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36. Awesome. So you won't be able to visit the partner you love in the hospital either!
Congrats! Everyone dies alone! Or with their Republican brother-in-law!
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  -I modestly propose a ban on ALL marriage. leftofthedial  Nov-08-08 10:33 AM   #0 
  - I agree. civil unions between consenting adults only.  librechik   Nov-08-08 10:35 AM   #1 
  - Works for me  Merlot   Nov-08-08 10:35 AM   #2 
  - Or at least make it only a 6-month term that has to be renewed.  bob_weaver   Nov-08-08 10:36 AM   #3 
  - "We will breed every 7 years, like the Vulcans, that most logical race...  dmesg   Nov-08-08 10:38 AM   #6 
  - lol  bob_weaver   Nov-08-08 10:54 AM   #20 
  - Yes, that sounds good to me.  bushwentawol   Nov-08-08 10:38 AM   #7 
  - Why wasn't this discussed as an option  JackBeck   Nov-08-08 10:37 AM   #4 
  - i'll kill my marriage before i let gays have it. nt.  IndianaJones   Nov-08-08 10:40 AM   #8 
  - I modestly propose that you move forward with this plan. n/t  JackBeck   Nov-08-08 11:40 AM   #32 
  - Feminists have been talking about this  drmeow   Nov-08-08 11:30 AM   #31 
     - Loving v. Virginia  JackBeck   Nov-08-08 11:42 AM   #33 
        - My point is that it is not  drmeow   Nov-08-08 11:46 AM   #34 
  - Yep - Civil unions for all. I don't believe in religion so why believe in religious marriages?  blm   Nov-08-08 10:37 AM   #5 
  - agree  ensho   Nov-08-08 10:40 AM   #9 
  - and now it's the other way around  MindPilot   Nov-08-08 10:53 AM   #16 
  - Yea, tell all the haters that the push for gay marriage really did destroy heterosexual marriage.  crazylikafox   Nov-08-08 10:44 AM   #10 
  - It doesn't destroy marraige!  verges   Nov-08-08 12:15 PM   #41 
     - I actually agree with you. But..  crazylikafox   Nov-08-08 01:00 PM   #49 
  - Your proposal is philisophical masturbation. It does nothing for real people who today are denied  mondo joe   Nov-08-08 10:47 AM   #11 
  - you say that like masturbation is a bad thing  leftofthedial   Nov-08-08 10:53 AM   #17 
  - Masturbation is a great thing.  mondo joe   Nov-08-08 10:55 AM   #22 
     - I can see that it might not happen,  leftofthedial   Nov-08-08 12:22 PM   #42 
  - I disagree.  verges   Nov-08-08 12:24 PM   #43 
     - But it's not going to happen.  mondo joe   Nov-08-08 04:34 PM   #50 
        - Nothing happens overnight. nt  verges   Nov-08-08 10:49 PM   #51 
  - I like what France does - Civil Services for everyone, addt'l religious svcs if desired.  Justitia   Nov-08-08 10:47 AM   #12 
  - I like what Belgium, Norway, Canada, South Africa, Spain, and the Netherlands does.  JackBeck   Nov-08-08 10:52 AM   #15 
     - Oh, me too. I like the idea of everybody having a civil svc to be legal, religion is the extra.  Justitia   Nov-08-08 11:00 AM   #23 
  - I heard one legal expert say that might be the outcome;  MindPilot   Nov-08-08 10:50 AM   #13 
  - Marraige wouldn't become "illegal."  verges   Nov-08-08 12:26 PM   #45 
     - Yes, that's why I put "illegal" in "quotes"  MindPilot   Nov-09-08 11:17 AM   #52 
  - Two problems with that.  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-08-08 10:51 AM   #14 
  - make it a purely religious, not legal/governmental, arrangement  leftofthedial   Nov-08-08 10:54 AM   #21 
  - You *could* campaign for that ,but it would be a dumb thing to do.  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-08-08 11:22 AM   #27 
     - and one that works in many countries.  leftofthedial   Nov-08-08 12:32 PM   #48 
  - Under Civil Unions, NOTHING* can stop  verges   Nov-08-08 12:32 PM   #47 
     - Civil unions suck. which is why gay people want to be married like everyone else.  Gwendolyn   Nov-09-08 11:22 AM   #53 
        - I agree that equal rights are important.  verges   Nov-09-08 11:28 AM   #54 
           - I wouldn't get angry...we're just talkin'  Gwendolyn   Nov-09-08 11:52 AM   #57 
              - I do see what you are saying. But,  verges   Nov-09-08 11:58 AM   #58 
                 - So what you're espousing is civil marriage under a different name.  Gwendolyn   Nov-09-08 12:09 PM   #59 
  - Good idea. Relegate it to religion/custom  treestar   Nov-08-08 10:53 AM   #18 
  - I think ALL couple's "rights" should be stripped away  kevinbgoode   Nov-08-08 10:54 AM   #19 
  - What he said.  RadicalTexan   Nov-09-08 11:34 AM   #56 
  - Actually that's true  ismnotwasm   Nov-08-08 11:00 AM   #24 
  - Yes There Should.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-08-08 11:02 AM   #25 
  - Gay People Will Be Married Long Before Straight Couples Get Civil Unionized  Toasterlad   Nov-08-08 11:02 AM   #26 
  - Sounds good. I have been married and divorced 3 times!  Bryn   Nov-08-08 11:24 AM   #28 
  - My thoughts  drmeow   Nov-08-08 11:28 AM   #29 
  - This issue could be put to rest by not having special benefits for  spenbax   Nov-08-08 11:29 AM   #30 
  - Are you trying to get us killed?  kenny blankenship   Nov-08-08 11:49 AM   #35 
  - Awesome. So you won't be able to visit the partner you love in the hospital either!  readmoreoften   Nov-08-08 11:51 AM   #36 
  - Two points...  RichardRay   Nov-09-08 12:35 PM   #60 
  - then there will be no alimony  carlyhippy   Nov-08-08 11:58 AM   #37 
  - "The State Shall Make No Laws Regarding Marriage"  AndyTiedye   Nov-08-08 12:00 PM   #38 
  - Or how about....  Luminous Animal   Nov-08-08 12:08 PM   #40 
  - works for me  leftofthedial   Nov-08-08 12:25 PM   #44 
  - It would certainly put a stop to divorce rates.  Just A Yeller Dawg   Nov-08-08 12:05 PM   #39 
  - This isn't actually terribly helpful.  baby_mouse   Nov-08-08 12:26 PM   #46 
  - I totally agree.  RadicalTexan   Nov-09-08 11:33 AM   #55 

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