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[–] carlip 3 points 85 points (+88|-3) ago 

Hooray we can finally drop this dead subject and maybe focus on govt corruption

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[–] CrowTRobot 0 points 19 points (+19|-0) ago 

One can dream.

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[–] ThizzBoss 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

not gonna happen

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[–] carlip 0 points 13 points (+13|-0) ago 

People also said same sex marriage would never be legal in the US.

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[–] kujda 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Thank you for bringing this up. From my perspective this is a subject that yes matters, but to a very narrow group of people. The vast majority has nothing to do with it, and would like to focus on issues that show how our governments treats all of us (no mater orientation) like a thoughtless mass.

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[–] fluffingtonthefifth 1 points 11 points (+12|-1) ago 

One would hope that human rights and equality mattered to everyone, not just "a very narrow group of people". I understand thinking marriage is silly, but while it exists, everyone should be able to take part in it.

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[–] Break 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I understand where you're coming from, but the opposite of what you said is actually one of the most fundamental foundations of the United States.

Republicanism may be distinguished from other forms of democracy as it asserts that people have unalienable rights that cannot be voted away by a majority of voters.[6] Alexis de Tocqueville warned about the "tyranny of the majority" in a democracy, and advocates of the rights of minorities have warned that the courts needed to protect those rights by reversing efforts by voters to terminate the rights of an unpopular minority.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republicanism_in_the_United_States

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[–] Servohahn 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

No, no, no! We still have plenty of red herrings like gun control and the drug war. Also, just because the SCOTUS decides something, doesn't mean that politicians can't still be perpetual babies about it (see: Roe v Wade).