The Oxford American dictioary defines BIGOTRY as: intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself.
The intolerance and hate expressed towards the vast majority of people who understand the meaning of marriage by those who wish to change the definition of marriage is astounding.
People who choose to be gay have always had the right to get married, although the resulting marriage would be a sham since to be married one chooses a partner of the opposite sex.
If a man wants a partner he can introduce as his "husband" that's perfectly understandable, but the opinions held by individuals who make that choice do not warrant the proposed bigoted change to the definition of marriage.
Ask anyone, even a child- unless indoctrinated by the new culture that devalues marriage by trying to change it's meaning, the responder will naturally tell the truth (for the reality challenged: a man marries a wife and a woman marries a husband.) It's a laughable proposal to claim anything different - we might as well teach black is red, wet is dry, and up is down!
Personally, I "tolerate", accept, invite, respect and revere many people in homosexual relationships. None are married, though some are ssmarried.
If you believe an untruth yet still are reading this great articulation of the beliefs of the overwhelming majority, let me reiterate: Commitments between same sex partners are fine, wonderful, understandable and even normal these days: however, they are not, cannot be, and thus never will be marriages.
The ONLY problem we all debate is the illegitimization of the word marriage. Let's all agree to tell the truth, these unions are ssmarriages (pronounced smarriages). Conveniently, the honest description of the proposed unions begins with s s, which means same sex but also references social security rights, tying in to the best arguments ever made by same sex supporters.
If i chose to be gay, I would be comfortable, proud and honest about my decision, but I would never lie to myself, my children, or the world by claiming marriage. . . it just isn't so.
posted 2 years, 4 months ago
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