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Provocative? Yes. Hateful? No.

Dante9 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 2:48 PM
You don't know what you are talking about, nor even to frame a counter-argument. Full rights for all gay people that are 100% equivalent to straights like you will stop when it includes the right to the legal state sanctioned marriage in all 50 states and US territories. That day will be here before too long, hopefully when you are still alive.

Two weeks ago I wrote a column encouraging churches to take a moral stand and make their voices heard as the Supreme Court deliberates the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which voters in my home state approved in 2008 to ban same-sex marriage.

I pointed out that the fight over Proposition 8 is not just about the legality of gay marriage; it's part of a larger effort by some factions to change the culture. In that context I wrote: "There is also a very slippery slope leading to other alternative relationships and the unconstitutionality of any law based on morality....

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