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Old May 15th, 2012, 07:33 PM   #108
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Not in the eye's of that particular religion, but then again, if you don't practice or believe in that religion would you care?
I care because citizens are being denied their right to pursue their happiness because those of faith or those with a lack of personal security seem to think they can dictate how others lead their lives.

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Legally, you are still married (after the proper paperwork).
Only because I am married to a woman. If I married a man, my marriage would not be recognized even though I jumped through all the same hoops.

Thats the problem.

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I would say the term 'marriage' is now recognized more as the act of a legal union than a religious ceremony. Plenty of people get married that have never set foot in a church. I'm not sure why it would become a problem when all of a sudden when some fairies want to use the term when people have been using that term without attaching any religious affiliation to it for quite a while.
I would agree. Just need to convince the religious folk that just because their God says its wrong, doesn't give them the authority to judge and dictate the lives of those who choose a different path.
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