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Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?

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  • +38 +46 -8 Seth Jan. 26, 2018
    "ugh. all these haters. if you want to be gay. be gay. ignore the haters and live your life"
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    • +7 +7 0 hsdhlk Feb. 5, 2018
    • +1 +1 0 me May. 10, 2019
    • 0 0 0 Deuterium Oxide May. 28, 2019
      "There is a lot of truth in what you're saying - people have been ignored. This is probably the most polarized topic on this site. Want to know why? It's because the Supreme court legalized it before anyone had a chance to figure out what was going on. The LGBT community was overjoyed because it was a unexpected success (5 to 4), but religious communities were left feeling disaffected because they had no opportunity to flesh out the issue in the public sphere. That's why there are so many angry religious comments on the con side of the feed.
      I'm not saying I support any particular side, but it's tragic that people weren't able to talk about and actually vote on this like you're supposed to do in America. People don't see any need to listen to anyone on either side of the debate because it's already been legalized. No need to find voters for your side if your side's already won or lost the election. The debate degenerates from there.
      Anyway, no going back now, but you should probably stop ignoring people. If you take a step back, people on both sides have legitimate concerns and well thought out arguments on both sides of the debate."
  • +27 +33 -6 Vote YES!! Sep. 20, 2017
    "Yes, it can be awkward to see affection between gay couples but with time we will be accepting and the shall be equal. At fourteen I know that this will help us be on our way to feeling like a safer country for those who feel judged, and feeling like they have to end their lives instead of embrace themselves. I hope people feel safer in a country where gay marriage is legal, I hope people vote yes."
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  • +23 +29 -6 Rightfully Gay Mar. 15, 2018
    "Does anyone remember taking history classes learning about the '60's, when people were discriminated against because of the TONE OF THEIR SKIN? Well, this is similar. Anyone who writes in the comments about "oh yeah god won't like this blah blah blah" is full of BS! Sure, when the Bible was first written, it was pretty clear that homosexuality is not accepted, but anyone of this religion knows that God accepts everyone; especially since nowadays, gay couples are way more common and accepted than before. Either way, why should gay couples not be allowed to marry and live their happiest lives just because Christians and/or Catholics think they shouldn't? The people of that religion are free to believe whatever they want, but that should not mean that they can throw LGBTQ+ couples into a ditch of unhappiness. Marriage is now a right AND a privilege. Anyone who thinks otherwise needs to start waking up on the right side of the bed and accept all of these elders, adults, young adults, teens, and even children (yes, there are LGBTQ+ children on this Earth. Stop being ignorant)."
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  • +21 +25 -4 Kaylynn Mar. 14, 2018
    "I think gay marriage should be legal everywhere. Me and my wife had to move to a different state just to get married, it sucked. I shouldn't have to move to marry the woman I love. Everyone is different and everyone should be able to love whoever they want!! AMEN!!!!"
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  • +21 +25 -4 why Feb. 16, 2018
    "What is being gay doing to anyone? who and what is it hurting? Answer: absouloutly nothing."
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    • -5 +1 -6 Michael Mar. 8, 2019
      "It will end humankind. (Or, huwomankind). If it's perfectly okay for any person to be homosexual, then it's perfectly okay for EVERYONE to be homosexual. Does that make sense to any living human? (Or huwoman)? Of course not."
  • +17 +20 -3 ........ Jan. 22, 2018
    "I support the Gays."
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    • +3 +3 0 The Man does that Feb. 5, 2018
      "Thank You!"
    • 0 0 0 Radish May. 12, 2019
      "Well I thought this was a aimless comment, but I'm bored.
      Point 1: Your name, "........," ameliorates your point because it is as though you are saying, "huh? Does this really need to be said? Isn't it obvious?" The symmetry and organization of the eight periods adds to your ethos.
      Point 2: Your statement, simple and elegant, connects to your audience specifically through the capitalization of the word "Gays," and is supporting without being overbearing.
      Point 3: No grammar mistakes.
      Ultimately, this argument is compelling - save for the comment below it (from 2018).
      This commentator annuls your argument by inferring that you are "The Man" when you are not. The purpose of the proverbial "The Man" is that no one stands up for him, but one simple look at this page shows that most everyone is standing up for this side of the argument while those "fanatics" on the other side are completely defenseless in their "depravity."
      Anyway neither side provides any solidarity for me personally but I thought it would be interesting to point out that there hasn't been this much polarity in any other comment feed on this site. Maybe people need to focus more on making well crafted arguments like this one on both sides of the feed, yeah?"
  • +17 +27 -10 Olivia Aug. 31, 2017
    "I think gay marriage should be allowed!!!!

    Marriage is about love not gender!!!"
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  • +14 +20 -6 jason l. Apr. 28, 2017
    "it doesn't matter if Adam loves Steve or bob loves randy just stop this madness and im only 14 im gay but you have no room to judge."
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  • +13 +19 -6 Dylan Jul. 14, 2017
    "I'm gay and I wanna marry a girl leave me be"
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  • +13 +29 -16 Lover 1 Mar. 28, 2017
    "I am a 15 year old girl, and I am bisexual. I love my two girlfriends and I know they love me too. You may think that it is wrong for us to be in 3 way relationship, but we are all ok with it, and we all love each other wholeheartedly. Stop being so mean to us because we love each other just because you don't like it!!"
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    • +4 +6 -2 Lover 2 Mar. 29, 2017
      "You go, babe!! Yeah, I'm one of her girlfriends, sort of the newest in the relationship. I love both of them so much! Our other GF would agree with us. For real though, everyone is entitled to their own sexuality and opinions, and everyone should be able to speak their opinion freely, as long as they don't judge others. I am proud to be bisexual, and I know how it feels if anyone is being bullied about it. Never be afraid to be who you are, or to make it known. Go people!"
    • +3 +4 -1 MO Jul. 4, 2018
      "Being 15 and sooooo open-minded is such a FABULOUS attribute. I believe in being, straight, I believe in bi-sexuality, I believe in being homosexual. It all matters. If you love and love being loved and have all wonderful motives, how can it be wrong? LOVE is what the world needs. Being judgemental is not what GOD wants for us. This just leads to more diviseness. ROCK ON GIRLS!!!"
    • +3 +4 -1 Not the 3rd Lover May. 16, 2018
      "You guys are great! Show them that it doesn't matter who you love! You are obviously great people, and nothing can take that away from you! I'm bisexual, too, but I'm not out yet. I love people like you inspiring me to just be myself and not care what other people say!"
    • +2 +2 0 Love is who you are Feb. 7, 2019
      "You go girl! Just a question though, would you ever choose?"
    • 0 0 0 Avec Des Ponts Jun. 5, 2019
      "What does this have to do with marriage?"
  • +13 +20 -7 Maia R. Mar. 7, 2017
    "Hello, I am Maia. I am a part of the LGBT community, being bisexual. I personally think that everyone has a right to love whomever they fall in love with, and that society should not judge people because of gender, race, sexuality, skin color, etc. I have a crush on a girl, though I know that she will not return my feelings. I have parents who love me, but are Mormon. They won't even let me dye my hair, much less be a bisexual. I am planning on leaving my church when I turn 18, but they prob won't let me. I also have AdHd, severe anxiety, and depression. I am terrified of the future because of what I am. Nobody I know from church knows what it feels like, and do not wish to since all the girls are constantly drooling over boys. I just want a world where nobody is judged, even criminals. Regardless of anyone's actions, everyone can change. I want gay children to not be discriminated against, because of their backround. Today's world is cruel, and we all need that someone who will be able to help us through it, and nobody should be able to say whether it's boy, girl, or even trans. Everyone has rights, and the fact that at least 20/50 states in America are making gay marriage illegal, it hurts. Everyone is biased, I know, but c'mon."
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    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 13, 2018
      "Unfortunately Maia the world will always be biased and while I hope you find happiness with whoever your partner may be, the decision of whether Gay (and other kinds) of marriage should be legal or not should ultimately be left towards the states. I hope you have a good day and a happy life with whatever you choose to do."
  • +10 +15 -5 Victor Greywolf Nov. 9, 2017
    "Most of the arguments against gay marriage often involve the pro-creation argument, or the god argument, and I personally don't know which one is more laughable, when it comes to same sex marriages, but the truth of the matter is, that the LGBT have the right to choose who they want to marry, just as hetero people do.

    It shouldn't be a big deal, since most, or almost all of the antis arguments or comments are very ignorant at best, and quite frankly very infantile at best.

    Same sex marriage is not a threat to society. We can afford to cut down on having kids. There are straight couples who don't have kids, are you people going to be up in arms about that? The fact of the matter is, people get married, because they want to be with the ones they love, just as hetero people do. Why can't they? After all, hetero people can be miserable in a marriage. Why can't we allow the LGBT to have that. Maybe after they see how miserable being married is, maybe they'll try something else. With the legalization of same sex marriage, people can be totally honest with themselves, and live a wonderful life, instead of a secret one. Secrets aren't always good.

    Have a great 2017 and beyond. :) Peace out."
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  • +9 +15 -6 smokey Nov. 7, 2017
    "Marriage should be between a spouse and a spouse, not between a gender and a gender"
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    • +1 +1 0 Love is LOVE May. 16, 2018
      "You go, girl and/or dude! Show them how it's done!"
  • +7 +10 -3 my love my life Mar. 5, 2018
    "love is for only you to say and determine not anyone else. being in love is for you to determine not your mom, your dad, your grandparents, but you"
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    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 14, 2018
      "A very true statement, love is for you to decide what it means. However there will be those who do not support it and due to the benefits of marriage they would have to pay taxes towards something they find wrong, sinful, and unnatural. unless gay marriage rights was supported by a large majority of people they should not be forced to pay taxes towards it. Therefore the matter of the marriage part of gay marriage rights is everyone's problem and not just two people. I wish you good day and life however you choose to spend it."
    • 0 0 0 bisexual girl May. 28, 2019
      "hi i love what you said it is good"
  • +7 +11 -4 Alec Feb. 28, 2017
    "I am a Christian who believes in jesus christ dying on the cross for our sins and he is the savior and the messiah. But Jesus didnt teach us to hate and despise people, he taught us to love all types regardless of who they are or what theyve done. Forgiveness and faith is what we can count on with Jesus. People can love whoever they want regardless of how they look, religion, race, etc. Love isnt determined by what people think about it, it is determined by how you feel about another(whoever it may be). We live in a country of freedom where one can be what they want with another. "love is personal, not political"."
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  • +6 +12 -6 Ryan H. Apr. 29, 2017
    "I'm not writing because I am gay but just because I am a Democrat by heart. To start off, you have the right to love whoever you want to love. The US constitution protects that. Plus, how does LGBT people affect the society? The people of United States has every right of life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness."
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  • +5 +5 0 Dylan Jan. 27, 2019
    "Would you rather be in foster care or get adopted by a gay couple?"
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    • 0 0 0 Jace May. 13, 2019
      "Honestly, foster care, where I grew up. At least I'm not picked on for having 2 mothers/fathers"
  • +5 +5 0 Alex Hamilton (19) Jan. 10, 2019
    "Um, Is this even a legitimate question? I am bisexual, therefore in in the LGBTQ+ community. I am disgusted that one would even try to make an excuse of why gay marriage is wrong. 90% of the cons are just shit from the bible saying gay is wrong. Hell, at least half of the christian community doesn't even agree with homophobia. Love is love is love, people. Scared of people having polymorous relationships??? Well, someday, that will be legalized too. There is no limit to love. A man can not love a man because what? The bible told you not to? You think there won't be enough children???? The world is overflowing, gay marriage helps this. Think about what I have said. For it is smarter than what's on the other side."
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    • +2 +2 0 Victor Greywolf Jan. 14, 2019
      "I would love to shake your hand. Man, they ares still living in the old days prior to 1975, where they believed it was a mental health issue. It isn't. being gay, lesbian, bi, whatever have you is what you are. I don't know if half the people know that the bible has more stories on homosexuality than anyone, yet it condemns it. This is why I never hang around THOSE people. You are who you are, and it should be respected. It was like what Harvey Milk once said: "I am a product of heterosexual parents, heterosexual teachers, it was fiercely imposed upon me, yet I am not heterosexual" These people have the bible as their authority, but it isn't the final word, no matter what they believe. In some cultures, poly relationships are already legalized. It is awesome. They assume a man loving a man is wrong, but if the bible said it was okay for a man to love a man, the would change. I salute you for being who you are and admitting it. I agree, the antis, as I call them, are s***. They are afraid of love. Love is love. As far as enough children goes, there are too many and not enough is out there, but we digress. Also, childless marriage helps this too. ROck on."
    • 0 0 0 WhenInRome May. 28, 2019
      "I am legitimately interested to see how far this goes. Would you be in favor of all polyamorous relationships? Bestial relationships? Pedophilic? Necrophilic? Where is the line? You said there's no limit to love, and that may be true, but what if it interfere's with other people's rights (children's rights, dead bodies' rights, animal's rights to name a few)?"
    • 0 0 0 bisexual girl May. 28, 2019
      "hi i'm bisexual to and i agree there arguments are stupid and they have no room to talk they have no idea how much of a impact they have on people"
  • +5 +6 -1 Anonymous Sep. 27, 2018
    "One thing most people won't consider is that people in same-sex relationships go through all the hate thrown their way TOGETHER. So they most of the time are better couples than heterosexual couples. Most straight couples don't go through this much and they can be less connected because of it."
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  • +5 +7 -2 Rosie10978 Jan. 25, 2018
    "I think gay marriage should be aloud because everyone can be themselves. Just how people have to right to believe in there own religion, other people should be able to love who they would like to love."
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  • +5 +8 -3 Victor Greywolf Aug. 28, 2017
    "The love that two people feel for each other should be all that matters in matters such as this. People just know they are right for each other, so why deny people the right to marry, whether it is of the opposite gender or the same gender. If life has taught us anything it is that people have and should have the right to have someone in their lives.

    It isn't our business who someone chooses to marry, since we weren't asked, so why are people against it, other than religious, or reproducing. One person on here was right, marriage isn't solely for reproducing, but that and the book of the bible seems to be the main focus of it. Let me ask you this:

    What if you had someone in your family or life who was LGBT, and they were a good friend of yours. Would you deny them the right to have a happy life, because of that book, the bible, or not being able to reproduce? Put yourself in that person's shoes for one moment, and look at it from their eyes. You might see it in a different way.

    Now, with that being said, why should someone be denied the right to love someone? You can't control your sexual orientation, and why is it other people's business how you live your life, LGBT, and this is coming from a straight person."
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  • +4 +4 0 Victor Greywolf Nov. 27, 2018
    "Gays have been around for the longest time, and they will be around for years. They are your relatives, kids, co-workers, etc. You people are going to have to accept that they re the LGBT, whether you like it or not. Let me ask you, if straight marriage were outlawed, and homosexuality is the norm, as it is in some parts of the world, would you antis be willing or able to conform to it? If not, why for the LGBT to conform to YOUR standards? It is ridiculous to force your "Christianese" standards on the LGBT, and this is coming once again, from a HETERO straight person. I personally am glad that the LGBT have a right to marry, and people, it ain't going anywhere."
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    • +1 +2 -1 Captcha Jan. 2, 2019
      "Victor, I am sorry we can't come to a conclusion, but I would like to make one more comment anyway. You don't have to respond. This fits better in this section more than people may think because the Supreme Court would not have voted the way it did if homosexuality were looked at in the same way other paraphilic disorders are. The thing that you said about not changing who you are or your thinking - what's the purpose of this site and a majority of life then? Being homosexual is not immoral like depression is not immoral (acting on it however could easily be called immoral). People should NOT be punished because they are homosexual - however, after extensive research I believe the worst punishment for a vast majority of homosexuals would be to call homosexual behavior normal and tell them they can't change. Something that I hope we can both agree on (because it is widely accepted) is the fact that many people have suffered intensely from mental disorders (depression for one) and many of those people have been helped. That was them "being what [they] are" until they were able to change.

      Anyway I don't want to punish people, I want them to get the help they need. The Supreme Court decision in many ways prevents that help."
    • 0 +1 -1 Victor Greywolf Jan. 1, 2019
      "I don't believe it is a disorder, sorry. If it is a disorder, it can't be helped, and why try to change people? Why can't you accept them as they are? And no amount of righteous anger you have will dissuade me from my conclusions either. People can't change their way of thinking, and they shouldn't be shamed for it. I read your argument, and I am sad to say, I have to stick to my conclusion, and there is no shame in being gay if I were. What if homosexuality is actually a disorder? In what sense? How can being what you are is a disorder? You can't change who you are. They do punish people for it overseas, but it won't change them, and it is that kind of ignorance the ones who punish have, that causes the psychological damage. I don't know how it can cause physical damage, but psychological, is because of intolerance. If people tolerated it, it wouldn't shame them. I'm sorry to say, I can't agree with your conclusions. This discussion would've been better on the "Are people born gay" This one was for same sex marriage. Sorry, but I can't agree with the evidence, however, I listened to your say, and can't agree with it."
    • 0 +1 -1 Captcha Dec. 31, 2018
      "What did you say? "but I am sure they didn't, so on that part, the argument is flawed." Just because you personally don't believe my evidence doesn't mean that it is any less valid. You could have attempted to refute it or reconcile it, but you made no such attempt and chose to gainsay instead, which is the antithesis of a worthwhile conversation. I can only conclude from this that you can't (or won't) confront my evidence and no amount of righteous anger will dissuade me from my conclusion. However, I do have a question that answering might. After more research, I have concluded that homosexuality is, in fact, a disorder - so my question is, what if homosexuality is actually a disorder? What if it's something that is developed and not something you're born with? What if it is not only something immoral and punishable by society, but psychologically and physically damaging as well? In answer to these questions, you can refute and reconcile, but you can't just say "that's not the case" because that would further prove my conclusion stated earlier, and you shouldn't simply refuse to answer because you ask questions like these all the time in your comments. I don't mean to trap you, but I don't want to waste time gainsaying."
    • 0 +1 -1 Victor Greywolf Dec. 28, 2018
      "I don't see how it can be a learned behavior. But you're right on one thing, whether or not they became hetero is up for debate, but I am sure they didn't, so on that part, the argument is flawed. Behaviors like that can't be changed, as well as those centers that claim it, are just a con game for people who would believe in fairy tales. I think I read some of it, and to be honest, I never had such a laugh from it, because they still are the same, regardless off. If it condems it, as you claim, ti is at best, something entertaining. The people are who they are. Those facts won't hold up. It isn't a damaging behavior, but I have to thank you, since you have proven me right with this, and I am also glad to say, have given me material for some jokes. Again, thank you. Homosesuality is what a person is. None of that nonsense that book says will sway them to change, or believe it. Once you know what or who you are, you can't change it. It just can't be done. There is no consequence for being who you are, except for people telling you to change, because of ignorance that cleary was shown by his book. I find it highly questionable, to be honest."
    • 0 +1 -1 Captcha Dec. 24, 2018
      "The evidence that I mentioned was a book by Charles W. Socarides titled "Homosexuality: A Freedom Too Far." In it, he talks about homosexuality (and heterosexuality) as a learned behavior. He goes over the negative effects of homosexuality (being a psychoanalyst, he doesn't make any moral judgments about it), and he talks about his patients (with permission) who were homosexual and after psychoanalysis, dropped all homosexual behavior and led heterosexual lives (coincidentally, most of them died of AIDS anyway). Whether or not they 'became' heterosexual is up for debate, but the point is that homosexuality is a damaging behavior from a psychological and physical perspective. It was inaccurate of me to say homosexuals could 'unlearn' a 'disorder,' but a behavior, regardless of whether or not it is a disorder, can be changed. Can you imagine if people said that they couldn't change homicidal tendencies? Even if they couldn't change their behavior (which they can) would we just not stop them from murdering? Lastly, the book doesn't make use of moral arguments and it still condemns homosexuality as extremely damaging.
      People can change their behaviors and even if they couldn't, they will still face consequences legal or otherwise."
    • 0 +1 -1 Victor Greywolf Dec. 15, 2018
      "I also wanted to add, and once again, from a hetero person, there is nothing wrong if a person is homosexual. Now, it would be the norm for you, and others. If you yourself can't conform to a standard. Why force the gay people to? You yourself said you yourself wouldn't feel normal, correct? How do you think the LGBT would feel? Why force them to conform? That statement of "can be unlearned" is incorrect. People can't change their sexuality, no matter what some people say. Once you know who you are, it can't be changed. Oh, some people can be flexible with it, but being flexible with it, and changing it are two different things. You also mentioned that you would be frustrated at people's "lack of understanding". Same as how the LGBT feels with people's lack of understanding. It is the norm in some places, and people should be okay with that, just like people who are gay should also be okay with the straights having the norm. The issue is forcing some people to conform to standards that they obviously cannot conform to. I don't see how homosexuality can be unlearned, since nobody ever taught it, same as nobody ever taught hetero people to be hetero. Harvey Milk: Heterosexuality was imposed upon me, yet I am not heterosexual. Peace."
    • 0 +1 -1 Victor Greywolf Dec. 15, 2018
      "Actually, in some islands off the coast of Polynesia, and Melanesia, it is. Heterosexuality is only allowed 100 days out of the year in some countries in that region, look it up. It is NOT a psychological disorder, that is an ignorant statement. You can't learn homosexuality anymore than you can learn heterosexuality. You are one or the other. You can't change your orientation, so what you said, like so many other people is highly flawed. How can you teach someone to be homosexual or heterosexual? Besides, you're right on one level, homosecxuality has been around forever. I mean, there was a Lakota Chief who married a man, and had two on the side to play with. Certain regions in China allowed men to marry men since the 1500's, and tribes in West Africa allowed women to marry women. It's not a behavior, but it is what it is. I don't know how they wouldn't be good, but I have to say in all honesty, you don't have a good argument here, as far s saying it is a deviant or leaned behavior, because hoimosexuality isn't a mental illness, no matter what some "experts" say, and it can't be changed. I applaud the fact that you made some statement that are interesting, but you didn't convince. Too generic, and unlearned. Try again."
    • 0 +1 -1 Captcha Dec. 11, 2018
      "Victor, you are correct about some things and incorrect about others. You are right, homosexuality (or at least homosexual behaviors) have been around probably forever. But so has a host of other psychological disorders that are very clearly not good. If you don't want to call it a disorder, call it a behavior, but the principle remains the same. As for homosexuality being the 'norm' in some parts of the world - there is no evidence for that. The closest thing to that would be ancient Greece, but it was still condemned by the population (Book VII of the Laws by Plato) and not the norm. As for isolated tribes that may practice homosexuality - small tribes also tend to practice cannibalism. Not a good thing. As for 'our' standards being 'Christianese,' that is slightly ridiculous. Again, every culture has recognized homosexual behaviors as being deviant - not just Christian ones. Lastly, if I were forced to conform to a homosexual norm, I would probably feel like I wasn't normal, and I would be frustrated at peoples lack of understanding. I however wouldn't have to deal with the torment homosexuals do that stems from having what I believe (with evidence) is a learned, deviant disorder that can be unlearned (Charles Socarides)."
  • +4 +5 -1 Joanna Jul. 12, 2018
    "Yes, I believe in gay marriage, I myself am a lesbian and one day, I might find a woman I would want to marry. I see nothing wrong in a Gay marriage. If you truly love someone and want to be with them till the day you die, why can't you ask for that person's hand in marriage? I believe that, yes, it may be against people's religion, doesn't mean it's hurting them physically or emotionally."
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    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 19, 2018
      "It may not hurt them directly but due to the benefits of marriage it could hurt opponents financially. While I hope you find someone you can be happy with the decision of gay (and all other forms of) marriage rights should ultimately left to a vote by the citizens of the 50 States. While I personally believe it would be good to make it harder to marry for both gay and straight couples in order to ensure that the marriage will last. Well anyways I hope you have a good day and life however you choose to spend it."
    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Jul. 14, 2018
      "Religion and reproducing is the only argument that people have. Little do they know the bible, which is what most of their arguments against same sex marriage is based on, has more, I repeat MORE stories on homosexuality than any other books, and there is a quote: Judge not, lest yee be judged. Amazing how many people conveniently forget that. We all know it is BS, but what can you do right? Also, the reproducing argument is another reason. I believe in gay marriage as well, and I am hetero. Why can't you ask for that person's hand in marriage? You'd have to ask the family of said person. I truly hope you find that woman to marry one day. Peace"
  • +3 +3 0 Dylan Jan. 27, 2019
    "Traditions always change over time and if 2 men love each other then it is none of your business"
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  • +3 +4 -1 dylan Oct. 4, 2018
    "i think that people no matter their race or gender should have the right to marry who ever they want to. If a man wants to marry a man let them, same with women. If some one is worried about what god is going to think, know that it is within the scripture, so you're not doing anything wrong. Love will always win."
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    • 0 0 0 Thomas May. 16, 2019
      "Actually, it does say it's wrong in scripture. That's why I've accepted that I won't ever date or marry, and I'm fine with it. Both views should just respect each other and not stereotype either side."
  • +3 +4 -1 Grace Jul. 23, 2018
    "Even though you don't support gay marriage, it's not like it affects you or anything. Also, you should be allowed to marry who you truly love and not be forced to break up just because of the law."
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    • +2 +2 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 14, 2018
      "Unfortunately the marriage aspect does effect everyone due to the taxes people would be forced to pay. While you should be allowed to love anyone you want people who don't support gay marriage should not be expected to pay taxes towards it's betterment."
    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Aug. 19, 2018
      "Truer words were never spoken. As much as I don't like the concept of marriage in ANY form, and I am pro same sex marriage, I agree the world needs someone like you, Grace. I agree, id doesn't affect people, but for some reason, they seem to feel affected, either because of what they were taught is being contradicted, or because of the infantile god or reproducing argument. It is natural for the LG of the LGBT (B and T can conform, L and G cannot.) and why do they have to conform to people who say they want it their way, right? I tell you, it's like because of the people who are against it ignorant and comical mentality that it happened. Glad to see you have this point of view. I support it 100%. :)"
    • 0 0 0 Avec Des Ponts Jun. 12, 2019
      "Who's being forced to 'break up'?"
  • +3 +4 -1 Anonymous Jul. 3, 2018
    "I don't see anything wrong with two people who love each other wanting to get married. It's not like you choose to be gay. It's like forcing left handed people to only use right handed appliances. It just makes no sense."
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  • +3 +5 -2 Nobody Apr. 27, 2018
    "Yes because well isn't racism bad or being sexist is terrible and right now homosexuality is sadly in the same boat and if history shows and knows anything that is how it'll be like"
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  • +3 +7 -4 Jasmime R. Mar. 25, 2018
    "I believe that same sex should marry each other. I mean it's going to be messed up if people say you can't marry the love of your life."
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  • +3 +6 -3 Joan Feb. 1, 2018
    "The greeks believed that Humans had 4 arms and 4 legs, and where happy a can be. one day Zeus got mad for some reason and split the humans in half, forcing them to wander aimlessly around searching for their other half. it is never specified the gender of the pairs, so why in the world would we specify gender in relationships?"
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  • +3 +6 -3 Morugan Nov. 5, 2017
    "Gay marriage should most definitely be legal. Marriage should stay out of both religion and politics because it's no one's business who gets married to who.
    To the people who are against gay marriage. How is this going to affect you? You're not marrying someone of your same sex, so why bother trying to stop them? So what if they're "going to hell"? You're not them, so don't worry about it. Just let them live their lives and you can live yours. :)"
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  • +3 +8 -5 Serenitee V. Mar. 20, 2017
    "There is nothing wrong with being in the LGBT community. You shouldn't let your religious beliefs blind you from something that is called Human Rights. Everyone deserves to live & love no matter who you love. The bible was written literally 2,000 years ago. The only sin alive is the one who refuses to accept the LGBT community. We live in a totally different era from the Bible.. stop bringing back the bad habits of refusing to love someone because they love the same sex! If your against your only making your life miserable because, we don't care what you have to say. & that's the Honest truth! You are nobody to judge because I bet you half of you don't even follow your religious beliefs you just sit there & beg to god for better days. Get over yourself.
    Love is love. & we have the right to love Who we want!????????"
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    • 0 0 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 14, 2018
      "You're right there is nothing wrong with being in the LGBT community, and the bible is, to me anyways, an extremely outdated book however due to the benefits held by marriage people would have to pay taxes towards something they do not support which isn't fair to them either. Unless passed by vote of a large majority of people in the US people should not be expected to pay taxes towards these marriage benefits."
  • +2 +2 0 bisexual girl May. 28, 2019
    "just because god created a man and a woman dose not mean they need to get married i am a bisexual 11 year old and i am happy with my boyfriend but would be open to date a girl any bay of the week"
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    • +1 +1 0 bi May. 29, 2019
      "i so agree with you"
  • +2 +2 0 Go HOMO! Apr. 12, 2019
    "Love is love no matter what gender you are, what sexuality you are. Don't let other people let you think differently. And personally, I think homophobia would be consider more of a crime than being homosexual."
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  • +2 +2 0 Celeste Mar. 19, 2019
    "Gay marriage is perfectly fine and anyone who cant see that is blind. Love is love and you should be with that person. Some of you are so blinded by hatred you cant see what you are doing to this world. Love who you love and do not let someone filled with hatred deny that."
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  • +2 +2 0 Suilcuea Mar. 8, 2019
    "Well actually, the first amendment states "The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents the government from making laws which respect an establishment of religion, prohibit the free exercise of religion". Pretend someone is gay, and some one tells them they aren't accepted b/c it doesn't follow religion. Well you don't make people who don't believe in god all together an outcast or say that's prohibited. so your going against the constitution because your not allowing gays to be welcome because of religion, when really that's not up to you. So it is unconstitutional to ban gay marriage."
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  • +2 +2 0 Megan Mar. 6, 2019
    "Yes! I'm pansexual. Marrying the same gender will not harm anybody."
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  • +2 +2 0 Unknown Feb. 19, 2019
    "Love is love. Stop saying you can't love who you love. What if being straight was "bad" or not to god's order. Think about it."
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    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Feb. 20, 2019
      "I remember asking people the same question you are. All I got were the most stupidest and moronic, imbecile answers. Seems people defend the bible part, because it is, as has been proven many times, as well as the god part, with an excuse to do evil, or discriminate. Look around. Yeah, I wish someone would answer that question, without idiotic statements as some made, since number 1, being gay is NOT, I repeat, NOT a choice, and second, it's true, you love who you love. As far as the god part, we all know it is a deflection, because they can never truly answer the question without using that. Religion, they claim is the biggest reason that they hate against the LGBT. I wonder what they would say, if it was one of THEIR relatives, or co-workers told them they were gay. I would love to see their reaction. They can deny it all they want, but one of their relatives, or associates will be one of the LGBT. I agree with what you said, and I hope others will see the truth one day. :)"
  • +2 +2 0 johjiot Feb. 5, 2019
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  • +2 +3 -1 Nate Jan. 23, 2019
    "No one should discriminate against LGBTQ+ people. I am bisexual and I see no reason why I can't have gay marriage. It doesn't hurt people who are against it, they are just being rude. By the way, I am an Athiest. However, I don't have a problem with people who believe in god or other figures similar. If I can respect you, why can't you respect me? We have to pay for funding for other things so why can't you? I don't see a reason why people should say no to gay marriage."
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  • +2 +2 0 ciel Jan. 22, 2019
    ""Why do people keep saying god dose not like gays? If he didn't like us than he wouldn't have let us be like this. He would've done something all ready.""
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  • +2 +2 0 Joan Jan. 18, 2019
    "If you dont agree with gay marriage, cool. Then dont get a gay marriage. its that easy. suck it up, straights. we have every right to get married as you do."
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    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Jan. 19, 2019
      "You go, girl."
  • +2 +2 0 Brianna A. Nov. 12, 2018
    "Tradition is not applicable in this situation, because we also use to make a spectacle over an individual getting hung, but if we learned that was s***** then we as a society can also learn preventing equality is too."
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  • +2 +2 0 Moira Oct. 25, 2018
    "we should let people love who they want to love!regardless of race,gender,sexuality,religion, if they love each other truly, it should be okay"
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  • +2 +3 -1 Victor Greywolf Jul. 29, 2018
    "People seem to be so upset over something that is very trivial, and often have it all backwards. Nobody is forcing the gay thing down anti's throats as much as the antis make it out to be. Talk about being dramatic. Gay marriage is only for those who are gay and lesbian. It amazes me how oppressive and hypocritical society really is. They way that they want equality or rights for everyone, but for those who are different, they go nuts when they want equality. Bottom line is the picture that so many conservatives and all that hold, it is changing. We aren't the fish in the gel tank that stays indefinitely, and doesn't change. Mentalities and social changes have happened.

