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Old 02-06-2009, 09:04 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by GarfieldJL View Post
I'm just pointing out the legal situation, that would arise, it wouldn't be as big of an issue if they came up with another term to call it.
And you honestly believe that any court in the civilised world would allow people to marry children?

That's nothing but an alarmist sentiment, thrown up as hasty opposition.

Marriage is partially so you can have children, 2 men cannot have a child with each other, nor can 2 women have a child with each other, it takes both a man and a woman.
Thanks for pointing that out - Here I was operating under the assumption that the Stork brought us babies.

Marriage is an expression of commitment and love between two people - it doesn't have to involve children, although a child is often a result of such commitment.

People here say it doesn't affect people whom are straight, well redefining the definition of marriage affects traditional marriages, as well as what is taught in school.
As has been pointed out, the 'tradition' of marriage has been so diluted over the past few thousand years it's not even a 'tradition' any more.
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