Streak of 30 votes against gay marriage to end!

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    If the voters want it, they should be able to vote for it, without imposing their lack of morality on the whole nation.
     
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    Nobody's forcing anyone into gay marriage. How is it being imposed?

    On another note, MD used to be the state where everyone went for a quickie marriage. The chapels may be opening again!
     
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    It is being imposed if a gay couple validly married in one state, moves to another state that also has to consider them married.
     
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    Still doesn't effect anyone but them. You're not going to be asked to give them anniversary presents, are you? :eusa_eh:
     
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    Good for Maryland

    But you should not be allowed to vote on what rights others are allowed to have

    Democracy is two wolves and a sheep voting on what's for supper
     
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    In a way, you do, its just they are usually enshrined in the consitution via the amendment process, which requires voting.
     
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    Are photographers going to be sued if they decline to provide services? Will landlords have any penalty if they don't rent to same sex couples? Will the bakery be able to refuse to bake wedding cakes with two grooms? Will private schools be able to refuse to admit the adopted children of same sex couples? Will privately owned businesses be able to decline spousal coverage?

    It doesn't affect anyone but them? Really????? The facts would suggest otherwise.
     
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    None of our civil rights advances would have passed if put up for a straight vote

    Slavery would not have been overruled
    Women would not have the vote (only men would have been allowed to vote on the issue)
    Civil Rights legislation would not have passed

    Popular opinion was against all these issues....Voting on what rights others are allowed to have is assinine
     

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