    Let me ask the antis one question, let's suppose just for sake of argument with the book they love, the bible, that said it is wrong for a man to be with a woman, and the way to go is for a man to be with a man. Can you change to conform with that? If not, why force the LGBT to do so? (B might be able to, as well as T, but not the first two) Also, what if straight marriage was outlawed? Could you conform to it? Why force others to? One day, one of your acquaintances, or descendants will be that? Will you accept them? Think about it, and we can talk. :)"
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    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Oct. 4, 2018
      "When I said that I wanted a child I did mean through procreation, yes. The part about a male giving birth, if possible, would be an amazing counter towards my previous argument. But just like how many people say they don't chose to be gay, I didn't choose to be straight, and while I believe that everyone should be able to pursue their own happiness I think that the system of marriage itself should be changed. I don't disagree with the gay population, I disagree with the current state of the entire marriage system. I personally believe it should be changed so that a couple would have to be together for a certain amount of time before they are able to marry. I believe that making it hard to marry will help keep divorce rates down and keep taxes for marriage benefits from increasing too much. Anyway Victor I hope you have a good day and life however you choose to spend it."
    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Sep. 25, 2018
      "There is. It's called adoption if that's what you meant but if you meant reproducing, human anatomy wins out every time, despite one story of a man claiming to be pregnant. Thank you for liking it."
    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 11, 2018
      "I am an Atheist so perhaps I am not the best person to comment on this but if I may throw in my two cents into this argument I would like to point out that most strict christians are just going to refuse to answer this. Now then would I conform if straight marriage was against the law? No I would resist. Why? Because I want a child now if there was still a way to have children under this law then I be a little more open minded about it however I would still not conform for other reasons. I do like how you structured your argument and it looks very well thought out and I congratulate you on that. I wish there was a simple way to get the people who do not support gay rights to see why they want these rights and to get them to understand how they are feeling, but there is never a simple answer to anything is there?"
  • +2 +3 -1 No sorry Jul. 25, 2018
    "I am atheist and I respect what you think but really? If you love someone you are allowed to love them and nobody should tell you different"
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  • +2 +6 -4 Khaleesi83 Feb. 17, 2018
    "I hear so many people say that marriage is defined between a man and a woman and has been since the beginning of time but that just isn't true, everyone from the Greeks to even the pirates practiced same sex unions. The most primal species on this planet practice same sex practices. we are not exempt just because we are humans. we let religious beliefs interfere with our more natural lives, the gay couple in Kentucky has no affect of the Christian family in Rhode Island if they decided to get married but the powers that be makes them think they do. Denying a person their basic sexual and emotional desires causes mental health issues, violence, and overall turmoil all because a (lets be honest here) new age religion like Christianity told you to butt in to other strangers lives. I will be the first to admit that wee already live forced love lives, being one of the very few primates to practice monogamy because our advanced brains created the concept of romance so why push it and make it even more unnatural to those who has no affect on your life, people you will never even cross paths with in your lifetime. Gayness does not in anyway threaten the survival of the human race and in fact may make it a little more tolerable tbh"
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  • +2 +8 -6 matthew Dec. 6, 2017
    "i think yes gay marriage should be legal because america does say that we are free and that we are free to do whatever we want so then why can't we allow gay people to get married ."
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  • +2 +6 -4 Saphia Aug. 27, 2017
    ""Love is love, it doesn't matter who you love or why, it's the fact that you love them that counts"
    I don't think everyone needs to get married, or that people should feel obligated to marry someone that they love, but the option should be open for those who truly do want to be married, no matter who they want to get married to. I'm currently n high school and- like a lot of other girls- I dream of my wedding day. I really do want to walk down the aisle and get married to my loving wife. Marriage isn't for everyone, but I want the option open for me and every other person who want to get married to their partner."
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  • +2 +12 -10 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
    "In 1979, a woman married a piece of the Berlin Wall. In 2015, a man married a video game character. In 2008, a woman married a dead person. In 2010, a man married a pillow. In 2006, a woman married a snake. Last year, a woman married the Eiffel Tower. The list goes on, including a woman who married a doll, a woman who married a toy dolphin, and a man who married a blow-up sex doll.

    Now please tell me that you refuse equal rights to gay people because you are trying to preserve the sanctity of marriage."
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    • 0 0 0 Avec Des Ponts Jun. 6, 2019
      "Woman married to the wall is German, Video Game Guy is Japanese, the one who married the body is French, Pillow Person is Korean, Snake Lady is from India. Couldn't find 'toy dolphin', but a woman who married an actual dolphin is British. The man who married the sex doll is Chinese I believe. None of these people are American or got married in America.
      The woman who married the doll and the woman who married the Eiffel Tower were both were American, but they were not legally married to these objects. The 'marriages' were just ceremonies and not legally recognized by the government.
      Now I'm not sure about 'sanctity,' but the institution of marriage in the U.S. didn't have anything to do with the cases you listed above. However, now that gay marriage is legalized, I don't see any reason why these other kinds of marriage shouldn't be legalized based off the same line of reasoning found in Obergefell v. Hodges."
    • 0 0 0 bisexual girl May. 28, 2019
      "i mean yeah they let these people to get married to random things but they don't let gays get married"
    • 0 0 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 20, 2018
      "I would think that most people who don't like gay marriage also don't like those marriages, but I could be wrong I guess. I personally don't believe in the current state of marriage and I believe it needs to be changed. I hope you have a good day and life however you choose to spend it."
  • +1 +1 0 bisexual girl May. 29, 2019
    "gay marriage should be allowed every were because i do not give a s*** if god sees it as wrong if god sees it as wrong why would he make use the way we are they say he made us the way we are why would he hate use if we were gay because if he made use this way why dose he say he hates use and why should the government have a say in who we marry i mean if a man is allowed to marry a woman why cant a woman marry a woman and i know that in the usa you can or are supposed to be able to but in other countries like mexico and on offense but they allow to half way marry which means that they can say they are married and they can file taxes but that is about it which is sad and in some countries it is illegal to be gay which in my opinion is so so so wrong"
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  • +1 +1 0 Ellie May. 13, 2019
    "I'm totally cool with those that don't support gay marriage/dating. We can't expect everyone to agree with it or accept it. What we can do is respect both sides. My girlfriend and I love and respect everyone, whether you accept us or not."
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  • +1 +1 0 me May. 10, 2019
    "I think so because they might love people their gender and want to marry."
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  • +1 +1 0 Joe May. 6, 2019
    "No ones asking you to join in, why do you care? It's not like they get married and get bored so they drag you in as a third, that's just my fan fic OC DO NOT STEAL"
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  • +1 +2 -1 Joseph May. 6, 2019
    "Why not? It's not gonna affect you day to day if your gay neighbors decide to get hitched. People shouldn’t have to put their lives on hold because some wack jobs read a book that told them how bad it was. Let gay people get married, it doesn’t make sense not to allow them to.

    Also, the whole "they can't procreate" thing is stupid, stop saying it. Infertile Herero couples can get married without a second glance. Plus gay couples adopting kids is a win win, reduces the rate of over population and gives kids loving homes.

    Support gay marriage for all the lives it will help, don't be on the wrong side of this cause of one line of a book"
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    • +1 +1 0 Ellie May. 13, 2019
      "I'm a lesbian that believes we should respect those "wack jobs". We don't need support and acceptance from everyone"
  • +1 +2 -1 Algarath Mar. 6, 2019
    "To be honest I don't really care that much. America is supposed to be a free country. So let it be a free country. And The only Anti gay marriage arguments are "THE BIBLE SAYS ITS WRONG" and " ITS NOT NATURAL" First of all The bible is really weird and very hypocritical. And this planet already has enough people in it. It is vastly over populated and we are suffering for it. And if they want kids they can ADOPT. There is thousands upon thousands of children in foster homes."
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  • +1 +1 0 Pan with a plan Mar. 6, 2019
    "Marriage is an internationally recognized human right for all people. Can all the religious people not be butthurt for once just because people don't believe in the same thing as them. If there are people that don't support gay marriage then here are going to be people that don't believe in god. Face reality and wake up people. Not everyone believes in god like you guys do."
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  • +1 +1 0 Lover #2 Feb. 20, 2019
    "I am in middle school and I have a girlfriend (btw I'm a girl). It is not fair all of you haters. we have feelings too and we are people. I want to live in a world where the person who you love is not an issue and I believe you guys can think whatever you want and the bible and stuff say no like that but just think about your actions before you say them. I know you haters aren't in the LGBTQ community, but just think if you were gay, just honestly think about how you would feel."
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    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Mar. 6, 2019
      "Hey, us pros already won with the marriage thing, so we struck a blow in your favor, and this is coming from a HETERO person. You DO live in a world where love not an issue. Not all hetero people feel the same way that the antis do. Besides, the bible is their only argument, and quite a laughable one at that. I am glad the LGBTQ are getting their right, Lover #2, and, i am glad you have a girlfriend. See, the LGBTQ live a happy life, and to those against it, it is like whatever you want to put on a wound to them, because they don't have love, not even from their left or right hands, and to them, it is poison. THAT is why they are upset. That is who Trump when he became president, who he pandered to. I salute the supreme court for allowing it, and the hell with people like Kim Davis. We won, they lost. Enjoy your girlfriend, and true love. The bible is their only argument, and we know how valid that is. Rock on."
  • +1 +1 0 Chloe B. Oct. 16, 2018
    "Listen, half of my family is MEGA Baptists and they say You should love everyone, but being gay/bi/trans/gender fluid ECT. is wrong and against God's law. But, they also say you should be you, which contradicts that. Me, well I think (as you can tell by what column i'm in), that you should just be you. Love is love, peeps. You are guaranteed by the constitution the purist of happiness,and for some people, that means loving someone of the same gender. Back off haters! Being gay is nither a sin or mental problem! Being gay is just how some people love! Put yourself in their shoes! How about instead of getting on the web and spreading hate about someone's love, go out into the world and spread love and happiness! Try it! Seriously!"
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  • +1 +1 0 ty Oct. 9, 2018
    "literally all of the con arguments involve religion, but doesn't the bible say to love everybody? I don't care if you disagree with it, but why do you hurt them when they have done nothing to you?"
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  • +1 +3 -2 Unknow Jul. 29, 2018
    "Let them be gay who cares their happy it's their live not yours my friend is gay and i don't care about it"
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    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 11, 2018
      "People do have the right to be happy however a large portion of the population don support the Marriage aspect of this issue due to all of the tax payer money that is given in order to help support all the benefits of Marriage. I wish there was an alternative to marriage or some kind of simple solution to this problem that is not going to anger a huge chunk of the citizens here in the US. Without a large majority vote for gay marriage rights, people who find it unnatural should not have to help support it. While I do not personally have any issue with gay marriage I know people who dont support it and it would not be fair to them either. So to shorten this my simple statement is, Why do the rights of one group have to take priority over another groups?"
    • 0 0 0 Publius Jun. 12, 2019
      "To answer your question ItIsIndeed, it's because of your first statement. The Constitution does not give people the right to be happy; instead they have the right to 'the pursuit of happiness.' You may pursue happiness, but you will face consequences if you break the law. The reason why the rights of one group now supersede the rights of other groups is because of the incorrect definition that people 'deserve happiness.' This definition was applied by the Supreme court when they ruled on Obergefell v. Hodges and we now have the extreme polarity that we see on this feed because of it."
  • +1 +4 -3 Pototo masterz May. 30, 2018
    "Gay marriage I don't care at all if people each other just let them be even if they had the same sex"
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  • +1 +5 -4 Claire May. 11, 2018
    "Gay marriage is fine, were all people who just love people of the same gender."
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  • +1 +6 -5 Phillip Apr. 27, 2018
    "Friendly reminder that if all gays are going to hell then it'll probably be the most fashionable and awesome place to party at so go big or go home lovely sinners"
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  • +1 +7 -6 Kenadie Dec. 5, 2017
    "Let us members of the LGBTQ community love who we want to love. It doesn't matter what gender we are attracted to. If you people are worried about getting different qualities from two dads or two moms, both a man and woman can have the same qualities. The only difference is the gender of that parent. Why should it matter who we love? I'm a bisexual teen who is with an amazing girl that makes me happy. We can easily raise a child together and give him or her a wonderful life. In the future men and women may have equal pay amounts so why does it matter what sex we are? We should be allowed to love whomever we are attracted to. Gender is just what we were born as, it shouldn't be judged into our relationships with others. What happened to equality and non-discrimination for all? Even in God's eyes everyone is equal and he will love us all no matter what. I have many christian friends and they and their families all believe in same-sex marriages and that it isn't against any of their religious beliefs. Love is love no matter whom it is with. Let us love who we decide to. NO ONE should be treated differently because of our sexuality. Even the 14th amendment now allows same-sex marriage, so why are you people still fighting against it?."
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    • 0 0 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 20, 2018
      "The 14th amendment does not state anything about same-sex marriage, it states that "All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws". and then mostly just talks about government positions and requirements in order to hold them and such. While this amendment does give equal rights to all people, some would argue marriage is a privilege. In my opinion marriage itself should change to try and ensure that relationships will last a long time if someone were to marry. I hope you have a good day and life however you choose to spend it."
  • +1 +8 -7 0000001 Nov. 17, 2017
    "Personally, I'm an atheist, pretty much. I find most of the religious reasons against gay marriage rather... ineffectual. So, some churches view being gay as a sin. And some don't. Freedom of religion, separation of church and state. It's not the church's' business to decide this kind of thing. It's the business of the PEOPLE, and some PEOPLE are gay. I can marry a man, I can marry a woman, and it's legal, and the church's opinion doesn't matter."
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  • +1 +8 -7 Kath Jun. 19, 2017
    "I believe you love who you love. I am a follower of Jesus. Why are people constantly judging all the time? I respect those who have struggled to share with others who they love. We should accept our family no matter what. To those who follow Jesus like myself, why do you claim hatred on gay and lesbians and transgenders? Did Jesus tell you to love one another? I have beautiful sister who is a lesbian and I am so proud of her."
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  • +1 +8 -7 Abdirizak Jun. 9, 2017
    "Just because you hate gay marriage doesn't mean your opinion matters. A lot of things happen in the world that we don't like. But unless it hurts us our views do not matter. Gay marriage only allows for the fairness the constitution has been preaching but not inacting. For all of us to respect one another and tolerate our differences is the closest we can get to equality. So learn to tolerate that other people have another sexual preference than you and that it isn't a phase or something they can change. It is a part of who they are and there is nothing wrong with it or them. We need to be able to give people the right to be themselves if we expect that same opportunity. I do not want to be hypocrite like most people who hate the gay community. I hope that anyone who reads this does and feels them same."
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  • +1 +8 -7 love Jun. 8, 2017
    "I'm 13 years old and i like boys and girls i try to change but i can't people try to tell me to change my ways and i be trying to change but i had to think like if i like girl it not a big deal because i like girls i can't change for nobody at all its what i want to be and life not what nobody else i like girls why is that a big deal i cry everyday and night because people call me names because i'm by cause i like girl and boys like i don't get it what i'm doing wrong"
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    • +1 +1 0 hi Mar. 6, 2018
      "I know how you feel girl?? Stay Strong!"
  • +1 +7 -6 Emily Jun. 6, 2017
    "I don"t understand why people think that Gay marriage is bad like it doesn't affect them at all its their own decision Mind your own business you don't have to make a huge deal about something that doesn't affect you in any way shape or form. Im straight but gay marriage doesn't bother me cause i have nothing to do with it"
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  • +1 +8 -7 I Believe May. 23, 2017
    "I believe that gay marriage should be legal in all states. I am best friends with a lesbian, and best friends with a bisexual. I know many people that are this way and I want them to be able to love who they may love, no matter the place. I have family members that are homosexual as well."
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  • +1 +8 -7 Gay Marriage May. 22, 2017
    "I believe in Gay rights, and Marriage!! Marriage is not just for procreation. It is for love. As long as you are in love, you can marry. It doesn't matter if you are a woman and marry a woman, or are a man and marry a man! Love is love, and that is what marriage is all about."
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  • +1 +9 -8 Juliette May. 8, 2017
    "I am 12 an female I am gay questioning but identify as Pansexual. Love is love and there is nothing you can do to change that. You are born gay, it is not a choice."
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    • 0 0 0 replying to "Anon" Mar. 19, 2018

      lmao I'm 15 and I knew I was bisexual since I was 10 but I didn't come out until I was 14 because of people like you.

      ~Rightfully Gay"
    • 0 +1 -1 Anon Mar. 11, 2018
      "Honey you are 12 you don't even know what love is. I agree that same- sex marragie should be legal but you are not even old eough to be a teenager so you can not tell me you know your gay. It just doesnt make sense"
  • +1 +9 -8 sierra Apr. 20, 2017
    "people love who they love. if a girl loves a girl that's fine. if a boy loves a boy that's great."
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  • +1 +10 -9 Victor Greywolf Apr. 8, 2017
    "Gay marriage is the same as hetero marriage. The idea that the antis have this ridiculous argument involving the thing called "God" is almost laughable, even to a five year old. Is that the only arguments that you people have? The fact of the matter is that gay people should have the right to marry. Why should only hetero people be miserable, right? And this is coming from a hetero person by the way.

    To the antis, your arguments are almost laughable at best. You come up with the "god" argument. Is that the best you have for opposing love? I'd think you would come up with something better. Hey, civil unions are the same as marriage, and nobody seems to oppose them. Please, if you people want to sound intelligent, come up with a better reason other than religion or reproducing for why same sex marriage is wrong, because quite frankly, those arguments are laughable, even by pre kindergarden standards, and that's being highly polite.

