Skip to comments.Opposing gay marriage doesn't mean I'm barking
Posted on 04/14/2011 3:14:06 AM PDT by AustralianConservative
A lot has happened in the past 40 years that has been of benefit to the gay community. Some I agreed with, others went too far, but marriage between people of the same sex giving them equal status with heterosexual couples, in my view, goes way beyond the pale. They argue that the present law discriminates against them. It does. And it's the same reason why I can't marry Jamie or Hamish.
And how about the discrimination against pedophiles, prohibiting sexual relations with children? Why do we discriminate against 15-year-old girls and boys for what used to be called carnal knowledge? Why do we ban men from entering women's toilets or vice versa? I could go on but I'm sure you discern my drift. We discriminate because society believes it is the right and moral thing to do.
Marriage was considered, until recently, sacrosanct. Bigamy and polygamy are banned. Why should we discriminate against men who want more than one wife, or wives who want more than one husband?
With all its flaws, and few marriages are perfect, marriage is the bedrock on which our society is based. It won't be if these twerps have their way.
The time has come for us "neocons" to fight back and tell the gay community that we've gone from prohibition to tolerance to acceptance, but we won't accept that gay marriage and conventional marriage is the same thing.
They might have got some of what they wanted if they had asked for a gay marriage act, quite separate from conventional marriage but can you expect them to accept a gay marriage certificate proclaiming them to be a gay couple?
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Marriage is a union between a man and a woman. By definition, gays don't qualify.
Before long we’ll be able to marry our children; then it will be our domestic animals. When that happens I’m going to declare every one of them a dependent for tax purposes.
Good point you know your Latin.
I shouldnt laugh. In gay marriage Canada, theyre already trying to open the door for polygamists. Some academics are also promoting intergenerational love (code for child abuse) and animal-on-human ethics. It is just bizarre. Point taken.
Gays have always been able to get married, and have throughout history. I just don’t see the problem. In fact, it seems that women are more attracted to gay guys than straight guys, so, if anything, it’s easier for them to find a wife than it is for us straight guys.
And how about the discrimination against pedophiles, prohibiting sexual relations with children? Why do we discriminate against 15-year-old girls and boys for what used to be called carnal knowledge? Why do we ban men from entering women’s toilets or vice versa?
And that is exactly the point. The ultimate goal of this movement is to destroy all of the taboos; they want a state of pansexualism where nothing is forbidden.
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