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kenny blankenship Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-08-08 12:58 AM
Response to Reply #41
48. I think they were referring to the *married lifestyle*
but i could be wrong.
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  -Don't support gay marriage? Come forward, and give us a reason why. Kerry2008  Nov-07-08 11:14 PM   #0 
  - Are there any DU'ers who don't support gay marriage?  phostur   Nov-07-08 11:17 PM   #1 
  - According to another threads poll, quite a few do n/t  Kerry2008   Nov-07-08 11:18 PM   #2 
     - Well, that's incredibly sad.....  phostur   Nov-07-08 11:18 PM   #3 
     - Bear in mind that a number of the no's on that poll  Downtown Hound   Nov-07-08 11:33 PM   #17 
  - Link to poll  thecorrection   Nov-07-08 11:19 PM   #4 
  - Wow. WTF?  chalky   Nov-08-08 01:24 AM   #56 
  - I don't think churchs or temples should be forced to marry ANYBODY  Wolsh   Nov-08-08 09:22 AM   #88 
     - First Amendment says they have a right to deny a religious ceremony to any couple.  Hepburn   Nov-08-08 10:20 AM   #96 
  - "Well I can put my...well...I'll stop there. "  cat_girl25   Nov-07-08 11:20 PM   #5 
  - I can also have sex with a dog without marriage, but I'd rather just have the marriage please.  Kerry2008   Nov-07-08 11:23 PM   #9 
     - does the dog have a license?  swampg8r   Nov-08-08 01:33 AM   #63 
  - Didn't take the poll you reference but... I advocate Civil Unions For EVERYBODY.  cryingshame   Nov-07-08 11:20 PM   #6 
  - Nice ideal, but pie-in-the-sky thinking  Independent_Voice   Nov-08-08 06:55 AM   #80 
     - #1. it worked in Europe. #2. Straight people are more than welcome to get married w/ceremony  cryingshame   Nov-08-08 09:24 AM   #89 
  - 12 Reasons Gay Marriage Will Ruin Society  asSEENonTV   Nov-07-08 11:21 PM   #7 
  - NOT NATURAL?!? My love isn't natural?  Kerry2008   Nov-07-08 11:25 PM   #10 
  - Simmer down Kerry2008, it's a joke.  thecorrection   Nov-07-08 11:26 PM   #13 
  - I'm sorry, I have my mom's quick temper. I'll read it :)  Kerry2008   Nov-07-08 11:27 PM   #15 
  - the post you are responding is rather sarcastic  CreekDog   Nov-07-08 11:28 PM   #16 
  - Out of your asshole?  cat_girl25   Nov-07-08 11:33 PM   #18 
     - Hey, I'm talented--but NOT that talented hehe n/t  Kerry2008   Nov-07-08 11:43 PM   #21 
     - i think that would make millions  swampg8r   Nov-08-08 01:36 AM   #64 
  - I hope this is a snark...  obiwan   Nov-07-08 11:49 PM   #23 
     - It's a joke.  impeachdubya   Nov-08-08 12:03 AM   #28 
  - Nobody has explained their opinion there "to the contrary"  TK421   Nov-07-08 11:22 PM   #8 
  - those who voted NO on that poll could be freeper trolls  JI7   Nov-07-08 11:25 PM   #11 
  - I hope so, because otherwise it saddens me that some DUers don't support gay marriage.  Kerry2008   Nov-07-08 11:26 PM   #12 
  - anyone?  shireen   Nov-07-08 11:27 PM   #14 
  - could I ask what you are talking about specifically?  rebecca_herman   Nov-07-08 11:39 PM   #20 
     - i don't understand your point ...  shireen   Nov-08-08 12:18 AM   #30 
        - well some people  rebecca_herman   Nov-08-08 12:21 AM   #31 
           - you're right.  shireen   Nov-08-08 12:37 AM   #37 
  - Here's how I look at it.  obiwan   Nov-07-08 11:38 PM   #19 
  - "Everyone deserves to be happy" Well said, my friend! n/t  Kerry2008   Nov-07-08 11:44 PM   #22 
  - Let me challenge that...  Blaq Dem   Nov-08-08 12:08 AM   #29 
     - John Sally and Sue  junofeb   Nov-08-08 12:31 AM   #34 
     - uhhh ... he's referring to consenting adults, not 3-year olds.  shireen   Nov-08-08 12:33 AM   #36 
     - Child molestion and incest aren't "challenges" to that. Consenting adults should be able to marry.  Kerry2008   Nov-08-08 12:44 AM   #39 
     - No. Yes. No. Yes.  Iggo   Nov-08-08 01:25 AM   #58 
     - If those offend you, then draw the line at those. Not at gay marriage.  Touchdown   Nov-08-08 01:26 AM   #59 
     - The line? How about two consenting adults regardless of  flashback   Nov-08-08 01:47 AM   #67 
     - Ah, the dreaded "slippery slope".  impeachdubya   Nov-08-08 03:19 AM   #70 
     - Comparing gay marriage to peodphilia and incest  mtnester   Nov-08-08 05:14 AM   #74 
  - If people wanted to be against something -  pirhana   Nov-07-08 11:52 PM   #24 
  - Marriage is linked to religion  Blaq Dem   Nov-07-08 11:59 PM   #25 
  - What's the difference between separate schools for blacks and whites anyway?  Left Is Write   Nov-08-08 12:39 AM   #38 
  - Keep your Jesus out of my love life and my government n/t  Kerry2008   Nov-08-08 12:45 AM   #40 
  - I guess Jews, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists aren't married.  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-08-08 12:47 AM   #42 
  - this is 2008, not the dark ages  shireen   Nov-08-08 12:54 AM   #47 