    Have a great 2017 and beyond."
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  • +1 +9 -8 adriana Apr. 6, 2017
    "I believe homosexuals deserve the right to be happy,It isnt fair how "normal couples" get that right in an instant but gays get judged and get called names just for being in love and happy."
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    • 0 0 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 18, 2018
      "You're right, it isn't fair. That is why marriage itself should be changed or it should be more difficult for anyone to marry."
  • +1 +9 -8 mel f. Apr. 3, 2017
    "no one can control our feelings for something we believe in. I believe that it should be legal. love is love no matter what sex they're attracted to. we as people have the right have pursuit of happiness and liberty. the meaning of GAY is actually HAPPY and the LBGTQ are actually happy. Why stay hidden in the closet. if people don't like who we are then who cares. as long as were GAY then what other people think or say don't really matter nor should concern us. the last time I checked were all human no matter the color, race, class, were all human. one day you might be straight and the next we might be GAY. as a member of the LBGTQ, I'm GAY and proud to say I'm BI. I might be only 16 but I know d*** well what I'm talking about. we all can think what we wanna think but at the end of the day, nobody gives a shit cause were still living life to our own standards. all that matters is that were GAY. besides were all mad here, we are all our own person with a lot of issues and problem and beliefs and this is what I believe, and I don't care what anyone says. BI AND PROUD."
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  • 0 +2 -2 Alexis Oct. 1, 2018
    "Love is love. I believe everyone should have the right to marry and love who they want no matter what. So what if you are a girl with likes girls? So what if you are a boy who likes boys? It isn't that big of a deal and people should honestly have other things to worry about."
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    • +1 +1 0 matthew Feb. 12, 2019
      "That's the truth i agree all the way"
  • 0 +2 -2 Unkown (: Sep. 19, 2018
    "Yes, most definitely and even though many of you are saying no based on your beliefs or religion. You should be able to put those aside for a while and see that these people deserve to be happy. They deserve a comfortable life without hate because, in all honesty, they aren't affecting your life unless of course, it is someone in your life. Love is a beautiful thing and being able to see that the same sex can fall in love with one another is also a beautiful thing because it shows that this world has a future."
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  • 0 +2 -2 StudentWitnAnOpinion Sep. 7, 2018
    "Gay marriage should not be against the law, I believe that people have the right to marry who they want. When God created us he did intend for us to be wed to the other gender, therefore, making more children go and live with us. If you think about it, the reason why most children get adopted these days is that of a gay couple. The reason that children get a second chance at life is that of gay marriage, so if you believe God put these children on this world for a purpose then you shouldn't keep them in an adoption center because then they will not be able to live out their purpose. Therefore, if we take gay marriage away then there will be no one to take the children that are dying every day in adoption centers not even knowing what it is like ride a bike or eat ice cream on Sunday with friends or family."
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  • 0 +3 -3 Izzy Jul. 25, 2018
    "If you love someone there should be no law to stop their love"
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  • 0 +2 -2 despacito 7 Jul. 25, 2018
    "People should be able to love who they want to love, it doesn't matter if you're male, female, or trans. Say you're a girl, and your boyfriend proposes to you, it would be the exact same thing if you were a boy, and your boyfriend proposed to you. Love is love, and you shouldn't let people assign you to a specific gender, especially if you don't want to have a romantic relationship with or feel uncomfortable with them. Be who you want to be, and don't let others tell you what to do."
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  • 0 +4 -4 Brett M-V Jun. 28, 2018
    "The moment religion surfaces in your argument your argument becomes null and void, because the subject is civil law not religious beliefs."
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    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 19, 2018
      "Yeah most people trying to argue against this issue are idiotic at best."
  • 0 +3 -3 Victor Greywolf Jun. 26, 2018
    "I don't get what the big deal is with gay marriage. Nobody is forcing it upon you, as much as people believe. It is just allowing the LGBT to have love, just like the hetero community. Why can't they be as miserable as straight people are in marriage. If you agree with equality, you have to have it on ALL terms, not just the ones you happen to agree with. There is nothing wrong with gays and lesbians marrying. Is it really imposed? I don't see news stories of it all over the place, unless people are obsessed with it. After all, if you want to say we have to be tolerant of other people's differences, we have to accept it even if we don't agree with it. I mean, the LGBT isn't campaigning against hetero marriage, so why campaign against gay marriage? It's not before the 1980's or 70's, people. This is the new millennium, and it is out and about, and there's nothing that can be done. I personally am glad that it is coming out there, and I hope it continues, and this is coming from a HETERO PERSON, non-christian, anti trump person. I hope this continues, because we are only going forward, and one day, one of your kids, grandkids, whatever have you, is going to be a member of the LGBT. Deny it all you want, but it will happen, antis."
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  • 0 +4 -4 Idk what to put here May. 7, 2018
    "Of course! People should be allowed to love who ever they want and share the same title as straight couples. They shouldn't be treated any differently. Many people say that the Bible says that no man shall sleep with another man, therefore it's something we should live by! The Bible says a lot of shit that you shouldn't believe! Now am I saying you can't believe the Bible and live by it, NO, I'm saying that it's out dated but it's mostly full of good morals!"
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  • 0 +5 -5 Spirit Apr. 29, 2018
    "Love is love. I believe that (consensual) marriage is a right for every single human, regardless of gender, sexuality, or beliefs. Marriage is also not only for having children, otherwise infertile couples and couples who didn't want to have children would be barred from marrying. And also, we should be jumping at the chance to provide more children with safe and happy homes. In general, same-sex couples provide a more loving home for children and have a lower rate of divorce than heterosexual couples. Ultimately, marriage shouldn't have to be banned because of religion, especially if that religion isn't yours. For example, a Buddhist gay couple shouldn't be barred from marrying because Christianity says it's wrong. That just doesn't make sense."
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  • 0 +6 -6 Teagan (is gAY) Apr. 27, 2018
    "Hello! I believe that gay marriage should be legal - as it is now! I'm a Christian, though, don't identify myself as Adventist, Catholic, anything else- I simply believe that the Christian Lord is out there. Anyways, back on topic. God created everyone the way they are, and everyone is equal. Everyone deserves the same rights and happiness, and those who think otherwise are cruel and closed minded. If you are part of the LGBT community, don't feel ashamed to be yourself. You are an amazing human being, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Love you all, and I hope your day is going/went well. <3"
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  • 0 +6 -6 jesse Apr. 27, 2018
    "tbh i dont think it matters if you love them the get married"
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  • 0 +5 -5 ethics committee Apr. 23, 2018
    "So then, being so concerned about what two being so concerned about what two men do in the privacy of their homes is just stupid
    What if I said "being a woman is a "sin" "
    Then would all women be doomed to hell?"
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  • 0 +6 -6 Kim N. Jan. 19, 2018
    "The worst Homosexual attack that could be found, was on a man named Carl Johnson, age 25. He has just moved to a new area, and wanted to go to a concert, he went to a place he believed he could find some, but he did not. So he decided to go to a club, to meet new friends. He succeeded and found some new friends, but on his way home he met some people that were not friendly at all. A few hours later the three men and one woman left, leaving Johnson with a Broken Jaw, Fractured ribs, and a broken thumb. The paramedics arrived only a few minutes later, transporting Johnson to the nearest hospital, Royal Oldham hospital. But he did not stay in the hospital for long, it was found out he had suffered a fractured skull and bleeding of the brain, and his condition was worsening fast. And so he was now in Salford Royal Hospital, in the specialist brain injury unit.

    this is from a paragraph in my essay, it shows how bad attacks can be..."
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  • 0 +6 -6 Anon Jan. 2, 2018
    "Only your hear can tell who love, don' ever let any decide who you are going to love. So If people judge you by loving the same gender then just let them be. If heart says yes go for it. No one can break your love for someone."
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  • 0 +7 -7 Anonymous Nov. 30, 2017
    "I'm pro because, how will it affect other peoples lives. with all of the children in orphanages, same sex couples can adopt. my grandmother is a christian, like full on christian, and she doesn't care. it doesn't affect her so she doesn't care. why can't christian's be more like her. get the stick out of your a** and stop bothering people for loving who they want to love. its none of your business."
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  • -1 +6 -7 Brian W. May. 7, 2018
    "people are the real them"
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    • +1 +1 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 18, 2018
      "Got it, good argument."
  • -1 +5 -6 Z~ Apr. 18, 2018
    "Love is love. I was taught that phrase ever since I was little. Just because someone loves the same gender isn't a reason to hate them. It's better to at least try to understand that person for what they stand for, rather then just hate them for something that does not appeal to you."
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  • -1 +5 -6 belinda Apr. 9, 2018
    "Yes because people should have the rights to marry and fall in love with who they want when they want so being a LGBT shoulnt be a problem"
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  • -1 +7 -8 Gay lover Apr. 6, 2018
    "I am a gay male in 8th grade and all I want is to not be pushed away for who I am is that so bad. All marriage should be allowed why would people hate anyone for who they love it is horrible. We all have a right to love who we want even if it is the same-sex so please let us love who we want."
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  • -1 +6 -7 unknown Apr. 6, 2018
    "does it matter if someone marries the same sex like there is nothing wrong with being gay. there not killing anyone no ones getting hurt so why cant they just be them self's and live their own life. i say if your happy with the same sex then be with them and don't listen to those who are not for it and tell then that its your life not theirs and that they need to worry about them self's."
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  • -1 +5 -6 Brea Feb. 16, 2018
    "Love is an actual physical right. If we ban and try to push down who can marry who, then we are simply reverting back into history. Not allowing people to marry is against the US law, going against equality and liberty. It shows discrimination when you don't let people marry. If you say a child needs a mother and father, that is not valid. Some gay couples might not want children, and it's also been proven that gay people are great parents. If you also say that they are not allowed to marry, because marriage is for reproduction, then what about old people, or for straight couples, physically unable to conceive children? Or people who simply do not want children. If myself, a 14 year old can understand this, than how can some ignorant people not?"
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  • -2 +6 -8 Victor Greywolf Mar. 27, 2018
    "The arguments the cons, or antis as I like to call them, especially with bible and god are quite frankly the most infantile and childish ever, and that is being butt kissing polite. Is that the only argument you daft morons have? Seriously?! It is an embarrassment. People are going to marry who they fall in love with. Are they asking you to do that?! No! The god argument! GOD DOESN'T EXIST, PEOPLE! It's all fiction. The bible? The bible was written by MAN, not n imaginary entity. People fall in love with who they fall in love with. Society doesn't need to give its approval, since they wouldn't know what to do with themselves. The anits arguments are the most infantile, and quite frankly, I can see whoever will be on open mic night making fun of these arguments. And who cares if you people are against it, the supreme court ruled in favor of the LGBT and I am glad they did. And this is coming from a HETERO PERSON.

    Support the rights of the LGBT, forget the antis childish bible and god arguments. They won't hold up for 2 cents.

    Have a great 2018 and beyond."
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    • 0 0 0 Korinna May. 20, 2019
      "You need to learn to respect people of religion. I'm lesbian, but I'm in full support of religion and their beliefs. I don't expect everyone to agree with it and I don't need any support. Calling people stupid or ignorant simply because they believe in something different is disrespectful and hateful."
  • -5 +10 -15 yes Apr. 5, 2017
    "gay marriage should be civilized because it is uncivilized and unmerited"
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  • +6 +9 -3 Forgive Us Apr. 7, 2019
    "Why do we treat homosexuality like it's one of the seven deadly sins or something? Because it's not. Homosexuality is no more a sin than lusting after someone of the opposite gender in your heart, which in turn is no more a sin than a little white lie. But even these sins the government has no business in monitoring.

    My Christian brothers and sisters are correct in saying that we must show love. In fact, Jesus tells us to "love others as yourself", and we do this by "esteeming others as better than yourselves". I believe that Jesus clearly condemns homosexuality in the NT, but he condemns hate, judgment, and pride even more so. We need to stop saying things like, "I love homosexuals in spite of their sin", and instead realize that we must love everyone in spite of their total depravity, including ourselves. We Christians should be waging war on deceit, pride, and our own sexual shortcomings as much as we do on homosexuality. Homosexuality isn't a "sinful lifestyle" any more than any lifestyle apart from God is.

    I'm against same-sex marriage from a religious standpoint (just as I am against sinful heterosexual relationships), but I think that that the government should butt out of the conversation altogether."
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  • +5 +10 -5 Thomas Apr. 18, 2019
    "I choose to honor God in everything I do. As a gay Christian, I know that I can never be in a romantic relationship, and that's just fine with me. I respect both sides, but I honestly believe people shouldn't be up in arms about this. You believe it's wrong, or you don't, and that's that."
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    • +1 +1 0 Dakota May. 7, 2019
  • -4 +2 -6 Mahinpro Mar. 22, 2019
    "Thank You so much. It helped me a lot for 2 of my English essay. 1 Same-sex marriage. Also another one, Vegetarianism."
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  • -11 +2 -13 Michael Garrard Mar. 28, 2019
    "it is not right because you cant make a child and god made the man and the woman to reproduce and if you were suppose to be with the same sex you would be able to have a child."
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    • +3 +3 0 Yente May. 5, 2019
      "I find it ironic that since marriage has become only about love divorce rates have gone up to 40%. On the other hand you have arranged marriages - divorce rate 6%. Hmmmm."
    • +3 +3 0 Nonjudgmental girl Apr. 2, 2019
      "Having children is NOT why people get married. Getting married is about love. Nowhere in the Bible does it say that getting married is about children."
    • +3 +3 0 Victor Greywolf Mar. 28, 2019
      "Having a child is not the purpose of being married. Being married is to be with the one you love. Besides, a lot of people shack up, and have kids, and they aren't married, so that blows your whole argument. How can a non existent entity create you? We were created by poor choices people made. It is right for those who are that way, as far as being atuned to the same gender, so it is right for them. After all, there are hetero marriages who have no kids. They weren't made to reproduce, since not all of them are able, or don't want to, are you going to deny couples who can't have children, or don't want children the right to marry? They have the same rights, as the LGBT. Besides why would they want kids? We can afford to cut down on reproducing. The world isn't going to end if some people don't want to reproduce. Try again. :)"
    • +2 +3 -1 GO HOMO! Apr. 12, 2019
      "Listen, heterosexual people get married and don't have children OR have children and give them up to an orphanage. No marriage is not about children, it's about the love you have for a person. And sometimes that may result in the making of a child. BUT MARRIAGE IS NOT ABOUT CHILDREN. If you're so worried about that, this is not the right page or you. Go to an orphanage and adoption page. But leave here or try again, hon."
  • -13 +1 -14 anonomus Apr. 15, 2019
    "God is against all gay marriage"
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    • +4 +4 0 Charlie Apr. 30, 2019
      "Here, the problem you run into is with the definition of marriage: "A LEGALLY formalized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship."
      Now, if you're going to say that it shouldn't be allowed because God says so, you're removing the boundary between church and state. Which is unconstitutional."
    • +3 +5 -2 Victor Greywolf Apr. 18, 2019
      "How can a non existent entity be against something. That is like saying Batman or harry potter is against it. THat sounds pretty delusional. Try again"
  • -17 +11 -28 ItIsIndeed Sep. 11, 2018
    "As they pointed out in their article some people are not going to support gay marriage; so why should they have to contribute their money towards something they consider unnatural? Unless gay (and other marriages) Got a large amount of votes and support towards it, at the very least 2/3, people should not be forced to support it. It should come down towards a vote by each state. While there is no easy solution that everyone will be okay with hopefully in the future we will be able to find an acceptable compromise, whether that is marriage rights or something else is unclear to me currently. What do know however is that something needs to change soon because neither party deserves to be disrespected to the degree that is happening currently."
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    • +2 +2 0 Gay llama Apr. 8, 2019
      "Well maybe I don't want to support het couples, so with your logic I shouldn't have to, right?"
  • -18 +1 -19 Michael Mar. 8, 2019
    "It's simple logic: If it's perfectly OK for one couple to be in a gay marriage; then it's perfectly OK for EVERY couple to be in a gay marriage. End of the human race. That is insane and you know it. You're just selfish for your own aberrant pleasure."
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    • +3 +3 0 PRO GAY! Mar. 27, 2019
      "Not an aberrant pleasure now. People want to love each other and it isn't fair for you to discriminate them for it."
    • +3 +3 0 Grow Up Homophobes Mar. 20, 2019
      "that's just like saying that if all of us were tomatoes, then the entire human race would go extinct and we wouldn't be able to reproduce, but not all of us are tomatoes, so suck it up and mind your own business."
    • +3 +4 -1 Victor Greywolf Mar. 13, 2019
      "The end of the human race might be a good thing. We can afford to cut down. chiding people for not reproducing is even more selfish. Some people don't want to reproduce. There are hetero marriages where they don't have kids. Are you against that also? I mean, the purpose of marriage isn't to reproduce, it is to be with the person you love. Nothing more, or share your life with someone. Try again"
    • +2 +2 0 Victor Greywolf May. 11, 2019
      "Neither. more of personal choice and/or decision, Caldwell. I don't really care about what the government decides to use to make people bear children. Some people can't take care of kids for whatever reason, and they don't get tax benefits. Many of them don't receive that, and the children many times cause more problems, because they need more care. Children are a burden, as well as society in general. It costs more to raise children, than to do anything else. For the cost of a child, you can spend that money doing other things, so is it worth it? No. The purpose of marriage, when I said it, I said it as in something you decide to do, not the ridiculous part where you said chick flicks. The purpose is to be with the one you love, nothing more. I wouldn't want children, because I know I am not a person who wants to be a father, just live and love the person I am with,. After allo, there are hetero couples who don't have kids, and don't want them. Are you against that, as so many seem to be? I will say this, If I get married, I on;y want to do so, in order to be with the one I love. Not to bring in something that I know will burdenize me. I am glad the supreme court legalized it, and I hope it stays."
    • +2 +2 0 Anonymous Apr. 30, 2019
      "... Simple logic... WOW, there is a huge logical fallacy in this. Just because it's OK for EVERY couple to be in a gay marriage, doesn't mean every couple WILL. That's a MASSIVE generalization. For example: because EVERYONE has the right to bear arms, then EVERYONE is gonna be carrying around battleaxes wherever they go."
    • 0 0 0 Caldwell Jun. 7, 2019
      "Victor, let me be perfectly clear. This is your line of reasoning the way I see it; please correct me if it is inaccurate. The way you see it, children take a lot of money to raise. When they grow up, some of them commit crimes. This isn't a good thing. Therefore you say, 'reproducing' isn't a good thing and by extension, society as a whole would do better off not being a thing as well. I have a question. What is the alternative to society and reproducing?

      Second question: how far does this go? If you are in favor of polyamorous relationships, are you also in favor of necrophilic relationships? Pedophilic relationships? Bestial relationships? People getting legally married to objects? Where's the line and how do you draw it?"
    • 0 0 0 Victor Greywolf Jun. 6, 2019
      "Caldwell, I have read a lot of what you said very carefully. I have to say, I think only 2% of your statements are worth responding to. Children.being economically beneficial. Who is picking up the tab for those who are comiting crimes and when they turn 18, being in an orange suit. Reproducing isn't a good thing. Now to answer your question about polyamorous, since you brought it up. Why can't they be free to choose to do that? Well, the law in the USA doesn't allow it, unfortunately, so we can't do that. I wouldn't mind more than one spouse, if I got married. I don't have an issue with it. What the issue that I have with it is, people who tell us it is wrong not to have children when they are married, and people imposing their way onto others, and telling us to conform to THEIR standards. THAT is where I have the issue. Outside of that, I don't care. Have a great 2019 and beyond."
    • 0 +1 -1 Caldwell May. 28, 2019
      "Victor, if the purpose of marriage is only to be with the person you love, and if you are in favor of more personal choice, why can't those people who are in polyamorous relationships also be free to choose to marry more than one individual?
      Also, labeling 'society in general' as a burden is confusing. You'll have to expound on what you mean before I can answer that."
    • 0 +1 -1 Caldwell May. 26, 2019
      "Again Victor . . . what? "Children are a burden, as well as society in general"? I get the first part, but if you want to discuss the second you'll have to do some serious expounding.

      Children are very economically beneficial. That's why the government wants them raised. Point closed, moving on.

      So what I'm confused about is how anything you said in your comment pertains or relates to the last sentence of your comment. No one that is being taken seriously is wanting to take away a persons right to be with the person they love; people are perfectly free to be with whoever they want. So how does being married contribute at all to a couple's ability to be together? How does it alleviate the 'burdens' you talked about? I don't understand how the 'I only want to be with the person I love' ideology translates to 'ergo it is my right to take part in the institution of marriage.' If you say more personal choice, I will say polygamists also want more choices."
    • -1 +1 -2 Caldwell May. 5, 2019
      "I'm sorry Victor . . . what? I tried reading your comment several times and it took me a while get past the first sentence. How exactly are you proposing to do this?

      Also if the purpose of marriage is ONLY to be with the person you love, then the government would have absolutely NO REASON WHATSOEVER to recognize it civilly. The entire supreme court decision is therefore entirely useless to the cause you think you are supporting. One of the main reasons the government does recognize it however, is because it is economically beneficial. This is also why married couples receive tax exemptions for rearing children. So when you say "the purpose of marriage," do you mean marriage as an institution? Or the thing that comes at the end of chick flicks?"
    • -4 0 -4 Michael Mar. 24, 2019
      ""Some people don't want to reproduce..." is fine. If ALL people choose not to reproduce, same problem: End of the world. Simple. The tomato analogy doesn't deserve a response.."
  • -19 +11 -30 Amanda May. 5, 2017
    "I can deduce from both side's prospective about gay. One think morally is not right to be one or advocates for those who do so, others think is our right to choose our sexual orientation without any restrictions. In conclusion what i care is going about my business, loving my family and blessed with and making money and buy more stocks."
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  • -19 +22 -41 James Mar. 29, 2016
    "Now, as a Christian I love everyone. I love gay people. That doesn't mean that I think it's right to be gay by my beliefs but all Christians should love all people."
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    • +3 +5 -2 Iron Aug. 24, 2016
      "I 100% agree with your argument on loving all, and I appreciate that you can respect the other side of the argument, as some people don't know how to respect someone when having a debate.

      However, I disagree with the notion that you don't believe it's "right" to be gay. Now, many people claim that people are born gay, other claim it's shaped by the person's environment, and others claim it's a choice. In my opinion, how a person becomes gay does not matter at ALL, simply because there is no inherent moral wrongness in gay marriage. You may have the notion that it's "immoral", but there is nothing inherently immoral about two consenting men or consenting women having sex in privacy, doing no harm to anyone else."
    • -5 0 -5 iloveGod Feb. 28, 2017
      "I am christian but because of my beliefs,i know gay marriage isn't right"
  • -19 +31 -50 Lindsay Jan. 11, 2016
    "I have a cousin who is gay, but that doesn't make my love toward him any different. He is a child of God. Out of all his creations the Lord says his greatest was us, his children. He made man and women so they can support and help one another, and have children. If there is not an equal balance it will effect the next generation."
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    • +6 +7 -1 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "So all of God's creations are precious? Are you saying that gay people are less precious and don't deserve to be happy? What about all of the children in foster homes that could have been adopted by a gay couple if they had been given the chance? Are they less precious as well?"
    • +3 +3 0 Rightfully Gay Mar. 19, 2018
      "go check "Pro & Con Quotes". The first Pro is a priest saying that God accepts us gays."
    • -7 +3 -10 unknown May. 26, 2016
  • -20 +8 -28 Mikey Parker Jan. 14, 2016
    "No Because it is against the laws Of Nature Man For a Woman and a Woman For Man Not man for man and woman for woman. its disgusting..."
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    • +9 +9 0 Anonymous Apr. 13, 2016
      "Actually, homosexual behaviors have been documented in over 1,500 species of animals. Homosexuality isn't against nature after all."
  • -20 +30 -50 Justin Aug. 28, 2015
    "In discussing religious leaders, it is important to note that though "some" religious leaders accept it not "all" accept it. It is not a question of religious leaders but the religion in and of itself. Within the denominations of Protestant Christians there are numerous denominations who are not fore it. Using religious leaders as a PRO is a fallacy since it is not represented by the whole. All denominations within differing religions must be represented to make this claim."
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    • +5 +5 0 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "religion should not have a say in the matter. The Constitution clearly states that religion will be kept separate from the State. That does not mean that people in power in the government will be completely unbiased or not serve any religion; it means that laws will be based on such things as civil rights, not religious beliefs. Apart from certain religious beliefs, homosexuality presents no issues to the legal state of the country and government. Give me one nonreligious reason that homosexuality is wrong."
    • +3 +3 0 M.T. Space May. 11, 2018
      "Alternatively, using religious leaders as a CON is a fallacy since it is not represented by the whole. Do check your own argument before you let everyone else hear it. The last thing you want of it is it to be used against you."
  • -20 +26 -46 Jonathan Doe Aug. 5, 2015
    "Sam-sex marriages go against the natural laws of species reproduction so they should not be considered legal. That's the same reason why a human and a dog cannot marry. It's impossible to reproduce. No to same-sex marriages. It's unnatural. Period."
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    • +6 +6 0 Lucas Aug. 20, 2015
      "The Internet also goes against the natural laws of communication, so it should be made illegal as well.

