Why I support Marriage Equality

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    I believe gays and lesbians should be treated the same as heterosexuals. I believe that anything less then marriage is treating gays and lesbians as seperate but equal. I believe gays and lesbians should enjoy every benefit over 1,000 legal benefits and protections that straight people get when they get married.

    I dont believe in half equality, or 75% eqaulity, I believe in full 100% equality for gays in the workplace, in marriage, hate crimes protection and others
     
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    That's mighty white of ya, Marty.
     
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    Let gays get married; they deserve to be miserable, too
     
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    While I don't really care about the gay marriage issue, I do get tired of the discimination argument. Gays and lesbians are treated EXACTLY like heterosexuals in regards to current marriage laws. Heterosexuals are only allowed to marry someone of the opposite sex as well. Marriage laws say NOTHING about love. If what you're wanting is to allow gays and lesbians to be treated differently from heteros, then just say so. Stop the false , "Gays are being disciminated against "crap.
     
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    thats horshit, gays are not attracted to/nor love an opposite sex partner. your argument is horse shit my friend


     
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    And blacks were treated exactly the same as Whites during the slave days. All rich, white, landed gentry had certain rights and powers. That law was applied to everyone :rolleyes:

    Oh, they had the right to marry people their own color, too- but SCOTUS already called bullshit on that
     
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    Would legalizing gay marriage bring homosexual couples up to speed in comparison to hetero couples? Or would it move them ahead, due to their minority status and the civil rights laws that would apply?
     
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    A little reading comprehension is a wonderful thing. You might want to try it. I don't care whether gays get married or not. It's not my business. I simply pointed out that it's tiresome to listen to people screaming for equality when that's NOT what they want. You might find that it's easier to gain support from people if you're actually honest about what you're asking for. Geez. just stand up and say that you'd like the laws to be changed to include love and desire. People can respect honesty. Try it and you'll see that.
     
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    Two men getting married or two women getting married,

    is not equal to a man and a women getting married.
     
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    Blacks and whites were treated the same during the slave days? Really? You must have had a different history text than I did because mine read that blacks were not considered equal and suffered true discrimination compared to other men and women. SCOTUS did indeed correctly call bullshit on color as a factor in marriage. People are equal no matter what their color under the current marriage laws. Until the laws factor love into the equation, then discrimination is the wrong argument for gay marriage.
     

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