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North Carolina Passes Same-Sex Marriage Ban

`We are not anti-gay, we are pro-marriage.` --Tami Fitzgerald, the head of Vote for Marriage for North Carolina.

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North Carolina Passes Same-Sex Marriage Ban. `We are not anti-gay, we are pro-marriage.` --Tami Fitzgerald, the head of Vote for Marriage for North Carolina.
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AvatarJohn
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 951 Posts
Thursday, May 10, 2012 3:21:20 PM
Pink, luckily, even Obama did not say that gay "marriage" was a civil right. So yeah, states can feel free to "ban" gay "marriage". Of course, the accurate way of putting it is that states can affirm the definition of a word that has had the same meaning for thousands of years up until the lunatics started tearing down every tradition and institution that has made this country great.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33895 Posts
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 8:11:38 PM

5Cats & AJ - correct. Gay marriage was already banned. This amendment reinforced that ban, but also put a stop to any "seperate but equal" domestic partnerships as well. So gay people basically cannot have any kind of relationship.

Jesus! Save me from your followers!

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 24124 Posts
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 5:12:33 PM
For all the haters: @AJ has pointed out that the bill was a "Trojan Horse" it carried with it many BAD new rules, hidden behind the "Gay Marriage" part.
OK?
People opposed a BILL, not the concept of one part of that bill.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 24124 Posts
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 5:09:21 PM
LOLZ! @TruTenrMan:
*keeps his opinions on this matter to himself so as not to cause a poo-storm.*
(it's the very first comment)

I think poo storms will happen at IAB no matter what.

PinkRhoid
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1197 Posts
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 2:54:01 PM
NC is exercising its right as a state to pass its own marriage laws, if you don't agree with it I would advise not moving to NC instead of getting offended.


This logic is so faulty it`s sad. You wouldn`t say that if NC voted women couldn`t vote or that black men couldn`t use the same fountains and it passed by majority. Majority voting means jacksh*t when it involves impeding someone elses civil rights.

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