      Seriously. Marriage itself is unnatural. But homosexuality is found in nature. And it doesn't hurt anybody. So both should not be made illegal."
    • +4 +5 -1 Anonymous Aug. 25, 2015
      "If you're saying that homosexuality is against nature, I guess you don't count the 1,500 species of animals where homosexuality has been observed in several animals?"
    • +3 +3 0 Rightfully Gay Mar. 19, 2018
      "What about the millions of children who are in foster care or orphanages? Who adopts them? The couples who can't reproduce. And who are most of those couples? Gay people."
    • +1 +1 0 Bisexual and Proud Oct. 2, 2018
      "There are other STRAIGHT couples that don't want or have children. Some women are infertile, so should they not be allowed to marry?"
    • 0 0 0 Nonjudgmental girl Apr. 2, 2019
      "Who wrote the "natural laws of species reproduction", it clearly was made up since it isn't written in stone. Maybe just hear me out, people don't want children, or can't. It doesn't mean people can exclude them from the right to marriage just because they are different. Being open-minded is one of the best characteristics but when idiots are too ignorant to care about others they resort to shaming people based on their sexual orientation. Judging people based on who they are attracted to or who they are is unnatural. Everyone is created equal and whether or not the Bible says it's "okay" I believe everyone has the right to be happy. DON'T DISCRIMINATE BASED ON SOMEONE'S SEXUALITY, IT'S NOT RIGHT!!!"
  • -20 +18 -38 Tim Jul. 29, 2015
    "If Gays can marry, Can i marry my Mother of Father? Or adult daughter? They can give consent. This is the right question to ask.

    Oke, If no children are conceived, as is the case with a gay
    relationship, then having sex with my mother absolutely does NO HARM.
    Just 2 consenting adults.

    By the way, the purpose of marriages NOT solely to create offspring."
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    • +8 +8 0 LGBT rights Jul. 15, 2016
      "since when does if gays can marry, lead you to marrying your parents?

      the logic that people have is over 9000-gay people are people too! dont deny them their rights and discriminate!"
    • +6 +6 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "yes, YOU have that right as a consenting adult, i don't agree with it but it is YOUR right."
    • +1 +1 0 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "Well, I would say sex with your mother is probably a bad thing. If you legit want to sleep with her, I would say you have problems, and suggest you go see someone about that.
      Your incestous thoughts toward that woman who raised you has nothing to do with two non-related consenting adults who are in love getting married"
  • -20 +27 -47 Ohiwere Eloidor Jul. 18, 2015
    "The reason why God created the world is for mankind to go and reproduce,and multiply,that is why he created woman to bear children.Romans 1:21 to 32 clearly shows that God hate same sex marriage.People that are involve,if their parents are of the same sex,would they have given birth to them? So they expect others to give birth for them to adopt? Same sex marriage is totally an abomination before God.God created Adam and Eve,not Adam and Adam or Eve and Eve.No man can CHANGE Gods law,all of us must give account of our life here earth to God on judgment day.Everyone will be judge alone.So we have to do the things of God not contrary."
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    • +6 +6 0 sedruff Jun. 4, 2016
      "There are way too many people on Earth, so we aren't having a problem with not enough people.

      And many Christians believe that abortion is wrong, so there would be quite a few children with no homes that need to be adopted. I don't see what's wrong with adopting people that have no home or family and giving them a loving family!"
    • +5 +5 0 ari Aug. 21, 2015
      "okay, so you're saying that God gave us the world to abuse and overpopulate. and that women are here just to make babies. there are plenty of homosexaul couples that adopt orphans in need."
    • +4 +4 0 A.r.t May. 4, 2018
      "Us gays will adopt the children who were left by straights"
    • +3 +4 -1 Punk Sep. 16, 2015
      "If thats the case then how come infertile cuples han be together. That's bull. God can allow gay marrige considering people are doing it all that happens happens in death for now there free."
  • -20 +13 -33 Pete Jul. 12, 2015
    "In redefining marriage they have essentially taken away my first amendment right of expressive association, the right to belong to an institution that defined my beliefs, morals, way of life, etc. I belonged to such an institution, it was called marriage. When blacks gained civil rights, the definition of the word white was not changed to include both blacks and whites. So I see no basis for changing the word marriage. They could have just as easily given gay couples all the same rights as opposite sex couples under a different word. This is just another reduction in our constitutional rights."
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    • +7 +7 0 Anonymous Nov. 28, 2015
      "Pete, gay people aren't here to make sure you CAN'T get married. They just want to be able to marry as well. No one wants to destroy the "institution" of marriage, they only want to be welcomed in. Is it really that hard to be welcoming?"
    • +4 +4 0 Different Anonymous Jan. 6, 2016
      "While the stuff the other Anonymous says absolutely applies as well, your analogy doesn't even make sense.
      "When blacks gained civil rights, the definition of the word white was not changed to include both blacks and whites. So I see no basis for changing the world marriage."

      No. That is not a fair comparison. Changing the word "white" to include blacks would be like changing the word "straight" to include gay people.

      For a more accurate comparison that compares institutions rather than group labels, "freedom" was expanded to include black people after the Emancipation Proclamation."
    • +1 +4 -3 Anonymous Aug. 25, 2015
      "A few problems in your argument: The meaning of the word marriage isn't changing, it's just opening up to include same-sex marriages.
      Second, you still belong to your "institution." Just because gay people have arrived doesn't mean you've been kicked out."
    • -4 +1 -5 Pete Aug. 30, 2015
      "Okay "Anonymous", when you include something new and different in the meaning of a word you have changed the definition. At least that is what they taught me in school.
      Second, I no longer belong to my institution because it doesn't exist anymore. Four political appointed judges did away with it. I wonder if we established a new institution that was for only opposite sex couples and got the same rights as married couples, if the gays would demand that it's definition be changed also."
  • -20 +20 -40 Arvil Jun. 29, 2015
    "There is a problem with this topic the Bible is where marriage was introduced and it states "Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed." it says a man and wife so the idea of gay marriage can not be a topic that can be debated or made legal because it would change the definition of marriage. A man and his wife is a man and a husband is a man and a woman. So how can two people of the same sex be a man and wife. It is the same thing as young people think that this # means hash tag and not the symbol for a number witch was changed to a pound sign latter on the telephone. If you change the meaning of words or definitions then nothing has any meaning so neither does marriage."
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    • +1 +1 0 Lisbeth Jan. 31, 2018
      "Why does everyone say what the Bible says. Why don't you state your own opinion about what you feel with gay marriage"
    • 0 0 0 Anonymous Oct. 2, 2018
      "If marriage has no meaning, then why are you talking about how "wrong" gay marriage is?"
  • -20 +19 -39 Robert M. Wolfe, MD Jun. 26, 2015
    "The Decline and Fall of the United States of America
    From Brandeis: The Feminist Sexual Ethics Project the [Jewish] rabbinic [literature] giving societal recognition to same-sex marriage is among the most egregious violations that human beings can commit Marriage between members of the same gender, however, goes beyond forbidden sexual acts between individuals to the level of societal approval of this sin. When sin is no longer recognized as sin by a society, the rabbis would assert, that society loses its right to existence – like the generation of the Flood, or the defeated Egyptians and Canaanites, such a society deserves to be swept away.""
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    • +1 +2 -1 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "Murder is a sin, and yet people encourage soldiers in our army to go and kill people. How far have we, as a race, fallen that we would rather see two men holding guns than holding hands?"
    • -2 +1 -3 james lambert Jun. 27, 2015
      "This is the lowest I believe the US has stooped into moral/spiritual decay. I wonder how many of the justices of our supreme court are gay? Email welcome."
  • -20 +28 -48 Oliver Jun. 26, 2015
    "Dear judges of the highest court of appeal,

    in your judgement you seem to have made a little mistake:

    Marriage is not "one of civilization's oldest institutions". civilisation is a result of marriage.

    Undermining marriage means undermining civilisation.

    Best regards,

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    • +6 +6 0 Anonymous Jul. 1, 2015
      "Oliver, I've talked to you before. Just forget this already. It's over, we've won."
    • +4 +4 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "so we'll just ignore Rome Egypt the early British and the native Americans then, none had what you call marriage but yet they had advanced and semi-peaceful societies."
    • -5 0 -5 james lambert Jun. 29, 2015
      "Excellent! Good to see some civilized comments!"
    • -8 0 -8 james lambert Jul. 10, 2015
      "An accurate assessment. The rite of marriage is sacred. The gays could have called it something other than marriage like unity, etc. The God of our fathers will take care of this and already in process. In the Bible, Romans 1 it states "For this reason God gave them over...." They were simply given over to this lifestyle since they didn't want to even maintain God in their knowledge. So I think part of God's judgement on this may be the high rate of aids among gays, plus those who seek out prostitutes are also at high risk. One vice cop commented that so far as he knew all prostitutes are infected. Eventually they die of aids."
  • -20 +34 -54 Oliver Jun. 26, 2015
    "Marriage belongs to the cultural heritage of mankind and can not be changed in its core and be taken away from future generations.

    After monogamy had been intvented in early agricultural societies for heritage reasons, it smoothened the competition between men for women, so that men could cooperate beyond existential matters. Young men were confident to procreate and grow up their own offspring, rather than killing or driving away the alpha male of a horde in order to conquer women.

    After the stop of permanent fighting against each other, men could work together and use their energy for improving living conditions. Their motivation to do so was enhanced by their responsibility for woman and children.

    As a result, the first civilizations developed. In Mesopotamia and regardless of it in India, China and later in Europe and the Americas: The dominant form of family in high cultures was One Man - One Woman. Marriage can thus be called the "mother of civilization"."
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    • +4 +4 0 Kylee Jan. 24, 2017
      "F*** the bible. It doesn't know s***. Saying that the bible is a sign that god exists is like saying a spiderman comic book proves that Spiderman exists. If god "hates" gays, then why did he create them, since he created everything on this earth."
    • +1 +2 -1 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "Before monogamy existed, the only thing that was known was polygamy. In order to reach the higher evolution that is monogamy, new - and at the time - unpopular ideas had to be instilled. Perhaps gay marriage is that next new idea. All you have done is further prove that gay marriage is not wrong. If marriage back then was the "mother of civilization", perhaps it is meant to become the "grandmother of civilization" and acceptance and love is what the new mother will be."
    • 0 0 0 Nancy Regandy Jul. 9, 2018
      "Only if your into playing 'follow the leader', traditions are nice for those that choose to follow them. You are not going to force a solely gay woman to be attracted to men and vice versa regardless of what humanity teaches. If we sit in the past forever, the wheel would never of been invented."
  • -20 +14 -34 Anne Jun. 26, 2015
    "Two guys want to have sex with each other. Fine. But why they should get a tax break because of that?"
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    • +13 +13 0 Anonymous Jul. 1, 2015
      "And why should you?"
    • +4 +4 0 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "A guy and a girl want to have sex with each other. Fine. But why should they get a tax break because of that?"
    • +1 +1 0 Bamboozler69 Mar. 23, 2018
      "Gays don't get tax breaks. Churches do."
  • -20 +19 -39 Kira Jun. 12, 2015
    "Marriage is the truce between the sexes. In traditional marriage a woman is equal to a man. If one allows two men to marry and buy their children from female wage slave surrogates, you destroy the meaning of identity for the child and debase females. A gay man will never be a heterosexual woman. Being a heterosexual male who can related properly to women is a learned skill. I've dated males from homosexual homes and they don't know what to do with a female. They are lost souls. One reason the U.S. military is so effective is almost all the males in it have had mothers. This makes our soldiers relatively humane. In places like Russia, a young draftee has to fear being sodomized to death. Also, with growing acceptance of homosexuality, more virile bisexual males have begun victimizing straight males that I know personally. Some males in business now feel that have to give into the bisexual agenda to survive. I also know bisexual friends who force straight males to submit and like to seduce young males into the lifestyle. A man who is willing to take an oath to take care of a woman "until death do us part" despite her getting fat, or aging, being emotional, etc. deserves the financial perks we give heterosexuals."
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    • +3 +3 0 Anonymous Jul. 1, 2015
      "You are (obviously) right when you say a gay man will never be a heterosexual woman.

      But how many times must we gay marriage supporters say that this "every child needs a mother" argument is ridiculous? Gay marriage even opens the possibility of two moms!!

      You talk about homosexual males you've dated as "not knowing what to do" with a woman? That's probably because of something YOU'RE doing, Kira."
  • -20 +17 -37 epulun Jun. 11, 2015
    "Marriage is not a right. Society has always regulated who can and can't get married. Children can't get married. They don't have the right. Someone that is already married can't take a second spouse. They would be guilty of a felony called bigamy. They would go to jail. There are other types of illegal marriage as well: brother and sister, father and daughter, mother and son, adult and minor, etc. The point is: society has for good reason chosen to say who can and who can't get married, in other words, which couples are eligible for a marriage license. There are many reasons why society has traditionally refused to approve of same-sex marriage. The best reason out of many is to, as far as is possible, protect the natural rights of children to know and be in relationship with their biological parents. Same-sex marriages interfere with this natural right of children to be raised by a loving heterosexual couple, whereby the child receives the balanced experience of healthy male-female relationship."
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    • +5 +5 0 disagree Jun. 26, 2015
      "You're assuming an awful lot. Everyday I read the paper and see stories about heterosexual parents abusing their children. Just because a couple is straight that doesn't mean they're going to be loving towards their children. What about the rights of those children to be raised by a loving couple?
      Teens have babies they don't want. Homosexuals don't have babies by accident. They adopt babies because they want to be parents and love those children. They don't have babies in a public bathroom and leave them there."
    • +3 +3 0 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "Pedophilia is not homosexuality. If there are two adults that both consent to getting married, they should be allowed to.

      And you say that homosexual parents are worse than heterosexual ones because they can't provide a healthy relationship for them. I was raised by heterosexual parents. I was abused and raped by my parents. When i came out as gay, i was thrown out onto the streets to fend for myself. I had a friend, however, that was raised by a homosexual couple. They adopted her from the foster system. They gave her love and attention and were very happy. She was a successful student in school, was a very sweet girl, went to college, got a very good job, and has, since then, married a very good man, one that happens to be a close friend of mine. So tell me again that hetero couples can provide a better family for a child.

      And what about the millions of children in foster homes and orphanages? The ones with no home or family? Shouldn't they have a family?
      Hetero couples often have children, and then dump them wherever is convenient. But homo couples adopt children because they are ready and responsible. People don't make good parents because they have one mom and one dad. They make good parents because they feel love."
    • +3 +3 0 ... Sep. 22, 2016
      "life liberty and the pursuit of happiness are rights. does marriage not fit into these categories?"
    • +3 +3 0 james lambert Jun. 27, 2015
      "Marriage is indeed a right. Also the public as well as the married persons must somehow be protected since it has to do with material possessions because marriage includes a contract where both persons have equal share. It is good that society has laws. In fact, laws on marriage have existed for thousands of years! In some societies a man is allowed to have as many as four wives, information from an Iran resident who claimed that was the legal number, but claimed to have seven wives, illegally. Problems of a serious nature occur when persons who are closely related cause birth defects. The closest relative, if this is correct, is second cousin, or "kissing cousin." Minors are too young and cannot, do not understand the process. It's true that the laws regarding marriage are for the good of the married couple."
    • -6 0 -6 anne Jun. 26, 2015
      "very well said! iIt is just so sad that gay people think only of themselves and their "rights". Next thing - a pedophile will be outraged he can't marry a little girl, and there will be a battle for his "rights""
  • -20 +34 -54 Alyssa May. 29, 2015
    "Allowing gay marriage is further weakening an already weak and unstable institution. Since 1970 with the passage of no fault divorce, marriage and the family have been threatened. Divorce rates skyrocketed. This has a harmful impact on children when they are growing up without one of their biological parents. Legalizing homosexual marriage is continuing to add to this destabilization as children will always be deprived of one or both biological parents. Children are the foundation of every society. The family is the foundation of every society. In order to protect our future generations safeguarding and strengthening the family is essential."
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    • +7 +7 0 Anonymous Aug. 25, 2015
      "Actually, gay couples are LESS likely to get a divorce than straight couples. Sorry, but this is on you."
    • +3 +3 0 Victor Greywolf Nov. 16, 2016
      "Love is love. AS far as divorces happening, they happen because two people just aren't compatible, and for some, it was because they couldn't conform to what society says is the norm. Let's suppose, just for sake of argument, that hetero marriage was wrong or outlawed and only gay marriage was allowed? Could you yourself conform to that standard? If not, why force others to conform to such thing, if you can't conform to the norm? Don't you think it is oppressive or repressive and kind of being a bully by forcing people to conform to a standard that they cannot comply with? If the answer is yes, shouldn't people have the right to be with the ones they love? nobody's forcing you to choose who to fall in love with. Why force people who can't conform to those standards? After all, if you weren't allowed to marry someone who is hetero, wouldn't you want the standards to change? And this is from a HETERO PERSON. It's something to think about. Nobody's forcing people to marry them, or be a part of it, but people should have the right to marry whoever they want, don you think? As far as kids go, they will get used to it in time, and if their parents find true love, I am sure they will be happy with it."
    • +1 +1 0 Joseph Feb. 23, 2017
      "So as I say again, should it be illegal for your parent to die when you're a child?"
  • -20 +11 -31 diversion May. 28, 2015
    "Heterosexuals haven't evolved new reproductive organs. The combinations of nerve and hormone binding is not normal homosspien, it is as like msmmsls like dogs and cats. Its not marriage. It causes diseases and is against the hypocrstic oath. It is from violent treatment of females and disrespect for their secondary drxusl development. Homosexuals fear menstration and envy pregnancy and female orgasms most men can't respect women's sexuality and expect servitude and obedience. These debates are driven by male demands for superiority over women psychologically and physically it is an attempt to force people to believe homos are normal when they use heterosexual organs like dogs and cats"
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  • -20 +12 -32 Phil May. 5, 2015
    "To better decide on this matter, the financial benefits should be removed first to see if these gay and lesbian sector of the society would still push for same sex unions. If they don't, then it is simply money motivated and nothing else.

    If it is simply money motivated, then this group does not have any right to further mess up the already messed up society we're in.

    If there's truly equal right along genders, then if a male goes into a ladies room, he should be free to do so without being questioned or driven out of the room. He can just claim that he is gay and exercising his right to be in the ladies room because he feels he is a female. The question for all of us is would this argument be acceptable?"
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    • +2 +2 0 Anonymous Jul. 1, 2015
      "You're kind of screwing up the facts, Phil.

      Gay men don't actually feel female. Some may wear makeup or carry accessories that you may associate with women, but if a man wants to be a woman, that's called transgender."
    • +2 +2 0 Varan May. 31, 2015
      "I can understand he money related aspect, but men going into a specifically ladies only restroom is another thing. That is more ingrained into society than Christianity at this point. And no one has gone and changed the Bible deliberately, have they?"
  • -20 +10 -30 D. K. Astrelu Apr. 19, 2015
    "There are many parameters not usually discussed. Among them, some of the arguments in favor of same gender marriage would logically apply to some same family marriages as well. And, it is much more complex than many perceive it to be. Please review "Same Gender Marriage" by D. K. Astrelu on YouTube."
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    • +7 +7 0 Varan May. 3, 2015
      "You want us to go and review your own video on YouTube...why? Why on earth would anyone do that except haters?"
  • -20 +18 -38 Matt Apr. 6, 2015
    "This is more of a neutral comment than a pro or con, it's more just clarification for myself. One of the arguments I hear is that homosexuals are "born gay," that they don't choose to be gay--just as I don't choose to be straight. Fair point--however, I wasn't "born straight," and neither, I think, was anyone "born gay." It is impossible to be born with a sexual attraction to someone--normally speaking, attraction begins at adolescence; it wasn't a choice--I do, however, wonder if our surroundings impacted the decisions of our sexual preference? Are many homosexuals residing in high populations of other homosexuals, for example? I know that where I grew up, there were only a couple homosexuals, we were mostly straight; also, while my father was not a Christian, he did find poke fun of homosexuality; I wonder if that subconsciously caused me to be heterosexual. I moved into a city with a very high homosexual population, and have noticed that there is a higher number of people saying they are gay when they hit adolescence--I wonder if it was because of examples set before them saying it was ok. Just a thought--for me, it seems weird that homosexuals just sort of sprouted like wildfire over the last decade out of nowhere."
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    • +2 +3 -1 Anonymous Aug. 28, 2015
      "Since times have changed, more gay youth and adults feel more comfortable coming out than before. The number of gay people have not changed, but the general acceptance have changed their view on coming out."
    • +1 +1 0 Anonymous Jul. 3, 2018
      "I believe that people are born gay and straight and that sexual preference is all in DNA. You in fact were born straight, and some people were born gay. Outside influence can slightly change it, but homosexuality is not a choice. There are more gays now because they feel more comfortable coming out than in the past when they were judged and hated, and that is a good thing. It proves that our society is improving and creating more acceptance for people who are different. If god opposed gay marriage, then he shouldn't have made them gay!"
    • -1 0 -1 Joan Apr. 5, 2018
      "(completely respecting your opinion) i think you're right- but only partially. no- we are not five year olds running around getting sexually aroused, because we're not old enough, you are right about that. but sexuality is in a persons, well you could say 'biology' though that isnt exactly accurate. I cant help that Im a girl and i like girls. Just like you, matt, can't help but be attracted to girls too.(although you are a guy) But i do think you are incorrect about our surroundings and environment dictating our sexuality- if that where true, Gay children wouldn't be from homophobic parents- but they are. If it where true on a larger scale- such as society as a whole shaming Gays, then no one would be gay. Now ive been respectful up until now, but that last comment about us 'sprouting like wildfire over the last decade out of no where' lit my frickin' fire. my theory? That city you moved to? everyone was already gay, they never decided that. but seeing everyone else be openly gay? they felt comftorable. They are coming out as gay early because they aren't forced to stay in the closet like we where. i knew my sexuality at fourteen. FOURTEEN. im still in the closet to my family."
  • -20 +12 -32 Matt Apr. 6, 2015
    "I'm torn on the issue. Where i have a hard time is the arguments in favor of gay marriage. One of the arguments is that animals engage in homosexual behavior, therefore it is ok. However, animals also engage is cannibalism/murder--I wouldn't jump to a conclusion that says murdering people is all of a sudden ok because animals do it. Could someone pro please elaborate on why this is used as an argument and why it seems to be so successful an argument?"
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    • +3 +3 0 Anonymous Aug. 28, 2015
      "Animals engaging in homosexual behavior proves that it is natural.
      But with the murder/cannibalism thing, animals do that to eat and survive. It's natural for them, and we actually engage in the same thing. We don't need to kill other humans to eat and survive, like animals, but we do eat smaller animals like chickens, cows, etc."
    • +2 +2 0 Lucas Aug. 20, 2015
      "Animals engaging in homosexual behavior doesn't make it okay, it makes it natural ; what makes it okay - and what makes the difference from harmful practices like cannibalism animals are not aware of - is that it doesn't hurt anybody. QED."
    • -3 0 -3 Paul Jun. 2, 2015
      "Good question, Matt. I agree that this is a strange argument. Once you start to compare humans to animals, you are on a very slippery slope indeed.

      I too am interested in someone from the "Pro" side attempting an answer to your question, though I'm not too optimistic that anyone will actually provide much in that regard."
    • -5 0 -5 brhope2020 Oct. 22, 2015
      "*applause* well spoken! I'm NOT gay..."
  • -20 +68 -88 Oliver Mar. 24, 2015
    "In the Superbowl even Kobe Bryant is a nobody.

    Marriage = Man + Woman.

    Better find your own institution for homosexual unions."
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    • +7 +7 0 Audrey C. Jan. 26, 2016
      "Marriage is for everybody aND anybody. Gay or not."
    • +4 +6 -2 rm Aug. 30, 2015
      "you're too late.. we won. : )"
    • +3 +7 -4 Oliver May. 17, 2015
      "Dear Varan,

      compared to the importance that the institution of marriage has had for civilisation for more than 5.000 years, the kind of sexuality that you regard as so important in fact is no more than a childish game. Since due to your passion you seem to have lost your willingness to critically examine your own desires, I speak to you, consequently, like to talk to a naive person.

      In your posts I was not able to find much more than contempt and impoliteness. Nevertheless I invite you, to dispute my posts in a businesslike manner - otherwise a discussion with you makes no sense."
    • +1 +1 0 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "Marriage=love+person 1+person 2
      Better find your own institution for bigotry and unacceptable."
    • +1 +1 0 Lover 2 Mar. 30, 2017
      "you need to back off. i dont get why people criticize gays! youre being discriminatory against us gays, and because of low-lifes like you, our community has become a minority. you must just be jealous because we get more chicks than you ever will. just look at Lover 1, my bea!!"
    • +1 +4 -3 Varan May. 31, 2015
      "Contempt and impoliteness only toward people who are entirely in the wrong, like you."
    • +1 +5 -4 Varan May. 14, 2015
      "Now who's being overly confident, eh? And no, I'm not in the wrong game, as this isn't a game at all. I would have noticed if it was. Straight to my point, my attitude has nothing to do whatsoever with critical thinking. Yours does though, but I can see right through it. Faux politeness matters not to someone who ignores it. As you obviously have either a computer, phone, or some other device, you can obviously read my other posts but are purposefully trying to be obtuse."
    • +1 +7 -6 Varan Apr. 30, 2015
      "I'm sorry, Oliver, but I think we have already chosen our institution. Now we may rely on the Supreme Court, not you or any other damn fool like you, to judge the situation as it is. And I'm sure you've already heard how well that is going.????

      Thank you for your time badly spent reading this post, Oliver.

    • 0 +2 -2 yan Sep. 16, 2015
      "correct! ."
    • -5 +3 -8 Oliver May. 9, 2015
      "Dear Varan,

      great that you are so confident - but what has your attitude to do with critical thinking? You're still in the wrong game.

