Senate Homosexuality: the Thread

Discussion in 'Community' started by zombie, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. Fire_Ice_Death Chosen One

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    I can see it now: A man and his wife are just mewly married. They move into a nice big house with a white picket fence, a nice car, and plenty of money. Their beliefs are somewhere between Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson. Next door are two men, now they might be gay and they might not be. And then that fateful day arrives: they see their two make neighbors kissing and not just kissing, but married and kissing and gay!. Oh, it's revolting. The husband, not sure if he should be merely disgusted or murdering them goes upstairs, beats his wife, then files for a divorce saying it was a meaningless thing now that two ***s are married and kissing in front of them.

    And thus gay marriage has ruined another happy marriage. And it's real, folks. It's happening all across the US. Dun dun duuuun!

    Ahem...but yeah, I'm pretty sure that thought (sans spousal abuse) is what goes through their heads every day.
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  2. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Sadly, you're probably right.
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  4. Mustafar_66 Force Ghost

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  6. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Well -- looks like Cameron pulled off what Hollande couldn't.
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  7. epic Ex Mod / RSA

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    Credit to Cameron for pushing for it whilst the majority of his party remain bigoted.
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  8. solojones Chosen One

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    It's interesting to me that with the free vote (no order from party whips) that the Tories basically spilt 50-50 on this one. Shows what the tide definitely is when only have the conservatives are clutching to the old ways. Well done, Cameron.

    Now this'll be a defining moment for England and Wales seeing if the House of Lords (which has come so close to becoming an elected body recently before being pushed back on by some conservatives last summer) decides to hold this up.
  9. Ghost Chosen One

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    Gay Marriage vote in France is set for next week, and the first bit of the bill passed overwhelmingly within the last few days. I wouldn't rule out France yet.
  10. Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece

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    If the House of Lords puts up a strong opposition to this, with the overwhelming majority in that first vote, it could be another nail in the House of Lords' coffin.
  11. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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    Cameron of course decided it was better to be in the US talking to the Gaffinator Joe Biden than it was to be in Parliament voting on a major bill. Not facing his own party rebels is something he can only delay for so long.

    I'm not sure how the Lords will deal with it, many seem like the old and bigoted type but there are sensible members there also. Plus no church is being forced into having to marry a same-sex couple if they don't want to which I'm sure will be a big plus in getting the bill passed.

    Can't Cameron push it through anyway even if HOL reject it?
  12. beezel26 Force Ghost

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    You know since NY was one of the first states to allow it, after living in the state for a while it doesn't really matter anymore. It was the right choice and now they live their lives. Of course they still have to pay our wonderful NY taxes. I owe 100 bucks to the state after doing my taxes.
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  13. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    I'll just point out that currently, the only elected members of the House of Peers are, in fact, the hereditary peers.


    Just sayin'. Blame the government appointees (and Tony Blair) if the Peers smash the bill. :p

    And yes, Richie, as far as I know the Peers can only delay bills now, they can't stop them.
  14. AaylaSecurOWNED Force Ghost

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    JAY does this put any kinks in the nobility/monarchy? If the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge have a daughter and she marries a lady WHAT WILL HER WIFE'S TITLE BE when she becomes Queen?
  15. Rogue_Ten Chosen One

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    dont worry, by then the royals will long have been exiled/executed
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  16. Juliet316 Chosen One

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  17. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    England's still there, so Jesus must be ok with gay marriage? Can the rest of the world now follow the UK's lead? :p
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  18. Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece

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    It can sometimes take up to sixty days for a fire & brimstone strike to be authorized. We'll see where England is in April. (in flames)
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    Being funny. It's not that easy. - SuperWatto
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  20. solojones Chosen One

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    Actually, they had a bill drawn up about that as well. I don't know if it's going to a vote or not, though.
  21. Darth Guy Chosen One

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    Not to worry. Her title will still be a relic of the middle ages.
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  22. Epicauthor Force Ghost

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    I imagine it would be Queen Consort.....
  23. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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  24. AaylaSecurOWNED Force Ghost

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    People keep answering this question without giving me the reason WHY they think it would be one or the other. Next someone is going to come in and say "I imagine it would be Princess......" and then we'll be back at square one, but thanks for your super valuable input.
  25. EmpireForever Chosen One

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    I tried to answer but you shooed me away.