Stop Calling It Marriage Equality

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    Interesting article in the Federalist:

    Stop Calling It Marriage Equality

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    All you’ve done is redefine the parameters of marriage. You support gay marriage, not “marriage equality.”


    In a nutshell
     
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    It's not a slippery slope. What's the argument against it? It has a history as long as mankind and rejecting traditional marriage while claiming we need to adhere to the late tradition of two people is odd and illogical.
     
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    A look at history and the whole "traditional marriage" argument falls apart.

    Not to mention that government has no place in our private lives.

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    Some RWs are against nanny state type laws right up until they're for it.
     
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    Defining the marriage contract is not a "nanny state type law."

    Fining a baker for not baking a cake? THAT'S a nanny state type law.
     
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    If three people are married and one dies, are the remaining two still married? And if not, who gets custody of the kids?
     
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    Polygamy is indeed a slippery slope fallacy.
     
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    But the reasons used to advocate for legal gay marriage can be used unchanged to advocate for legal plural marriage. That isn't a slippery slope.
     
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    Dead wrong. You can have your own opinions but not your own definitions.
     

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