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More Things You Can Marry When Marriage Equality Become Legal

Jim Burroway

December 2nd, 2011
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Polygamy, polyamory, a building, a car, a dog… when did box turtles become so passé?



December 2nd, 2011 | LINK

Where and how can your car or box turtle express THEIR desire to marry you back???

Priya Lynn
December 2nd, 2011 | LINK

Yes, if you allow gays to marry people will marry cars, buildings and dogs – just look at how that’s happened in all the places that have allowed gays to marry.

December 2nd, 2011 | LINK

“…one guy had a desire to marry a building, another one a car, another one his dog…”

and if those were the only choices left, I’d take them over these nutballs in a HEARTBEAT.

Richard Rush
December 2nd, 2011 | LINK

Ummmmm . . . well, back in 1965/66 there was a TV sitcom named
My Mother the Car. And back in those days people would reasonably assume that mom was married. Obviously, that show was way ahead of its time.

Timothy Kincaid
December 3rd, 2011 | LINK

And henceforth BTB shall be know as the Chrysler Building Bulletin.

Kidding aside, there is a component of this that I don’t thing is being addressed. As Christoper alluded, in the minds of our opponents, marriage is a one sided deal. “Some guy wanted to marry… ” as though marriage is defined by what “some guy” wants.

A mind that conceptualizes a man marrying a car, is a mind that places no value at all on a woman’s consent. Those of us who think that marriage doesn’t exist without the equal consent of two people don’t even fathom how such a think could come to be.

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