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FreeState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-08-07 01:42 PM
Response to Reply #33
40. Give them time - they always do show up (edit)
Edited on Fri Jun-08-07 01:43 PM by FreeState
But then again they never answer this either:

http://pewresearch.org/pubs/40/wedge-issues-on-the-ball

(I know I already posted that below but it shows proof it does not lose elections for candidates)

(edit look they are here now :/ )
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  -Gay Marriage Poll: (longwinded explanation of why i posted this) lionesspriyanka  Jun-08-07 12:28 PM   #0 
  - When are people going to realize that Gay & Lesbian's are  BlackHawk706867   Jun-08-07 12:32 PM   #1 
  - i dont know, hence my question  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 12:33 PM   #3 
  - Come to Canada  GliderGuider   Jun-08-07 12:38 PM   #7 
  - we might.  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 12:39 PM   #8 
  - Join us here in Massachusetts  rox63   Jun-08-07 01:55 PM   #43 
  - What is a "so called heterosexual"?...  Madspirit   Jun-08-07 12:41 PM   #9 
     - There is no proper answer to your so called question.  Bucky   Jun-08-07 01:19 PM   #28 
     - Well, you have to read the post I'm answering  Madspirit   Jun-08-07 01:37 PM   #39 
        - No, I read it. I was just making fun how people use "so called" for things they don't like  Bucky   Jun-08-07 02:59 PM   #47 
           - I Get It  Madspirit   Jun-08-07 03:03 PM   #49 
     - I believe the poster was suggesting  hfojvt   Jun-08-07 04:25 PM   #52 
  - hmmm  DemocratSinceBirth   Jun-08-07 12:32 PM   #2 
  - yup.  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 12:36 PM   #4 
  - Why? Do you doubt the humanity of your fellow Americans?  RufusTFirefly   Jun-08-07 12:43 PM   #11 
     - because these measure were passed is why i doubt the humanity of my fellow americans.  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 12:47 PM   #13 
        - Indeed. The fact that we still DON'T have equal rights is cause enough to doubt the  mondo joe   Jun-08-07 12:50 PM   #14 
  - This country is still too backwards when it comes to social issues  Katzenkavalier   Jun-08-07 12:37 PM   #5 
  - thats my conflict. i believe this but maybe i am underestimation Americans  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 12:38 PM   #6 
  - I am afraid you are right  Madspirit   Jun-08-07 12:43 PM   #10 
  - This ought to bring out the usual suspects  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Jun-08-07 12:46 PM   #12 
  - so far zero votes on "i oppose gay marriage" though  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 01:10 PM   #25 
     - I'm still waiting for the "Do you want to lose the election?!?" brigade  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Jun-08-07 01:29 PM   #33 
        - Give them time - they always do show up (edit)  FreeState   Jun-08-07 01:42 PM   #40 
  - Leadership, Leadership, Leadership  lynyrd_skynyrd   Jun-08-07 12:52 PM   #15 
  - someday  0rganism   Jun-08-07 12:55 PM   #16 
  - I think the (EEEK!) "Gay Marriage" bogeyman has run out of steam.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-08-07 12:59 PM   #17 
  - Maybe you're tired of it. But I'll bet it still packs weight in rural Ohio & Pennsylvania  Bucky   Jun-08-07 01:22 PM   #31 
  - Gay marriage is NOT a wedge issue  FreeState   Jun-08-07 12:59 PM   #18 
  - i am not blaming GLBT people. i am blaming bigots and idiots for losing elections  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 01:00 PM   #20 
  - Sorry I should have been more clear  FreeState   Jun-08-07 01:03 PM   #22 
  - Yes but that is a big part of the problem. There are republicans  karlrschneider   Jun-08-07 01:21 PM   #30 
  - But do they switch parties when they vote?  FreeState   Jun-08-07 01:25 PM   #32 
     - Probably not but if you are talking about ballot measures like "defense of marriage"  karlrschneider   Jun-08-07 02:56 PM   #45 
  - Sorry, but yes Gay marriage is a wedge issue. If you prefer, the fear of it is the wedge.  Bucky   Jun-08-07 01:29 PM   #34 
  - So how does placing it on the ballot get dems to vote republican ? N/T  FreeState   Jun-08-07 01:31 PM   #35 
     - there are bigoted dems?  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 01:32 PM   #36 
        - So they switch parties over it? No  FreeState   Jun-08-07 01:36 PM   #38 
  - they don't have to switch parties  hfojvt   Jun-08-07 04:37 PM   #53 
  - the only reason an issue like gay marriage or marriage equality can't  xchrom   Jun-08-07 01:00 PM   #19 
  - best response yet. thanks.  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 01:01 PM   #21 
  - The biggest problem, in my view, is the bullshit put out by the other side on gay marriage...  Solon   Jun-08-07 01:04 PM   #23 
  - I'm all for gay marriages  johnnie   Jun-08-07 01:07 PM   #24 
  - We're not stealing anyone's Holy Thing...  Madspirit   Jun-08-07 01:21 PM   #29 
     - You don't have to tell me  johnnie   Jun-08-07 01:33 PM   #37 
  - I'm a marriage abolitionist, and agree with you i/r/t candidates  Lilith Velkor   Jun-08-07 01:14 PM   #26 
  - Marriage equality, by itself, won't cost us votes. People are more anti war than anti gay. BUT....  Bucky   Jun-08-07 01:16 PM   #27 
  - I want to abolish marriage as a legally binding institution altogether  enigmatic   Jun-08-07 01:49 PM   #41 
  - Exactly Right!  stirlingsliver   Jun-08-07 01:52 PM   #42 
  - Might as well try it, who knows why people vote the way they do  taterguy   Jun-08-07 02:39 PM   #44 
  - well that is true enough  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 09:23 PM   #55 
  - I most definitely think a candidate can win who supports gay marriage.  SarahBelle   Jun-08-07 02:59 PM   #46 
  - Kerry won the election.  yardwork   Jun-08-07 03:01 PM   #48 
  - Don't forget they said the New Jersey decision was going to cost us  cboy4   Jun-08-07 04:07 PM   #50 
  - i think the jersey ruling was very diffferent, the jersey rulings came from the court  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 09:22 PM   #54 
  - I think it's possible  flblu2   Jun-08-07 04:19 PM   #51 
  - You never give up what's right, you just avoid spotlighting the issue when it's unpopular  jpgray   Jun-08-07 09:28 PM   #56 
  - so what is the solution. electing people who support equality but not vocally?  lionesspriyanka   Jun-08-07 09:32 PM   #57 
     - There's no worthier cause than equal rights--any decent candidate should support it  jpgray   Jun-08-07 09:54 PM   #59 
  - I think, particularly if it was framed in the context of a broad and consistent socially libertarian  impeachdubya   Jun-08-07 09:36 PM   #58 
 

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