Is support for gay marriage over-sold?

There are 303 comments on the The Washington Post story from Mar 25, 2013, titled Is support for gay marriage over-sold?. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll last week showed support for gay marriage hitting an all-time high at 58 percent, with support having risen by 21 points over the last decade alone.

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#348 Apr 5, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Well,'you' doubted they would even take the case so what do 'your' doubts mean??? I know...NOTHING...
You're right.....I did.....but that doesn't mean that I will be wrong on the ruling....so far I have been right on both the district ruling and the Appeals ruling........I think Prop 8 will lose either on the standing issue or just be dismissed because it was wrongly taken......either way will be a victory for California!!!

By the way.....when have you had the courage to admit you were wrong when you have been proven wrong? My guess is NONE, you just disappear!!!

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#349 Apr 8, 2013
NorCal Native wrote:
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You're right.....I did.....but that doesn't mean that I will be wrong on the ruling....so far I have been right on both the district ruling and the Appeals ruling........I think Prop 8 will lose either on the standing issue or just be dismissed because it was wrongly taken......either way will be a victory for California!!!
By the way.....when have you had the courage to admit you were wrong when you have been proven wrong? My guess is NONE, you just disappear!!!
I don't 'disappear'...I'm right here...perhaps my life itercedes with my internet time...possible???

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#350 Apr 10, 2013
Baker v Nelson Infinity wrote:
Alito compared homosexual marriage to a cellphone.
Chief Justice Roberts said he supposed he could make his son call someone a friend, but that wouldn't make it so.
Scalia laughed and laughed.
Thomas leaned horizontally during Olson's argument, talking to a clerk.
BWAHAHA
This 'is' funny....
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#351 Apr 18, 2013
Vance1 wrote:
after these freaks get gay marriage, They still will seek more, because they are never happy with what they get.
Soon they will intend to many animals
Their main goal is to make the USA a bankrupted welfare state, god less moral less country.
stay tuned for brokeback nanny the story of a man and his goat

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#352 Apr 18, 2013
The polygamists beat them to it...

'Sister Wives' polygamy lawsuit addressed in federal court
January 18, 2013
By: Scott Paulson

Kody Brown and his four wives are asking that the polygamy lawsuit against them in Utah be thrown out by the federal government.

On Thursday, the “Sister Wives” lawsuit which challenges the state of Utah’s bigamy laws arrived in U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups’ federal court, according to various sources including Yahoo News. The lawsuit is being referred to as the “Sister Wives” lawsuit because the persons involved with the lawsuit are the persons who are in the TLC reality show of the same name.

The controversial case involves Kody Brown and his four wives who believe the bigamy law in Utah – which does not allow a man to have more than one wife - is unconstitutional. The Browns fled to Law Vegas in 2012 due to the threat of being prosecution. In fact, they weren’t even in the federal court in Utah for the court case on Thursday. Instead, a constitutional law professor, Jonathan Turley of George Washington University, deliver the arguments against the law.

Judge Waddoups heard the arguments against the bigamy law but gave no ruling yet. In Turley’s statements he told the judge:

The Browns wanted to show people that a plural family is not a monstrosity. They don’t commit collateral problems. The state is saying if you didn’t do this TV show, you wouldn’t have a problem. They have a right to free speech and are being prosecuted for it.

In the other 49 states, having multiple marriage licenses is usually prohibited. However, in Utah, it is illegal to purport to be married to more than one person.

Making the case logically related to what might be considered legal, Judge Waddops asked an attorney on the state’s side of the case, Assistant Utah Attorney General Jerrold Jensen:

What if Kody Brown kept separate households for each wife, or was just having affairs?

Jenson responded that that would not be polygamy. Jenson went on to argue regarding what he believed were problems of Utah’s specifically-different history of polygamy with its high population of Mormons – a faith in which multiple wives is allowed. He cited a 100-year or more history of young women being forced to marry at ages of as young as 13 while young boys were thrown out of the house so that the older men would not have competition for the females for their multiple marriages. According to Jenson, the state has a social responsibility to end this type of behavior.

