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|Subject: Re: Liberals, are you anti-Bisexual?||Date: 4/22/2013 11:46 PM|
|Author: valueqwest||Number: 1872618 of 1947902|
Perhaps you can't grasp the idea of rights that adhere to us by virtue of us being human- a state of being not shared by animals.
This is simply a societal "norm" that you are describing. A method of discriminating is all that it is.
Contracts are made between responsible adults. The free assent of a cat is not possible.
Animals do not freely assent to becoming our property or being eaten by us. Your pretense that this is somehow a requirement is laughable.
Nor is the free assent of a child possible in the matter of a binding contract. That's why marriage between adults and children or animals is prohibited in modern western culture.
It is not prohibited. It simply requires that marriage be defined differently. People younger than 18 are responsible enough to drive cars and to marry, even in our society. Again, you are simply clothing your prejudice as a societal norm and saying that should be enough to keep people who love differently from exercising marriage rights.
That two men have no reason to want to marry and that sex between two men is dangerous and abhorrent has been such a norm until recently. Failure to acknowledge that those who love differently should still have the ability to marry is bigotry, plain and simple.
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