From: Samantha Atkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 17:28:30 MST
Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> Mike Lorrey wrote,
>>Well, I'd have to contest some of this. lgbt individuals have the same
>>right to marry someone of the opposite sex just as straights do.
> So if we outlawed heterosexual marriage and only allowed same-sex marriages,
> you would be happy. Straights would have the same right to marry someone of
> the same sex just as gays would. Are you sure you wouldn't object to these
> equally-applied "freedoms"?
> By the way, all this talk about transgender and gay marriage is a bit
> premature. Mere transgender and gay dating or sex is illegal in most U.S.
> states and in most countries.
I don't think it is accurate to say gay dating or sex is illegal
in most US states. A handful of states still have sodomy laws
they selectively enforce. But I don't know of any that toss
people in jail just for being active gays or lesbians. If you
do then please let me know ASAP.
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