Waddoups point-blank challenged Jensen as to whether the case was designed to go after the Mormon religion. Jensen rebutted that every state has such laws but not every state has a large population of Mormon polygamists.

Turley asserted that Utah has to prove that polygamy is harmful while saying that the part of the case involving boys thrown out of their homes was no more than a myth. Turley believes that the law in Utah is an effort to enforce morality on people. Basically, the belief is that the law is designed to harass polygamists.

The initial lawsuit filed by the Browns which challenged the bigamy law in Utah was filed in July of 2011, and the court case continues.

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#353 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
The polygamists beat them to it...
'Sister Wives' polygamy lawsuit addressed in federal court
January 18, 2013
By: Scott Paulson
Kody Brown and his four wives are asking that the polygamy lawsuit against them in Utah be thrown out by the federal government.
On Thursday, the “Sister Wives” lawsuit which challenges the state of Utah’s bigamy laws arrived in U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups’ federal court, according to various sources including Yahoo News. The lawsuit is being referred to as the “Sister Wives” lawsuit because the persons involved with the lawsuit are the persons who are in the TLC reality show of the same name.
The controversial case involves Kody Brown and his four wives who believe the bigamy law in Utah – which does not allow a man to have more than one wife - is unconstitutional. The Browns fled to Law Vegas in 2012 due to the threat of being prosecution. In fact, they weren’t even in the federal court in Utah for the court case on Thursday. Instead, a constitutional law professor, Jonathan Turley of George Washington University, deliver the arguments against the law.
Judge Waddoups heard the arguments against the bigamy law but gave no ruling yet. In Turley’s statements he told the judge:
The Browns wanted to show people that a plural family is not a monstrosity. They don’t commit collateral problems. The state is saying if you didn’t do this TV show, you wouldn’t have a problem. They have a right to free speech and are being prosecuted for it.
In the other 49 states, having multiple marriage licenses is usually prohibited. However, in Utah, it is illegal to purport to be married to more than one person.
Making the case logically related to what might be considered legal, Judge Waddops asked an attorney on the state’s side of the case, Assistant Utah Attorney General Jerrold Jensen:
What if Kody Brown kept separate households for each wife, or was just having affairs?
Jenson responded that that would not be polygamy. Jenson went on to argue regarding what he believed were problems of Utah’s specifically-different history of polygamy with its high population of Mormons – a faith in which multiple wives is allowed. He cited a 100-year or more history of young women being forced to marry at ages of as young as 13 while young boys were thrown out of the house so that the older men would not have competition for the females for their multiple marriages. According to Jenson, the state has a social responsibility to end this type of behavior.
Waddoups point-blank challenged Jensen as to whether the case was designed to go after the Mormon religion. Jensen rebutted that every state has such laws but not every state has a large population of Mormon polygamists.
Turley asserted that Utah has to prove that polygamy is harmful while saying that the part of the case involving boys thrown out of their homes was no more than a myth. Turley believes that the law in Utah is an effort to enforce morality on people. Basically, the belief is that the law is designed to harass polygamists.
The initial lawsuit filed by the Browns which challenged the bigamy law in Utah was filed in July of 2011, and the court case continues.
yup, you are stupid enough to get sucked into this publicity for a reality TV show.

and here you are doing their work for them, spreading it around.

you ARE for polygamy, I knew it. you must be, as you god says it is good.

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#354 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
The polygamists beat them to it...
'Sister Wives' polygamy lawsuit addressed in federal court
January 18, 2013
By: Scott Paulson
Really, this is old news and there has been no ruling from the Judge on this case......please try and keep up!!!

By the way......this case could have been brought regardless of what is happening with the right to marry for Gays and Lesbians!!!

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#355 Apr 18, 2013
NorCal Native wrote:
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Really, this is old news and there has been no ruling from the Judge on this case......please try and keep up!!!
By the way......this case could have been brought regardless of what is happening with the right to marry for Gays and Lesbians!!!
Funny...the timing doesn't suggest that....

