Skip to comments.Why Gay Marriage Advocates Must Support Triad Marriages
Posted on 05/12/2009 5:18:05 PM PDT by history_48
by Gina L. Diorio
This really should come as no surprise. Just as gay marriage advocates argue that any two people who love each other should be allowed to marry, now a group in Maui, Hawaii is saying, hey, why stop at two?
The World Polyamory Association, headed by the husband-wife team of Janet Kira Lessin and Sasha Lessin, is pushing for legal recognition of “triad” marriages. Of course, Janet and Sasha lead by example, having, uh, joined, with another “husband” – Shivaya, (see Threesome Marriages).
Some might say this is crazy and argue it will never be accepted, but I’d like to present a tidbit of truth here: if you support gay marriage, it is impossible for you rationally to oppose triad marriages.
Yes, I’ll say it again: If you support gay marriage, it is impossible for you rationally to oppose triad marriages.
Now, I know some people reading this just got very angry with me. They’re saying, “Wait, I believe in same-sex marriage by I by no means would support triad marriages. How dare you say that, logically, I have to?”
I’m so glad you asked.
Two primary arguments given in favor of gay marriage are the arguments of emotion and equal protection.
Well, based on these arguments, it’s impossible logically to deny three people (or four, or five, etc…) the same “right” to marry. After all, if three people love each other, shouldn’t they have the right to marry? And wouldn’t denying three people the right to marry be a violation of their right to equal protection?
“Wait a minute,” you might be saying. “Your claim still doesn’t hold water. Sure, I believe in same-sex marriage, but I also believe strongly in monogamy.”
Ok, that’s great. But on what basis?
No really, think about it, what’s your basis for believing in monogamy.
Is it because it lowers the risk of STDs? Well, wouldn’t three people in an “exclusively committed” three-way relationship also have a lower risk than those with multiple or random hook-ups?
Or maybe you believe monogamy is best for raising children. Ah, but wait a minute, research has actually shown that the healthiest environment for children is in a two-parent home being raised by a mother and a father (note the gender difference there).
So, I’ll say again. Rationally thinking, if you support same-sex marriage you have to support triad marriages.
Now, you might respond to me and say, “No, I don’t support triad marriages – because they’re just wrong!”
Well, sorry, that doesn’t hold water. Because what’s your basis for right and wrong? If you believe in same-sex marriage, then you already have adopted a subjective standard of right and wrong based not on history, not on religious tradition, and not on scientific research. but rather on a “if they want to they should be able to” philosophy (or, even better, on a “this is my truth” philosophy).
So, then, this same philosophy would have to apply to triad marriages as well.
Some of you will think I’m crazy for positing this necessary connection. If so, I’m glad. I hope it will inspire you to examine the arguments and try for yourself to arrive at a logical and rational basis for opposing triad marriages while supporting same-sex marriages.
What about Quad or Quint marriages? Why should they not have the same rights? What about first cousins?
We told you so!.
But, this might work out great. I could use a ‘wife’ to do all the sh*t-jobs around here, LOL!
Is bestiality ok as well ?
Well I asked the wife if we have a 3 way marriage, I got slapped in the back of the head, WHAT??????????
Mayhap some of the tree huggers can save their favorite tree by marring it? ;-)
Apparently in obamanation everything is OK—or soon will be. The only requirement is that they send 80% of their income to big brother.
polygamy is more natural than nuptials between pickle chuggers
Wife, husband, husband, pig, dog, hamster, wife....now if we could just get the pig, dog and hamster to say “I do” we can all be happy as clams...oh wait, we must include the clams.
Why not? After all what happens in the bedroom stays in the bedroom. Unless, of course, you decide to do it on the patio, in the park or "share" it over the Internet!! The more the merrier. Can't you feel the love, literally! Should be a right to that too!!
I’ll accept counterfeit marriage the day that the IRS accepts counterfeit money as an acceptable form of payment.
Once gay marriage is recognized, wait for a discrimination lawsuit from a Muslim to have his multiple wives recognized. The Muslim would be in a much stronger position since his multi-wife marriage would already be recognized in half the world.
To paraphrase Hillary Rodamn Clinton, “It takes a Village to be a Marriage”.
Pickle chuggers, now thats funny no matter who you are get-r-done
If a person doesn’t believe marriage is between a man and a woman then what grounds do they have to believe in monogomy?
one side of the line is normal traditional marriage
on the other side we have anything goes
I stand on the normal marriage side and those eon the other side cannot pick and choose because of their agenda
The homosexuals have to back this and any kind of marriage and I really hope that those states which forced their citizens to this kind of sham marriage should accept anything or just get back to normal marriage.
Now perhaps those who never cared will wake up and realise that the homosexual agenda was only the beginning.
Another thing , the homos now have their worst nightmare as if they go against anything else then they can be perceived as bigots and have their own medicine but if they back it then the normal folk who never cared will get more pissed off and say enough is enough go back to where and how it used and should be
I’m not sure what you call it, but 304 million of us got screwed last November by Barry, Joe, Axelrod, and Rahmbo. Would that be a quadrocluster?
agreed and it would be interesting to see the LDS go to places like MA and get the courts to accept their marriage
and yes seeing homos now cringe at that thought makes me laugh
the homos will now become the bigots tot he LDS church and the Muslim church
Those homo states opened all of this and now they can live with it.
down here we got our constitutional amendment
I've actually heard some tidbits from the animal rights bunch going in that direction.
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