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Kafke  ·  1628 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage, overturning the Sixth Circuit Court.

Why? You do realize we still don't have marriage equality, right? So far we've got racial and gender both covered. But that's not all cases. We still have polygamy and 'multiple consenting individuals' to go. AFAIK I'm still unable to marry my AGI lover.

There's also the issue of married couples gaining legal benefits that unmarried couples don't get. That ain't equal. From what I can tell, the end game is to just abolish marriage/unions in their entirety and give people equal rights regardless.





MYGODWHATHAVEIDONE  ·  1627 days ago  ·  link  ·  

> From what I can tell, the end game is to just abolish marriage/unions in their entirety

Funny, this is what conservatives were warning about from the beginning. And people mocked them for slippery slope arguments.

Kafke  ·  1626 days ago  ·  link  ·  

But is that really an issue though?

I'm guessing almost certainly that most people are going to react to these later issues the same way people reacted to gay marriage. "Oh noes, my rights!"

I honestly can't see any benefits of arbitrary restrictions upon specific individuals who have consented to be paired up seemingly randomly to share resources which are halved if they decide to remove it.

The issue is that it's inherently a discriminatory act. So if you want perfect equality, you just have to get rid of it.