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Gov. Beshear hires Ashland firm in gay marriage appeal

There are 35 comments on the WDRB-TV Louisville story from Mar 13, 2014, titled Gov. Beshear hires Ashland firm in gay marriage appeal. In it, WDRB-TV Louisville reports that:

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear says the state has hired a private law firm in appealing a judge's order for Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.

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Matawan, NJ

#22 Mar 17, 2014
There are bad apples in every political party. Gov. Beshear seems to be developing into a rotten one for sure. Call his office and let him know, he won't be getting your vote and you intend to spread the word. He's not doing KY any favors!!
Pat R

Flatwoods, KY

#23 Mar 17, 2014
Wouldn't restricting gays to one sexual partner through marriage reduce the spread of AIDS?

“ WOOF ! ”

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Coolidge, AZ

#25 Mar 17, 2014
Pat R wrote:
Wouldn't restricting gays to one sexual partner through marriage reduce the spread of AIDS?
Probably. Restricting str8s to one sexual partner through marriage to reduce the spread of AIDS certainly has worked GREAT !:)
Pat R

Flatwoods, KY

#26 Mar 17, 2014
Grover wrote:
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That is impossible. The average homosexual male has thousands of anal sex partners over the course of a lifetime.
What if they only had one?
Be Careful

Frankfort, KY

#27 Mar 17, 2014
Grover wrote:
<quoted text>That is impossible. The average homosexual male has thousands of anal sex partners over the course of a lifetime.
LOL! You've been around one too many Family Foundation meetings.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#28 Mar 18, 2014
Grover wrote:
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That is impossible. The average homosexual male has thousands of anal sex partners over the course of a lifetime.
Speak for yourself; Grover
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The pain in your drain is not representative of the whole of gay civilization
Mee

United States

#29 Mar 18, 2014
He needs to be changing laws so child moleators stay in jail instead of probation ! Spend my tax money wisely!!! This is stupid!
Why

Flatwoods, KY

#30 Mar 18, 2014
Mee wrote:
He needs to be changing laws so child moleators stay in jail instead of probation ! Spend my tax money wisely!!! This is stupid!
Which breaks up more families, pedophilia or homosexuality?
Pat R

Flatwoods, KY

#31 Mar 18, 2014
Be Careful wrote:
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LOL! You've been around one too many Family Foundation meetings.
Bridgws Baptist.
You should attend sometime.
Be Careful

Frankfort, KY

#32 Mar 19, 2014
Pat R wrote:
<quoted text>Bridgws Baptist.
You should attend sometime.
I outgrew Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and Sky spooks as a child, but thanks for the invite.
Be Careful

Frankfort, KY

#33 Mar 19, 2014
Why wrote:
<quoted text>Which breaks up more families, pedophilia or homosexuality?
Speaking of pedophilia, how's the Catholic Church doing?
That Guy

Shepherdsville, KY

#34 Mar 19, 2014
Not surprised wrote:
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Good post but don't forget about not wearing garments of mixed fabrics; it's an abomination. Or how about Deuteronomy 21-22.... Women who weren't virgins before marriage were stoned to death.
So called Christians like to thump their bible so long as what they are preaching has nothing to do with their lives. Why do they excessively preach about homosexuality and rarely mention many things considered sin on the bible?
Jesus didn't utter one word about homosexuality.
1. If you are a Christian, you HAVE to obey some OT laws and not others. What are timeless are the moral laws. What were for Jews only were the Old Testament purity codes (shellfish, etc.). All this changed because of Jesus. Humans had to be distinct and set apart to be in God's presence and worship him. This used to be through their dietary and other prescriptive codes; after Jesus, it was through Him. This is what Christ meant when he said "I have come not to abolish the law, but to fulfill it."

2. "Jesus didn't utter one word about homosexuality". This is an oft-repeated statement that falls apart the minute it is examined below the surface layer. This statement presupposes some things: One, that because it's not recorded in the Bible, Jesus didn't say it. Not a very logical assumption. Two, that the fact that Jesus isn't on record in Scripture on the issue of homosexuality means that he condones it. Quite a stretch, considering that the Bible Jesus taught and preached from *was* what we call the Old Testament. Three, that Jesus was silent on the issue of marriage and relationships. The opposite is true. When Jesus was asked about marriage, he quoted Genesis and referred to the sexual union between man and woman--"they shall become one flesh". It is clear that Jesus's idea of a right relationship between human beings involved a man and a woman. Fourth and finally, "Jesus didn't utter one word about homosexuality" presupposes that there is some importance or value placed on what Jesus said. That means, "Not surprised", that if Jesus IS on record on a particular issue, you must believe everyone should follow what he said, correct?
Samuel

Ashland, KY

#35 Jul 22, 2014
That Guy wrote:
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1. If you are a Christian, you HAVE to obey some OT laws and not others. What are timeless are the moral laws. What were for Jews only were the Old Testament purity codes (shellfish, etc.). All this changed because of Jesus. Humans had to be distinct and set apart to be in God's presence and worship him. This used to be through their dietary and other prescriptive codes; after Jesus, it was through Him. This is what Christ meant when he said "I have come not to abolish the law, but to fulfill it."
2. "Jesus didn't utter one word about homosexuality". This is an oft-repeated statement that falls apart the minute it is examined below the surface layer. This statement presupposes some things: One, that because it's not recorded in the Bible, Jesus didn't say it. Not a very logical assumption. Two, that the fact that Jesus isn't on record in Scripture on the issue of homosexuality means that he condones it. Quite a stretch, considering that the Bible Jesus taught and preached from *was* what we call the Old Testament. Three, that Jesus was silent on the issue of marriage and relationships. The opposite is true. When Jesus was asked about marriage, he quoted Genesis and referred to the sexual union between man and woman--"they shall become one flesh". It is clear that Jesus's idea of a right relationship between human beings involved a man and a woman. Fourth and finally, "Jesus didn't utter one word about homosexuality" presupposes that there is some importance or value placed on what Jesus said. That means, "Not surprised", that if Jesus IS on record on a particular issue, you must believe everyone should follow what he said, correct?
Wasn't David, the slayer of Goliath and grandfather of Jesus in love with Jonathan, son of Saul, more than any woman?
HOMOFellatio

United States

#36 Jul 22, 2014
If they would all drown in a pool of their own blood then gay marriage would be irrelevant.
Dennis W

Shepherdsville, KY

#37 Jul 23, 2014
Samuel wrote:
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Wasn't David, the slayer of Goliath and grandfather of Jesus in love with Jonathan, son of Saul, more than any woman?
David and Jonathan had an intimate, personal friendship. It is only in today's hyper-sexualized culture that anyone tries to read anything sexual into it.

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