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Old 04-22-2009, 08:09 PM   #164
Achilles
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Moral and religious reasons I don't think the Government should cater to.
I disagree that governments should not cater to moral considerations.

Luckily, for the sake of our discussion on this topic, there aren't any moral considerations for the prevention of equal rights. Or perhaps it would be more correct to say that none have been brought forth.

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Critism is good. But if you just have that then you've not contributed to a solution.
The solution has been "contributed" ad nauseam: allow consenting adults to marry.

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If you have a better idea that makes it fair for both sides, and doesn't disenfranchise already married gay couples please tell me.
Sure thing: allow consenting adults to marry.

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It'd be great if we can come up with some good ideas.
I'm just gonna throw this one out there for discussion. Tell me what you think: allow consenting adults to marry.

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I'm perfectly fine with being critisized. It doesn't bother me. It's how we learn what ideas are good and what ones are dumb. That's cool.
Sounds so good, on paper. The hard part is where people don't abandon their faulty positions once they've been shown that they lack merit (see: contents of my ignore list).
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