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bsergent
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CongressmanDrew
Con (against)
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45 Points

Gay people should be allowed to get married.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/26/2007 Category: Religion
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 2,712 times Debate No: 1023
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bsergent

Pro

Homosexual and bisexual people should be allowed to get married. It is unfair to prevent two consenting adults from getting married just because they share a gender.
CongressmanDrew

Con

Many advocates of same sex marriage often bring up the issue of "Separation of Church and State" as a means to argue in favor of gay marriage. However, my position on the question of marriage truly embodies "Separation of Church and State."

I believe government at all levels (especially federal) should stay out of the issue of marriage and leave marriage as a religious institution. I feel on a government level, all couples regardless of sexual orientation should receive a civil union citation. Essentially all I advocate is that gay couples are offered the same legal protections as straight couples and are treated equally under the law.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
no actually i'm not sorry. when i say something i say it plain and simple. if you can't understand me then well that sucks because i can't get much simpler then i already have.
Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
whatever, you do that, but i never said exactly that everyone should think exactly like me. i said that people should get used to how the world is changing. sorry you don't understand me i guess
Posted by goldspurs 9 years ago
goldspurs
Gonovice you can't be serio.....I am going to leave this one alone.
Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
goldspurs, I never said that they should think the same as me. I just said that it would be nice if the world would stop being so against gay people, since the world is changing. when did I say exactly that everyone should think the same as me?
Posted by brittwaller 9 years ago
brittwaller
I understand that and your experiment. I was saying that you'd proven your point and that it's too bad that things work that way.
Posted by bsergent 9 years ago
bsergent
For the record I did not vote for myself in any of these debates. I've proven my point.
Posted by brittwaller 9 years ago
brittwaller
So far, so good, bsergent. Too bad, though, for the whole debate community.
Posted by goldspurs 9 years ago
goldspurs
Gonovice, how about you stop telling everyone they have to think the same as you. I think we know where one of the Pros votes came from.
Posted by gonovice 9 years ago
gonovice
I don't get why all of you are so uptight and against gay people. they are just like you and i exept they love the same sex. I think it's about time that you all get used to how the world is changing. and well most of you oppose it, I think that a change is greatly needed.
Posted by goldspurs 9 years ago
goldspurs
Ahhh...I found it. Clever.
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