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rxwine
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June 26th, 2015 at 1:28:28 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Of course you are correct. I could marry
my dog now if I liked. And it will create
havoc in SS, you'll have couples marrying
each other for the increased benefits.
One can of worms closed and another opened.

They couldn't just single out Gays, that would
be discriminatory. The ruling has to include
anybody who wants to marry anything.



It was actually the Citizen United Ruling that opened it up. An entity who can't die or vote is/are? people too.
Quasimodo? Does that name ring a bell?
EvenBob
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June 26th, 2015 at 1:42:33 PM permalink
Quote: rxwine

It was actually the Citizen United Ruling that opened it up. An entity who can't die or vote is/are? people too.



"By imposing its own views on the entire country, the majority facilitates the marginalization of the many Americans who have traditional ideas." Justice Alito

Traditional ideas being, one wife or husband. Now
the door is wide open for polygamy and it will
really hit the fan then. Can hardly wait.
"It's not enough to succeed, your friends must fail." Gore Vidal
terapined
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June 26th, 2015 at 2:14:44 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

"By imposing its own views on the entire country, the majority facilitates the marginalization of the many Americans who have traditional ideas." Justice Alito

Traditional ideas being, one wife or husband. Now
the door is wide open for polygamy and it will
really hit the fan then. Can hardly wait.



Oh you will be waiting.
Better chance of Ebola spreading accross the country lol
"Everybody's bragging and drinking that wine, I can tell the Queen of Diamonds by the way she shines, Come to Daddy on an inside straight, I got no chance of losing this time" -Grateful Dead- "Loser"
ams288
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June 26th, 2015 at 2:15:36 PM permalink
On historic days like this, sometimes all you can do is point and laugh at those who are on the wrong side of history.

No one is going to be marrying a dog (unless "dog" refers to an ugly wife or something). Polygamy is not legal. It is not now legal to marry "child brides" (<--- this is my favorite bit of nonsense I've seen today).

Marriage is now officially defined as being between two loving adults. The end. You can be butthurt about it all you want. But it ain't gonna change til the day you die.
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rxwine
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June 26th, 2015 at 2:19:30 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

"By imposing its own views on the entire country, the majority facilitates the marginalization of the many Americans who have traditional ideas." Justice Alito

Traditional ideas being, one wife or husband. Now
the door is wide open for polygamy and it will
really hit the fan then. Can hardly wait.



If the Islamists only significant difference was the polygamy acceptance, I would give a hearty hurrah! What a relief if that was all they were interested in.

Not that I think polygamy is a great idea. I don't.
Quasimodo? Does that name ring a bell?
24Bingo
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June 26th, 2015 at 2:21:43 PM permalink
Quote: terapined

Oh you will be waiting.
Better chance of Ebola spreading accross the country lol



I give it at most ten years before it's seriously on the table.
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terapined
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June 26th, 2015 at 2:27:30 PM permalink
Ben and Jerrys are getting in on the celebration.
I dough I dough flavor.
Hmm.
suddenly I have a craving for ice cream :-)

The meltdown on the right is just so entertaining, I watching Fox tonight :-)
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ams288
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June 26th, 2015 at 2:28:12 PM permalink
Quote: 24Bingo

I give it at most ten years before it's seriously on the table.



Someone should take that action. It will never "seriously" be on the table.

Some d-bag political activist like that James O'Keefe guy might try to create some phony lawsuit to bring it into the judicial system, but it'll get laughed out of court.
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EvenBob
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June 26th, 2015 at 2:40:31 PM permalink
Quote: ams288


But it ain't gonna change til the day you die.



Wanna bet? It changed today, you just don't
realize it yet.

This is John Roberts on today's decision. Read it
carefully:

"Although the majority randomly inserts the adjective “two” in various places, it offers no reason at all why the two-person element of the core definition of marriage may be preserved while the man-woman element may not. Indeed, from the standpoint of history and tradition, a leap from opposite-sex marriage to same-sex marriage is much greater than one from a two-person union to plural unions, which have deep roots in some cultures around the world. If the majority is willing to take the big leap, it is hard to see how it can say no to the shorter one. It is striking how much of the majority’s reasoning would apply with equal force to the claim of a fundamental right to plural marriage. I … can’t help but think this decision opens the door to legal polygamy.."

KERBLAM! He's absolutely correct. Polygamy has
been accepted worldwide for thousands of years.
It's far more accepted than same sex marriage.
They just approved polygamy today, only it hasn't
been written in yet. He as much says that in the
paragraph I quoted.
"It's not enough to succeed, your friends must fail." Gore Vidal
ams288
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June 26th, 2015 at 3:39:59 PM permalink
He's throwing everything at the wall and hoping something sticks.... As they often do in dissenting opinions.

Polygamy will never be law of the land.

More importantly, is there a large group of people pushing for it?

60ish percent of Americans support marriage equality. What percent is for polygamy? Marriage equality support has grown exponentially in the last couple decades. Will the same thing happen for plural marriage? Doubtful.
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