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Ok i believe that everyone has their own opinions, and i'm all for standing up for your beliefs. that being said i dont know about everywhere else but here lately in my town there have been these "vote for marriag signs" that really piss me off.
1. they dont want you to vote for marriage they want you to vote against marriage. they want you to vote against letting 2 people in love pronounce there love to one another for ever.
2. if they REALLY believe that they are right, if they REALLY believe that the only acceptable marrige is between a man or woman then WHY is THAT part of the signs and billboards, so small that i, with perfect vision, cannot but barely see it. every other letter on the bill boards and signs are bold and large, the line where it says "one man one woman" is so small that until like 2 days ago, i thought it was a red underlineing, and these signs have been up for like 2 months.
if you believe in something you wouldnt be trying to hide it... you'd be shouting it from the rooftops, that would be the BIGGEST part of the bilboard not the smallest.
so i guess my question is basically whats your view on my take on this?
Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 1:07 AM on Apr. 14, 2012
It's a sneaky tactic, but we are talking about politics. Politics is a very dirty game. Both sides know that most voters don't inform themselves like they should, so both sides take advantage of that and advertise accordingly.
Answer by QuinnMae at 10:19 AM on Apr. 14, 2012
Answer by Anonymous at 11:12 AM on Apr. 14, 2012
Answer by JackieGirl007 at 12:06 PM on Apr. 14, 2012
Answer by lga1965 at 12:17 PM on Apr. 14, 2012
Answer by NotPanicking at 1:08 PM on Apr. 14, 2012
The signs sound sneaky to me and I can't say that I am a bit surprised by their tactics.
As far as not needing the state to recognize a marriage goes, I agree with what NP wrote. It's very important that they are granted these rights, so legally they have the same legal rights as a married man/woman couple has. I still don't see why some people make such a big deal about gay marriage. What is the harm in giving them the same rights as everybody else? Gay marriage is harming absolutely no one, it's not detrimental to society, it's none of those things. That's why I always say religious dogma has no business in the government and laws should not be based on the teachings of any religion.
Answer by Nos4 at 4:18 PM on Apr. 14, 2012