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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 05:47 AM
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3. Awesome. nt
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  -Argentina gives gay couples right to marry t0dd  Jul-15-10 02:46 AM   #0 
  - Good for Argentina! Here's wishing we would do the same very soon!  dmr   Jul-15-10 03:31 AM   #1 
  - Amen!  ThatsMyBarack   Jul-15-10 08:30 AM   #20 
  - K&R  LawnKorn   Jul-15-10 05:03 AM   #2 
  - Awesome. nt  xchrom   Jul-15-10 05:47 AM   #3 
  - Brava, Argentina!  No Elephants   Jul-15-10 05:47 AM   #4 
  - Pretty twisted view of rights  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 06:10 AM   #5 
  - There are a lot of govt.-created rights.  Deep13   Jul-15-10 10:11 AM   #30 
  - None of those things were created by government, and not all of them are rights  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 10:31 AM   #34 
     - Statutory rights certainly are rights.  Deep13   Jul-15-10 11:01 AM   #38 
     - Try screaming "DRIVING IS MY RIGHT!" when they haul you into jail for driving w/o a license  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 11:04 AM   #39 
        - Yup, it can be taken away for cause, just like most rights. nt  Deep13   Jul-15-10 11:08 AM   #40 
           - BTW, the jury trial system is actually a limit on the power of government to lock you up, fine you..  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 11:52 AM   #44 
     - Rights are a human creation  NoProphetNYC   Jul-15-10 12:35 PM   #48 
     - Very simple, and allow me to point out a fallacy in your post  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 01:24 PM   #56 
        - Fallacy accepted, but...  NoProphetNYC   Jul-15-10 02:31 PM   #61 
           - Who is infringing on my right to drive, and how?  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 03:20 PM   #66 
     - Maybe you should watch this, before making ridiculous posts:  DutchLiberal   Jul-15-10 08:25 PM   #75 
     - Horribly innacurate, but hey, it is comedy.  X_Digger   Jul-15-10 10:04 PM   #80 
     - All you offer is some mumbo-jumbo...  DutchLiberal   Jul-16-10 08:51 PM   #90 
        - All you did was provide a link..  X_Digger   Jul-16-10 09:18 PM   #93 
     - First of all, as an Agnostic it is not my position that rights are God-given  slackmaster   Jul-16-10 10:01 AM   #85 
        - Carlin meant what he said: "Rights are imaginary. We made them up."  DutchLiberal   Jul-16-10 08:59 PM   #91 
     - oh baloney. The only "natural" right we have is the right to eventually die.  provis99   Jul-15-10 09:55 PM   #79 
        - Acquiescing is something that sheep do  slackmaster   Jul-16-10 10:04 AM   #86 
  - Rights are a creation of society.  Odin2005   Jul-15-10 07:37 PM   #73 
     - Entitlements and obligations are creations of society  slackmaster   Jul-16-10 10:09 AM   #89 
  - What an idiotic argument  theHandpuppet   Jul-15-10 06:33 AM   #6 
  - My standard answer to the "perpetuation of the species" argument  customerserviceguy   Jul-15-10 06:40 AM   #7 
  - Yeah!  polmaven   Jul-15-10 07:40 AM   #13 
  - I usually point out I have a 'normal' heterosexual marriage, and cannot reproduce.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-15-10 11:30 AM   #43 
  - I don't know if I can reproduce or not.  Capitalocracy   Jul-15-10 01:50 PM   #59 
     - Same here.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-15-10 02:44 PM   #65 
        - Yeah, they wouldn't take your marriage away.  Capitalocracy   Jul-15-10 03:40 PM   #67 
  - Yep, you beat me to it n/t  stevenleser   Jul-15-10 06:41 PM   #70 
  - there`s 4 or more billion on the planet.....  madrchsod   Jul-15-10 07:27 AM   #10 
  - it's over 6 billion, so yeah, they have done a really good job--too good, in fact.  niyad   Jul-15-10 08:57 AM   #24 
  - Pretty close to 7 BILLION right now . . .!!!  defendandprotect   Jul-15-10 10:18 AM   #32 
  - Exactly  JerseygirlCT   Jul-15-10 08:16 AM   #19 
  - slavery existed for centuries too  dem mba   Jul-15-10 10:33 AM   #35 
  - It's like the "traditional marriage" argument.  Capitalocracy   Jul-15-10 02:43 PM   #64 
  - It's also existed for millenia, pre-dates the new testament  AtheistCrusader   Jul-15-10 11:29 AM   #42 
  - Marriage between a man and a woman has existed for centuries, and is essential for the perpetuation  AlbertCat   Jul-15-10 12:58 PM   #50 
  - Even if it were, no one is outlawing opposite gender marriage.  jobycom   Jul-15-10 01:02 PM   #51 