  - Oh, but it's "their faith"...  Independent_Voice   Nov-08-08 06:58 AM   #82 
  - Marriage is NOT religious. It's original intent was property transfer.  Touchdown   Nov-08-08 01:31 AM   #60 
  - Yes, Marriage as a word and institution is embedded with religion. Property laws in most  cryingshame   Nov-08-08 09:27 AM   #90 
  - Park your horse and buggy and join this century, OK?  flashback   Nov-08-08 01:50 AM   #68 
  - Really? Then why do people go to court instead of to church to collect child support?  eridani   Nov-08-08 04:42 AM   #73 
  - Oh, I see, you are  FlaGranny   Nov-08-08 05:52 AM   #75 
  - Um, OBAMA belongs to a church that embraces gay marriage.  oktoberain   Nov-08-08 07:09 AM   #84 
  - marriage is linked to religion, true, but it is also linked to the state  kagehime   Nov-08-08 09:15 AM   #87 
  - not that it's relevant to government actions, but there are plenty of "gay friendly" religions.  orangepeel68   Nov-08-08 09:32 AM   #91 
  - perhaps so but my husband and I are athiest and we were allowed to marry  joop   Nov-08-08 10:07 AM   #94 
  - I know there were a bunch who voted no because they think everyone should have civil unions.  hnmnf   Nov-08-08 12:01 AM   #26 
  - Sorry for not doing more  Leeny   Nov-08-08 12:01 AM   #27 
  - im sure that your clear headed calling out will bring them in droves  mkultra   Nov-08-08 12:22 AM   #32 
  - To be honest...  liberalmuse   Nov-08-08 12:24 AM   #33 
  - Choose this lifestyle? EXCUSE ME?!  Kerry2008   Nov-08-08 12:46 AM   #41 
  - I think they were referring to the *married lifestyle*  kenny blankenship   Nov-08-08 12:58 AM   #48 
  - 1) It's not a choice. 2) It's not a "lifestyle."  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-08-08 12:49 AM   #43 
  - AMEN n/t  Kerry2008   Nov-08-08 12:51 AM   #45 
  - instead of calling someone an idiot, could you first try to explain your point of view?  shireen   Nov-08-08 01:17 AM   #54 
     - It's like explaining evolution to a fundie.  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-08-08 01:31 AM   #61 
  - the word "lifestyle"  shireen   Nov-08-08 01:13 AM   #53 
     - I believe the word "lifestyle" in that post was referring to marriage,  chalky   Nov-08-08 01:32 AM   #62 
        - Marriage is in no way, shape or form a "lifestyle"  eridani   Nov-08-08 06:12 AM   #76 
  - I'm not big on marriage of any kind...  orwell   Nov-08-08 12:31 AM   #35 
  - why is this in the Presidential section?  krawhitham   Nov-08-08 12:50 AM   #44 
  - Because that's where the poll was, and I want the posters who posted it to give reasoning...  Kerry2008   Nov-08-08 12:52 AM   #46 
     - If what you do is none of their business, then why is it your business  1corona4u   Nov-08-08 06:16 AM   #77 
  - if you define marriage as a function of religion  swampg8r   Nov-08-08 12:58 AM   #49 
  - First Post...  BarackTheVote   Nov-08-08 01:07 AM   #51 
     - we agree completely  swampg8r   Nov-08-08 01:21 AM   #55 
     - actually, your points are quite reasonable  shireen   Nov-08-08 01:25 AM   #57 
     - Prop 8 creates an amendment to the CA constitution that  flashback   Nov-08-08 01:42 AM   #65 
     - Exactly. It has nothing to do with Churches at all.  flashback   Nov-08-08 01:52 AM   #69 
  - My family is participating in the protests against Prop H8  flashback   Nov-08-08 01:04 AM   #50 
  - Why should they have to suffer like I do  sniffa   Nov-08-08 01:08 AM   #52 
  - i agree its just spreading the misery instead of the wealth  swampg8r   Nov-08-08 01:44 AM   #66 
  - I support gay marriage.  Undercurrent   Nov-08-08 03:26 AM   #71 
  - No offense but....  Azimov   Nov-08-08 03:57 AM   #72 
  - Why do you assume that all gay men do that?  eridani   Nov-08-08 06:18 AM   #78 
  - But let me guess...  Independent_Voice   Nov-08-08 07:01 AM   #83 
  - Yep, one of "them" Homosexuality is "gross" until it's one of your favorite lesbo pornos n/t  Kerry2008   Nov-08-08 10:06 AM   #93 
  - I think you sticking your thing in your wife is gross. Get overself n/t  Kerry2008   Nov-08-08 10:05 AM   #92 
  - The older I live (and I am 62), the more I believe that folks should  secondwind   Nov-08-08 06:29 AM   #79 
  - I am 60....  Hepburn   Nov-08-08 10:25 AM   #98 
  - delete  Fabio   Nov-08-08 06:55 AM   #81 
  - A fantastic analysis that skewers the anti-gay marriage excuses  zulchzulu   Nov-08-08 07:41 AM   #85 
  - I oppose the institution of marriage in general  DCofVA   Nov-08-08 09:06 AM   #86 
  - As I understand it ~~ and someone correct me if I am wrong ~~  Hepburn   Nov-08-08 10:18 AM   #95 
  - I am indifferent to the question of marriage...  RichardRay   Nov-08-08 10:23 AM   #97 
     - Agree and I am pretty much in line with your thinking.  Hepburn   Nov-08-08 10:28 AM   #99 
 

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