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Old 08-31-2007, 03:43 PM   #16
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Party's over! Everyone back in the closet!
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Old 08-31-2007, 03:51 PM   #17
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I know that my Redeemer lives!
What comfort this sweet sentence gives!
He lives, he lives, who once was dead;
He lives, my ever living head!

He lives, all glory to his name!
He lives, my savior, still the same;
What joy this blest assurance gives:
I know that my Redeemer lives!


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Old 08-31-2007, 04:41 PM   #18
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Phew! U-turn in the last second before the abyss!

Thank God, he who loves everyone equally.
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Old 08-31-2007, 05:03 PM   #19
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"While some Iowans may disagree on this issue, I personally believe marriage is between a man and a woman," the governor said.
Yeah well I personally believe E.T. is coming over for dinner tonight but I'm not legislating we all get a day off for it.
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Old 08-31-2007, 05:16 PM   #20
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Yeah well I personally believe E.T. is coming over for dinner tonight but I'm not legislating we all get a day off for it.
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Old 08-31-2007, 05:36 PM   #21
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Do we get a 3-Day weekend out of it?
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Old 08-31-2007, 05:51 PM   #22
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Wow! I never thought gays would be able to get married in my state during my lifetime.

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Old 08-31-2007, 06:23 PM   #23
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What is your problem ? Do you think every christian is thinking the same thing about gay marriage ?
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:25 PM   #24
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Amazing, gays could get married in Iowa, but not in NYC. Aren't we supposed to be one of the most liberal cities in the country?
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Well, I guess it was good while it lasted, and despite the stay, it's a step forward. I'm especially pleased that it was a swing/borderline red state like Iowa, as everyone already knew MA was pretty damn liberal.
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in my lifetime, we'll have either marriage equality or civil unions available in all 50 states.

those opposed are going to look as silly as the segregationists of the 1950s.

get on the bus, or be left behind.
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Old 09-01-2007, 07:51 AM   #27
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those opposed are going to look as silly as the segregationists of the 1950s.
From outside they already do.
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Old 09-01-2007, 08:50 AM   #28
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From outside they already do.
Trust me, they look silly here too.
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in my lifetime, we'll have either marriage equality or civil unions available in all 50 states.

those opposed are going to look as silly as the segregationists of the 1950s.

get on the bus, or be left behind.
Exactly.

This is a losing issue for them and they stand to lose an entire generation of voters who are going to be raised with gay friends in loving relationships, gay friends with children - biological or adopted and so on.

The conservative party in Canada has abandoned the issue of gay marriage, stating that it has been settled (by the pesky courts and public opinion, imagine that) precisely because they can recognize a pragmatic viewpoint when they see one.
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This is great. Not in my state...........
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