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Muddleoftheroad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-18-04 09:22 AM
Response to Reply #18
20. Some issues
Generally, I only post when I feel like arguing instead of saying, "me too." But this is a HUGE civil rights issue just like what my people went through. Screw Jesse. He's wrong on this.

You support polygamy?
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  -Hetero DUers who DON'T support G/L/B/T marriage... chiburb  Feb-18-04 08:56 AM   #0 
  - Exactly  demnan   Feb-18-04 08:58 AM   #1 
  - Your point?  Callous Taoboys   Feb-18-04 08:59 AM   #2 
  - I thought my point was obvious....  chiburb   Feb-18-04 09:01 AM   #3 
  - Yes, it is an EXCELLENT article.  Lisa0825   Feb-18-04 09:08 AM   #4 
  - Some people...  YNGW   Feb-18-04 09:09 AM   #5 
  - That is all well and good  ComerPerro   Feb-18-04 09:11 AM   #6 
  - if their god tells them not to marry someone of their gender...  daveskilt   Feb-18-04 09:13 AM   #10 
  - Not saying a church/religion shouldn't...  chiburb   Feb-18-04 09:14 AM   #11 
  - But government has to answer to the people.  YNGW   Feb-18-04 09:21 AM   #19 
  - It would be considered "forcing it down their throats" if  Dhalgren   Feb-18-04 09:49 AM   #34 
  - Reply  YNGW   Feb-18-04 10:19 AM   #44 
     - You mean like the Supreme Court forcing W  chiburb   Feb-18-04 10:25 AM   #45 
     - Reply  YNGW   Feb-18-04 10:30 AM   #47 
     - That's interesting  kiahzero   Feb-19-04 08:37 AM   #111 
     - Thats always my response...  Cannikin   Feb-19-04 02:59 PM   #126 
     - The argument goes either way.  YNGW   Feb-19-04 03:04 PM   #127 
     - LIKE THEY expect us to support a country or more specifically a government  Hippo_Tron   Feb-19-04 08:12 PM   #133 
  - Congress shall make no law  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Feb-18-04 12:00 PM   #64 
  - Reply  YNGW   Feb-18-04 12:07 PM   #65 
     - They used religious language  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Feb-18-04 02:42 PM   #78 
     - Because this misused religious language then...  YNGW   Feb-18-04 05:16 PM   #88 
        - It doesn't matter.  Pithlet   Feb-18-04 05:26 PM   #90 
     - actually race was (and still is by some fundies) considered a sin  daveskilt   Feb-18-04 06:18 PM   #93 
     - But just 100 years ago, it WAS a sin to be nice to and/or marry blacks  DinoBoy   Feb-19-04 01:33 PM   #120 
        - Reply  YNGW   Feb-19-04 02:18 PM   #123 
           - One day when I was a Catholic...  chiburb   Feb-19-04 02:25 PM   #124 
           - Exactly  YNGW   Feb-19-04 02:44 PM   #125 
           - It IS a sin to wear 50-50 cotton poly  DinoBoy   Feb-19-04 03:07 PM   #128 
           - I beg to differ...Another King James can have it edited like last time.  Cannikin   Feb-19-04 03:09 PM   #129 
  - If 2/3rds of Americans wanted to ban freedom of religion...  Hippo_Tron   Feb-19-04 08:24 PM   #136 
  - "Marrage" should not be somthing for the state....  DavidMS   Feb-18-04 09:25 AM   #22 
     - Argh, no! I'm not letting churches take this over too  truthspeaker   Feb-18-04 09:27 AM   #24 
  - Yes...  foreigncorrespondent   Feb-18-04 09:44 AM   #30 
  - You see...  YNGW   Feb-18-04 09:59 AM   #38 
     - Well...  foreigncorrespondent   Feb-18-04 10:14 AM   #43 
        - That's it, precisely  Pikku   Feb-18-04 07:04 PM   #96 
  - Of course it's their right  bowens43   Feb-18-04 09:46 AM   #31 
  - Reply  YNGW   Feb-18-04 10:07 AM   #41 
     - That is what the segregationists said.  David__77   Feb-18-04 11:24 AM   #57 
        - Not saying that.  YNGW   Feb-18-04 11:29 AM   #60 
           - They "said it with their guns" with desegregation too.  David__77   Feb-18-04 12:59 PM   #68 
           - Maybe  YNGW   Feb-18-04 02:11 PM   #72 
           - So,  Pithlet   Feb-18-04 05:06 PM   #86 
