MD close to passing same-sex marriage

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    People, more and more, are seeing that we are NOT the Boogie Man.
     
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    Thanks for the information. I'll cross Maryland off my list of places to potentially move to, work in, or visit.
     
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    No, but that does not mean I have like, accept, or condone your lifestyle. Nor do I have to do business with anyone or any place that does.
     
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    I predicting two possible outcomes. The first, water turning to blood killing all fish and other water life, frogs, lice, gnats and flies, diseased livestock, unhealable boils, hail and thunder, locusts, darkness, and the death of the first-born of all the people of maryland. The second, gays can marry and not in any material way change the life of heterosexuals and christians.
     
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    Get government out of the marriage business.. have government recognize family couples for the purposes of taxation, inheritance, legal and medical decisions in case of emergency, etc.... treate everyone equally....

    Government intervention in such things as gay or abnormal marriage forces acceptance... acceptance is a personal thing.... when left in the hands of the churches or whatever other private institutions, people can join as they choose, accept what they believe in, and live free without governmental repercussion... if someone chooses to be with a person of the same or opposite sex is entirely up to them in a free society, but in that free society they are not entitled to make everyone accept their same belief
     
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    No one is asking you to accept their belief. The law specifically states that no religious institution can be forced to participate. This about civil rights and fairness before the law.
     
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    No... when government mandates acceptance of a choice thru legalities, it is indeed wrong... this law will tie in to discrimination laws, insurance laws, housing law, etc....

    By definition, governmental intervention into this forces acceptance on a legal level

    This is NOT about fairness (which is inherently SUBJECTIVE, not something government should be)... don't be deluded
     
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    Does this mean I cannot rely on my GLBT friends to smite my enemies with boils?

    Damn, and I worked on that list of enemies for like an hour.

    LOL.
     
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    Fairness before the law and the extension of civil rights under the Constitution is EXACTLY what the government should be doing. YOU'RE the one trying to enforce your personal choices on others.
     

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