How do we have the right to tell someone who they can love and marry?
No one is telling anyone who they can/cant feel love with, noone is saying "dont be gay".
Marriage is a legal, meaning public record. It is also a special interest minority group entitlement, not a right (who garuntees anyones right to a
When you study sociology, you will learn about the ways that cultures define themselves, their laws, ways of doing things, mannerisms etc...
When talking about a democratic culture, they have the right thru a majority concensus to determine what things they will/wont adopt into their
cultural identity. Thus this means they as a democratic culture have the right to say NO, this behaivior is not for us.
This should not be confused with various reasons that groups use to say yea or nay to this issue.
I think its a shame that so many people are so insecure with themselves that they voted yes on this.
Dont assume their motives for saying no to gay marriage....a) you dont really know each reason, and b) reason is irrelavent when the overall
principal of DEMOCRACY is considered, it is reaching a majority concensus that is the agreed upon method and most fair way this culture has chosen to
deal with these issues.
We have a moral obligation to accept people for who they are
who's morals are we trying to cite, obviously not the morals of the majority of the citizens in the states where ther said no to gay marriage
(or yes to man/woman only is more accurate) Voting this way only makes marriage MOTRE of a special intrest minority group entitlement than it does
ban people from alleged equality. (discrimination is legal here, but thats a whole PAGE thread ive already written)
Its not our responsibility to control someones life.
Its NOT??? then why in the heck do we have all these laws here?
people misbehaive, people also do things that while not illegal are generrally shunned by the cultural majority.
A democratic culture has the right to do both of these things, its how you can tell the differance between the USA and say Canada.