Obama urges Supreme Court to overturn...

Obama urges Supreme Court to overturn California same-sex marriage ban

There are 1525 comments on the The Washington Post story from Feb 28, 2013, titled Obama urges Supreme Court to overturn California same-sex marriage ban. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

The Obama administration told the Supreme Court on Thursday that California's ban on same-sex marriage violates the Constitution's guarantee of equal protection, a position that could also cast doubt on prohibitions in other states.

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#1675 Apr 27, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Oh yes...ssm has given polygamists a HUGE legal push
Funny how you can't find one person pushing polygamy.

So much for the HUGE push.

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#1676 Apr 27, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
Funny how you can't find one person pushing polygamy.
So much for the HUGE push.
You can find plenty. Of course, not one of them isn't a shill trailing against same sex marriage.

I do believe there is ONE active case in the courts regarding the "Sister Wives" folks that is attempting to apply the fool's logic, but the reality remains that so long as the judiciary can count, their cases won't be successful.

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#1677 Apr 27, 2013
lides wrote:
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You can find plenty..
Pay attention:**YOU** made the assertion.

***YOU** can't find one.

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#1678 Apr 27, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
Pay attention:**YOU** made the assertion.
***YOU** can't find one.
I have never asserted that allowing same sex marriage will lead to polygamy. That's Fool's bag.

They are separate issues.

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WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

#1679 Apr 27, 2013
lides wrote:
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I have never asserted that allowing same sex marriage will lead to polygamy. That's Fool's bag.
They are separate issues.
Actually it would....same sex marriage will open the floodgates to immorality.

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#1680 Apr 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
Actually it would....same sex marriage will open the floodgates to immorality.
Not at all. There are many forms of marriage that there is a legitimate state interest in denying, same sex marriage simply isn't one of them.

Polygamy, for example, does not seek equal protection of the law, it seeks greater protection for three or more people to marry.

Thre or more is greater than two, ergo the equal protection clause does not apply.

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#1681 Apr 27, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Well considering polygamy is entering the federal courts...that may well be on it's way to happening...
How so? Nobody is working on repealing the Morrill Act. I don't give a rat's ass about polygamy, do you?

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#1682 Apr 27, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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Actually it would....same sex marriage will open the floodgates to immorality.
Are you claiming polygamy to be inmmoral? If so, why?

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#1683 Apr 27, 2013
lides wrote:
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I have never asserted that allowing same sex marriage will lead to polygamy. That's Fool's bag.
YOu are the one that asserts someone else in the universe is.

So then: we can agree that no one in the universe is saying such a thing.

You just keep bringing it up as if someone somewhere is.

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#1684 Apr 27, 2013
lides wrote:
Polygamy, for example, does not seek equal protection of the law, it seeks greater protection for three or more people to marry.
Polygamy doesn't seek anything.

But you bring it up just so you can deny you bring it up.

Funny how that is.

There are human beings, however, that bring it up because they are denied equal protection rights of the US constitution.

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#1685 Apr 27, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
Polygamy doesn't seek anything.
But you bring it up just so you can deny you bring it up.
Funny how that is.
There are human beings, however, that bring it up because they are denied equal protection rights of the US constitution.
Actually, I was responding directly to Get the Fool's foolishness. They bring up the subject quite frequently stating that allowing marriage equality will lead to polygamy.

I did not bring it up. I did respond to it when someone else did. I agree with you that the matter is utterly irrelevant, which is what I said.

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#1686 Apr 27, 2013
lides wrote:
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Actually, I was responding directly to Get the Fool's foolishness. They bring up the subject quite frequently stating that allowing marriage equality will lead to polygamy.
I did not bring it up. I did respond to it when someone else did. I agree with you that the matter is utterly irrelevant, which is what I said.
Of course it is. I have yet to hear of any attempt at repealing the Morrill Anti-bigamy Act.

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#1687 Apr 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Polygamy doesn't seek anything.
But you bring it up just so you can deny you bring it up.
Funny how that is.
There are human beings, however, that bring it up because they are denied equal protection rights of the US constitution.
Why do polygamy supporters only seem to want make their case for marrying multiples on gay forums?

It seems rather odd.

Could it be that some folks are "GASP" using polygamy as a red herring because they know there is no rational or logical reason for gay people to be banned from marrying ONE person the same way that straight folks already can?

That would just be silly, wouldn't it?

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#1688 Apr 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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YOu are the one that asserts someone else in the universe is.
So then: we can agree that no one in the universe is saying such a thing.
You just keep bringing it up as if someone somewhere is.
Just provide a rational argument as to why it's bad for gay folks to marry one adult single human of the chose, the way straight folks alreqady can do today.

Prove it's bad for them, bad for their kids, bad for the elderly gay population, and that their marriages are bad for society.

That's all you need to do.

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#1689 Apr 28, 2013
Quest wrote:
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Why do polygamy supporters only seem to want make their case for marrying multiples on gay forums?
Which polygamy supporters are you talking about?

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#1690 Apr 28, 2013
Quest wrote:
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Just provide a rational argument as to why it's bad for gay folks to marry one adult single human of the chose, the way straight folks alreqady can do today..
An argument for one person to marry another person forever?

Or one gay person to marry another gay person forever?

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#1691 Apr 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Which polygamy supporters are you talking about?
The only one's I have seen are those arguing against gay marriage.

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#1692 Apr 28, 2013
WasteWater wrote:
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Are you claiming polygamy to be inmmoral? If so, why?
If you have to ask, its not worth explaining.

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#1693 Apr 28, 2013
American_Infidel wrote:
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If you have to ask, its not worth explaining.
Dodge. Looks like you have no reason to say polygamy is immoral.

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#1694 Apr 28, 2013
Gays and liberals are ruining our great country!

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