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Super Bowl or Gay Equality Bowl

eddie again Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 8:38 PM
tinsldr, i do not agree that the government should not discriminate in deciding who should acknowledge as married under the law. i am pretty sure you also do not agree that the government should not discriminate. for example, should the government prohibit a father from marrying his daughter? the government currently discriminates against a father and daughter who want to marry. are you saying it should not discriminate in that instance? it seems obvious that the government can rightly discriminate in deciding whose relationships it will sanction as civil marriage. so saying the government should not discriminate is not a valid objection.

Is it too much to ask that the focus of this Sunday be on football and not on “gay rights”? Will I be branded as a homophobic bigot for daring to make such a request? (I can answer that already: Yes!)

Last week, Fox News ran the headline, “Baltimore Raven linebacker [Brendon Ayanbadejo] uses Super Bowl spotlight to promote gay marriage,” reporting that, “Hours after Ayanbadejo’s team beat the New England Patriots on Sunday, paving their way to football’s biggest game, the three-time Pro Bowl special teams player wrote an email to gay marriage proponents asking how he could use...