W. Bragdon: Changing the meaning of marriage

Those people who are planning to vote for same sex marriage should stop and think about what they are voting for.

If homosexuals are allowed to get married, what will they go after next? Will they want permission to be coaches, Scout leaders or teachers where they will have control over children?

Why should they be allowed to change the meaning of the words family, marriage, mother, father, husband and wife?

Wallace Bragdon, New Gloucester

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I think out there somewhere is a tar pit missing its dinosaur.

CRYSTAL WARD's picture

More rights?

Mr. St. Jean would you please provide a list of the rights you are talking about ?

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

"If homosexuals are allowed

"If homosexuals are allowed to get married, what will they go after next?"
Homosexuals are already allowed to get married, Mr. Bragdon. In fact, they have this right in all 50 states. The problem is that they want men to marry men and women to marry women, which of course, requires redefining the meaning of conventional marriage. Another burden of "acceptance" being placed upon heterosexuals in order to satisfy their endless demands for "equality". They already have more rights than the rest of us. My heterosexuality does not guarantee me that I will not be denied housing, employment, or a loan. Try and deny any of these things to a homosexual and see where you end up.

AL PELLETIER's picture

New TV ad

Have you seen this one Paul? It,s two men or two women (I can't tell) with a bunch of kids and one of them says,"we have almost a normal family only with two moms and two dads". Almost a normal family with two moms and two dads not only sounds confusing, it sounds dysfunctional. I don't think this ad is helping the cause much.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

One word describes it

One word describes it perfectly..."Almost"...a normal family. Only a kid could be brainwashed into thinking that a family with two moms or two dads is normal. There are no limits to the extent to which they will go to have their way.

AL PELLETIER's picture

Hey Pirate

I say vote yes so after the Nov 7th we'll all have a fresh can of worms to go fishing with, just what this state needs right now!

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Agreed. Problem is the worms

Agreed. Problem is the worms are apt to be too big for the hooks.

Jason Theriault's picture

This is funny

Why would they need permission to be coaches and teachers?
(BTW - They already are)

Listen, you are free to not like it, consider it a sin and whatnot. However, if the government is going to deny rights to a group, it can't be because of a religious belief or that you find something icky.

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Think about what you are saying

Mr Bragdon, we have for ages allowed men to coach girls and women to coach boys. Why is this acceptable to you but homosexuals coaching kids is not? What if we make a law where homosexual men can only coach girls and homosexual women can only coach boys? Would that make you feel better?

Regardless of your stance on this issue, your argument here is off base.

PS. There are many teachers who are homosexuals today so they don't have to wait for that to come to pass.


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