Gay Marriage Debate - Indianapolis, IN

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Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#1143 Aug 17, 2012
A federal constitutional amendment for a state's issue? How does that work?

Whatever SSM might be, it is not unconstitutional. That's idiotic.
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>President Obama ran on marriage as one man and one woman in 2008. Governor Romney has pledged to work for a Constitutional amendment to define marriage as one man and one woman.
There is no gender equality right in the Constitution; same sex marriage is unconstitutional.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#1144 Aug 17, 2012
You are going to stop the government from "redefining" GOVERNMENT institution?

You cannot deny people rights based on economic issues--especially insane, hysterical, non-existent issues. BTW--we are offering the partners of same-sex couples bennies. Marriage isn't the issue.
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>Gay marriage won't be banned, people will still have the right to go to their church for that religious rite. If a same sex couple marries and moves to Indiana, nothing about their love and commitment will be banned.
We'll just be stopping the government from redefining marriage. This issue is about law, taxes and entitlements. We can't afford same sex marriage because we don't want taxpayers to buy Viagra for the same sex partners of our schoolteachers and public employees.

Since: Dec 06

Indianapolis

#1145 Aug 18, 2012
Yes, I agree, The newspaper (The Indianapolis Star) does a good job of covering the gay trash parade. But, they run stories about every week supporting the gay community, so whats your point? I have seen stories about gays even if it is not in Indianapolis. I wonder how many people even read these stories. The Star's agenda? The vote is coming soon for the gay marriage ban.
cpeter1313 wrote:
They laugh at the gay pride festival? The newspaper seems to take it seriously enough. Must just be the trailer-park trash you live with.
Just curious--has any relative of yours dated outside the family?
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“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#1146 Aug 18, 2012
The star covers gay stories because they are stories; it's what newspapers are supposed to do. How many people read them? How many people read any particular article?

The star is fairly conservative in policy, but they recognize the importance of legal parity.
DavidM wrote:
Yes, I agree, The newspaper (The Indianapolis Star) does a good job of covering the gay trash parade. But, they run stories about every week supporting the gay community, so whats your point? I have seen stories about gays even if it is not in Indianapolis. I wonder how many people even read these stories. The Star's agenda? The vote is coming soon for the gay marriage ban.
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Since: Dec 08

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#1147 Aug 18, 2012
My thanks to Vice President Biden because he voted to define marriage as one man and one woman when DOMA was enacted into law.
voice from the desert

Southampton, PA

#1148 Nov 30, 2012
It's a joke,will Gay now want to marry thier dog or car next?

Since: Dec 06

Indianapolis

#1149 Nov 30, 2012
I am going to marry my daughter.
voice from the desert wrote:
It's a joke,will Gay now want to marry thier dog or car next?
Jazmine

Avon, IN

#1151 Feb 24, 2013
people should be allowed to fall in love and marry who they want.
Duchess

Indianapolis, IN

#1152 Feb 24, 2013
DavidM wrote:
<quoted text>I am going to marry my daughter.
This is not surprising

Since: Dec 06

Indianapolis

#1153 Feb 24, 2013
Really I am going to marry my girlfriend that is 36 years younger then I.
Lucky guy!!!!
Duchess wrote:
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This is not surprising
Carl

Indianapolis, IN

#1154 Feb 24, 2013
DavidM wrote:
<quoted text>Really I am going to marry my girlfriend that is 36 years younger then I.
Lucky guy!!!!
The things a person will do for room and board

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Since: Dec 08

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#1155 Feb 24, 2013
Same sex marriage would bring a new standard of segregation to perfectly integrated and diverse male/female marriage.

If you like disunity and prejudice, you are going to love gender segregated marriage. If you love unity, diversity and integration, keep marriage one man and one woman.
Judgmental Christian

Indianapolis, IN

#1156 Feb 24, 2013
So glad that Christians are judging and deciding what THEY think I or anyone else should be doing or not doing. So you can quote the Bible for what we or someone else does, but quoting the Bible and following it yourself doesn't apply?
Matthew 7:1, "Judge not that ye be not judged."

hypocrisy
n. pl. hy·poc·ri·sies
1. the practice of professing standards, beliefs, etc., contrary to one's real character or actual behaviour
2.the condition of a person pretending to be something he is not, especially in the area of morals or religion; a false presentation of belief or feeling.

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#1157 Feb 25, 2013
For some people, religion is the number one reason to keep marriage one man and one woman. On my list religion is number 26.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#1158 Feb 25, 2013
Number one on my list is "america is not a theocracy" and so they can stick their superstitions up their anal cavities.

Your 1-25 are equally irrelevant.
Brian_G wrote:
For some people, religion is the number one reason to keep marriage one man and one woman. On my list religion is number 26.

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#1159 Feb 25, 2013
That means 'gender equality' introduced by leftist secular extremists is as faith based as any religion.

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Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#1160 Feb 25, 2013
Not unless you consider the constitution to be a religious text.
Brian_G wrote:
That means 'gender equality' introduced by leftist secular extremists is as faith based as any religion.

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#1161 Feb 25, 2013
Even then, there is no gender equality right in the US Constitution. Holland, Belgium, Canada and South Africa all have gender equality written into their Constitutions, not the USA. All those countries allow same sex marriage, in the States, we have DOMA.
really

Indianapolis, IN

#1162 Feb 26, 2013
Although homosexuals have for decades claimed that they "were born gay", there isn't any legitimate scientific proof to support this claim. Until they can present credible evidence to support their claim there is no reason to legalize same sex marriage.

“Reality is better than truth.”

Since: Nov 09

Indianapolis

#1163 Feb 26, 2013
Not unless you can prove that heteros are born that way.
really wrote:
Although homosexuals have for decades claimed that they "were born gay", there isn't any legitimate scientific proof to support this claim. Until they can present credible evidence to support their claim there is no reason to legalize same sex marriage.

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