Comment: Why Can't I Own a Canadian?

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Why Can't I Own a Canadian?

I have to step in to this mess because I have pretty strong feelings on this. Here's my thought on gay couples: IT'S NO ONE ELSE'S BUSINESS!!!

For those of you that argue the religious side of it and use the bible... you clearly have not read this essay, entitled "Why Can't I Own a Canadian?" you can read it here: http://www.humanistsofutah.org/2002/WhyCantIOwnACanadian_10-...
The biblical references mentioned there check out, for those of you that don't want to bother looking it up. So as far as I'm concerned, that's the end of that argument.

Realistically, marriage should be a religious term that isn't ANY of the government's business. Why should any couple, gay or straight, require a LICENSE from the fucking government to be married? That's insane. So either it's a religious thing and the first amendment applies (no government involvement)... or it's a secular thing, and the 14th amendment applies (equal protection under the law). No matter how you look at this, gays should be able to have the same SECULAR rights as straight people. Whether your church blesses your partnership w/ someone else and calls it "marriage" or not isn't relevant. Take that up with your God/gods and your church. But here on earth we should all be entitled to the same rights. From a secular standpoint, any group of two (or more) consenting adults should have the legal right to enter into ANY type of arrangement they want. Period.

If two guys getting married threatens your straight marriage then you've got a pretty big problem in your own damn life you should address. Hell not only to straight people have a 50% divorce rate but they're the ones that keep making the gays! ;) ... Keeping two men or two women from having the same "marital rights" as a straight couple is no different then when we used to do the same w/ interracial couples. Frankly I'm flabbergasted that any libertarian/freedom oriented/liberty minded/etc person could make an argument against it. Seriously it just pisses me off so much. I feel like I'm telling a group of people why blacks should be allowed to vote or marry white people. WTF.

Okay, end of rant.