Discussion in 'Ethics, Morality, & Justice' started by Tiassa, Jul 28, 2004.
As for the poll; Who are the other 12??:shrug:
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Yeah ... but Iowa?
Yeah ... but Iowa?
"Middle America" reels under Iowa ruling
Perhaps it wasn't the most romantic ceremony in the history of the world, but Sean Fritz and Tim McQuillan became the first gay couple to be legally married in Iowa.
Wait, wait, wait. Iowa?
Details are sketchy; early reports only cover the fact of Polk County District Judge Robert Hanson's ruling said to strike down Iowa's decade-old ban on homosexual unions.
The stay has since been issued, but County Recorder Julie Haggerty's office reported 21 applications received for processing, and at least one couple made it through their vows.
According to the Associated Press:
Reactions vary. Iowa homosexuals, obviously, are thrilled. Others, however, less so:
I love this "activist court" bit. I suppose, once I get my hands on the ruling, we can see just how activist the ruling is, but so often the phrase is just a buzzword for "something conservatives don't like". For many who don't see such outcomes as the result of untoward activism, the accusation seems a little like calling someone activist for obeying the speed limit.
In the meantime, though, we need not worry that this means the end of civilized society. And, hey, it gives the kids something to do:
We'll raise a glass. Congratulations, Iowa. I'm impressed. Really, I am.
Montgomery, Rick. "Gay marriage has its day in Des Moines as judge strikes down ban". KansasCity.com. August 31, 2007. See http://www.kansascity.com/115/story/255572.html
Associated Press. "Iowa Judge Issues Stay on Own Gay Marriage Ruling". FOXNews.com. August 31, 2007. See http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,295416,00.html
Haggerty, Julie. "Ruling briefly allows gay marriage in Iowa". Reuters.com. August 31, 2007. See http://today.reuters.com/news/artic...-GAYS.xml&WTmodLoc=NewsHome-C3-domesticNews-2
Other than gays and lesbians, how many other groups in the world define themselves by their sexual preferences or sexual perversions?
This polls results are hidden.... What one did you chose Baron? lolol
Bisexuals, pedophiles, and zoophiles that I know of.
Swingers, BDSM, D/S, S&M...
as far as I know I'm straight, but what if Angelina Jolie suddenly wanted me??
Yeah right - she hasn't seen MY photo yet...
back off, she's mine and I have a knife and I know how to use it and I'll threaten to use it and then I'll cry til she feels bad and then she will kiss me and make me feel better.
so neener neener so there.
Have you not seen her lately? She has turned into a skeleton, not pretty.
I just saw her on the cover of a few magazines at the grocery store.
yep, duck sandwiches!
Nope, the Angelina I make out with is the Mr & Mrs Smith one.
She don't look like that anymore she looks like nicole riche
la la la la. I can't hear you.:runaway: Mrs Smith Lara Croft la la la
Other than hetero- and homosexuals, how many of those preferences, perversions, deviations, affinities, or otherwise fall along gender lines?
And they all go out marching in the streets declaring those sexual perversion for all the world to know? I don't think so, Tiassa.
And do they, like gays and lesbians, go marching proudly in the streets declaring the glories of those perversions?
It's not a perversion and I don't march.
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