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The Insanity Behind Prop 8

Original post made by Escalus, another community, on Apr 8, 2009

Proposition 8. Ask any citizen of California or politically minded American, and we will offer up countless opposing viewpoints, opinions, and critiques of this controversial ballot proposition. The current debates ultimately boil down to this: does legalizing same-sex marriage weaken the institution of marriage in our society? This is the question that has prompted our usually rational citizens to violently attack each other, going so far as to threaten the lives of those with differing opinions. Can such a question really warrant the actions of these extremist assailants? In this age of acceptance and tolerance, why do we find ourselves returning to the violent and destructive patterns of 11th century religious crusaders?

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Posted by menlocitizen
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:22 pm

I look froward to seeing what the court decides. This Escalus person-- I agree with him.

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