Gay Marriage Debate - New Bedford, MA

Discuss the national Gay Marriage debate in New Bedford, MA.

Do you support gay marriage?

New Bedford opposes
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31
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21

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Katherine

South Dartmouth, MA

#1 Jan 17, 2012
1. Love is love.
2. If gay marriage ruins the "meaning" of marriage, why is heterosexual divorce allowed???
Jilly

New Bedford, MA

#2 Jan 17, 2012
Love is love.
Beck

New Bedford, MA

#3 Jan 17, 2012
People deserve equal rights regardless of gender. Marriage isn't just a word. It's an institution with loads of benefits for opposite-gender couples over same-gender couples.
Nichole Bishop

New Bedford, MA

#4 Jan 17, 2012
To love another being is to love a soul, not a gender.
Kate

New Bedford, MA

#5 Jan 17, 2012
Do I really need to explain that not just the sentiment but the spousal hospital visit and other important rights are owed all human beings?
Serena

Leicester, MA

#6 Jan 18, 2012
You fall in love with a person, not a gender.
Muse Danvers

Brockton, MA

#7 Jan 18, 2012
I am not straight and I would like it to be legal to marry and have a future with someone I love, whether they are male, female or identify with anything in-between. We should have the same rights as straight married couples do. That shouldn't change just because we are of the same sex, or identify as something different. It's still love, when you get down to it.
Fran

New Bedford, MA

#8 Jan 18, 2012
If two people love each other, they should be able to get married. It's really quite simple. It's not that damn hard to understand. Stop suppressing people's lives because you can't deal with something you don't understand. I will support gay marriage wholeheartedly until this country is rid of its idiotic laws based in the beliefs of old bigots who think they can tell others how to live their lives.
Sarah

Monponsett, MA

#9 Jan 19, 2012
You love a person not a gender
bre

Brockton, MA

#10 Jan 19, 2012
love it
Julie

Leicester, MA

#11 Jan 19, 2012
Love.
Correction Please

Dalmine, Italy

#12 Jun 2, 2012
Jilly wrote:
Love is love.
queer is queer.
Correction Please

Dalmine, Italy

#13 Jun 2, 2012
Katherine wrote:
If gay marriage ruins the "meaning" of marriage, why is heterosexual divorce allowed???
You're logic amazes me. It's like saying "if the shape of a baseball is round, then why do baseball players have arms and legs".

LOL
Laura

Salt Lake City, UT

#14 Jun 2, 2012
No, her argument makes perfect sense if you have the intellectual capabilities to recognize its merits.
Let me see if I can dumb it down for you.
She said that how can gay people decrease the value of marriage any more than people that get married just for the hell of it, knowing that they can "Undo" it later.
Correction Please

Raleigh, NC

#15 Jun 3, 2012
Laura wrote:
No, her argument makes perfect sense if you have the intellectual capabilities to recognize its merits.
Let me see if I can dumb it down for you.
ROTFLMAO !!!
She said that how can gay people decrease the value of marriage any more than people that get married just for the hell of it, knowing that they can "Undo" it later.
IF marriage is so "cheap" and trivial, then why do they want it so badly?

:)
John

New Bedford, MA

#16 Jun 15, 2012
for thousands of years marriage has been defined as a union shared between a man and a woman, and it should remain so.
curt mohan

North Dartmouth, MA

#17 Jun 15, 2012
everyone should have equal rights

Since: Feb 10

North Dartmouth, MA

#18 Aug 8, 2012
Marriage is for everyone, it's a sign of love & commitment ... why should gay people be deprived of that???
bob

New Bedford, MA

#20 Aug 23, 2012
it is not important who you love. whats important is THAT you love.
Mychiel

Fall River, MA

#21 Aug 30, 2012
Everyone that is an American Citizen, is ENTITLED to by our Constitution, to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of HAPPINESS. We all deserve the FREEDOM, too!!

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