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Heterosexual Menace: Stop Her Before She Marries Again

Jim Burroway

February 21st, 2009

Apparently for one Anderson, Indiana woman, protecting the sanctity of marriage involves getting married as often as possible:

She has been Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Street and Mrs. Smith. She was also Mrs. Moyer, Mrs. Massie and Mrs. McMillan. But the former Mrs. Berisford, Mrs. Chandler and Mrs. Essex was born Linda Lou Taylor. … More than a decade ago, the 68-year-old found her own way to bring Indiana a Guinness world record: She got hitched for the 23rd time.

She’s single again, and she’d would like to find someone to settle down with. Again. She means it this time. She also says that her first marriage was for love, but her last one in 1996 was for publicity.

Publicity!

And to think that we can’t get married for love or money.

You can read more about what those heterosexuals are up to here and in our report, “The Heterosexual Agenda: Exposing the Myths.”

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MR BIll
February 21st, 2009 | LINK

For my part, I would support a “three strikes and yer out” law on marriage: after the third divorce, you could only get a civil union. (of course, that option is rapidly being destroyed by the Right, in mostly Southern states..)

Thanks for this series. I resent being told me and my guy are a threat to the institution of marriage. Unlike some of these poster children for heterosexual insanity…

Timothy (TRiG)
February 21st, 2009 | LINK

A good while ago a guy on the BBC messageboard h2g2 made a suggestion which at the time I thought was rather silly, but which now makes a good deal of sense to me.

Let the government institute civil unions and marriages as separate institutions. Let the legal privileges granted by each be equal. Let marriages be open only to opposite-sex couples, while civil unions are open to both opposite-sex and same-sex couples. And, finally, let marriage licenses cost three times the amount of civil unions licenses.

They’d have to pay for their separatism. I wonder how many would put their money where their mouth is.

TRiG.

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