  - yes, many bigots have used"religious beliefs" to condone  jonnyblitz   Feb-19-04 08:01 AM   #107 
  - So true n/t  JuniorPlankton   Feb-18-04 09:12 AM   #7 
  - are there really DUers who oppose universal marriage?  daveskilt   Feb-18-04 09:12 AM   #8 
  - That is a vague term  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 09:18 AM   #16 
     - Muddle... that is the FIRST time I've ever seen  chiburb   Feb-18-04 09:20 AM   #18 
     - Some issues  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 09:22 AM   #20 
        - "You support polygamy?"  chiburb   Feb-18-04 09:23 AM   #21 
     - What's wrong with polygamy?  bowens43   Feb-18-04 09:36 AM   #27 
     - What's right with it?  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 09:44 AM   #29 
        - Answer my question please.  bowens43   Feb-18-04 09:48 AM   #32 
           - I oppose it  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 09:55 AM   #37 
              - Many people believe that  bowens43   Feb-18-04 10:07 AM   #40 
                 - We as a society choose what we wish  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 10:12 AM   #42 
                    - What society wants  Hammie   Feb-18-04 11:28 AM   #59 
                    - Not necessarily  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 11:33 AM   #61 
                    - well  bowens43   Feb-18-04 12:09 PM   #66 
                       - What adults do impacts society and children as well  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 12:40 PM   #67 
                          - What about facts?  bowens43   Feb-18-04 02:27 PM   #76 
                             - Polygmany  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 02:40 PM   #77 
                             - Muddle: A little research and a link...  chiburb   Feb-18-04 04:02 PM   #84 
                             - Many don't, Many more do  Muddleoftheroad   Feb-18-04 05:12 PM   #87 
                             - That's the main reason why I'm against it.  Pithlet   Feb-18-04 05:18 PM   #89 
                             - Having lived in Utah...  daveskilt   Feb-18-04 06:13 PM   #91 
     - you're right universal was a bad choice of words.  daveskilt   Feb-18-04 06:16 PM   #92 
  - I don't support it  cryofan   Feb-18-04 09:12 AM   #9 
  - Adoption?  DumpGump   Feb-18-04 09:14 AM   #12 
  - thank you  seekthetruth   Feb-18-04 01:46 PM   #71 
  - married people don't get a tax "deal"  truthspeaker   Feb-18-04 09:17 AM   #14 
  - Amen  Hammie   Feb-18-04 01:29 PM   #70 
  - Who said same-sex marriages don't/won't produce children?  chiburb   Feb-18-04 09:17 AM   #15 
  - or cloning...  daveskilt   Feb-18-04 06:20 PM   #94 
  - marriage as a wallet issue  veganwitch   Feb-18-04 09:33 AM   #25 
  - You see marriage as a business deal?  bowens43   Feb-18-04 09:40 AM   #28 
  - it's a business transaction!  cryofan   Feb-18-04 10:45 AM   #49 
     - but why assume that...  veganwitch   Feb-18-04 10:55 AM   #52 
        - why assume a released apple falls down instead of up? Clue: statistics!  cryofan   Feb-18-04 11:12 AM   #56 
           - what are the statistics for gay couples adopting or having children  veganwitch   Feb-18-04 11:24 AM   #58 
  - Look at it this way  M155Y_A1CH   Feb-18-04 09:48 AM   #33 
  - Ok then...  foreigncorrespondent   Feb-18-04 09:55 AM   #36 
  - shhh!!!  veganwitch   Feb-18-04 10:55 AM   #53 
     - LOL (n/t)  foreigncorrespondent   Feb-18-04 11:02 AM   #55 
  - Your're mistaken in these ways:  mondo joe   Feb-18-04 02:22 PM   #74 
  - Do you really think  skippysmom   Feb-18-04 03:02 PM   #81 
  - so, a question - should infertile hetero couples not marry?  ulysses   Feb-18-04 03:53 PM   #83 
  - Please read this then....  Rockholm   Feb-19-04 07:46 AM   #103 
  - I pity those children  WhereIsMyFreedom   Feb-19-04 02:17 PM   #122 
