Support for Gay Marriage Outweighs Opposition in Polls

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    I think the 'support' in polls depends on how it is stated... I think you will find many libertarians and conservatives supporting it if you are stating that people should be with whomever they want, get government out of the nitty gritty of marriage, and recognize family units for the contracts that they are and have every family unit recognized by government with the same benefits of power of attorney, taxation, inheritance, etc..... but if you try and mandate or legislate acceptance, keep government huge in 'marriage' etc, you would get lesser support
     
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    Just like those annoying elections that never got rid of segregation. Oh, wait....and slavery.
     
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    You are mistaken. Slavery was abolished through the normal legislative and constitutional process, not through polls.
     
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    You are mistaken. Slavery was abolished through the normal legislative and constitutional process. Not through "polls".
     
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    Our Country is as stake.. Queers shouldn't be part of the equation.
     
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    Only thru a war and a stacked Congress.
     
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    What gets me is that most of the people with this attitude are talking about someone in their own family. They don't just sprout in NYC or SF, you know. They're coming out of the heartland or should I say "driven out"?
     

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