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  •  Having been raised Catholic, (0+ / 0-)

    that does not surprise me at all.  But my point is that two people living together conjugally without being married are not having an extramarital affair.  Perhaps Hale did sign such a contract, and as such, is in violation of it, though as a lesbian in Ohio, it's not like she had much of a choice in the matter.  The Church needs to come clean on precisely why Hale was fired, because it sure as hell wasn't because she was having an extramarital affair!

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    by gizmo59 on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 06:30:17 PM PDT

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    •  I think you are reading "extramarital" more (2+ / 0-)
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      narrowly than they do.  They read "extramarital" as "outside of marriage."  It does not necessarily mean adulterous (when one participant is married to someone else).  "Extramarital" can be any sexual activity when the participants are not married to each other, even if neither is married to someone else.  

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