10 responses to “Republican field splinters on anti-gay marriage pledge”

  1. TW

    Good. If the Republican party wants to have any chance in hell in contending in US politics, they need to step away from the hard-line Evangelical movement, accept the fact that the founding fathers were a mixture of atheists, deists, and otherwise, and focus their primary efforts at reducing government interference in the private lives of citizens.

    Actually, Republicans need to step away from everything they’ve been doing recently. It’s hard to tell the difference between the two parties in the last ten years or so. A more libertarian Republican party would do wonders for their constituency seeing as how Democrats gain support through appealing to social issues to detract from their expansion of government on a regular basis, and an agreement on social “morality laws” would allow for a more open-minded debate concerning real issues, like how to save the country from collapse.

  2. Brian C.

    I may be crazy, but these guys are whacked out of their gourds!

  3. s.b

    What’s “bizarre” about the pledge?! Marriage between men and women has been very common in the past centuries. The highly artificial “gay” concept has been invented in the 20th century, and IMO has no real meaning whatsoever.

  4. Red

    @s.b, gays have been around since the very beginning. They just haven’t started seriously coming out until the 20th century when they began to challenge the unfounded prejudice against them. It is hardly ‘artificial’, especially when you consider the VERY REAL discrimination of gays and the constant abuse and harassment they’ve suffered over the centuries.

  5. MinnesotaMike

    Adam was the first gay. God formed Adam just as men are built today (including penis) but Eve was an afterthought.

  6. BobN

    This pledge is not anti-gay-marriage. It is anti-gay-relationship rights and anti-gay rights in general. The goal is not to protect marriage but to deny legal recognition OF ANY KIND to same-sex couples. That puts it at odds with even a majority of Republican voters.

  7. Jon John

    Straights are valuable in that they produce more homosexuals.

  8. Erkhyan

    @ s.b.

    There are a lot of concepts that were “unnatural and artificial” in the Western World before the twentieth century. Among them, voting rights for women, child labor laws, and in the United States, racial equality. Now, if you want to stick to traditions, we might have to stop respecting these…

  9. paul

    What the hell is sb doing writing such homophobic trash on a gay-friendly web site? The only thing “artificial” is sb’s intelligence.

  10. daniel

    The founding fathers were NOT atheists; that is complete bs. Most of them were judeochristian affiliated and the rest were judeochristian approving, with the sole exception being thomas paine, who was indeed a deist. You pro homo people also fail to realize that marriage is not a creation of the state nor is its definition open to democratic interpretation given that the first amendment prevents the govt from interfering with faith.

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