  - Yeah, as if heterosexual couples will suddenly stop wanting to have sex with each other...  stevenleser   Jul-15-10 06:41 PM   #69 
  - for a long time, into the middle ages, the church did not  demigoddess   Jul-15-10 09:52 PM   #78 
  - and even if it were, gay marriage hardly threatens to end "opposite marriage"  fishwax   Jul-16-10 10:05 AM   #87 
  - WOO HOOOO!!!  Soylent Brice   Jul-15-10 07:02 AM   #8 
  - A better title;  Chulanowa   Jul-15-10 07:15 AM   #9 
  - Another better title: Argentina acknowledges gay couples' right to marry.  Jkid   Jul-15-10 07:32 AM   #11 
  - This is excellent. K&R!  Grateful for Hope   Jul-15-10 07:33 AM   #12 
  - Yes, indeed!  RobertDevereaux   Jul-15-10 07:46 AM   #14 
  - obviously inspired by the Cisco Kid's rendition of "The Gay Cabillaro"  happygoluckytoyou   Jul-15-10 07:54 AM   #15 
  - Or the Beat Farmers' version  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 09:20 AM   #27 
  - Congratulations, Argentina!  Amaril   Jul-15-10 08:07 AM   #16 
  - Here's hoping the US joins you in the 21st Century soon.  AlbertCat   Jul-15-10 01:07 PM   #52 
  - Excellent news!  racaulk   Jul-15-10 08:14 AM   #17 
  - Here's what I don't get  JerseygirlCT   Jul-15-10 08:15 AM   #18 
  - Ice cream has no bones  slackmaster   Jul-15-10 09:50 AM   #29 
     - Hopefully  JerseygirlCT   Jul-15-10 12:47 PM   #49 
  - When I read something like this I want to flee our backward country. But that's just me. n/t  pgodbold   Jul-15-10 08:31 AM   #21 
  - Right wing fanatics in every country -- and often used by elites for their  defendandprotect   Jul-15-10 10:20 AM   #33 
  - Glad that there are progressive countries....  Bloofer_Lady   Jul-15-10 08:40 AM   #22 
  - K&R.  myrna minx   Jul-15-10 08:55 AM   #23 
  - Good for Argentina!!!!  Beacool   Jul-15-10 09:03 AM   #25 
  - Woo hoo. Too bad for those who don't want to get married...  SocialistLez   Jul-15-10 09:05 AM   #26 
  - Excellent.  closeupready   Jul-15-10 09:48 AM   #28 
  - Cheers and Congratulations to Argentina --  defendandprotect   Jul-15-10 10:15 AM   #31 
  - WOOT!!  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Jul-15-10 10:42 AM   #36 
  - I wonder how the MSM over here will try to hide this (great)news?  AlbertCat   Jul-15-10 01:15 PM   #53 
  - How completely fantastic is that! Argentina rocks!!!!!!!!!  Jefferson23   Jul-15-10 10:59 AM   #37 
  - Just as long as you aren't dependant on that pension that  OllieLotte   Jul-15-10 12:05 PM   #45 
  - What an embarrassment.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-15-10 11:26 AM   #41 
  - Those damn socialists!  DutchLiberal   Jul-16-10 09:02 PM   #92 
  - Now Argentina can be added to the list at the end  NoProphetNYC   Jul-15-10 12:13 PM   #46 
  - +1000...  awoke_in_2003   Jul-15-10 12:33 PM   #47 
  - The NYT says the measure was passed by a narrow margin.  stopbush   Jul-15-10 01:15 PM   #54 
  - 3 abstaining 9 absent  Capitalocracy   Jul-15-10 01:25 PM   #57 
  - Look who else we're behind now...  Fearless   Jul-15-10 01:22 PM   #55 
  - They finally got one right down here.  Capitalocracy   Jul-15-10 01:45 PM   #58 
  - That's ***Heavily Catholic*** Argentina. :-)  UrbScotty   Jul-15-10 01:50 PM   #60 
  - The Catholic Church fought this tooth and nail  IndianaGreen   Jul-15-10 06:50 PM   #71 
  - If they can do it, so can we!  Love Bug   Jul-15-10 02:33 PM   #62 
  - Oh, and the courts recently upheld the right to privacy over marijuana prosecution.  Capitalocracy   Jul-15-10 02:39 PM   #63 
  - So wonderful! Argentina!  Bluenorthwest   Jul-15-10 06:35 PM   #68 
  - YAY Argentines!  Odin2005   Jul-15-10 07:35 PM   #72 
  - "Supporters of same-sex unions, led by President Cristina Fernandez..."  DutchLiberal   Jul-15-10 08:15 PM   #74 
  - good for them. wish we had it here.  DesertFlower   Jul-15-10 08:55 PM   #76 
  - And yet,  Freetradesucks   Jul-15-10 09:13 PM   #77 
  - because our leaders are generally political cowards n/t  ruggerson   Jul-15-10 10:17 PM   #81 
  - Why was this so controversial?  BolivarianHero   Jul-15-10 11:08 PM   #82 
  - You mean that a country with a progressive legislature progresses? Whaaaa.....  liberation   Jul-16-10 01:06 AM   #84 
  - K&R -- rare good news to wake up to this morning (n/t)  ProudDad   Jul-16-10 12:23 AM   #83 
  - congrats to Argentina! Hopefully we'll follow their lead one of these days  fishwax   Jul-16-10 10:08 AM   #88 
 

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