      Best regards,

  • -20 +22 -42 jerf Mar. 19, 2015
    "To be for gay 'marriage' you must also support incest and polygamy. There are no logical arguments used to support gay 'marriage' that cannot also be applied to incest and polygamy. Should 2 brothers be allowed to marry? After all, they can love each other and they have rights too. Bet u can't give a logical reason because there isn't one."
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    • +12 +13 -1 Varan Apr. 30, 2015
      "What is this utter nonsense?! Polygamy is only accepted by some religions, but certainly not homosexuals or most heterosexuals. Incest has quite disappeared from the world for a very long time, and to see such a much abhorred practice make a comeback would surely leave the public raring to go stab it in the back. Homosexuality has nothing to do with either of these things. As for Matt's comments, those have even more of nothing to do with homosexuality. If you are happily married, why prey on children? There is no reason other than that those who indulge in this practice are mentally insane. The same thing goes for hebephiles. Ephebophilia is somewhat different, as this refers to girls 15-19. 18 and up is legal. Anything else, and you get a cell for a good 20 years (not that I am encouraging ephebophilia, of course). So, I am afraid both of you are very sadly mistaken."
    • +3 +3 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "i don't care if two people are brother and sister, married to multiple people, or anything else of the like. so long as it is two consenting ADULTS then its fine with me, the fact that you think restricting peoples ability to make decisions for themselves is disgusting."
    • -13 +1 -14 Matt Apr. 6, 2015
      "as well as pedophilia/hebephilia/ephebephilia; all the self-admitted hebephiles have the exact same reasonings as homosexuals if it was consentual; if it was non-conseting, then that's a different issue. I do not support statutory rape, I'm just saying the logic behind both are exactly the same."
  • -20 +8 -28 Ciboney Woods Mar. 19, 2015
    "For everyone that thinks same sex marriage isn't mentioned in the bible it is... God says that he created marriage for man AND women specifically. The bible doesn't say that man and man or women and women shall not get married, its just indirectly implied"
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    • +9 +9 0 Varan May. 1, 2015
      "Who the crap cares about the bible? This is not a religious argument, it is a human rights argument. Get real."
    • +8 +8 0 Varan May. 3, 2015
      "Oh, yes, the fact that it is implied in the Bible makes it much better. Yeah right. There's no difference whatsoever."
    • +7 +8 -1 Ryann Mar. 26, 2015
      "Not everyone needs to believe in your God though, so that argument is invalid. Saying something like that is like saying "This sky guy told be it's bad, so no." Not everyone believes in God, so not everyone should believe whatever he said."
    • +1 +2 -1 Braim Jul. 18, 2015
      "Dont miss quote bible read Romans 1:20 to 32.Also God created Adam and Eve and not Eve and Eve.Give me example of same sex marriage in the Bible.Why did 'nt a woman marry Mary? Sam sex is not normal,lets fix the world."
  • -20 +7 -27 Daryl Mar. 8, 2015
    "Con #2 is the compelling reason against Gay marriage. If mankind all assumed homosexuality we would cease to exist as a species. We only continue to exist generation after generation as a species because men love women and have sex with them. Everyone you've every met, and certainly everyone you've ever read about in a history book is the product of usually love, and at least sex, between a man and a woman. Homosexuality is a drain on society as a whole because it fails to produce any natural off-spring, to raise it's own it must take from a natural male female relationship. I don't think you can go so radically against the natural and break down the established social order of natural offspring raised with their natural parents without serious long term consequences to society as a whole. The basic reason for families is reproduction and the raising of children."
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    • +10 +10 0 Ryann Mar. 26, 2015
      "We aren't asking for the whole of mankind to convert to homosexuality, we just ask that we be equal, because we are here and we have to make the most out of what we are given at birth."
  • -20 +9 -29 Anthony Jan. 23, 2015
    "Those who choose same-sex unions for themselves thereby deny themselves the rights natural in opposite-sex marriages. We all have free will. We freely choose whether or not to engage in homosexual acts. Those who chose homosexual lives freely choose to forfeit marriage's natural rights, such as child-rearing."
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    • +7 +7 0 James C. Feb. 13, 2015
      "You are not hearing yourself clearly. That is the opposite of free will sir."
    • +5 +5 0 Anonymous Feb. 7, 2015
      "I personally think that LGBT people are born the way that they are.
      I wish someone would do more investigation on this business about sexual orientation being a choice or not, because it's time that we get real answers!!

      Personally, I think that the "It's a choice" opinion doesn't sound right.
      If you have a "crush" on someone, or find wavy blond hair attractive, you don't really choose that, do you?

      Have you ever woken up in the morning and said "I'm going to be attracted to wavy blond hair today!!"
      I don't think so.

      How is attraction to a specific gender any different?"
    • +1 +1 0 Rabbi Stein Jul. 9, 2018
      "You can't force people to like sex with opposite or same, you either have the attraction or you don't and to tell someone that has feelings different than mine that they should have straight sex whether they enjoy it or not or they should have no sex, it pure idiocy. Nobody, not even the countless cults, religion and political groups have any right dictating. I don't believe that many of you would say divorce should be made illegal or even fornication as most of the has sex outside of marriage, we can't simply choose just because we personally don't understand or accept things. This holds true for religion, if you haven't studied all religions in depth, how can you say one is better than the rest? Most people fall into the trap of accepting life at face value and whatever our parents say, must be true! The only way the world will make it, is to learn compassion regardless of the issues, we are all on our own separate paths, here to learn love and compassion, not hate and division."
    • +1 +1 0 Love is LOVE May. 16, 2018
      "I've heard a lot of arguments that same-sex marriage should be banned because those couples can't have kids. People get married because they LOVE each other. What you're saying is the same as saying that a man/woman that can't have kids can't get married. You would have a problem with that. But suddenly when it's man/man or woman/woman it's different??? I don't think so."
    • 0 0 0 Dylan Jan. 27, 2019
      "No one can choose if they want to be gay and not every married couple has kids.People who Engaging in in opposite gender marriages also have free will for whether or not they Want to get married. What is wrong about choosing to engage in homosexual marriage?"
  • -20 +89 -109 Oliver Jan. 20, 2015
    "Before the introduction of gay marriage in the Netherlands : there were more than 20 years of stability in the number of weddings (+ -10 %).

    After the introduction of gay marriage 2001:
    As of 2013, the marriage market has almost collapsed with a decrease of 23% compared to the year 2000."
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    • +4 +7 -3 Varan May. 14, 2015
      "You are wrong--the marriage market has decreased in the Netherlands because there it is not a big deal if you get married or not. I just read several articles on women in their forties with children and living with a partner, but are not married. In the U.S., it is a massive part of our lives to get married and have kids; not so in he Netherlands."
    • +2 +2 0 Otto Jan. 17, 2016
      "This not true. CBS (Dutch Statistics Bureau) figures show a peak at 124000 marriages in 1970. The number has declined since. with a small growth in the 90's.
      90000 in 1980
      95000 in 1990
      80000 in 2000
      88200 in 2010

      I am pretty sure same sex marriage did not start in 1971."
    • 0 +1 -1 Oliver May. 17, 2015
      "Dear Varan,

      until 15 years ago it was important too in the Netherlands, whether people were married or not and the number of weddings has long been stable.

      After the marriage in 2001 had lost its nimbus as an exemplary form of family, it was precisely the liberal circles, who had forced the opening that gave up marriage or simply were no longer capable of forming stable partnerships.

      Consequently, today more children than ever are born of single parents and are much more threatened by poverty and abandonment."
    • -4 0 -4 james lambert Jul. 10, 2015
      "That is what happens when gay libbers get hold. It disrupts society to this extent. Could it be that societies no longer know how to even define marriage?"
  • -20 +19 -39 Miss Nancy Jan. 16, 2015
    "If God planned for two men or two women to get married, he would have designed our bodies to be unisex. He made Adam and Eve, one man and one woman."
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    • +6 +6 0 April Mar. 24, 2015
      "1. Adam and Eve were brother and sister so what your saying is that incest is okay but gay marriage isn't. God made gay people so obviously he had this plan all along."
    • +4 +5 -1 Derp Feb. 6, 2015
      "if he made us unisex then there would be no "men" and "women" and there would certainly be no kids! Your argument is invalid and makes no sense."
    • +3 +3 0 Mystro Mar. 12, 2015
      "Religion has not a thing to do with it. Your point is a hollow opinion, considering there is no proof that god even exists. God didn't plan on humans destroying His nature for modern things such as automobiles that pollute the air, but I'm sure you drive a car..."
    • +3 +4 -1 Lucifer Mar. 5, 2015
      "Do you know how old this argument is and how stupid it sounds, plus it wasn't Adam and Eve, it was Lilith first. Second, If this was the beginning of the world then of course you would need to populate the earth."
    • +2 +2 0 James C. Feb. 13, 2015
      "It is called asexual and it is a factor in nature."
    • -1 0 -1 Joey G. Mar. 29, 2018
      "I agree with you miss Nancy, also in response to April, homosexuality isn't gods plan, its the devils plan"
  • -20 +100 -120 Jim Tierney Jan. 15, 2015
    "Enlighten me liberals. Was it not just a few years ago that the instituition of marriage was decried as a paternalistic scam by the liberal establishment. An useless document that gave men control over women especially hated by feminists. Now marriage is the most important thing in the world to those who once detested it. Help me understand."
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    • +7 +11 -4 Drew Mar. 7, 2015
      "If we are going to generalize like that then try this for generalizing. Because of the bush administration IT IS A FACT THE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY CAN NOT IMPROVE OUR ECONOMY. That is clearly a lie but it has a good example so how about it. Same thing aplies to you. Both the statments are generalizations."
    • +3 +3 0 Spirit May. 14, 2018
      "Wasn't Adam and Eve's relationship incest then?"
    • +3 +3 0 ... Sep. 22, 2016
      "our government is pretty screwed up. We really only have two political parties. you may not agree with everything that a party supports, but you associate them, because you believe them to be better then the alternative, or because you agree with them on most fronts"
    • +2 +2 0 Spirit May. 15, 2018
      "Men have NO RIGHT to rule over women. To quote RBG, "I ask no favor for my sex[...]All I ask of our brethren is, that they will take their feet off our necks.""
    • +2 +2 0 Alexander Feb. 27, 2017
      "Not all liberals believed what you stated above. Not all liberals believed marriage to be some sort of a scam created by men to control women. What Liberals believed in was equality. Perhaps they wouldn't have attacked the institution of marriage in the past if many men had not used it to trap and threaten their spouses. Right now, equality among different forms of marriage has become a debate because it, in its rawest form, is not an issue of marriage equality; it is religion testing its hold on the government and economy today. Give me one reason that gay marriage should not be allowed that isn't religious?"
    • +2 +2 0 Joseph Feb. 23, 2017
      "Please keep your political nonsense out of a reasonable debate over the legality of civil union. I'm conservative and even I can't help, but be disgusted that this is a battle of whether your party is better than the other one"
    • -4 +1 -5 Oliver May. 1, 2015
      "Finally a lack of personal values makes every institution disposable. Who really cares about marriage can not be that flexible."
    • -6 0 -6 james lambert Jun. 27, 2015
      "If you wish to know the original thought consider the first words of Adam when he woke up and saw Eve! He called her "bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh!" Here was an instant bond to his wife! Note that she was taken from the side of man that appears to symbolize that the woman was to walk BESIDE her man, not any lower! And were to be "one flesh!" There is beautiful unity in this type union. Man was given a realistic responsibility after the fall of man to "rule over the woman." I'm not sure that was really the desire of Adam but it was an assignment. It is written in the book of Genesis. In the New Testament, written by Paul, He states :"Husbands love your wives!" Please email me if I have made any sense here!"
    • -8 0 -8 Raffay Apr. 14, 2016
      "You are the best dude."
  • -20 +11 -31 Oliver Jan. 8, 2015
    "Dear Ben,

    I do not see how you are responding to my criticism of gay marriage, because of foreseeable major difficulties in heterosexual dating. I have not criticized, that men will more often come to gays, but - with no heteronormativity in place anymore - they will have problems in identifying suitable partners - before they respond at all.

    And of course it is not wrong and reprehensible to refer to possible negative external effects of a general recognition of homosexual partnerships because the consequences for society will be profound and "marriage" is not a general civil right - otherwise the polygamy would also be a civil right. It is a civil right to register ones partnership as permanent and get granted suitable privileges therefore. It is not a civil right, to call this partnership "marriage" and to demand the exact same bundle of rights."
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  • -20 +12 -32 keegan Jan. 6, 2015
    "in many countries for hundreds of years it has been stated that a marriage consist of one man and one woman. Also for all of you that believe in the bible people god created Adam and eve so atom could create a population. in genesis it states that a relationship is between a man and a woman."
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    • +5 +5 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "and in many countries for many years humans could own other humans because the quaran and the bible as well as the Torah advocate for it, the norm based on religion never holds up."
    • 0 0 0 anonymous Apr. 30, 2019
      "And in saying this, you have decided that you don't want the separation of church and state, and therefore no longer want to follow the Constitution.
      ... Ok, you see, I jumped to a lot of conclusions. I don't ACTUALLY believe you're against the Constitution. But a lot of people overlook that the definition of marriage has to do with the LEGAL binding of two people. Religion shouldn't have anything to do with it."
    • 0 0 0 bisexual person Feb. 18, 2019
      "yeah, he created adam and eve so i'll do both"
  • -21 0 -21 Seth Jan. 9, 2019
    "It is not OK. Why? If you love someone, why would be to opposite sex. And if you do why would you marry them."
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    • -2 0 -2 Jaxson Mar. 27, 2019
      "Because homosexual people are raised. They aren't born a certain way. Growing up in a certain environment can make a person gay. Hell, even I have a crush on my Spanish teacher and I've always been straight. People change."
  • -21 +6 -27 RTYHF Dec. 12, 2018
    "god made a man and a women not a man and a man or a women and a women."
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    • +5 +5 0 luka Jan. 23, 2019
      "If god didn't like us gays than he wouldn't have let us be like this"
    • +3 +3 0 these homophobes smh Mar. 20, 2019
      "god made sex for after marriage. not before
      If you're going to use that Bible verse, then you better not
      1. Lie
      2. Gossip
      3. Dislike someone
      4. Get a tattoo
      5. Some other bs commands no one follows"
  • -21 +6 -27 rx4c3f Oct. 30, 2018
    "saying that you are against gay marriage does not mean you hate gay people it's just saying that you don't like the fact that people would like their own sex. i am a christian and i am against gay marriages because it says in the bible
    (Leviticus 18:22"
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    • +3 +3 0 Aquinas May. 3, 2019
      "takethisL, Religious books control people's lives? Not quite - people are perfectly free to choose whether or not to follow the Bible. Contrast that with non-religious books. I give you the Communist Manifesto, Mein Kampf, and Mao's Little Red Book. These were situations where people were not able to choose what they did and the book did in fact control their lives - and take it away. Which is better?"
    • +3 +3 0 Aquinas Jan. 12, 2019
      "I'm not entirely sure I understand both of your comments put side by side as some of the implications in the first are countermanded by the second, but I will attempt to respond anyway. In short, I am against people using the Bible to hate just as much as you are, but I don't believe that the ideologies that justify crimes stem from the Bible. Don't get me wrong - people do use the Bible to justify doing whatever they want (including homosexuality) but that is not to say that that is what the Bible told them to do. Again, the Bible's ideological, historical, and theological precepts have held up to severe criticism from highly educated, mostly agnostic or atheist people (it makes sense that mostly these people have criticized it) and is still accepted by many many people. The Bible is consistent every way - there are just evil people who twist its precepts. Also, labeling everyone who doesn't agree with your view as ignorant is careless and counterproductive to the ideas that you want to put forward. Assuming Christians are unintelligent people is an exercise in intellectual contempt and does not endear you at all.
      The other point I made was that the Bible could not have taught homosexuality without being rejected in its time."
    • +3 +3 0 Victor Greywolf Jan. 9, 2019
      "To answer your question about why people punished sodomy by death? They would probably do that with anything, because they were violent people, and books such as that would in their mind say violence towards people that were different that what was written at that time was okay. Apparently with all the hate crimes out there, they still do. They were very ignorant and intolerant people at that time. I never read the bible anymore since I became a full fledge Atheist, since it always infurated me with things, that I have seen, and not worth my time. I never said it condoned homosexuality. I never said anyone was hypocritical. I onyl said why should people who can't conform to it, and since they used it as an excuse to hate, THAT was what I was referring to. Being against gay marriage is something they have the right to, but using the bible to hate is what I am against. And this is coming from an Atheist. They have the right to their point of view, no question, but they don't right to impose it upon people. Let the LGBT have the right. I was only asking if they would be willing to conform, if the bible said that it was wrong for people to sleep with the opposite gender. Peace"
    • +3 +3 0 Victor Greywolf Dec. 24, 2018
      "Let's suppose for one moment that the bible said it was wrong for a man to sleep with a woman, and the way to go, is for a man to sleep with a man. Would you change your point of view in order to conform to that standard? In case you haven't know, the bible has more stories about homosexuality than any other book around. You have to remember, MAN, not a cosmic entity wrote the bible, so man put what THEY decided to put in there. It's the truth. You're a christian, good for you, but it still won't change the gay people, or people who love their own gender, no matter what. As far as not liking people who love their own gender, doesn't it also say to love people, and judge not, lest yee be judged? This is asked t you by an Atheist by the way.. So, if the bible said that it was okay for people to marry people of the same sex, you'd be for it. To each their own."
    • +2 +2 0 Aquinas May. 3, 2019
      "celeste, what's the purpose of God then? Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but I there's not really any difference between what your belief's are and Hedonism. You don't believe in scripture from what you said, you don't believe in (or do not have) any objective moral law, and you don't believe that actions have moral consequences. What is the purpose of religion without an objective moral standpoint when Hedonism will do just as well? This is a sincere question I have. I would be grateful to have it answered."
    • +2 +4 -2 takethisL Jan. 30, 2019
      "I love how a book controls how peoples lives work. this is why religion is dumb"
    • +1 +2 -1 celeste Mar. 19, 2019
      "Basically you are homophobic. I am a christian myself, myself and even my preacher understands that god wants you to be happy and that you should be with the person you love. If god really forgives you, nothing is wrong with going against something someone we know isn't god wrote on paper."
    • +1 +2 -1 Victor Greywolf Feb. 9, 2019
      "I hear you on that one, takethisL. I pity them. Using a book as an excuse to hate is totally stupid. I wonder, as far as some of the con arguments, or antis, as I call them, if they talk to hear themselves talk. As I stated on another arguments, I wish I had the email addresses of Leno and Letterman's joke writers, or any joke writers, because these This is why I don't follow religion, and I think the bible is the biggest joke of them all. I have to agree with your statement, and I do."
    • -2 +1 -3 Aquinas Jan. 1, 2019
      "We can suppose that if you want Victor. In that case, at the time that it was written (regardless of whether or not a 'cosmic entity' wrote it) it would have been (in biblical speak) reviled of men and it wouldn't have made sense to the majority of the population that read it. At the very least it would not have the theological consistency that has held up to the severe criticism that the Bible has endured probably more than any other book.
      Now if the Bible proclaimed something gentler, say that sodomy wasn't a sin, why did society back then punish sodomy by death? It is ridiculous to say the original interpretation of the Bible condones homosexual behaviors just because it has "stories about homosexuality" or because you can find a scripture that you can distort to fit your agenda.
      For the "Judge not" scripture (the most frequently misapplied scripture ever) it isn't saying that we should never pass any form of judgment - that carried to its logical conclusion is stupid. If you read further it says: "With the judgment you pronounce you will be judged" and the moat and so on. It is a scripture about hypocrisy - not love or vindication and it isn't realistically applied to this situation as rx4c3f isn't being hypocritical."
  • -21 +8 -29 Noah Jul. 8, 2018
    "Gay Marriage goes against the constitution and is an unnatural act to God in most religions. Not only is it against God, it is against how America is supposed to be."
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    • +6 +6 0 Victor Greywolf Jul. 10, 2018
      "FYI, the constitution guarantees a separation of church and state, so religion and god are over ruled. Second, at the time the constitution was written, LGBT was virtually unknown, or kept private. It isn't against how America is supposed to be, because many things have been out and although not always open, has always been there, just that it has become more open, due to diversity. It doesn't go against the constitution, because of the fact that people have freedom, and freedom has a lot of things that most people don't agree with, but it is that freedom that insures and assures people that they can be who they are, and not fear persecution because of it. We can mock the bonehead Trump, and get away with it, because of that freedom. We can marry someone of the opposite or same gender because of the freedom we have in this country. People don't have to be hidden, and it is what the constitution and the USA First amendment was founded on So, try again."
    • +3 +3 0 Maia Sep. 24, 2018
      "You mean freedom of religion and marriage? It's like being atheist; if they don't believe in god, you can't call them sinners."
    • +3 +3 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 13, 2018
      "Even if Gay Marriage was outlawed by the Constitution (which it's not) The people of the United States hold the right to change the constitution to fit the time. The process of changing the constitution, or adding to it, has been used a few times already in the form of amendments. Everything else was summarized pretty well by Victor."
  • -21 +11 -32 Paul Jul. 1, 2018
    "Marriage is between a male and a female. Its is only the fringe gay activists that try to distort this sacred institution for their own selfish and maligned beliefs"
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    • +3 +3 0 Blue Velvet Sep. 4, 2018
      "Quite ironic coming from you stating your own selfish and maligned beliefs. Try being open-minded for once."
    • +3 +3 0 Pauline D. Jul. 9, 2018
      "Marriage is not sacred by any means, if it were, then close to sixty percent of Americans wouldn't be divorced. You may be another one that has been brainwashed by outdated beliefs. America stands for FREEDOM, yes freedom for all. Religion was created by man, not god, don't let wannabe believers convince you otherwise."
    • +2 +2 0 Lesbiahonest Sep. 24, 2018
      "Keep religion out of politics- it has no place in an intelligent debate because it cannot be proven."
    • +2 +2 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 13, 2018
      "To be completely fair Paul most marriages were polygamous throughout history, times changed and now it's between two people who's to say that has to be between a man and a women. In religious marriage yes it has to between a man and a women, however their is also civil marriage which religion has no power over, so if the people of the United States of America (or other countries) vote for equal civil marriage rights than they deserve to have that right and all burdens and privileges that marriage holds."
  • -21 +15 -36 dont be a hypocrite May. 16, 2018
    "Sorry that our religious beliefs offend you gays.
    I hate to break it to you but be offended all you want, as horrible as it is, you already have gay marriage legalized in this country so stop trying to argue about it so much. Just because people like myself don't agree with it and wish gay marriage was illegal, doesn't mean you don't have the right to be married unfortunately. and honestly, in 2018 you guys are literally praised by the left for being gay. there is literally not a single right that gays don't have in this country. My mother is gay and I love her, but I don't agree with her LGBTQA lifestyle. I personally believe that churches and religious organizations should have the right to deny weddings and services to Gay marriage. You want your freedom don't you? well religious freedom is also important. You gays may say its ignorant to not give you rights and freedom, but its also ignorant to go against religious freedom as well. Your literally the biggest hypocrites. Just because you have your rights to Overall Gay marriage doesn't mean its right to force religious organizations to go against their beliefs. Don't be confused though for I'm NOT in favor of DISCRIMINATION again Gays, I'm against gay marriage and hypocrisy."
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    • +5 +6 -1 Victor Greywolf May. 17, 2018
      "I'm a hetero male, and I am not offended by that, to be honest with you. Nobody's forcing the religious organizations to accept their point of view, contrary to what antis believe. OKay, well, so she is gay. Would you want to deny her the right to marry who she loves, because you disagree with her lifestyle? I would think someone with a relative who is LGBT might be a little bit more understanding of the gays and lesbians.

      Of course we all want religious freedom, who wouldn't?

      I'm not saying it is ignorant.

      I'm against hypocrosy too, however I am in favor of same sex marriage, but to each their own.

