I think maybe everybody wishes we didn't need guns, except for hunters who use them for something other than shooting people/protection.
I don't think there are a lot of people who think there should be no marriage at all. Even the ones who don't like it just don't get married, and that's that.
But people who think CITIZENS shouldn't own guns don't actually own them.
It's strange that you talk so much about government bestowing rights based on marriage, how is that not discriminatory in the first place that you have to be married to get those rights? You don't want the government to discriminate, but yet the whole practice of bestowing rights based on marriage is discriminatory.
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I don't think it's discriminatory if people have the choice to get married but choose not to. The problem now is that some people do not have the choice.
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Choosing not to use a right that you can use is up to you. I have the right to own a gun and I choose not to. I don't feel discriminated against.
There are many people who have a moral compass that doesn't allow divorce for cheating but would for spousal abuse? How do we pick and choose which morals to go by?
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Honestly, guys, these imaginary worlds are so tailored to you and your needs that they're not really helpful in a debate.
I could say that in my ideal world, marriage would only be for atheist Canadian Jews paired up with Christians, and everyone has to live together for 3 years first, and weddings can't have more than 11 guests.
But yeah, those things were just how I chose to do it, not how everyone else should do it.
A fairy tail world where my husband beats me and I can't divorce him? Man you guys have some twisted "dream worlds!" Why not just say that the only legal things should be exactly what you've done in your life, Gloria?
there is nothing discriminatory about a government giving tax breaks or incenting people to do things (like buying homes or giving to charity or investing in retirement plans) which benefit society as a whole. That's obvious.