and one woman. Demanding it ain't so doesn't make it so.
It is the only relationship that reproduces naturally, a father and mother raising their children.
It is the only relationship that is the birthing place of every single other type of relationship.
It is the only relationship that reunites two completely unique parts. A complimentary union, instead of a duplicated half.
It is the only relationship that sexually fit together by design. There is no abusive violation of design.
It is the only relationship that restores a male and female to the very original roots of our creation, pre-gender.
It is the only union that blends two different genders bringing perfect balance. A same gender union lacks diversity and is off balance.
All this says nothing about the cultural, historic and religious distinctions that marriage wholly embraces.
It clearly has, needs and deserves a special and unique definition. It is absurd and sacrilegious to equate ss couples.
<quoted text>
Gee, nothing changed about reality. Looks like you are not really married, and don't deserve the rights and benefits of marriage...
Man up pussy!
Insanity: repeating the same lies and expecting a different outcome.
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#8152 Oct 27, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>They weren't anti-gay, they all served gays before. They are anti-same sex marriage and have a constitutional right not to participate in same sex wedding rituals.
There's no such right, shit-for-brains.

It's amusing how you make up rights, but ignore the ones we DO have.

“No Headline available”

Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#8153 Oct 27, 2013
Dusty Mangina wrote:
Facts:
Will be totally missed by KiMare. They seem to live in their own fantasy world where they think they are entitled to their own facts.

“No Headline available”

Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#8154 Oct 27, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
They weren't anti-gay, they all served gays before. They are anti-same sex marriage and have a constitutional right not to participate in same sex wedding rituals.
Brian, if they are anti-same sex marriage, then it is their right not to marry someone of the same sex. There is no right to deny service to someone because they are gay and marrying their same sex partner. Just as there is no right of a business owner to deny service on the basis of religion, race, sex, etc.

A business is a place of public accommodation, and must make its services available to anyone who comes through their doors. Providing a service for an individual, couple, or group of people who hold other beliefs in no way infringes upon the free exercise of religion of the proprietor of the business. Only a fool would claim otherwise.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

#8155 Oct 27, 2013
lides wrote:
Providing a service for an individual, couple, or group of people who hold other beliefs in no way infringes upon the free exercise of religion of the proprietor of the business. Only a fool would claim otherwise.
Only a fool wouldn't.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#8157 Oct 27, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
The ONLY reason to limit marriage to two people is the likelihood of children.
When children are removed from consideration as mutually sterile gays demand, the number of participants and the relationship of the participants are irrelevant.
However, at it's most basic essence, marriage is a cross cultural constraint on evolutionary mating behavior.
Ss couples are a defective failure of mating behavior making ss marriage an oxymoron.
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>
More unsubstantiated bullshit straight from the factory.
I swear, if brains were dynamite, you wouldn't have enough to blow your nose.
WOW!!! That is one of the most reasoned responses I've ever seen!!!! Are you a professor or something???

I mean, you took my post point by point and annihilated it!!! I can see all the gays just jumping up and down with joy and pride.

I seriously don't know how to respond...

Snicker.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#8158 Oct 27, 2013
Bad Breath wrote:
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Insanity: repeating the same lies and expecting a different outcome.
Wow, I keep falling for that response...

You are on a roll!!!

Smirk.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#8159 Oct 27, 2013
lides wrote:
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Will be totally missed by KiMare. They seem to live in their own fantasy world where they think they are entitled to their own facts.
Damn, you just took manipulate law and... and...... distorted law, and... well, you ERADICATED science, culture, history and reality with a radical, historic ruling!!!

Smirk.

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