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The Opposite of the Civil Rights Movement

Robert1824 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 2:41 PM
Same sex marriage is not "redefining marriage" any more than allowing blacks and women to vote was "redefining voting rights " Gay people are "lionized ". Wrong ! Homophobic bigotry is rampant in America , evne more so than racosm was about 50 or 60 years ago . Bigotry against gay people is no better than white bigotry against blacks . DOMA is nothing but asmokescreen for the anti-gay agenda of the right in America. Marriage does not need to be "defended". It's the rights of gay Americans which must be defended !
eddie again Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 4:14 PM
so many assertions, so many assertions unsupported by facts or logic.

if you were omniscient you could expect people to just accept your assertions as true, but, you are not omniscient.
DCM in FL Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 3:41 PM
How do you feel about "bigotry" against pedophiles? That's a MUCH better comparison.

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....