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Thread #147102   Message #3458829
Posted By: Keith A of Hertford
29-Dec-12 - 03:51 PM
Thread Name: BS: 'Gay marriage' question
Subject: RE: BS: 'Gay marriage' question
Keith doesn't like gay marriage but knows that's not a good reason to have laws so he dresses it up in strawman concerns about the definition of marriage and majority rule, ignoring the fact that he's also just trying to deny other people their civil rights.

I do not recognise myself in that John.
You are joining the others in throwing abuse instead of discussing.
The definition of marriage is NO strawman.
It means much to many people whose views do not deserve to be trampled over.
And for what?
If there is a strong common consent for it to change then it should change, but not without the normal democratic considerations.
Why do you all want it done without that?
Why do you have such contempt for the views of others and want them dismissed without any consideration.
That is Stalinism masquerading as liberal tolerance.