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Tyrone Huckstepp

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Should gay people be allowed to get married?

That's right, the big question.

How do you feel about people being homosexual (girls and guys) and why?

Do you think that the individual should be able to have the same rights as everybody else, as in join the military?

What are your feelings why a gay couple should or should not get married, plus reasons?

Personal note: personally I am not gay, but I am for gay rights and feel that people who choose to be homosexual should be able to live no different to anyone else.

This is a touchy subject and I would appreciate if everyone would have respect for other people ideas and beliefs.

Thank you,
T.

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    Aug 7 2011: I found it interesting that you stated in your opening remarks, "people who choose to be homosexual'. That appears to me as a bias on your part. No?

    I agree with the statements thus far. Marriage has a religious significance. I believe 'civil unions' are appropriate, with all the public rights of a married couple. Why couldn't a man and a woman opt for a 'civil union'?
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      Aug 7 2011: I agree with your opening statement, I have it on good authority (not myself, but close friends) that homosexuality is not a choice indeed. I think the belief that it might is one reason why some of the people who are opposed to homosexuality try to take away the rights of gay men and women. They believe that if they do that, gay people will find that life too difficult and switch to a straight life. That doesn't happen of course.
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      Aug 8 2011: Thanks for pointing that out, it does sound bias. I do not believe that being gay is simply a choice and I apologize for the remark that implied it is. I simply chose the wrong words.

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