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Dan Savage On Defining the Institution of Marriage

Jim Burroway

November 11th, 2009
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Richard W. Fitch
November 11th, 2009 | LINK

“But the BIBLE says that because you and the child’s other parent are Sodomites, you do not deserve the same privileges given to a man and woman in Holy Matrimony.”

Alex
November 11th, 2009 | LINK

There is more logic and common sense in this three-minute video than in all of the anti-gays’ arguments put together.

Bearchewtoy75
November 11th, 2009 | LINK

Richard,

Could you please cite the specific verse that says people of the same gender CANNOT get married?

Alex
November 11th, 2009 | LINK

Bearchewtoy75,

I think Richard was quoting a typical anti-gay response to Savage’s argument.

Regan DuCasse
November 11th, 2009 | LINK

If the Bible doesn’t say it NOW, someone will rewrite it to do so.
After all, that HAS been done, right?

So have state Constitutions and they are working on the Federal Constitution to be rewritten to exclude gay people.

As a very smart college professor rightly answered a Senator when asked if the prof believed in the Bible he said:
“Sir, you were not elected with your hand on the Constitution to swear to uphold the tenets of the Bible, you swore to uphold the tenets of the Constitution.”

’nuff said’.

Ben in Oakland
November 11th, 2009 | LINK

common sense like Dan’s is in rare supply.

Oli
November 12th, 2009 | LINK

Dan Savage is always an inspiration of common sense and clarity of thought in this Anti-Gay-Jumbled issue. Just a quick pointer tha the Tag for the post reads “Dan Savate”, you might want to fix that so we can find this video easily again.
Also, where was he talking? It was dead silent in the room when he spoke…

Robert in San Diego
November 12th, 2009 | LINK

We’ve got a kid and have been together for over 4 years. I guess we’re not worthy enough in the eyes of God.

cowboy
November 13th, 2009 | LINK

I know a lesbian couple who are far better at parenting than some couples I see in my neighborhood. Being heterosexual doesn’t give you any better skills at raising a family.

So, Robert, I wouldn’t worry what some god thinks. You probably are just as good as the next guy at raising your child. I envy you.

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