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Bankhead_ATL Donating Member (248 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 12:57 PM
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9. Now this is the disconnect between gays and black people.......
Edited on Tue May-26-09 12:58 PM by Bankhead_ATL
I am a black straight man and I side with gays over marriage issue but my black friends and family really hate when the gay issues is compared to black issues
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  -"There can be 18,000 interracial married couples in California -- but no more!" villager  May-26-09 12:43 PM   #0 
  - I am on your side but...interracial couples have nothing to do with this.  Bankhead_ATL   May-26-09 12:45 PM   #1 
  - It is exactly the same thing  underpants   May-26-09 12:45 PM   #2 
  - It's completely analogous. -nt-  DireStrike   May-26-09 12:45 PM   #3 
  - other than the fact they were similarly discriminated against once upon a time  villager   May-26-09 12:46 PM   #4 
  - It's exactly the same thing  Warpy   May-26-09 12:48 PM   #5 
  - Now this is the disconnect between gays and black people.......  Bankhead_ATL   May-26-09 12:57 PM   #9 
  - So, You Don't See Any Similarity....  Toasterlad   May-26-09 01:04 PM   #11 
  - I am a gay, black, woman...  annarbor   May-26-09 04:23 PM   #60 
     - Thank YOU.  Toasterlad   May-26-09 05:07 PM   #64 
  - Equality is a human issue. n/t  EFerrari   May-26-09 01:29 PM   #15 
  - Then you should educate your friends & family to the parallels.  Bluebear   May-26-09 02:03 PM   #26 
  - As the procuduct of an Interracial marriage  EndersDame   May-26-09 02:12 PM   #28 
  - Why are you so concerned about "Oppression Olympics" instead of civil rights?  LostinVA   May-26-09 02:17 PM   #30 
  - Because that's how our society has been defined  Chulanowa   May-26-09 02:48 PM   #40 
  - We only have your word that you're black.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-26-09 02:20 PM   #31 
  - Tough.  Lex   May-26-09 02:52 PM   # 
  - I believe it was Dr. King who said  Sebastian Doyle   May-26-09 02:52 PM   #42 
  - Amen. n/t  Hepburn   May-26-09 04:00 PM   #54 
  - Tell them to argue with Coretta Scott King  Bluenorthwest   May-26-09 03:28 PM   #45 
  - I disagree.  liberalmuse   May-26-09 01:10 PM   #12 
  - The analogy is sound  LostinVA   May-26-09 02:16 PM   #29 
  - If you cannot see how they do...then you are truly blind.  ScreamingMeemie   May-26-09 04:11 PM   #57 
  - I don't think that's what happened here today.  EFerrari   May-26-09 12:53 PM   #6 
  - the point is, they "capped" the number of same-sex marriages  villager   May-26-09 12:54 PM   #8 
     - No, they didn't. That's what I mean. By allowing those marriages to stand,  EFerrari   May-26-09 12:57 PM   #10 
        - well, yes they did, in that those are the only marriages considered "valid"  villager   May-26-09 01:13 PM   #13 
        - Maybe we're only having a half empty/half full disagreement here.  EFerrari   May-26-09 01:33 PM   #16 
        - I'm not a lawyer, so I am very fuzzy on how this works  indie_voter   May-26-09 01:19 PM   #14 
        - Because that isn't exactly what they said.  EFerrari   May-26-09 01:35 PM   #17 
        - I gotcha! Thanks..  indie_voter   May-26-09 01:40 PM   #19 
           - I think those marriages may be key to getting H8 overturned or repealed.  EFerrari   May-26-09 01:44 PM   #21 
              - I hope so!! n/t  indie_voter   May-26-09 01:46 PM   #22 
        - Not a lawyer but....  Statistical   May-26-09 01:35 PM   #18 
           - That court already ruled in favor of gay marriage.  EFerrari   May-26-09 01:47 PM   #23 
              - I agree, the wingnuts are on the losing side of history.  indie_voter   May-26-09 01:58 PM   #25 
                 - I feel the same way. I didn't do enough -- thought it was in hand.  EFerrari   May-26-09 02:10 PM   #27 
        - They ruled that marriages contracted in a legal manner remain legal even though the law changed.  Retrograde   May-26-09 02:39 PM   #39 
  - There can be three million legally owned "assault weapons" in California, but no more!  slackmaster   May-26-09 12:54 PM   #7 
  - Hey! Why can't every thread be a pro-gun thread!?  villager   May-26-09 01:43 PM   #20 
  - My support for same-sex marriage rights comes from the same place as my support for RKBA  slackmaster   May-26-09 02:32 PM   #36 
     - Oh Jesus Hussein Christ on a nuclear powered pogo stick!!  Sebastian Doyle   May-26-09 02:56 PM   #43 
        - You don't get it  slackmaster   May-26-09 03:29 PM   #46 
           - Horseshit.  Sebastian Doyle   May-26-09 03:37 PM   #49 
              - People who marry CHOOSE to do that as well  slackmaster   May-26-09 04:04 PM   #55 
  - "Why do you people turn every tragedy into an anti-gun thread". Gee, who said that?  Bluebear   May-26-09 01:48 PM   #24 
  - I have said that many times, and I'll keep saying it every chance I get  slackmaster   May-26-09 02:31 PM   #34 
     - Yes, and you will say it everywhere and ad naseum  villager   May-26-09 02:32 PM   #35 
        - Written with exactly the same zeal as those who oppose same-sex marriage  slackmaster   May-26-09 02:34 PM   #37 
           - happy hijacking, Slackmaster!  villager   May-26-09 02:50 PM   #41 
              - I'm simply trying to point out that disparaging one group's rights is hypocritical  slackmaster   May-26-09 03:30 PM   #48 
                 - At least you've added "IMO," there as a qualifier...  villager   May-26-09 03:59 PM   #53 
                    - You got your thread bumped and a chance to take a swipe at me  slackmaster   May-26-09 04:43 PM   #62 
                       - thanks!  villager   May-26-09 04:45 PM   #63 
  - Oh! Go get a boner cleaning your gun!  Touchdown   May-26-09 04:16 PM   #58 
  - I think that is an apt description as the product of an Interracial Marriage.  EndersDame   May-26-09 02:21 PM   #32 
  - Being in an interracial marriage... I totally agree that this comparison is  CBR   May-26-09 02:23 PM   #33 
     - Also in an interracial marriage and ITA. n/t  indie_voter   May-26-09 02:39 PM   #38 
  - I think they left the door open.  tinrobot   May-26-09 03:09 PM   #44 
  - Forty years ago, my cousin couldn't marry an Asian man because of the law.  TexasObserver   May-26-09 03:30 PM   #47 
  - And the coverage of this result will spur that movement.  EFerrari   May-26-09 03:40 PM   #50 
     - I hope enough straight Californians are shamed by this to correct it.  TexasObserver   May-26-09 03:51 PM   #51 
        - We did many points better this time than the last time this was put up.  EFerrari   May-26-09 03:55 PM   #52 
  - Not really  theboss   May-26-09 04:10 PM   #56 
  - what "federal law" are you even talking about?  Lex   May-26-09 04:18 PM   #59 
  - k&R  HOLOS   May-26-09 04:28 PM   #61 
 

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