      Have a great 2018 and beyond."
    • +1 +1 0 Maia Sep. 24, 2018
      "Well then, that's exactly like saying a latino cannot marry a white person. Bringing your religion into a factual argument is repetitive and unrelated. Your religion is not ours. We do not have to live by "God's rules". This is an intelligent argument, and religion is in no way logical. Religion is purely emotion based, therefore, it has no place in a political argument."
    • +1 +1 0 Ben Jun. 1, 2018
      "It would be nice to listen to you if you used correct grammar. XD"
  • -21 +15 -36 Godisgood Apr. 13, 2018
    "I believe that gay marriage shouldn't be allowed, why can you marry the same sex but not marry your brother? Its immoral and I am a strong believer of loving everyone equally so even though I don't agree with same sex relationships I still will treat everyone equally."
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    • +4 +4 0 [email protected]#$% Nov. 19, 2018
      "GodisGood2, do you think i chose to like girls? do you think i chose to be called faggot and screamed at to get out of the school? do you think i chose to be debated over whether or not i should exist by politicians? do you think i chose to hear my grandparents make slurs about my community? unaware that im gay? do you think others chose to be thrown from their households for being queer, or be beaten by homophobic parents just for liking the same gender? it may not be in our genetic code, but it isnt something we decide. the day i realized i liked girls was the worst day of my life. you don't choose to feel like a freak. it is simply who you are."
    • +4 +4 0 chelsea May. 1, 2018
      "if you marry your brother with the same genes your baby would have a high chance of not surviving while gay marriage is not effecting any baby or anyone. so think about how many babies could die from having one with a family member gay is ok."
    • +3 +3 0 Spirit Apr. 30, 2018
      "You can marry the same sex...because it doesn't result in incest??????"
    • +3 +4 -1 Nobody Apr. 27, 2018
      "What about people that are transgender it's like saying that they can't be transgender cause they were born that way why can't they why can't people be and love who they want"
    • +2 +2 0 Victor Greywolf Jul. 20, 2018
      "@Hypocrites Usa, why should divorce be illegal? I mean, if two people are miserable in a marriage, shouldn't they have that in order to get out of it?"
    • -2 0 -2 Hypocrites Usa Jul. 9, 2018
    • -4 +3 -7 Godisgood2 Apr. 14, 2018
      "All of you who say you are born this way is NOT true! That's like saying you are born a Democrat or born a Christian , being hay is a choice not something yourelse born with, it isn't a gene."
  • -21 +14 -35 Joey G. Apr. 11, 2018
    "lets see how many dislikes I get. I'm a straight white male Christian pro Trump Republican. whoever dislikes is a hypocrite because you want to be accepted for being gay or supporting gay marriage but wont accept that im a straight white male Christian trump supporter"
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    • +5 +7 -2 Maxx C Apr. 24, 2018
      "You literally just wrote this for attention and and to make people angry. You didn't even state any argument."
    • +5 +8 -3 Joe Apr. 11, 2018
      "you never stated your argument you just listed facts about you."
    • +3 +4 -1 Spirit Apr. 29, 2018
      "I have no problem with you being yourself. It's when you start to encroach upon people's personal liberties is when I get angry."
    • +2 +4 -2 Victor Greywolf Apr. 28, 2018
      "What does being a supporter of that moron has t do with being against same sex marriage? You didn't bring up an argument, only mentioned a political stance. Try again."
    • -1 0 -1 michael Mar. 28, 2019
      "trump 2020"
    • -1 +2 -3 Joey G. May. 15, 2018
      "I actually got dislikes. lol"
  • -21 +10 -31 unknown Mar. 20, 2018
    "No, it says in the bible that God intended marriage fora mean and woman ( Genesis 2:24: "Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh."). Sex is meant for man and woman and they are intended to reproduce and have more children. I believe we should love our neighbor as yourself and love everyone, but God is our king and our almighty precious Lord
    and we should listen to his beautiful word."
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    • +4 +5 -1 Gay lover Apr. 6, 2018
      "I am only a kid and gay and I the bible also says that everyone is allowed to love whoever so bible thump that"
    • +1 +1 0 Lee May. 28, 2018
      "Genesis was a section in the old testament in the bible. With Jesus' arrival on Earth, he said that he was here to complete the ancient commandments, with his arrival he abolished all of the older rules, including any talking on same sex marriage. Also, if you follow every single rule withing the bible all of your clothes would be sinful, since the mixing of fabrics was outlawed in the bible."
  • -21 +21 -42 Khaleesi83 Feb. 17, 2018
    "I honestly cant think of a coherent con, but if i must give an argument on this side it is to say that I understand that gay people want a voice and to educate some people but and its only right that people get equal treatment and the chance at love but being so vocal about it has seemed to only make things worse, people on the con side are most resistant to being told they are wrong and being forced to accept what is in all honesty, completely innocent and as natural as being straight. So I think the con is causing social disturbances everytime a business refuses to bake a cake for a gay couple or the crap that goes on in the entertainment industry when a tv show or movie or whatever shows a gay person in a seemingly negative space or political drama when debating the views on the subject, I think being gay has made people crazy and while I understand the need for equal footing in this country I think subjects like this has split us even more and I say this as a bisexual woman, in a committed interracial relationship who has been turned away by officiants who doesnt marry black and white couples. And on top of that we believe in polygamy, I think homosexuality should be kept personal and not trusted upon the conservatives tbh"
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    • 0 +1 -1 Victor Greywolf May. 3, 2018
      "I don't believe it is being forced to be honest. More like what people have been told in the past, and now seeing a change in it, they are unsure how to react. Gay people have been around in many aspects. Mostly the arts, but there are gays all over, and some people are having a hard time accepting it, due to the mentality and teachings of parents, etc, being beaten into their heads, and not realizing that what was once underground, is now out and about. Some cultures embrace homosexuals, or do things that might be confused with homosexuality. As far as seeing it, to quote the late great Harvey Milk: "Heterosexuality was fiercely imposed upon me, yet, I am not a hetero sexual." It is true. People will be who they are. More people are exposed to new things, and not knowing how to react to it, and listening to people who had their heads in the sand like an ostrich are to blame. Once diversity happens, things will change, I agree it should be kept personal, but how many homosexuals are also conservative? People are out. It isn't a bad thing, but people are paying too much attention, and this is coming from a HETERO person, by the way. Peace. Good argument. I salute you.

      Have a great 2018 and beyond."
    • 0 +2 -2 Nobody Apr. 27, 2018
      "I thank you for your appearance on this u aren't spreading hate but a few words made me off put. Being gay has made people crazy did you know in the eighteen hundreds if you were gay they would put you in a mental asylum and if your for that or maybe you didn't mean literally or figuratively I still like your opinion and your side on this so I thank you although I disagree"
  • -21 +14 -35 Carl Feb. 17, 2018
    "If a person is born female or male and later chooses to become gay for some reason or other they are sure to have made a bad choice for themselves. No amount of hormone treatment or counseling can change their sex. Each sex has characteristics that are unique to their sex."
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    • +10 +11 -1 august Feb. 22, 2018
      "I don't think I choose to be gay. To argue what you said, Did you choose to be straight? I don't think you did you just were naturally attracted to the other gender. And sex and gender are 2 different things, sex is what you are born as with either an XX or XY or XXY chomorone, you cannot change that yes. However gender is more what you feel, for instance some people may feel that they were born as the wrong gender and change genders, these people are transgender, some people also feel different genders on different days, genderqueer. These things do exist, and I don't think I made a bad decision because I didn't make a decision. I think the only bad decision you made was posting this comment without doing research first."
    • +2 +2 0 ty Oct. 9, 2018
      "sexual orientation and gender identity are two completely different things. nobody chooses to be gay or trans or whatever. it's literally biological and psychological"
    • -1 0 -1 Alex Jun. 27, 2018
      "What are those characteristics? Frugal? Spendthrift? Honest? Dishonest? Smarter? Faster? Stronger? Artistic? Creative? Nurturing? Mechanical Aptitude? Fashion-sense? Individual men and women have characteristics that someone looking at them would say that those characteristics should belong to someone from the opposite sex."
  • -21 +6 -27 Xylia A. Feb. 1, 2018
    "Marriage is defined as the union of a man and a woman, and NOTHING can change that. A fulfilling love is not possible between two members of the same sex, and we should not say that it is! We should not misguide people into believing that marriage between members of the same sex is love! Not to mention, what of the child they may adopt? A child needs two parents, a mother and a father. There is a reason for this, both parents serve their own roles and a child NEEDS both parents in his or her life."
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    • +3 +3 0 august Feb. 14, 2018
      "oh no honey not my gay self. and I'm pretty sure the divorce rate (divorce is also a sin) is much much higher in straight couples than in gays. try harder next time and come up with something I haven't heard of multiple times before."
    • +2 +2 0 Victor Greywolf Feb. 20, 2018
      "It IS love. What does it matter if people of the same gender love each other? Some children in a same sex household have a better life than those in a traditional house. Gay couples can make wonderful parents. They can have both with same sex couples. All a child cares about is a stable home life, not about if two men or two women marry. The child they adopt? If the two parents are very loving, and stable, and can give the child a loving home, then does it matter if they are two men or two women or traditional parents? The bond of two people is love, irregardless of what the antis think. It's already been changed, whether people like it or not. Nothing can change your orientation, as well as who you are. Gay couples are marrying every day. People will have to accept it, since nothing is going to stop it. They are married, whether in a civil union or a traditional marriage. Peace"
    • +1 +1 0 Khaleesi83 Feb. 17, 2018
      "Marriage has only been defined as that in recent times in colonial settlements etc. History has shown us that humans have not followed that belief for as long as humans were able to document history, in every time line same sex relationships have been present and only until the spreading of Christianity were they shown as anything but natural. The earliest of complex humans have documented same sex practices, even as recent as historically accurate pirates were know to engage in same sex marriages. So the argument that marriage has always been between a man and a woman has already been disproved & people on the con side with the power has tried and failed to bury these facts to keep good people like you on the side of hate. A gay couple in another state across the country really has no affect on your own life and you have to know that a child raised in a same sex marriage more get the same gender support from a same sex couple who tend to be more honest and usually more educated in the topics of sex hormones & puberty than say a single parent household or a religious household who tries to shield their children from the most natural form of human behavior that creates human life but is treated as something that should be shameful"
    • +1 +1 0 Joey Feb. 7, 2018
      "this comment is disgusting and degrading. how would you like it if all of a sudden the "rules" changed and it was against gods will for a man and woman to wed? we are all people living on this planet and being strait or gay should not determine anything. if a man loves a man or a woman loves a woman it should not affect you or anyone else's rights."
    • 0 +1 -1 Xylia A. Feb. 8, 2018
      "There are no "rules"... it is merely right and wrong, and right and wrong don't change. God doesn't change. While humanity sits here and we struggle and we fail again and again, He forgives if we can confess that we are wrong and can ask for forgiveness. I know what it is to fail and be a failure. But I can also attest to the fact that God loves us and can redeem the most wretched person, as He did me. And while I still fail over and over, He forgives me and will forgive anyone if we confess and repent. Right and wrong do not change ever, and please believe me when I say that God made it this way for a reason. We may not understand why He made the universe this way, but if you ask me if my life was better when I did whatever I wanted and when I didn't worry about what God wanted for me, I will never say anything other than a hard no. Just as a parent gives their children directions so they do not get hurt, God gives us directions, and these "directions" are the universal right and wrong. Please believe that God has a better plan, and that God knows better than humans do!"
  • -21 +8 -29 zach Dec. 20, 2017
    "God created women and men for a reason. to build a family, one must have a man and a woman. it is destined to be like that until the end and it is the nature of us. we do not have the rights to change our nature as God created us (men and women) for a reason.

    falling in love with the same gender is not wrong but it is just not meant to be."
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    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Mar. 31, 2018
      "Well, Amanda, and agree w. amanda, unfortunately not all states allow gay couples to adopt children, probably because of the way some people think. I personally don't have anything against gays adopting kids, and as I once quoted to someone: "Kids don't care if they have two dads or two moms. All they want is a loving family." And it's true. Gays can make great parents, and there are hetero people who won't make great parents, but that is because of them, and their personal history or life growing up. A child only wants a stable home, and many times, they can get one from gay couples, but that should be on here. As far as falling in love with the same gender, it is meant to be for the LGBT to be in love with them. Why force people who can't conform to what society tells them to do it. Imagine if hetero marriage was outlawed. Could hetero people marry someone of the same gender? If no, then why force the LGBT to do so. In response also to adoption, many couples who are unable to reproduce can adopt kids also. Most of those couples are hetero by the way. Why is it so wrong if the child is still getting a loving and caring home? ASk those who are against it and see what their arguments are."
    • +1 +1 0 agree w. amanda Mar. 19, 2018
      "What about the millions of children who are in foster care or orphanages? Who adopts them? The couples who can't reproduce. And who are most of those couples? Gay people."
    • +1 +1 0 Amanda Mar. 2, 2018
      "Homosexual couples can build families just fine. They can take foster care kids in and adopt them, or just adopt a child in general. Why is it so wrong if the child is still getting a loving caring home?"
  • -21 +12 -33 Asco Nov. 16, 2017
    "Yeah true that God loves us and true that the bible said that don't judge others, but it doesn't mean that you can do whatever you want to do. Why??? So have a think who owns the life that you live, and who gave you the life that you live right now, who??? do you have any idea exactly is not yours or your family's life. If you say that you got your life from your Mum and your Dad i'm not trying to being mean, but to be honest you need to grow up and get a life. Think about the world this world needs more people, think about the future your future and others not just your future."
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    • +1 +1 0 Victor Greywolf Jul. 11, 2018
      "The world DOESN'T need more people. That is like people who believe they have a legacy to leave behind thinking, or martyr thinking. Truth of the matter is, we can't take care of the kids we have, how are we going to be able to take care of kids in the future? Unemployment is at an all time high, and we barely have enough, regardless of where we are, to make ends meet. Imagine if there were more people, how much of a burden will be on our economy and resources. Who owns our lives? We do, not anyone else. We create our own lives to an extent, the rest is circumstances or a twist of fate. How can a non existent being love us? That is like saying a cartoon character loves us, or a comic book character loves us. The bible was written by man at a time when people were easy to manipulate, so there blows your argument. Try again."
    • -1 0 -1 Secunda Mar. 7, 2018
      "I am totally agree with you, Asco.
      That is the most realistic way of thinking."
  • -21 +8 -29 Carl Oct. 5, 2017
    "If you define marriage it is between a man and a woman. Marriage consists of a husband and wife. The term "gay marriage" is a misnomer. It may be a relationship or a union but it is not a marriage. The supreme court should have recognized the true definition of marriage before approving of gay marriage."
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    • +2 +2 0 august Feb. 14, 2018
      "People should also recognize that you are fake news and have no cold hard facts to support your evidence. Sure the bible doesnt like but OH WAIT the translation of that passage in leviticus was wrong and it originally said "man shile not lie with boy" which denotes pedophillia not homosexualtity. so let me be gay and not have you stomp on my parade."
    • +2 +3 -1 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "Things change with the times, especially the definitions of words like marriage. The world we live in now is very different from the world we lived in hundred, two hundred years ago. Therefore, to suit the times, the definition of marriage has changed. Many centuries back, when there were less people on the planet, marriage was between an and woman to keep the human race from dying out. Now, the earth is populated. That purpose of marriage is outdated, now, it works as a way for consenting adults to find love and companionship. Now, if you define marriage, it is betweeen two people who love each other, be they gay or straight. You're right. Gay marriage is a misnomer. It's not a gay marriage, but just a marriage. The fact that it's two men or two women is irrelevant. But the fact that they are in love isn't."
  • -21 +11 -32 Inquisitive Student Aug. 8, 2017
    "I, as a young teenager, do not yet have any experience of this. Young adolescents aren't suppose to dwelve into lovemaking yet you people encourage us to do so by saying anybody can create mistakes and freedom allows us to. Then who is the fool? Also, who says that love your neighbor means marrying them? Marrying means the"joining of one body". Biblically speaking, go to Matthew 19:5 you Bible Readers. To marry is to make descendants in your family, naturally. Can you make children by same-sex intercourse? NO. Due to the LGBT, more people are becoming sexually confused. What will happen to us? To our younger siblings and fellow children? Romans 1:27 states that men burning in their lust with each other rendering women useless. Think! Your sexuality can only be MAN and WOMAN. Even though you transferred to the other gender (I'm talking about you transgenders), scientist s also said you are still what you are based on your original gender. LOVE IS IN THE AIR. So is your lust."
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    • +3 +3 0 [username] Nov. 17, 2017
      "Oh wow, do I have to lecture you on the difference between gender and sex? Because I will. Your gender is part of your identity, and is separate from your sex. And your sexuality is separate from your gender, and your sex. I should know, as I am trans and bi, and I'm not confused. I think I know what's going on in my head better than you. Also, "scientists said" only works if you CITE THE STUDY. Who said it, and are they reliable? As for the Bible citations, the Bible's a religious text. One of many. What makes the Bible more reliable? Nothing. Freedom of religion. Please, come up with some actual reasons and evidence."
    • +1 +1 0 august Feb. 14, 2018
      "mistakes? like you or the comment you made? Im 100% sure you dont need to do something sexual to know that hooty hoo you arent straight. I know that i just liked the way guys looked better than girls and I found myself not attracted to girls. I did not need to do soemthing sexual to realise that I was a raging homo. sorry but you need to find better evidence rather than you just being homophobic and believing everything that only supports you. P.S. sexuality is different than gender."
  • -21 +7 -28 Neil A. Apr. 4, 2017
    "Gay marriage CAN be legal even if the Law restricts marriage to just a man ans a woman - a gay man can marry a gey woman and you will have a legal gay marriage. Simple."
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    • +3 +4 -1 Magician May. 22, 2017
      "Do you understand what gay means? Gay means you are attracted to people of the same gender as you. Why would a man attracted to men and a woman attracted to women ever get married. Marriage is about love, after all."
  • -21 +8 -29 Anonymous Jan. 13, 2017
    "They marital unity of two homosexuals is not something that is supported by the Bible. Being a christian myself, I do follow the rules that are meant to be followed, so therefore, I do not support gay marriage. Although I feel this way, does not mean that every religious person "hates" homosexuals, it simply means that we do not agree that two should be connected together by marriage.

    Everybody is entitled to their own opinion: religious people are allowed to express their thoughts on this topic just as much as people are allowed to share their agreeing perspective. Both should be responded to with respect though, even if they don't share the same view. Some people that side with same-sex marriage ask for respect and equality, but react to others with different opinions with a negative connotation. There is something also in the Bible called the "Golden Rule" saying to "treat others the way you want to be treated," so anyone who is disagreeing with gay marriage has just as much of a right to do so without receiving hate for their point of view."
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    • +1 +1 0 Joseph Feb. 23, 2017
      "I will say it again, religion has no place in government, we are not a christian nation, we are a nation of all religions and beliefs. Your religion should not decide what I do with my life."
  • -21 +7 -28 jerome jenkins May. 26, 2016
    "i think it isnt right... God made adam and eve to be toghether united as one. He did not make adam and steve or eve and carly"
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    • +8 +8 0 ... Sep. 22, 2016
      "then why did G-d create gay people?"
    • +4 +4 0 amanda Mar. 2, 2018
      "You can adam and leave"
    • +3 +3 0 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "I think it is right... God made gay people and straight people and He let us make marriage. He made Adam and Eve, Adam and Steve, and Eve and Carly. I'm not sure where you got the name Carly from but either way they're together."
    • +3 +3 0 kate Apr. 24, 2017
      "But no where in the bible it says no gay? enlighten me please?"
    • +2 +2 0 Emily Jun. 6, 2017
      "im a christian but i dont care what the bible says its a book writen 300 years ago i dont understand why an old book is deciding who people in our society is allowed to love"
  • -21 +4 -25 Lamp Apr. 27, 2016
    "Gay marriage is something that is against religions. God says that a family needs a man and a women. In the beginning there was a man and there was a women. There were no homosexuals. A child needs a mom and a dad in their life to get both sides of a happy home. There was a reason why it was once believed that homosexuals had a mental illness."
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    • +2 +2 0 Victor Greywolf Nov. 21, 2016
      "How do you know they didn't have homosexual children at the time? You don't know that for certain. Nobody does. Homosexuality at that time was unheard of, as in nobody knew it existed. Anyway, homosexuality is not, I repeat is NOT a mental illness. It is just what it is. Anyway, I am sure they did exist at the time, only they weren't open, and because of the time, they wouldn't dare tell people, which is sad, since no person should hide who they are, because society says so. People have the right to be who they are. Religions are a sham, and often an excuse to bully people, as many examples in both culture and society has shown. Not all children who live in a traditional household have a happy life, and gay people may be great parents, and all that. Bottom line, a child doesn't care if they have two men, or two women taking care of them. They need a loving and stable home that will give them all the love and attention they need, irregardless of their parent situation. Homosexuality was once classified as a mental illness, because of ignorance, and lack of education, and to a greater extent, interaction, and bias. If people took the time to learn about things, as we do now, they would know it wasn't a sham. Food for thought."
    • +1 +1 0 Shadow Feb. 21, 2017
      "It's funny how you keep preaching about God in your argument. If you don't remember, Adam and Eve had children and their children laid with their brothers and sister reproduce children and bam! here we are, according to Christians.
      So, you're basically saying that incest is okay but not homosexuality? And yes, anybody getting married would count as incest according to Christians because we are all God's children as they say."
  • -21 +8 -29 aaron Mar. 16, 2016
    "i know its not right,my parents raised me in a christian house. i new all my life that im not ever going to lay in bed with another man. my dad died of cancer, he loved my u may not think god is real, so u think the big bang. but ether way it was MAN and WOMAN. it was not man and man or woman an woman. its not right , two of the same sex couples can not reproduce children together. so why do u do it. when i date some one or marry someone i want children and i want to teach them whats right and wrong!! Its wrong to sleep with the same sex!!!! Its wrong to sin that is a sin!!
    -aaron mark,13"
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    • +6 +6 0 sedruff Jun. 4, 2016
      "Children are not the only reason to be in a relationship with someone. You marry someone because you love them and want to make a promise that you'll spend the rest of your life with them! There are people out there who are infertile, and they get married as well, so clearly it's not only about kids.

      Besides, there are already an insane amount of people in the world, and a gay couple can adopt a kid, which is just as good, if not even a bit better, than bringing new lives into the world."
    • +1 +1 0 WOW Jun. 6, 2017
      "If two lesbians are together they can have a child its called a sperm donor"
    • +1 +1 0 Magician May. 22, 2017
      "If reproduction is the only reason you should get married, then why don't we just ban infertile and elderly people from getting married too, hm? The notion that reproduction is the only reason for marriage is ridiculous. It's about love, not just having kids"
  • -21 +15 -36 Lola Feb. 16, 2016
    "Why would people want to get married, well you know men can't have a child with another one because it is not right to do this. In the bible God order to marry men and wife not no dam men and men together in a bed together"
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    • +5 +5 0 Nichole Feb. 21, 2016
      "Let me just say this: soon very soon in the scientific community they are coming with a way that the LGBT couples can have kids together.... Why don't you take into consideration how you would feel if the tables were turned if instead of hate on LGBT couples it would be on straight couples and marriage how would you feel then???"
    • +3 +3 0 despacito Jul. 25, 2018
      "too bad dude, we can do whatever the hell we want to do, and you can't stop us.

