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Gay Marriage and the Definition of Words

rocketsquirrel Wrote: May 13, 2012 7:23 AM
Isn't the institution of "marriage" supposed to be outdated and old fashion - according to pop culture and current trendy thinking? Well, why are gays/lesbians making such a big issue about being part of something viewed as so "traditional" and (oh, no!) "conservative"?
Jay Wye Wrote: May 13, 2012 11:22 AM
This is all about the REDEFINITION of "marriage" to be something it's never been,and thus FORCING other states to recognize the abomination via Article IV,sec 1.

Of course,some people IGNORE the second part of Article IV,sec 1;
"and the Congress may by general Laws prescribe the Manner in which such Acts,Records,and Proceedings shall be proved,and the Effect thereof."
Congress "prescribed the manner" by enacting DOMA.
THAT alone allows DOMA to be Constitutional.

Congress is SPECIFICALLY given the power to decide,and they did.
comsense08 Wrote: May 13, 2012 8:54 AM
Quite simple, the progressives will use whatever means possilbe to gain what they desire. If supporting the second amendment would get them what they wanted, they would be all over that one too. They are pretty much like a camellion. They will change their color in a hearbeat.

Gay marriage is an issue most Americans simply don’t care about. We have opinions on it, but it simply doesn’t register, especially at a time of high unemployment. But President Obama shoehorned it into the forefront this week because he can’t talk about the economy, jobs, his record, the massive debt he racked up or anything he’s done since assuming office except ordering the raid against bin Laden. And that party was last week, so a new distraction from reality was needed.

To be clear, what the president said means nothing. It won’t change any law anywhere. And the...