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"If same-sex marriage is allowed, can that be in combination with different-sex marriage, which then makes a threesome? If any entity allows same-sex marriage, that allowance redefines marriage, and by extension the entity must then allow any group to redefine marriage as they see fit. Polygamous groups will be next in line, followed by who-knows-what."

Les Preston, Winston-Salem (NC) Journal 12 Comments [6/30/2008 6:51:26 PM]
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Submitted By: captain intenso
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Anonsoldier

I've always thought that the idea of a three way legally recognized union is quite interesting actually. Get the fire pit ready.

7/9/2008 1:00:13 AM

Angelica Einstellsehn

I have no problem with such a thing. What's your problem, aside from someone possibly getting more than you?

7/9/2008 2:20:53 AM

Grigadil

Does anyone have information on the relative successes of group marriages?

7/9/2008 3:13:52 AM

DarkfireTaimatsu

At least this one jumps to polygamy, and not beastiality, which is a nice change for once...

7/9/2008 4:02:53 AM

El Guapo

Who cares?

7/9/2008 2:13:27 PM

Nightboomfer

The only reason polygamy is illegal now is for tax reasons.

7/10/2008 3:55:18 AM

robland

Um, you mean like in the odd testament?

5/20/2010 1:19:06 PM

anti-nonsense

would you like some teflon with that slippery slope?

5/20/2010 1:28:58 PM

SpacemanSpiff

If all 3 parties are of legal age and can give informed consent, why the hell should I care?

5/20/2010 6:23:30 PM

Angua

Anyone care to remind me how many wives Solomon had?

It was seven hundred wives (not to mention three hundred concubines), wasn't it?

We don't consider that legal today. Id you want to freak out about how allowing gays and lesbians to get married would redefine marriage, please consider how much we've redefined marriage since the days when the Old Testament was written. Allowing two people with the same genitalia to get married doesn't change the modern definition of marriage as much as going back to something from the Old Testament would.

5/22/2010 12:50:01 PM

Swede

Both same-sex and opposite-sex marriage is a union of two people who want to share their lives with each other.
There is no redefinition, as the basic requirements are still there; two consenting adults.

Btw, what does it matter to you? If you don't like same-sex marriages, don't have one.

5/24/2010 12:22:30 PM

Kuyohashi

Okay, we've had gay marriage, or at least something like it, since I was in high school. Pedophiles still get arrested and tossed to the sharks in stir. Threesomes are still the Holy Grail for most guys, and nobody North of Missouri's married a mule yet. So....yeah. Wow, you couldn't be more wrong if you tried.

3/13/2011 8:02:59 PM
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