      also it's "Damn" not "dam""
    • +3 +3 0 Bri Jan. 10, 2018
      "That's why there's adoption centers. If two men want a child they can adopt one. There's nothing wrong with that in my opinion."
    • +1 +1 0 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "Did you know that the reason why homosexuality was seen as a sin in the Bible was because a mistranslation? The original was man and boy shall not be in bed together, not man and man. It was against pediophilia, not homosexuality. The Bible said nothing against gay people so quit using it to back up your bigoted beliefs and hate."
    • 0 0 0 celeste Mar. 19, 2019
      "God wants us to be happy so you need to get over it. A real christian would know that."
    • 0 +2 -2 Hallelujah May. 23, 2017
      "God not Science, marriage shouldn't be about sex, but God didn't order this to happen, so science can invent all they want, it is stupid to me. So thank you"
  • -21 +15 -36 Josh Jan. 15, 2016
    "First of all, stop involving religion. Honestly. Christianity is so messed up, it's hilarious. Racism, messages of love, and blatant violence, in the same book. Gay marriage doesn't create children, which is the purpose of marriage. Therefore, it is immoral, naturally. No Christian views involved."
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    • +9 +9 0 Anonymous Mar. 7, 2016
      "There are plenty of married couples who never have children, or who adopt children instead. Are their marriages invalid?"
    • +6 +7 -1 Anonymous May. 13, 2016
      "I guess infertile couples should not be given the right to marry either, right?"
    • +5 +6 -1 sedruff Jun. 4, 2016
      "The purpose of marriage is to spend your life with someone you love. There are already too many people on earth, anyway!"
    • +3 +4 -1 Anonymous Nov. 16, 2016
      "If someone gay doesn't have the right to adopt a child, then isn't that against you saying that all married couples are supposed to have a child."
    • +2 +3 -1 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "There are plenty of people that are infertile. There are also plenty of hetero couples that choose not to have children. Marriage should be about dedicating your life to someone you love, not making babies. Gay couples, if given the equal marriage rights, can give good, loving homes to the millions of children that are in orphanages and foster homes. Isn't it naturally immoral to force children into a life of loneliness and despair because you disagree with who someone loves?"
    • +1 +1 0 <3 Apr. 30, 2018
      "Hm. I can see where you're going here, but if the purpose of marriage is to create children, why are infertile couples and couples who don't wish to have children allowed to marry?"
    • 0 0 0 AJ Jan. 10, 2019
      "Hm okay. that's fair to say that gay couples can't have kids, because hey that's a fact. But they can adopt a poor kid who's all alone. Also what if the wife is infertile? How about that? Do you know what half straight people do when they're infertile? They either adopt or get a surrogate. So what's wrong with gay couples doing the same thing? So yeah that's all"
    • 0 +1 -1 PRIDE Feb. 16, 2018
      "if the purpose of marriage was to produce children then why is it legal for the elder to be married?"
  • -21 +15 -36 Lindsay Jan. 8, 2016
    "God created everything, but he still says that his greatest creation. I do not think that gays and lesbians are bad people, but I know God created Adam and Eve. The commandment he gave them was to replenish the earth, or to have children. Same sex marriages can't produce children."
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    • +1 +2 -1 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "infertile men and women can't produce children either. Neither can women around the age of 45 and above. Are you saying that those people shouldn't be allowed to marry the people they love as well?"
    • +1 +4 -3 Nichole Feb. 21, 2016
      "Exactly!!! He created everyone, but guess what he also created me and you right? And everyone else on this earth.. Which also means he created all the LGBT people as well... which means he really created us to be gay.. And to be honest every single one of us were born this way... (quoting Lady Gaga)"
  • -21 +16 -37 Mark Matamoro Dec. 16, 2015
    "what would god himself say about homosexulaity?"
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    • +5 +7 -2 Nichole Feb. 21, 2016
      "Do you mean what he would say today or 3500 years ago??
      if you mean 3500 years ago he probably would have said "ehh no lets not have that" but today he would say "yes humans are humans" and you wanna know why he would say this?? He would say this because FOR GOD'S SAKE HE MADE HUMAN KIND!! Also most LGBT people can agree that we didn't become gay we were born gay. So what does that make out of your god if he made us gay????"
    • +2 +2 0 despacito Jul. 25, 2018
      "I bet he'd be happy with it. :D"
    • +1 +1 0 <3 Apr. 30, 2018
      "He would love all of us because he made all of us in his image. And who are we to say that God him/herself (many religions disagree on this) is not LGBT+? God has never been confined to one gender, as he can do anything."
    • 0 0 0 Good Job Feb. 25, 2019
      "Why would he let us be gay if he disapproved"
    • 0 0 0 Aj Jan. 16, 2019
      "Hmmm that's a good question. He'd most likely say something like "I still love you my child" or something like that. Cause you know.... He will always still love us all equally, This world is literally full of sin, but you all get your panties in a twist when someone says out loud "Hey, I'm gay. Please accept me." So do you know who will always accept AND forgives us for all our sins? Just the big man G himself. I rest my case"
  • -21 +12 -33 Mark Matamoro Dec. 14, 2015
    "Did man-kind really invent marriage? If we didn`t than who are we to rearrange it. also"
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    • +8 +8 0 Audrey C. Jan. 26, 2016
      "It doesn't matter who created it....people are allowed to marry who ever they want."
    • +4 +4 0 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "Mankind didn't create mountains, and yet we carve into them to create statues of people we look up to. Mankind didn't create sand or glass or metal, yet we use them to make buildings and houses and submarines and ships. Mankind did not create the Earth, and yet here we are, destroying it with pollution and global warming. Thank you for your opinion, but you should really think things all the way through before you say them."
    • +1 +1 0 Th3 B1S3XUAL Mar. 22, 2017
      "Can I just point out that when you are part of a fairly heated argument, you should probably check for spelling and grammar mistakes. Also, (no offense) the con side just so happens to have all the mistakes, whereas we the pro side don't. I guess that you could say that your argument is invalid XD"
    • -9 +1 -10 Lindsay Jan. 8, 2016
      "That is so true, I like how you worded it."
  • -21 +13 -34 Gaige Williams Oct. 28, 2015
    "Homosexuality will always be a sin and know one on gods green earth can change that."
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    • +7 +7 0 Katherine Nov. 20, 2015
      "The Constitution: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, nor prohibiting the free exercise thereof." We have the freedom to not suscribe to your religion, which is (I'm assuming), Christianity. If I follow a religion that doesn't believe homosexuality is a sin, I can get married, because otherwise you are forcing me to follow your religion. For example, imagine a similar scenario: A Hindu believes that eating beef is inherently sinful, and therefore nobody anywhere should be allowed to. Seems a little ridiculous, doesn't it?"
    • +7 +8 -1 Nov. 17, 2015
      "this world is not a world of god, it is a world of the people. The people have chosen. Gay marriage is legal now."
  • -21 +13 -34 The Truth Oct. 27, 2015
    "Noah was told by God to get two of every animal. One male and one female so they can reproduce. Now if he said to take a male and a male of female and female we wouldent have any animals."
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    • +9 +12 -3 Kyle Oct. 29, 2015
      "My religion says "He who believes that gay is marriage should be banned are sinners and will burn in eternal fire." What can you say now? It's my religion so it has be in the law."
    • +9 +11 -2 Hannah Oct. 27, 2015
      "what do animals have to do with gay rights?"
    • +7 +8 -1 justin Dec. 18, 2015
      "Freedom of religion"
    • +1 +1 0 despacito Jul. 25, 2018
      "Just because we can't reproduce without the opposite sex, doesn't mean that we can't be in love with the same sex. I honestly don't want to have children or reproduce, and I don't get why we have to be able to reproduce to be in love with another sex. like what the hell????"
    • 0 0 0 nooooah May. 14, 2019
      "Tehehehehehe but if you looks at the picture stories, there is 2 lions with manes. Do females have manes? Case closed"
  • -21 +17 -38 stephanie Oct. 25, 2015
    "When you guys are accepting this Gay marriage thing think about Jesus. So many people in this world do not believe in Jesus because you cannot see him. Newsflash it is called Faith. And the bible is not sexism, it tells not to do a those things because you are insulting Jesus, if you go out and decide to change something about yourself that Jesus made with his own two hands. Let me ask you something what do you feel when your with your gay partner? Does your heart beat uncontrollably/ Does your heart want nothing else but be with that person? OR is your mind doing all the deciding? If you guys want to keep going on with this ridiculous idiotic stupid idea than FINE. BUT keep in mind this JESUS is coming and when he does it will NOT be pretty!"
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    • +10 +11 -1 Nov. 17, 2015
      "I am lesbian. This is extremly offensive. I do not belive in your religion. GO TO THE PRO SIDE AND READ THE POST THAT THE NAME IS fun fact& the truth. YEAH get your facts straight before you go posting stuff like this. And by the way what i feel with my girlfriend is love and it is so powerful. My heart DOES beat uncontrolablly. my heart DOES want nothing more than her. LGBT FOR LIFE"
    • +5 +5 0 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "John 13:34 says to love each other as god has loved us. Hebrews 13:1-2 says to not neglect brotherly love. Romans 13:10 says that love is to not do wrong by your neighbor. 1 John 3:15 says that anyone who hates his neighbor is worse than a murderer. The list goes on. The commandment to love your neighbor is second only to loving God. And speaking of JESUS, he sat down to dinner with the worst sinners. So, if you want to talk about JESUS, let's talk about how you should follow his example and love others instead of saying they are wrong and cold.
      We could run in circles about homosexuality and religion, but it all boils down to the fact that religion is supposed to be separate from State. It shouldn't decide whether a law about equality should or shouldn't be passed.
      And finally, i happen to love my boyfriend more than i love myself. I would be dead right now if it wasn't for him. I was trapped in an abusive place because of the very religion you worship. I was about to kill myself, and i have the scars to prove it, but he showed me that there are better and more beautiful things in this world. Remember that the next time you want to say that the love two people feel for each other isn't real because they are the same gender."
    • +5 +5 0 Shadow Feb. 21, 2017
      "My heart does beat fast for my girlfriend, my dear, I want nothing more than to be with her! So if you have a f****** problem with it because your faith than you don't have to give out your nasty opinion. My mother is Christian and a bisexual herself and she supports because like your "God" says, "Judge not your neighbor."
      I don't give two s**** if you hate me because I'm lesbian. I have rights too!"
    • +4 +4 0 Magician May. 22, 2017
      "You're referring to the same book that states that if a man rapes an unmarried girl, he has to pay the father and marry her. Newsflash. Times change buddy."
    • +4 +4 0 sierra Apr. 20, 2017
      "get your facts straight. cuz I love my girlfriend more than anything in the world."
    • +3 +3 0 READ THIS NOW Jun. 6, 2017
      "WE ARE ALL HUMANS we have all the same organs mostly like a liver lungs and a HEART something that you don't have I'm am Bi and so what if I like girls to its not a sin and it will never be cause we are in AMERICA and we are HUMANS we get to love who we want and god will support that cause he's understanding"
    • +3 +6 -3 stephanie Nov. 17, 2015
  • -21 +10 -31 Gab Oct. 5, 2015
    "I say no to gay marriage because its just wrong why do you think God created man and women, so that they'll have a relationship not lesbians."
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    • +11 +11 0 Kyle Oct. 29, 2015
      "I don't believe in God. What now?"
    • +5 +5 0 anonymous May. 18, 2017
      "Oh wow, that's the only support you haave is bring God in it. If God hated it so bad tell me why he answers my prays. The only support you have is a bible that's been through a lot of people anyone could've changed it. It's not bad gay people are just like the rest of you"
    • +4 +4 0 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "Well, that is just looking at YOUR religion. Let's take a look at mine. In the beginning, Creator God took each of the spirits and asked them what they wanted to be on Earth. As each one answered, they were granted their wish. Creator God did not hate one or the other; he loved them all. When humans were placed on the planet, they loved who they wanted to love, and no one was hated for it. Men walked hand-in-hand, as did women, and they were treated as honorable, beautiful creations.

      Now, who's to say that your religion is better than mine? Who's to say that you are right and i am wrong, or vice versa? See, that is the great part about our government: religion should have no hold over laws regarding the civil rights of citizens."
  • -21 +17 -38 Anonymous Sep. 18, 2015
    "I personally think that gay marriage defies nature. Marriage is between a man and a woman, and it is just crazy, insane, and not natural. Besides, if we start having same sex marriages all over the place, how will you have children? It's just weird."
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    • +5 +6 -1 Kyle Oct. 29, 2015
      "I'm not gay, but I've heard that many people feel it's natural for them. It's cause we do it for pleasure and we love the person. You know dolphins have gay sex? And they're the only other species on this planet that does it for sex. If it doesn't involve you, don't ruin it for them. Let people do what they want."
    • +4 +5 -1 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "Do you know how many millions of children are homeless and parentless? Right now, we need less people making babies and more people adopting them."
    • +1 +1 0 alexa Nov. 1, 2017
      "there's a thing called adoption and traditional marriage, meaning between a man and a woman has changed throughout the years and is historically inaccurate. marriage is not just about procreation if you love someone you should have the same rights as a straight couple. how would you like it if you couldn't marry the person you loved?"
    • +1 +1 0 Moo Jun. 19, 2017
      "Keep in mind that not many people on the planet are gay so gay marriage will not hurt the population. Also, gay marriage is not "unnatural." Homosexual people are born loving the same sex; they cannot change it. It is natural for them. Homosexuality is found in most species, so it cannot be "unnatural." So what if they can't make babies? It's not like gay parents can't adopt; they are just as loving as straight parents and there are many kids that are homeless or in orphanages. Isn't loving and caring for a neglected child just as good as loving and caring for a child that you conceived? Here is a fact: homosexuality has been found in over 1500 species, but homophobia only in one. What's unnatural now?"
    • +1 +1 0 Moo Jun. 19, 2017
      "Please keep in mind that only small number of the population is gay, so it will do no harm to the population. Plus, gay parents can adopt; there are still plenty of kids homeless or in orphanages. Isn't loving a neglected child just as good as loving the one you conceived yourself?"
    • -2 0 -2 Inquisitive Student Aug. 8, 2017
      "Hey Moo, are you comparing us to Animals? WE ARE HUMANS, STEWARDS OF ANIMALS, GOD'S HOLY CREATION. If you are saying we are like chimpanzees, dolphins and others, keep it to yourself! We are not Animals. Animals are animals. Humans are Humans. Letting people do what they want is good because we have free will but won't it feel good to guide them to the correct path? A little bit of knowledge won't hurt. Why marry, when you are of both same gender? Answer that. Marriage is the "joining of one body" and to create descendants in your family NATURALLY."
  • -21 +13 -34 yan Sep. 16, 2015
    "think LORD before doing something . it is the best choice i think :) ."
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    • +11 +11 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "so when Hitler, a strict christian who said that anyone who goes against the church should die, decided to murder somewhere in the ballpark of 6 million innocent people it was the right choice since he did it for the LORD."
    • +7 +7 0 Hannah Oct. 26, 2015
      "when I think LORD about my moms I think "Wow thanks God for bringing these two wonderful people together!" I don't think "God, remove me from the only family I have because my mother is gay and I must hate her.""
    • +6 +6 0 Anonymous Nov. 28, 2015
      "The problem here is, homosexuality is NOT a choice. Therefore, people cannot think of the lord with the choice, because there is no choice."
  • -21 +21 -42 D. R. Thomas Sep. 5, 2015
    "Isn't it funny how some people would rather try to force a stance on an issue upon people who do not believe in it rather than try to work to correct the core problems. Supposedly gay marriage is required to gain the benefits married heterosexual couples enjoy, but if this was the case all that was necessary is to the have a law declare that marriage and civil unions were equal. But some people decided that they would rather inflict their views on everyone else. Great going until you hold a view others don't like and you will be called ignorant and lacking in morale's and understanding."
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    • -4 0 -4 Lilly Dec. 8, 2015
      "I don't think the whole thing is just gay marriage I think it is mostly because if gay marriage is legalized other types of marriages will be allowed like: Polygamy(The practice of having two or more wives/husbands), Incest (Sexual relationships between close relatives: like siblings or cousins), and Bestial ( Marriage between a human and animal). Those may be a large cause of the fear of Gay marriage. (Sorry for my spelling/missing letters, my keyboard is broken.)"
  • -21 +19 -40 Eve Aug. 17, 2015
    "I do not agree with Gay marriage. I am neither a bigot nor a Christian. I do agree with gay couples having rights to legal unions with many of the legal rights, eg financial and health benefits of non-gay couples. I don't agree with gay couples having right to adoption or surrogacy. I believe the issue should be considered with a long term view - how will it change culture in 50 yrs?. I understand that we can't change our biological make up, but that making the unusual into the usual - there will be a growth in gay by choice, or for kicks etc. I am concerned that years from now, there will be unexpected problems such as new streams of litigation against religious organisations, such as gay teachers having the right to suggest to the impressionable, that there is a choice in your sexual orientation. I am concerned that non- biological parents are more represented in the statics related to domestic violence and sexual assault and I do not want to see a larger rising percentage of families with only one biological parent. I agree with others on this site who argue that the wrong emphasis is being debated."
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    • +5 +5 0 Anonymous Sep. 23, 2015
      "It annoys me when people are so greedy that they will try to take legal action to ensure that a simple word doesn't have a broader term."
  • -21 +16 -37 Ron Aug. 15, 2015
    "I haven't met anyone who is for same sex marriage. Let me know when polygamy is legal and then we can look at bestiality. There's no real difference is there?"
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    • +9 +9 0 Katherine Nov. 20, 2015
      "How is marriage between two adult humans the same as bestiality? Because it's "unnatural?" Before the spread of Christianity almost everyone identified as bisexual, so it's really heterosexuality that's unnatural and weird."
    • +9 +9 0 Lucas Aug. 20, 2015
      "Polygamy is already legal in some countries. As for bestiality, there IS a real difference : the fact an animal cannot consent and then is raped when it comes to sexual intercourse. It will never be allowed."
    • +8 +8 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "maybe you haven't met any because you surround yourself with only like minded people with no dissenting opinion to challenge your own. also there is a wall of pro people to the left of your comment, just try reading a few."
    • +1 +1 0 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "Hi, my name is Kai. I like to read and write. I'm a high school student. I am rather passionate about the things I believe in, such as acceptance and basic human decency.
      There. You've met and now know a bit about me.
      I'm for gay marriage.
      Yay! Now you've met someone who believes in gay marriage.
      There actually is a difference between polygamy, gay marriage, and bestiality. I would say my high school is actually really good about educating it's students, if yours wasn't the same, I'll teach you about the difference.
      Polygamy is a romantic or sexual relationship with more than two people.
      Bestiality is a human who believes they are in love with a non-human, and may consider themselves in a relationship with it.
      Gay marriage is when two people of the same sex love each other and care about the other deeply. One might propose marriage, the other may consent. They're in love and there's nothing morally wrong about it
      Hope this helped!"
  • -22 +4 -26 Sarah Jun. 26, 2018
    "It is really sad to grow up in a world where you were raised off the Bible. I will never turn from the old ways. The Lord is my shepherd and I shall not want. To the see ers, remember, only 144,000 is walking through the heavenly gates. We will be in robes, pure and natural. Do you actually think a man with a dress on is going through. Ha!!I don't think so. Keep dreaming, living off your own wisdom, and stay in the delution. I have my own soul to worry about."
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    • +3 +3 0 ItIsIndeed Sep. 19, 2018
      "I don't think gay males usually wear dresses."
    • +2 +2 0 Just Another Person Oct. 11, 2018
      "As a Christian and a closeted gay teen, I understand where the contradiction and snags occur. But God told us to love our neighbors, and to to do unto others as we would want done unto us. If you innately had feelings for those of the same gender, would you want to be oppressed and hated, told God wouldn't accept one of his devout children. I doubt that's the life you would want, so it surprises me that a God-loving person would want to instill a life of maltreatment onto another Christian who is just trying to live their life and be granted freedom to love."
    • +2 +2 0 Brittni Sep. 20, 2018
      "Learn something about the LGBT+ community before commenting something as disgraceful and unknowledgeable as you just did. Most homosexual males do not wear dresses. But either way, there is nothing wrong with that. Back in the "biblical" times, men did wear dresses, as well as women. If you truly believed in God, you'd know that he has made no mistakes, he knows all, you are not to judge your neighbor, but to accept them, and you are not to be condemning others and telling them what is wrong. That is not YOUR job. God is all loving and all accepting. Get over yourself."
  • -22 +5 -27 Dear Pro... Apr. 18, 2018
    "No, gay marriage should not be allowed because for human beings it is unnatural both physically and biologically. You yes commenters are blind, not for your opinion, but your support for it. You blindly like the yes comments and dislike the con. How tolerant of you. We will be civilized however and treat you with respect, sounds foreign to you doesn't it SJW?"
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    • +4 +4 0 Victor Greywolf Apr. 21, 2018
      "I would be tolerant of it, if people would use other arguments against it. The thing is that people often, when they argue against it, only have two arguments and they often sound like either a broken record, cd, or a parrot, repeating the same argument over and over again. We are not blind by our support of it, just as you people aren't for your anti opinion. The thing is, society has changed its mentality for it, be it because they have friends or relatives that are LGBT, or some became it, and realized that is who they are, or whatever have you. I personally may agree or like a con argument personally speaking if they used something other than the god or the reproducing argument. It gets so boring after a while. You have the right to your opinion, no doubt about it, but we have the right to ours. Many people are more in support of it for various reasons. The point is, it is happening, and people need to understand that life isn't what it once was. Something will happen in your life that will change the point of view. I would agree with a con point of view, if they had a better argument. Your argument I think I can agree upon, depending on what you mean. Do you mean reproductive? Thank you."
  • -22 +7 -29 Zay Apr. 13, 2018
    "Honestly, I don't care if homosexuals get married or not, but if you someone were to ask for my opinion, I would say no. I see people complaining that we only have arguments off the Bible. We must listen to what the Bible says! It is God's word! That is how we are going to be saved. Men and men cannot reproduce and neither can female and female. People say females can get sperm from someone and be able to reproduce. It is from a males genitals! Not a females! People also say males can just adopt a child. Where did the child come from? From a male and a female! Then again, I don't care whether homosexuals are able to get married, but if you were to ask for my honest opinion that's what I would say. Us humans were made to reproduce, not to love whoever you want. And for those who say God created homosexuals, he didn't. That is the devil's work. And for those who are homosexuals, I pray for you everyday and hopefully to get God's mercy on Judgement Day."
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    • +4 +4 0 Victor Greywolf Aug. 5, 2018
      "Then why were sperm clinics invented? Why are people infertile? Why were people not interested in reproducing? You have a very flawed argument. Why were condoms invented if we were meant to reproduce? Why do people preach about abstinence so much? The bible, that you talk about is not the absolute way people should live their lives. Not everyone lives by it. It was written to manipulate people, since if a person couldn't read, they were easy game for con artists. I guess you fell for it. How can a non existent entity create anything. People homosexual, because it's how they are. You say you don't care, but on some level you must. I respect your opinion, but it is highly flawed."
    • +3 +3 0 Anonymous May. 11, 2018
      "I see what you are saying, and understand your beliefs. But, didn't god create everyone? Isn't he supposed to love everyone? You are certainly allowed to have your own opinions, but if they are hurtful ones like this then do not voice them. We were not made to reproduce, nor does it say that in the bible. We are allowed to love freely, no matter the gender of the person we love. If you didn't care, then you wouldn't have these hurtful opinions."
    • +2 +2 0 anonymous Apr. 30, 2019
      "1 thing: separation of church and state. Marriage is a LEGAL union. So therefore, your religion has nothing to do with it, and if you try to force it to, then you're messing with the separation of church and state. Which is unconstitutional."
  • -22 +20 -42 Joey G. Mar. 29, 2018
    "Homosexuality, is distasteful, immoral, sinful, wrong, unnatural, and appalling, it goes against God, not only in my religion (Christian) , but in most religions, which the majority of the world is religious. For those who say that God made homosexuals, he didn't because homosexuality is the devils work when he brought corruption into the world. the whole point of marriage is for a man and woman to have children, and raise the child, why else do you think male and female genetics are required to have kids? For Lesbians that get sperm donation, where does the sperm come from? a mans genitals!!! the only difference is that sexual intercourse between a man and a woman is more natural. Also, who better to raise kids than the man and woman who created him/her? Certainly not a homo couple because its no good for the child to be raised by anybody tainted by the devil. I've sort of already said this but another reason homosexuality is unnatural is because not a single non asexual species can reproduce with another of the same sex genital genetics. So allowing gay marriage would just cause people to believe that its normal and justified when in reality its not."
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    • +3 +3 0 Jamie/James Jan. 19, 2019
      "Tainted by the devil, you say? We weren't tainted. We were thrown into this world to spice things up."
    • +3 +3 0 A. Boi May. 21, 2018
      "You do realize that the bible (which i believe in myself) also said it was a sin to wear clothing made of more than 1 material right? The bible has prostitution and other messed up stuff that god came to FIX."
    • +2 +5 -3 Spirit Apr. 29, 2018
      "The "whole point of marriage" is not to have children, otherwise infertile couples and couples who don't wish to have children would be banned from marriage!"
  • -22 +10 -32 jay m. Mar. 14, 2018
    "the bible condemns homosexuality and there fore it is wrong. no it should not be legal. the ones who voted it in will one day face God and his judgement."
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    • +5 +7 -2 Victor Greywolf Mar. 27, 2018
      "In case you haven't noticed, the bible has more stories on homosexuality than any other book in history. Homosexuality is wrong only to you, not the other people who are that way, so that argument is completely flawed. How could we face the so-called "judgement" of a non existent being? Come on, try to come up with a better argument than this, okay. I mean, you're not going to change a person's sexuality with that god stuff. Seriously, it doesn't work that way. If a person is gay, they are gay. Please, the argument needs to be improved. I wish you well."
    • +2 +2 0 Anonymous Jul. 3, 2018
      "It doesn't matter if it is against Christianity, being legal has to do with the government which the constitution tries to make clear, is separate from religion."
    • +1 +1 0 Bo Tanti Jul. 9, 2018
      "Only if you believe in that nonsense and from the actions of most Americans, it's a fact that most are not model citizens. More than half Americans are divorced despite what their religion says and the list goes on. There's nothing concrete in the American constitution regarding same sex couples either. My wife and I believe America is supposed to stand for freedom, for all Americans despite religious beliefs. If your religion forbids things, then you should apply it to "your own" lives, not impose it on others that refuse to believe such outdated poetry. America stands for hate and indifference, it also stands for corruption and fraud. It's very clear that most are nothing more than sinning hypocrites themselves and therefore shouldn't expect others to follow what they themselves don't."
  • -22 +16 -38 Davis W. Mar. 1, 2018
    "Hell no there should not be gay marriage. I think it is complete BS. The Bible says that marriage should be between a man ans a women and that is what I stand for"
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    • +5 +7 -2 Victor Greywolf Mar. 29, 2018
      "Well, not everyone stands with the bible. The bible was written by man, not a cosmic entity, number 1. Number two, not everyone should live that way, because of an imaginary being that says so, and we are all entitled to our opinions, nothing wrong with that, but mentailities are changing, and what was supposed to be closeted is out and about. People have the right to live the life they so choose, and gay people aren't imposing anything on hetero. Gay marriage is only for the LGBT, nobody forcing anyone to accept it, or go against it.

      But I will say this to those who are cons, the only thing you can do, is embrace those who are different, and they aren't going anywhere, and is what is going to happen, whether you like it or not:

      One day, someone related to you, or an acquaintance of yours is going to be a member of the LGBT. Let's see how you people will look at the situation then.=, and this is coming from a straight person."
    • +5 +8 -3 Write on Pro side Mar. 19, 2018
      "A lot of people don't follow your religion or the Bible. People shouldn't be limited to unhappiness just because of "The Bible". Come on, now."
    • +2 +2 0 Why May. 7, 2018
      "Why should we always follow the bible? The Bible was written by man. So you are saying that everything that man writes we should follow that. well that is BS. Not everyone here is a Christian. Because if we followed everything that was written then we would be in hell of a place"
    • +1 +1 0 Jasmin A Jan. 30, 2019
      "The bible also agrees with slavery and so this proves the bible isnt always in the right... Gay marriage/ being gay is also one of MANY things the book written by a man and most certainly not jesus is wrong about... Why do you get to judge your"neighbor"?"
    • +1 +1 0 Timothy Timmons Dec. 11, 2018
      "Like me, other people don't believe in "god" to me "he" is a non-existent being made off of some phony persons "Belief""
    • -3 +2 -5 Rachel Apr. 19, 2018
      "i loved this i think you are awesome when you said hell no i was laughing really love your attitude i am a christain and i belive in the bible i am also pro gun pro trump"
  • -22 +10 -32 Anon Jul. 14, 2017
    "Okay kids buckle your seat belts this is gonna get bumpy. Alright so I am a homosexual. I am also an atheist. And I don't believe in gay marriage. I don't believe in any marriage. The "meaning of life" is to have our species continue to survive, so if you can't have babies, go ahead and cuddle and love and whatever. Marriage shouldn't exist because if all we're supposed to do is procreate, then there is no point to devoting your life to someone. Just make sure the baby doesn't die and then you can die. I don't care about compassion."
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    • 0 +2 -2 Victor Greywolf Jul. 19, 2017
      "I am also an Atheist, so I agree with you. The same with the reproducing argument. As far as marriage goes, I can understand some of your argument. After all, it seems marriage is forced upon people, most likely because of either the baby boomers, or people's egos and sense of entitlement, or whatever have you.

