OT: Re: Fridays are always good for shock headlines...

Derek J. Balling deballing at vassar.edu
Mon Jul 10 21:22:52 UTC 2006

On Jul 10, 2006, at 12:54 PM, Barry Shein wrote:
> The NY State Supreme Court last week tossed gay marriage as being
> compelled by the state's constitution.
> One of the reasonings shot down was the assertion that there is any
> problem with discrimination because the result forbids both straights
> and gays from marrying same-sex, thus the result is non- 
> discriminatory.
> I'll admit there may be arguments to be made on both sides but...WHEW!

The counter-argument to that is that it DOES unfairly restrict, based  
on gender, the question of "who can marry a female" or "who can marry  
a male".

But that topic veers widely off-topic, and any future discussion of  
it should probably find a new home.



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