Gay Marriage Debate - Bangor, ME

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Since: Dec 08

San Francisco, CA

#27 Feb 16, 2011
LOL - The vast majority of who???
Maine Man wrote:
The answer is simple and direct. It isn't just me, as you would like to imply. The vast majority of Americans favor Traditional Marriage Values.
LOL Keep dreaming - perhaps you need to click your heels 3x and repeat after me:

Breaking: The Majority Of Americans Support Marriage Equality.
http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/breaking...

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AP poll is 2nd to show majority support for gay marriage
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/9/18/90317...

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Poll: 52% of Americans for Marriage Equality
http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2010/...

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Majority of Americans Now Support Marriage Equality According To CNN Poll
http://lezgetreal.com/2010/08/majority-of-ame...

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Fewer than half of Americans oppose gay marriage, poll finds
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October 06, 2010|By the CNN Wire Staff
http://articles.cnn.com/2010-10-06/us/poll.ga...

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Gay Marriage Reaches Majority Support In 17 States
http://stop8.org/2011/01/gay-marriage-reaches...

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* Marriage equality debate continues around the country
* VP Joe Biden says Gay Marriage in Inevitable, says country is evolving
* More New Yorkers support marriage equality
* Same Sex Marriage may force Obama's hand
* Iowa vote won't end state's marriage equality
* 53 per cent of Australians support marriage equality
* Cynthia Nixon wants to defeat anti-equality New York Senators

http://www.proudparenting.com/taxonomy/term/1...

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Laura Bush NOW supports Marriage Equality
http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2010/...

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Barbara Bush NOW supports Marriage Equality
http://www.passportmagazine.com/blog/archives...

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Cindy McCain NOW supports Marriage Equality
http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2010/...

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http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-612136...

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VP Dick Cheney NOW supports Marriage Equality
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/01/chen...

*** THE TIDE HAS TURNED AND IT'S NOT LOOKING VERY PROMISING FOR THE LONG TERM PROSPECTS OF BIGOTRY, DISCRIMINATION, EXCLUSION, INEQUALITY AND IGNORANCE IN AMERICA!!!***

Since: Dec 08

San Francisco, CA

#28 Feb 16, 2011
Maine Man wrote:
The answer is simple and direct. It isn't just me, as you would like to imply. The vast majority of Americans favor Traditional Marriage Values.
What's more important to me than all of the polls which prove you wrong, is the compilation of trends over the past 10 years.

Marriage Equality has consistently been on the rise.

Opposition to Gay Marriage has consistently been shrinking.

The two have finally intersected - and there's NO REASON TO BELIEVE FOR SUPPORT FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY WILL NOT CONTINUE TO RISE, AND OPPOSITION WILL NOT CONTINUE TO FALL.

Face it dude - you're on an ever losing side.

* The momentum is AGAINST Your bigotry!
* The Courts are AGAINST Your bigotry!
* More and more people are AGAINST Your bigotry!
* The Legislature in more and more states are AGAINST Your bigotry!

* Iowan's are committed to Marriage Equality;
* New Hampshire residents are committed to Marriage Equality;
* And Maine very "narrowly" pushed through a BAN, that ALL LEGAL EXPERTS KNOW WILL NOT HOLD! LOL

But not to worry - not all is lost. When Marriage Equality is Nationalized, it will NOT hurt you!
Maine Man

Fremont, CA

#29 Feb 16, 2011
The ultimate proof in this argument is the fact that out of 31 states where the question of upholding Traditional Marriage Values was put before the voters, 31 times the voters chose to uphold Traditional Marriage Values.

Polls are based on the reaction of a thousand of so people. The referendums were voted on by millions.

It is statistically impossible for the opinion to be as evenly split as the polls would suggest and still have the referendums return a 31-0 shutout.

If there were really an even split in opinion, then it would be reasonable to expect a 50-50 split in the referendums.

Was it 50-50? No
60-40? Nope
70-30? Uh-uh
nor was it 80-20 or even 90-10.

The results, as everyone knows, were a 100% to 0% whitewashing. The only reasonable conclusion that can be drawn from this is that the voter opinion is not as close as gay activists would have us believe.

Since: Dec 08

San Francisco, CA

#30 Feb 16, 2011
Maine Man wrote:
The ultimate proof in this argument is the fact that out of 31 states where the question of upholding Traditional Marriage Values was put before the voters, 31 times the voters chose to uphold Traditional Marriage Values.
Actually - the ultimate proof is the Judiciary's 'stroke of the pen', when the people don't do the right thing, the Judiciary is usually MORE THAN READY to correct it!

And not to worry:

1. When Marriage Equality is Nationalized, I promise NOT to say: " I old you so "...!

2. When Marriage Equality is Nationalized, I promise it will not hurt you, your marriage, or your vision of what a marriage can or should be - because the two can mutually coexist.

Peace out!

Since: Feb 11

Brunswick, ME

#31 Feb 21, 2011
well, we are here to inquire on the subject; that must mean non homosexuals must have done things correctly?

Since: Dec 08

San Francisco, CA

#32 Feb 21, 2011
herbalist64 wrote:
well, we are here to inquire on the subject; that must mean non homosexuals must have done things correctly?
If just 14,000 Maine voters opted to support Marriage Equality in Maine, instead of supporting a ban on Marriage, over 100,000 people in Maine wouldn't have lost their civil marriage rights.

Bigotry and discrimination is ALWAYS wrong, no matter how you attempt to justify it.
DAMIAN

Westbrook, ME

#33 Jan 17, 2012
BECAUSE ITS A NEED ALL YOU HOMOPHOBES CAN GO AWAY
Cameron

Keene, NH

#34 Jan 17, 2012
My wife and I deserve equal recognition <3
Christy-Rose

Bangor, ME

#35 Jan 17, 2012
If Kim Kardashian can be married for less than three months and get a divorce, I think we can let two people that truly love each other stay together forever.
Kira

United States

#36 Jan 17, 2012
Love is love. Gender is irrelevant.
Maddy

Bangor, ME

#37 Jan 18, 2012
Everyone has the right to be in love and get married, no matter their sex.
Lee

Seal Cove, ME

#38 Jan 18, 2012
I'm gay. I say that if you aren't gay but oppose gay marriage, keep your nose out of our business. :]
Katrina

South Portland, ME

#39 Jan 18, 2012
Why wouldn't you support Human Rights?
Lulu

Bangor, ME

#40 Jan 18, 2012
homosexual, heterosexual, a person is a person regardless of their sexual orientation.
Olivia C.

Gorham, ME

#41 Jan 18, 2012
I refuse to be a second class citizen. America's government has moved forward from discriminating races, and later on, sexes, so why sexual orientation? Whether you support homosexuality or not, you should expect more from your nation than this.
Taylor Avery

Bangor, ME

#42 Jan 19, 2012
Love is love. Enough said.
Jasonhaynes

Lincoln, ME

#43 Jan 19, 2012
I find it funny that all of the homophobic comments on this have been posted by someone in Texas.
We should just let the Mexicans claim the state, and the rest of the country can live in equality. True Equality.
Also, f*ck you.
Jasonhaynes

Lincoln, ME

#44 Jan 19, 2012
"We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal..."
Enough said.
Jenna B

Bedford, Canada

#45 Jan 25, 2012
love = love

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