      I don't believe the meaning of life is that, or we have to do things because society says so. In many ways, NOT reproducing and getting married is better, when you look at the picture as a totality, and it often seems forced upon, so I can understand your feelings and agree with your point of view. I don't believe in marriage either, and I'm hetero.

      I also agree with the cuddle and love. THAT is what marriage or being in a relationship SHOULD be about. Seems some people conformed to a standard they didn't want, and in some societies is shameful, but how many wanted children, right?

      I don't believe in marriage either, but I respect your point of view, and I respect others point of view about it, although I don't agree with marriage, I am glad that it is there for those who choose it.

      Have a great 2017 and beyond."
  • -22 +5 -27 Martha C. Jan. 29, 2017
    "THIS IS AGIAST GOD!! god only wanted a man and a woman to be together and if two men or two women are together then there can be no babies"
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    • +3 +3 0 George Mar. 4, 2017
      "If "God" is so perfect in his many ways there would be no conflict or poverty or war. Just accept one another :) by a 13 year old"
    • +1 +1 0 me May. 10, 2019
      "Everything is about having kids."
    • +1 +1 0 Anon Mar. 11, 2018
      "I am a devout christian but God said to love thy neighboor. He also said the best way to teach somne the good is trougth love you peolpe can not posssibly think that thi is the best way to tell then that it is not chtsitan. I don onot belive that it is right but that does notmean that I think they should have unequal rights because of it"
    • +1 +1 0 Kai Nov. 5, 2017
      "Our world is overpopulated- do we really need more babies at the moment?
      Besides, when you straight people abandon your babies a gay couple will adopt them."
    • +1 +1 0 Juliette May. 8, 2017
      "I don't believe in God but if there is one why did he make the gay in the first place. Also, if it is for reproduction only, why aren't infertile couples illegal also"
    • +1 +1 0 Joseph Feb. 23, 2017
      "I can't tell if this is bait or not. Religion has no place in government."
  • -22 +19 -41 Josias Aug. 14, 2015
    "homosexuals will be judged one day and cast into hell and the whole havens will rejoice and praise God for his justice. God hates homosexuality and if anyone votes for it, he is a partaker in it and will be made responsible before God for it one day. I can only give the advice to fear God who can cast YOU into Hell eternally than to please your friends or anyone who supports such a depraved thing. God is the giver of life and he is the one who gave law and order. Jesus Christ the Son of God came into the world lived a sinless live and made people aware of Sinn and the judgment to come. His message was hated among many and he got beaten up spit on and crucified. And God did not spare his only begotten Son but laid the Sin off all man upon his shoulders, in that very moment on the Cross. If a person acknowledges he is a sinner and is guilty before God and is willing to change his life according to Gods will and follow Jesus, God is also willing to forgive him through the Blood of Christ and to give him a new life (born again). Jesus said: I am the way the truth and the life and there is no other way to the father except through me! And he said that because there is nothing what can cleans you from Sin except Jesus Christ."
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    • +6 +7 -1 Anonymous Nov. 28, 2015
      "God would probably be more insulted to be used as a puppet for the hateful words of others than to witness homosexuality.

      Let's be real, God didn't write the Bible: Old men did, and along with what they believed was true about God, they threw their personal opinions in as well."
    • +4 +5 -1 Lucas Aug. 20, 2015
      "You're very arrogant to make your God (who doesn't exist) say your ow hateful words..."
    • +3 +3 0 Alexander Feb. 28, 2017
      "I'm tired of saying this, so i'll put it all here right now:
      Religion. Is. Separate. From. The. State. The Constitution clearly states this. This is a matter of legal equality, not what one religion says."
    • +3 +4 -1 Wouldn't you like to Aug. 30, 2016
      "I don't believe in God, but if he's real and hates me for supporting Gay Marriage. So be it. I would rather spend my time in HELL, than to regret being an ass"
    • +3 +4 -1 Katherine Nov. 20, 2015
      "Okay, first of all, wow, when did the WBC get here?

      Second of all, the Constitution: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, nor prohibiting the free exercise thereof." We have the freedom to not suscribe to your religion, which is (I'm assuming), Christianity. If I follow a religion that doesn't believe homosexuality is a sin, I can get married, because otherwise you are forcing me to follow your religion. For example, imagine a similar scenario: A Hindu believes that eating beef is inherently sinful, and therefore nobody anywhere should be allowed to. Seems a little ridiculous, doesn't it?"
    • +2 +2 0 <3 Apr. 30, 2018
      "God loves everybody, as God made all people in God's image."
    • +1 +1 0 Anonymous Oct. 2, 2018
      "I don't believe in God, but if I go to Hell for being who I am, so be it! At least I won't have to deal with all of the hate you throw towards the lgbtq+ community I'm a part of"
    • +1 +1 0 Anonymous Apr. 10, 2018
      "That isn't true you can Be gay and still believe God died on the cross for you and God doesn't hate anyone if you think he does you clearly need to go back to church"
    • +1 +1 0 Holly Jun. 8, 2017
      "I couldn't have agreed with you more. My boyfriend was treated like crap for so many years and never wanted what happened to him. But those days are over for him. Man with woman all the way. I totally agree with you 100 percent."
  • -22 +22 -44 Victoria May. 2, 2015
    "When allowing gays to marry in every single case you are preventing a child from being raised by at least one biological parent and in some cases maybe both biological parents. Is it fair to deny a child of a father or mother? I understand many in this country grow up with one parent or neither parents in the case of orphans. But I think we can all agree that this is not ideal. Supporting gay marriage is supporting an institution that deprives children of their natural right to biological parents. Who is society to take this right away from them? Ancient Greek society had homosexuals and it was socially acceptable to be such. But they never allowed them to marry."
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    • +6 +6 0 Sedruff May. 28, 2015
      I've got to say that I disagree with you on this.
      Gay couples, if they choose to adopt, wouldn't get to take a child directly from their biological family. The child would already be up for adoption, and therefore would already have lost their right to be raised by their biological parent(s).

      Gay marriage isn't causing the parents of these children to give them up. They do that anyway. The kids already won't get their biological parents, so gay marriage isn't denying any children any rights.

    • +2 +2 0 Sedruff Jun. 4, 2016
      What about surrogacy for people who cannot give birth themselves? Should this be against the law?"
    • -2 +1 -3 Victoria May. 29, 2015
      "Sedruff, this is not true in the case of Ivf or surrogacy. A child will be bid deprived of one or both biological parents."
  • -22 +10 -32 aaniyah cola Apr. 25, 2015
    "The constitution reads, "marriage shall consist only of the union of one man and one woman." The legalization of same sex marriage would be unconstitutional. We are "one nation under God", according to our Pledge of Allegiance. The God we are under says that homosexuality is an abomination, yet we celebrate and condone it.

    There are freedoms given through the constitution such as life, liberty, peace, and happiness. If gay marriage is not stated in the constitution, are we not going against our constitution by permitting it. If we devoid the constitution, that would defeat the purpose of it and no longer make us the United States of America. We should follow the guidelines that made us the great country we are today. I sincerely pray God blesses you and have an awesome day in the Lord.

    Thank you for your time,

    A proud Louisiana and United States citizen"
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    • +14 +17 -3 Varan Apr. 30, 2015
      "You must remember that times have changed. Not everyone believes in the power of an almighty unseen, hypocritical, illogical deity. We live in the 21st century, not the Middle Ages."
    • +7 +7 0 Sedruff May. 28, 2015
      "I have just 5 words for you.

      Separation of church and state."
    • +7 +8 -1 Lucifer May. 20, 2015
      "Can you show me where in the constitution there is anything that talks about marriage? If not then you argument is invalid, and state constitutions do not count in this only the Constitution of the United States. Only executive orders have been passed at the federal level of the government.
      Posted by a proud bisexual teen."
  • -22 +8 -30 Bill Mar. 27, 2015
    "Christians, Jesus one and only command was love one another. The Government should not have the ability to determine who marries who, how many times, and certainly should not give rights or benefits to a married person that are not given to an unmarried person. In a free society if your rights stop where my rights start and vice verse. With all of that said I personally feel that homosexual marriage is a clear sign of a decline in our civilization not an improvement, certainly not enlightenment. Though even more than that I believe that for any group to deny an equal existence to any other group is also a clear sign of civilization head long rush into anarchy. If we were talking of slavery, or cannibalism it would be a different story."
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    • +6 +6 0 Varan Apr. 30, 2015
      "Oh of COURSE it would be a different story if it were slavery. NOT. I beg of you, look up the American Civil War."
  • -24 +6 -30 Jay Nov. 19, 2016
    "I simply think that is YOUR right to be "gay". And it is MY right not to recognize your "marriage".. People have been gay since the beggining of time. It's a CHOICE YOU MAKE. And its a CHOICE I MAKE to not want to be around you. Its the great thing about America.. "FREEDOM OF CHOICE".."
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    • +5 +5 0 Joesph Feb. 23, 2017
      "So freedom to choose who you marry. I give a crap what you recognize, if I want to marry a guy and he wants to marry a guy, your opinion shouldn't change that."
    • +4 +4 0 Anonymous Mar. 22, 2017
      "If you truly believe that being gay is a choice, then you are a self centered, and ignorant person. If people could "choose" whether or not they are gay, there wouldn't be teens getting kicked out of their homes for it. There wouldn't be people sitting alone in their rooms feeling like there is something wrong with them."
  • -24 +13 -37 Matt Jul. 20, 2016
    "I am bisexual and I don't support the institution of marriage period. I am not willing to let any legal, monetary privileges become something that serves as a catalyst to be referred to as something reductive like gay or straight. I think that given the fact that some people fall in love with more than one person added to the way I have seen divorces end is enough for me. Go to your religious places and have ceremonies there."
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    • +1 +2 -1 unkown Mar. 28, 2017
      "but it wont be fair for people that are gay that want marriage and people that are non gay get marriage"
  • -24 +7 -31 ITS NOT RIGHT Mar. 15, 2016
    "When God made adem and eve he did not make adem and james, or eve and macy. ITS not 13 this is not the world i want my kids to grow up in if my child goes gay GOD HELP HIM!!!this SH*t is not right when god come he will judge me and them, for are sins if u know god is real love women if your a man and love men if your a women. it should not be right!!!"
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    • +6 +8 -2 kade Sep. 23, 2016
      "then why did God create gay people?"
    • +4 +4 0 skeptic Nov. 27, 2017
      "this is a troll right? no person in their right mind would type "im 13" in stuff like this lol."
    • +4 +4 0 LISTEN KID Jun. 6, 2017
      "I'm 14 and I'm bi I like girls and boys its NOT a sin your a kid you shouldn't even be talking like that why did god make gay people if it was a "sin" its not go get a life"
    • 0 0 0 Chicken wing Apr. 25, 2019
      "Why did god make us gays so fab?"
    • -7 0 -7 Holly Jun. 8, 2017
      "I totally agree with you, this country is sick when they claim the gay pride. I am a woman who loves my boyfriend and i can't have any more kids. My boyfriend has never had a kid in his life. He even said the same thing that you said, if he had a kid of his own."
  • -24 +15 -39 Mark Matamoro Dec. 14, 2015
    "sexullality isn't equality. Think again"
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    • +8 +8 0 Sedruff Jun. 4, 2016
      "Sorry, but I'm afraid there is no real argument there, just an opinion with nothing to back it up."
  • -25 +7 -32 Lawrence Wilson Feb. 14, 2015
    "Two males or two females cannot produce life! At no time in the history of humans have a new born came out of the rectum of a male. Nature does not support GAYS! Put 10,000 Gay Males on an island, allow no one to leave for 110 years, and allow no one to come. After 110 years have passed, go and count the living! All would be dead simply because Nature does not provide a way for two males to bring forth life. The female womb and the male Sperm Cell is the only way life comes into this world! Every human being has a female mother and a male father. Gays have all the rights except marriage! All gays need medical help.
    A perfectly born male says that it wants to be a female. He needs medical help, just as a perfectly born female say she is a male - she needs mental help also."
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    • +5 +5 0 Varan May. 1, 2015
      "Well, looks like you've just earned yourself a bed in Bedlam. Congrats. So you are saying infertile people aren't allowed to marry either? How stupid."
    • +4 +4 0 Lucifer Feb. 24, 2015
      "There is a thing we have now called science. We can create life from two female eggs, we can replace the dna of a female egg and replace it with the dna of a male's sperm and fertilize it. And nature does too support it. Homosexuality exist in over 400 species."
    • +3 +3 0 Drew Murray Mar. 7, 2015
      "Lets talk about the argument of birth. If the goal of marrige is to ensure that there is a child then does that mean that we should ban marrige for any woman above 55? At that age she has gone thew menopause and can not have a child. And the agrument that homosexuals see themselves as the oposite gender is flat out wrong. Frig i have seen gay people who do not beleave that being transgender is ok so to argue that just because you are gay means you want to be the oposite gender is wrong. Now, give me a GOOD reason without the bible why gay marrige should not be legal."
  • -26 +8 -34 hwtan Apr. 23, 2015
    "If gay marriage is legal, there is nothing to stop all humans to marry the same sex. In 50 years or less, human will extinct. You may argue that not all are gay, sure. The same logic works here, if there is no law against thief, you cannot stop all from becoming thief. Having a law against gay marriage is simply to protect human's existence."
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    • +2 +2 0 Victor Greywolf Nov. 25, 2016
      "That might be the best thing to happen. After all, the world is too populated, and we can all afford to cut down on having kids. We can afford to cut down on how many children we have. Same sex marriage is what it is all about. It doesn't work like that. As far as humans extinct, it's almost laughable, and that is being polite. I sincerely doubt what you said will actually come to fruition, especially with laughable logic like the "thief" part. Why would anyone want to be a thief. I mean, come on. I doubt humanity would be extinct, and if so, it might be a good thing, especially since we won't have so many problems, and it might cut down on burden, period."
    • +2 +2 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "You say this like being gay is a choice, people marry because being around that person produces so much dopamine in their brain that it almost simulates addiction, in straight people this only works for the opposite sex. so the idea that the second gay marriage is legalized we will all become gay is ludicrous."
    • +2 +2 0 Sedruff May. 28, 2015
      "Are you hinting that if you make gay marriage illegal, gay people will just go and marry as if they were heterosexual?

      I understand that you're trying to say that gay couples won't reproduce, but this doesn't help your argument. Whether gays get married or not, they still can't reproduce, so your argument is a bit illogical.

      If you tell someone they can't get married to the person they love, they're not just going to get married to someone else.

    • +2 +3 -1 Emily May. 7, 2015
      "The world is over populated, I am straight and have no desire to marry another female, and at the age of 14 I can assure you I will still be alive in 50 years"
    • 0 0 0 GabeTheDoggo Apr. 16, 2018
      "dude what the frick even"
    • -1 +1 -2 hwtan May. 18, 2015
      In 50 years time, most if not all of us will be beyond the age of reproduction. If all were to practice homosexuality, since there is nothing to stop people from practicing it if it is legalized, by then we will arrive at a point of no return. Legalizing gay marriage has far more implications and consequences than most people think. It is not just about personal rights, but also about protecting the life style that enable the human race to continue to exist on earth. Endorsing gay marriage is endorsing a life style that threatens human existence.

      There are many reasons for overpopulation and by endorsing gay marriage is not going to solve it."
  • -26 +14 -40 George Feb. 4, 2015
    "It is a perversion of the natural order of the universe."
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    • +16 +17 -1 Lucifer Mar. 4, 2015
      "Homosexuality exist in over 400 species on this planet, Homophobia exist in only one species. Which one seems unnatural now?"
    • +8 +9 -1 James C. Feb. 13, 2015
      "Tell that to bats. Besides, how can the government create rules based on what is and what isn't natural. Please understand that what one coupe does is not perverting nature or the universe. It isn't all about us humans.

      (bats have the highest rate of homosexuality of any mammal.)"
    • +7 +7 0 Anonymous Feb. 7, 2015
      "But it doesn't affect you at all, so why do you care?"
    • +4 +4 0 frederick Oct. 22, 2015
      "homosexuals exist in all mammal species, and nothing is unnatural. if ideas, building, or acts were unnatural then just answer me this, are a birds nest or ant hill or prairie dog burrow against the universe since they don't just "magically" form out out thin air."
  • -27 +6 -33 ashley Feb. 10, 2015
    "I guess people are ok with spreading AIDS cause thats whats going to happen. God clearly states it too. The result of that sin along with adultery and other sexual acts not permitted by God is the diseases you get from it. So go ahead America and spread some more diseases until we are all infected, well of course except for the ones who follow the word of God and take marriage seriously between one man and one woman, theyll be saved from these diseases, hopefully their children will too, I really dont want my children growing up in a world that supports gay marriage "which is a sin" and getting false ideas about it since its being forced upon us to accept it, whats next? Acceptance of polygamy and incest. probably. Sad sad world ruled by the devil, I honestly feel bad for gay people who actually in their heads believe what they are doing is not a sin. The Bible makes it clear to us that homosexuals will not inherit heaven, if your going to be gay and sin, go do it behind close doors, dont bring children into it,they are innocent and dont force the world to accept your sexual desires.Keep it to yourself. Why does everyone have to be forced to accept gay marriage. Its like forcing people to accept murder isnt a sin. God is no liar."
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    • +5 +5 0 Lucifer Mar. 4, 2015
      "I bet you think that if a male rapes a female, that the female becomes his wife. That you shouldn't eat pork or shellfish. Wear clothes made of two different fabrics, and a load of other things that your "Bible" says are condemned by "God". If you read the original translations, also "Jesus" said nothing about homosexuality."
    • +4 +4 0 Victor Greywolf Dec. 19, 2016
      "Why does everyone have to accept religion? Why does everyone have to accept the concept of a so-called "god?" The bible as we know it, wasn't written by a cosmic entity, it was written by man. I doubt the LGBT will bring children into it, they have better things to do with their days and nights than to do something like that, and this is from a hetero person. I don't know what kind of world you live in, but it is highly doubtful they will bring children into that type of scene.

      The whole thing is flawed on BOTH sides. The bible was written by man for probably a political agenda, and also, I doubt this "god" as you call it, if it existed, which I sincerely doubt, would care, after all if it does exist, and it created gays, as people put it, then it only has itself to blame for that situation. People are gay, because that is how their minds are cut. Nobody is forcing anyone to go with their sexual desires, again, ridiculous argument against them. God doesn't exist, so, how can a non existant being be called a liar? Think about it. Gay marriage is already happening, and as a straight man, I am glad it happened."
    • +3 +3 0 James C. Feb. 13, 2015
      "Well, while some people place the blame on, real heroes are working for a cure to aids. Some one shouldn't be criticized for getting sick. Every living creature gets sick and dies. Come on!!"
    • +2 +4 -2 Varan May. 1, 2015
      "FYI, everyone can get AIDS. I could get AIDS. You could get AIDS. What difference does it make if you are gay? And actually, if you think about it, God is a liar and pretty much has been from day 1. What did the Confederates use in defense of slavery? God. Use your brain, not your eyes. Blind people probably have a higher sphere of consciousness than you do because you are so myopic."
    • 0 0 0 S8tn Apr. 25, 2019
      "I dont want your children growing up in a world where people like this exist"
  • -28 +8 -36 Gays Destroy America Feb. 10, 2015
    "Marriage is only to men and women as Honey is only to bees.
    Civil unions are simply a deviation of the stone to a firm Christian nation that destroys the norm just for the sake of being deviant. Love yes maybe, but God says this form of deviation is wrong as is all sin. Lesbians do not hear the Word or try to obey out of selfishness and false pride. The word "marriage" can only pertain and be used by the institution that created it, God."
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    • +7 +7 0 Religion Sucks Apr. 7, 2015
      "Your analogy comparing bees to homosexuals is enough to dismiss your entire argument only based on your first sentence. Unfortunately, I decided to read the rest of what you said. Using your personal belief system to combat an issue in a country that has separated church from state is pathetically futile. I am sorry that your beliefs have made you so delusional."
    • +6 +6 0 Emily May. 7, 2015
      "A firm Christian nation? From my understanding America was founded and built upon freedom of religion."
  • -30 +6 -36 jlc Jan. 19, 2016
    "no way it even says in bible"
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    • +6 +6 0 Nichole Feb. 22, 2016
      "Who's bible your religion's or the millions of other "bibles" corresponding to the millions of other religions. We shouldn't base laws off of Christianity just because it is a larger religion than most others.... Also separation of Church and State therefore you have no reason to quote the bible or say oh it shouldn't because of the bible.... Just think about that."
    • +4 +4 0 Audrey C. Jan. 29, 2016
      "Who cares....people who are gay have the right to marry the same sex. It doesn't matter if it's in the bible or not. Heck, I'm not Christian, so I don't know what the Bible says,but just because it says we are not allowed to doesn't mean we cant. If u r gay and are Christian then fine listen to the bible. But if not,go ahead get married."
    • +3 +3 0 Bubbles Dec. 1, 2016
      "Who cares people can love whoever they want"
  • -31 +11 -42 John Feb. 4, 2015
    "I think that gay marriage should not be legal, because, in the bible it says "be fruitful and multiply.""
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    • +8 +8 0 Varan May. 5, 2015
      "And what about infertiles? Or women who have gone through menopause? Are you saying they shouldn't be allowed to marry too?"
    • +1 +1 0 Secunda Mar. 7, 2018
      "I've always wondered what will the fosters child becoming as an adult if they are raised by gay couple. I think this can be going on 50-50.
      In some point the couple will not implicitly influence the child to be gay like them; but in some other point the couple can implicitly influence the child grow up like gay because the child has looked over their same-sex parents lifestyle in their whole life before they become adult and not living in the same house with their gay parents anymore.

      Therefore, in this world where there were heterosexual also lived in; could there be an increasing rate of gay populations just because same-sex marriage is legalized PLUS they are 'de jure' (legally) allowed to foster kids.
      I hope it is not going to happen, BUT what if as unpredictable there will be live more homosexual than heterosexual people in this world? Well, no one knows.
      If that happens how can straight people find straight person to love and marry if the populations of heteros are lesser than homos? Well, it's a scientific thoughts.
      What? Should they do polygamy? Don't you think it's also a sin?

      Ok, I'm not hating LGBTs. I have relatives and friends that is.
      But NOT ALL lgbt legal rights in this world is logical to me personally."
  • -33 +4 -37 Christian Feb. 9, 2017
    "Wow. That's all I have to say. How messed up is our world now? All cons are downvoted, and all pros are upvoted. Because Christians believe in God, we love everyone, including LGBTQ people, but that does not mean we have to agree with their actions. I don't care how many times you downvote me, but I beg you just read the Bible and realize how wrong you are about your life."
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    • +8 +9 -1 Joseph Feb. 23, 2017
      "I'm getting a little sick of typing this, and it's probably not going to change your mind, but religion has no place in government, we aren't a christian nation, we are a nation of all religions and beliefs"
    • +1 +2 -1 _ Nov. 17, 2017
      "Bro, it's just the Bible. One of so many religious text written so long ago. Freedom of religion. I'm not gonna downvote you, but if people support gay marriage, good for them, and I personally thank them. But you must realize that the Bible's only important to Christians. I'm sorry, this is gonna sound rude, and it is, but to me personally, the Bible's just another book."
  • -37 +7 -44 kylee Jan. 6, 2015
    "gay marriage is a very weird and nasty most people are against it. there is a ten year trend about 80 people are against it and only 10 are supporting it."
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    • +6 +6 0 Mark Mar. 3, 2015
      "Lol, your statement is completely without base or fact. Just admit that the only reason you don't want OTHER people doing something is because you think it's gross. Also, past performance at the polls does not account for current beliefs. Are you also for banning interracial marriage and denying rights to non-whites?"
    • +1 +1 0 Ugh May. 7, 2018
      "Might wanna get your facts checks from somewhere other than Wikipedia"
  • -61 +17 -78 Reid Apr. 29, 2015
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    • +15 +17 -2 Alex Apr. 29, 2015
      "oh my gosh... homophobic much? jeez I don't understand what the problem is... gay people are exactly the same as straight couples! they just have a liking for people with the same body parts as them... r u allowed to have a happy ending? if the answer is hell yes then quit the BS and just let them be happy..."
    • +10 +12 -2 Varan Apr. 29, 2015
      "And what's your point?"
    • +6 +7 -1 Anonymous Dec. 31, 2015
      "Incredible! Such a compelling argument!"
    • +1 +2 -1 Love is LOVE May. 16, 2018
      "Okay, maybe that's your opinion. But that's really harsh, rude, and inconsiderate about people. Let people be who they are."
    • +1 +7 -6 Lindsay Jan. 14, 2016
      "That is a bit too harsh. They are people too even if they make wrong decisions."