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St. Croix valley

#356 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Funny...the timing doesn't suggest that....
did you notice they call it the sister wives trial?

publicity for the show, and you got sucked in like you did to your cult...

sheep mentality...

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#357 Apr 18, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>did you notice they call it the sister wives trial?
publicity for the show, and you got sucked in like you did to your cult...
sheep mentality...
That's why there's a legal complaint filed in the court...

Look who's calling the lambs sheep...LOL!!!

You are funny if nothing else...

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#358 Apr 18, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>did you notice they call it the sister wives trial?
publicity for the show, and you got sucked in like you did to your cult...
sheep mentality...
I know why you are confused...the ssm strong-hold on the left-wing media keeps them from making this main-stream news while the supreme court is out on this ssm thing....they will pick up on it after June...

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St. Croix valley

#359 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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I know why you are confused...the ssm strong-hold on the left-wing media keeps them from making this main-stream news while the supreme court is out on this ssm thing....they will pick up on it after June...
I am not confused. i clearly see where you got sucked into their marketing scheme just like you got sucked into your cult.

you cannot think for yourself, so you are led like an animal by those of us that can.

happy grazing!

still can't admit the truth given to you, huh?

can[t even see the name of the trial you yourself copied...

that is so sad that a human can be this stupid in this day and age. this is what being in a cult does to you.

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#360 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Funny...the timing doesn't suggest that....
Just because it came after doesn't mean it couldn't have been done before!!!

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#361 Apr 18, 2013
NorCal Native wrote:
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Just because it came after doesn't mean it couldn't have been done before!!!
Actually...it should have been the other way around...polygamists have far more credibility in their standing than ssm participants...they can at least procreate! The fact that they are seeking remedies now is because the courts are showing a liberal tolerance they didn't before....

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#362 Apr 18, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>I am not confused. i clearly see where you got sucked into their marketing scheme just like you got sucked into your cult.
you cannot think for yourself, so you are led like an animal by those of us that can.
happy grazing!
still can't admit the truth given to you, huh?
can[t even see the name of the trial you yourself copied...
that is so sad that a human can be this stupid in this day and age. this is what being in a cult does to you.
You are ridiculous...

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#363 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Actually...it should have been the other way around...polygamists have far more credibility in their standing than ssm participants...they can at least procreate! The fact that they are seeking remedies now is because the courts are showing a liberal tolerance they didn't before....
Still it matters not.....they first have to decriminalize it and then fight to get it as a right........and again.....not my business and doesn't affect me or my marriage one way or the other!!!

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#364 Apr 18, 2013
NorCal Native wrote:
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Still it matters not.....they first have to decriminalize it and then fight to get it as a right
Just like gay people did...
..and again.....not my business and doesn't affect me or my marriage one way or the other!!!
It absolutely 'does' effect you if it effects us as a nation....that is if you 'care' about how we define marriage in this country...

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#365 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Just like gay people did...
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It absolutely 'does' effect you if it effects us as a nation....that is if you 'care' about how we define marriage in this country...
Sorry, but being Gay or Lesbian was NEVER a criminal act......but it could get one arrest and sent to a mental facility back in the day!!!

Sorry, but nope, it doesn't......just like your marriage has NEVER had any affect on me or my marriage.....and you can't say that my marriage has any affect on you!!!

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#366 Apr 18, 2013
NorCal Native wrote:
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Sorry, but being Gay or Lesbian was NEVER a criminal act......but it could get one arrest and sent to a mental facility back in the day!!!
Sorry, but nope, it doesn't......just like your marriage has NEVER had any affect on me or my marriage.....and you can't say that my marriage has any affect on you!!!
Why would they arrest you if it wasn't illegal???

It's evident you have no concern for marriage one way or the other..

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#367 Apr 18, 2013
Get That Fool wrote:
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Why would they arrest you if it wasn't illegal???
It's evident you have no concern for marriage one way or the other..
I have a lot of respect for marriage.......that's why I value my wedding vows and commitment to my wife......half of opposite-sex couples can't say that, can they?

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