  - Civil rights for all diminishes none  Lurking_Argyle   Feb-18-04 09:16 AM   #13 
  - I fully support gay marriage  sirjwtheblack   Feb-18-04 09:19 AM   #17 
  - do you have any evidence that having gay parents affects development?  truthspeaker   Feb-18-04 09:26 AM   #23 
  - how would a civil union over marriage change parenting?  veganwitch   Feb-18-04 09:34 AM   #26 
  - Adoption  LoverOfLiberty   Feb-18-04 09:54 AM   #35 
  - It is opinion  sirjwtheblack   Feb-18-04 10:36 AM   #48 
     - Everything you said above...  chiburb   Feb-18-04 10:46 AM   #50 
     - There have been studies done  kiahzero   Feb-19-04 08:42 AM   #113 
  - Oh, please  kayell   Feb-18-04 11:39 AM   #62 
  - That's what I said in post #50...  chiburb   Feb-18-04 11:49 AM   #63 
  - Sorry, I saw your post right after I blew up  kayell   Feb-18-04 01:12 PM   #69 
     - best. avatar. ever.  veganwitch   Feb-18-04 02:17 PM   # 
        - Thank you, I'm SO happy for them  kayell   Feb-18-04 02:52 PM   #80 
           - dont they just look subversive and wicked  daveskilt   Feb-18-04 06:24 PM   #95 
  - Ignorance is  sirjwtheblack   Feb-18-04 02:17 PM   #73 
     - Quite frankly, I feel no more need to try to educate or convince you  kayell   Feb-18-04 02:46 PM   #79 
        - If that's how you want to be  sirjwtheblack   Feb-18-04 03:07 PM   #82 
  - Every Major Study Shows Kids of Gay Parents Fare as Well  mondo joe   Feb-18-04 02:27 PM   #75 
  - Define "major"  sirjwtheblack   Feb-19-04 09:10 AM   #115 
  - All children are unconsenting.  rbnyc   Feb-18-04 04:25 PM   #85 
  - Unreal...  sirjwtheblack   Feb-19-04 06:55 AM   #100 
     - im willing to say I dont know  daveskilt   Feb-19-04 07:14 AM   #101 
     - There is no good rule of thumb here.  sirjwtheblack   Feb-19-04 08:42 AM   #112 
     - "I'm only really arguing for straight parents to be given preference over  kayell   Feb-19-04 07:25 AM   #102 
        - Thank You.  rbnyc   Feb-19-04 07:58 AM   #106 
           - Yep, had the same problem myself a few posts up thread  kayell   Feb-19-04 08:09 AM   #108 
           - Thanks.  rbnyc   Feb-19-04 08:14 AM   #109 
              - Oh  Pithlet   Feb-19-04 01:26 PM   #119 
           - Just because I don't agree with you entirely  sirjwtheblack   Feb-19-04 08:29 AM   #110 
              - I bet some of your best friends are gay.  rbnyc   Feb-19-04 01:04 PM   #116 
                 - Rbnyc...  chiburb   Feb-19-04 01:18 PM   #117 
                 - Actually...  rbnyc   Feb-19-04 01:23 PM   #118 
                 - Last post.  sirjwtheblack   Feb-19-04 02:07 PM   #121 
  - Doesn't single parents raising children do the same thing?  Hippo_Tron   Feb-19-04 08:18 PM   #135 
  - Found This Extremely Interesting:  TNOE   Feb-18-04 10:05 AM   #39 
  - Whoa, thought this was the Land of the FREE  opihimoimoi   Feb-18-04 10:26 AM   #46 
  - The entire topic illustrates the hypocrisy of the right...  av8rdave   Feb-18-04 10:49 AM   #51 
  - I like to put it this way:  truthspeaker   Feb-18-04 10:57 AM   #54 
  - I fully support same-sex marriage -  Suspicious   Feb-18-04 07:18 PM   #97 
  - Thank you...  chiburb   Feb-18-04 07:49 PM   #98 
  - Re: Polygamy  kayell   Feb-19-04 07:47 AM   #104 
     - Great points.  Suspicious   Feb-19-04 07:51 PM   #132 
  - Wow, this is some thread.  Plaid Adder   Feb-18-04 07:59 PM   #99 
  - That is one of the best things that Mayor Newsome has done  kayell   Feb-19-04 07:53 AM   #105 
  - Hey Plaidder! Wanna feel some encouragement?  chiburb   Feb-19-04 09:00 AM   #114 
  - "something can't be a sin 100 years ago and not be a sin now"  Cannikin   Feb-19-04 03:17 PM   #130 
  - OT...  chiburb   Feb-19-04 03:31 PM   #131 
  - Heteros need to think of thier own children  Politicub   Feb-19-04 08:15 PM   #134 
 

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