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When Not Tying the Knot Is Not Good

Dante9 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:17 PM
Understandably, you are entirely wrong. The primary benefit from gay marriage is knowing you are legally married with all its federal and state attendant benefits and NO discrimination whatsoever because you happen solely to marry someone of the same gender. You are also wrong is claiming that there are signficant tax advantages to filing as married vs filing as a single tax preparer. Get you facts right before you spout off about gay marriage. Nonetheless, much of what the author said above is true.
AliveInHim Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:57 PM
The only benefit lacking that I am aware of is the SS benefits question. If my husband dies, I receive widow's benefits.

Anyhoo, the Government's involvement in marriage is one that protects the children by ensuring their paternity so fathers can't desert them (I know, I know, happens anyway. No system is perfect). When homosexuals can bear children without resorting to turkey basters or surrogates in ANY sense of the term, you'll have a point.

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