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The Opposite of the Civil Rights Movement

Kurokitsune Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 9:52 PM
This is in response to the hate filled comments posted by the likes of David3036 and others. They think by bullying those of us who support traditional marriage in to silence,just shows that David3036 and others don't have the facts on their side. If David3036 and others personally attack will just show how closed minded they really are.
David3036 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 2:12 PM
If you think that stating factual information is "hate-filled" or "bullying" or a "personal attack," you must have a really hard time with day-to-day living. When anyone disagrees with you, do you consider it personal?

There is nothing wrong witth supporting "traditional" marriage, but that doesn't mean you have to exclude same-sex couples from participating in that tradition. You and your church can define marriage any way you wish -- the issue is what marriages will be recognized for all the legal benefits that accrue to marriage, and there are thousands of them.

NOTE: This is the first column in a series of columns related to National Marriage Week, Feb. 7-14, 2013.

Those who remember the old version of the SAT might recall the analogy section: “This is to that as that is to this.”

The SAT no longer requires students to demonstrate aptitude in reasoning through this vital cognitive exercise—unfortunate because so many Americans find it difficult to recognize false analogies. And no group has exploited this deficiency more than politicians.

Adam Cohen observed in a 2005 New York Times piece: “Intentionally misleading comparisons are becoming the dominant mode of public discourse....