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  •  I completely shut up someone today when they (5+ / 0-)

    started to loudly agree with this article "The slippery slope of gay marriage has begun" declaring crap like:

    The federal court decision this month that struck down most of Utah’s anti-polygamy law as unconstitutional is yet another reminder that slippery-slope arguments, so frequently ridiculed, deserve more respect than they get.
    Yeah? (I said.) Then by your logic, straight marriage began that slippery slope to gay marriage. Right? Right?

    (silence. a beautiful silence!)

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    by Eileen B on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 03:25:15 AM PST

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    •  yep the feds will force you to marry the kitchen (1+ / 0-)
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      table if things don't change for the better immediately. (watch out for splinters)

    •  The slippery-slopery began when they insisted on (1+ / 0-)
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      tax breaks and other legal rights and privileges contingent on marriage. At the at point, the 14th Amendment starts coming up.
         If marriage had been only a religious concept in the first place, there would be no clamor for legalized same sex marriage today.
         Each church could do its own thing.

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