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    The Government calls me "Married." Apparently the definition of marriage is being redefined, so say the critics of gay marriage. So I looked at my wedding tape and I didn't find any instance of the word "married" or "marriage." Words mean things folks.

    I am in a holy Matrimony. Holy Matrimony is a Sacrament. Who cares if the government calls my situation a "marriage?" Yes, I am married. The government calls it that. However, I am not bound "til death due us part" by marriage since the government has a mechanism for my marriage to end. My Church has a mechanism for annulment, but that is a situation where there never was a proper holy Matrimony.

    So I don't get this whole "redefinition of marriage" thing. Who cares?
     
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    Obviously you do.
     
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    The majority of Americans care.
     
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    What an incredible bunch of bullshit word-parsing.

    If you don't care, then stay the fuck out of the argument. But please don't tell the rest of us that WE are not allowed to care simply because you have decided not to based on a load of fuzzy circular thinking. Judging by this post, I hope the day never comes when my opinion-forming is bound to your "thought processes", if they can be called that.
     
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    rest easy.

    thought clearly has nothing to do with your *opinion-forming*.

    have a super day
     
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    The rest of you are one up on me. I have read the Op three times and still can't tell if asterism favors, opposes or simply has no opinion on same sex marriage.
     
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    How so?

    I asked a question because I simply don't understand the basis for the disagreement. Why are people who are married before God concerned with a government civil process?
     
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    Ok, that's an interesting statement. I'm curious if you think words mean things or not.

    Ah. Dissenting opinions are not allowed if the basis is "I don't care about the government's changing dynamics since they don't affect the sanctity of my situation." Ok, which dissenting opinions are allowed by you? In other words who would you NOT tell to "stay the fuck out?"

    First show me where I did that since I told nobody any such thing.

    So you have no actual argument then correct? That's all I can conclude since you went straight to the personal attacks. When is it my turn to borrow that whip? :eusa_whistle: :lol:
     
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    Crafty ain't I?

    That's my attempt to view the process from a logical basis, not the emotion-driven bias of people on both sides of the argument. Perhaps I failed, but I think it's an interesting perspective.
     
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    As long as each person receives equla treatment under the law...who cares?

    Let Churches marry people. If gays find a church tolerant of their lifestyle, let them choose that church. If their existing church is intollerant.....move to a faith that doesn't condemn you

    The government should just provide civil unions to everyone
     

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