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  •  From what I've seen, I agree. (2+ / 0-)
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    AUBoy2007, bythesea

    Most people around my age are very in favor of marriage equality. Only those with strong religious or conservative backgrounds are against marriage and civil unions for same-sex couples.

    "weatherdude, you suck." - RasAlula
    "weatherdude is one bad mickey fickey!" -weatherdude

    by weatherdude on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 09:32:20 AM PST

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    •  Most kids I've asked about this (3+ / 0-)
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      wishingwell, AUBoy2007, weatherdude

      ...High School/University...give me a blank stare and wonder why this question is even being asked. Like, what right do they have to tell somebody else how to live their lives.

      Here we are now Entertain us I feel stupid and contagious

      by Scarce on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 09:35:47 AM PST

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    •  Those nuts make up nearly a third of (2+ / 0-)
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      Adam B, weatherdude

      your age cohort.

      Don't forget, 33% of 18 to 29s voted for McCain/Palin.

      "It is wrong to urge an individual to cease his efforts to gain his basic constitutional rights because the quest may precipitate violence"

      by JesseCW on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 09:42:10 AM PST

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      •  Remember that the propaganda machine (1+ / 0-)
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        wayoutinthestix

        is very strong. Parents have a bully pulpit to develop a child's political and social views. Hell, look at what the Phelps family has their elementary school-age kids spewing on the streets.

        "weatherdude, you suck." - RasAlula
        "weatherdude is one bad mickey fickey!" -weatherdude

        by weatherdude on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 09:50:04 AM PST

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        •  They make up a lot more of older cohorts:) (1+ / 0-)
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          weatherdude

          Nothing negative about your generation intended.

          "It is wrong to urge an individual to cease his efforts to gain his basic constitutional rights because the quest may precipitate violence"

          by JesseCW on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 10:00:49 AM PST

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