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Support for Same-sex Marriage Crosses Party Lines

HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 10:40 AM
That's easy to say when it's not your child. You're assuming his son needs saving. And assumptions of this nature can be flawed if not based on compassion and reason.
HeraldOfGalactus Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 1:01 PM
That's a strawman argument and one that does not address the point you made.
TommyMaq Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 12:06 PM
"Poisoning the well" is a rhetorical device that you just used which proves you don't know what you're talking about.

Attacking the critic is very persuasive; it proves you have no *rational* response to what he said, almost certainly because you were wrong.
Marie150 Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 10:45 AM
Do you take advantage of confused boys?
In an opinion article in the Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman announced that he has changed his mind and now supports same-sex marriage.

He wrote that on learning that one of his sons is gay he "wrestled with how to reconcile my Christian faith with my desire for Will to have the same opportunities to pursue happiness and fulfillment as his brother and sister."

He is not the only prominent Republican to come to this view in this way. Former Vice President Dick Cheney is another.

And at the Conservative Political Action Committee convention, a panel sponsored by the...