Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Too Good Not To Share

Okay, I just saw this and must spread it around. This is from Best-of-Craigslist via Amy Edward's blog:

10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage is Wrong

1. Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester and air conditioning.

2. Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall.

3. Legalizing gay marriage will open the door to all kinds of crazy behavior. People may even wish to marry their pets because a dog has legal standing and can sign a marriage contract.

4. Straight marriage has been around a long time and hasn't changed at all; women are still property, blacks still can't marry whites, and divorce is still illegal.

5. Straight marriage will be less meaningful if gay marriage were allowed; the sanctity of Britney Spears' 55-hour just-for-fun marriage would be destroyed.

6. Straight marriages are valid because they produce children. Gay couples, infertile couples, and old people shouldn't be allowed to marry because our orphanages aren't full yet, and the world needs more children.

7. Obviously gay parents will raise gay children, since straight parents only raise straight children.

8. Gay marriage is not supported by religion. In a theocracy like ours, the values of one religion are imposed on the entire country. That's why we have only one religion in America.

9. Children can never succeed without a male and a female role model at home. That's why we as a society expressly forbid single parents to raise children.

10. Gay marriage will change the foundation of society; we could never adapt to new social norms. Just like we haven't adapted to cars, the service-sector economy, or longer life spans.

Permission to post this was granted: "Re-post this if you believe love makes a marriage."

Brilliantly said.


Timmy said...

All legal marriage should be abolished.

Anonymous said...

I love it! Thanks for sharing, Lynn. :)

I came across this while doing some research for class. Be sure to read the responses at the bottom, too. *G*

Marriage debate not a new one

Krafty ;)

Anonymous said...

I've seen this before, but it deserves wide circulation. Bigots need to be laughed at, not argued with - they love the latter and hate the former. :)

I'm so proud to live in Canada, where gay marriage is actually legal and accepted, and where my husband even works with half of a married gay couple and nobody bats an eyelid.

- wmr