Posted by tecwrg on 5/16/2012 11:54:00 AM (view original):
I'm pretty sure that jrd is incapable of independent thought.
Hence his inability to answer questions on why he holds the "opinions" he does.
All he has done for nearly 30 pages in this thread is say "A is legal, B is illegal", or he avoids answering direct questions by deflecting/asking questions of his own.
Since you're obviously so capable of independent thought, I'll try you.
Mike asks why a couple, who don't know each other and have been sterilized, but happen to be brother and sister, shouldn't be allowed to get married, while two gay guys who aren't related, should.
My answer is that one relationship is illegal while the other isn't. That's an important distinction. In order for incestual marriage to be legal, incest itself would need to be legal. If you or mike want to make that argument, go ahead.
My question to mike (or you) is this:
Couple A is in a legal romantic relationship. They want to get married.
Couple B is not in a legal romantic relationship. They want to get married.
Which couple should be allowed to get married?