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Super Bowl or Gay Equality Bowl

eddie again Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 9:30 PM
tinsldr, i think it is an accepted principle of civilization that all laws are designed to encourage or discourage human behaviors. it seems to me that to think otherwise is to advocate for anarchy. equal protection can only be rationally applied to members of the same class. same-sex couples are uniquely different from male female couples and consequently cannot rationally be considered members of the same class as male female couples. we have already discussed why they are uniquely different. we have also agreed that the government has the discretion to discriminate when deciding who and who cannot receive civil marriage licenses. sadly, much as i enjoined our exchanges. duty calls and i will be unavailable online until mon.

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...