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  •  Higher birthrates ensure a steady supply of: (4+ / 0-)
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    1. Cheap, exploitable and disposable labor for business.
    2. A consumer base with an insatiable appetite for environmentally destructive and useless (albeit profitable) goods and services.
    2. Cannon fodder for the military-industrial complex to maintain the empire (both abroad and at home).
    3. Devotees/tithers to support a parasitical priestly class that is in service to aforementioned.

    So, even though there is neither a causal nor casual relationship of birthrates to marriage equality, the state does have an interest in endless population growth.

    •  Higher LDS birth rate (0+ / 0-)

      Equals more missionaries.
      As rich as that church is, the families have to pay for their kids abroad.
      Ver financially hard on many couples.
      Also returning missionaries are encouraged to get married within 6 months of returning from their missions.
      Off topic, but the LDS Church just spent over 3 years building a huge shopping mall called Ciity Creek Mall.

      There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. Howard Zinn The Feds gave the banks $3Trillion of our taxes. Then cut SNAP $8 Billion.

      by snoopydawg on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 08:06:45 PM PST

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