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8. Love is love.
Thu Apr 11, 2024, 05:15 PM
Apr 2024

For the government, any government, to say two consenting ADULTS who they can love is wrong.

Whether they are two men, two women, or first cousins, when two people love and care for each other enough to want to unite themselves in law, to have the legal rights to care for each other, they should be allowed to do so.

Why do I think this guy must be married to his first cousin? LOL. Vinca Apr 2024 #1
I hope the hell Traildogbob Apr 2024 #2
Per wiki, he has at least 2 marital daughters and 2 sons. Hard to tell if his wife is a 1st cousin, but she had a Backseat Driver Apr 2024 #7
the story of that fertility doctor is insane prodigitalson Apr 2024 #37
My first thought. Noe I wonder if there is more than one. twodogsbarking Apr 2024 #4
This message was self-deleted by its author Marthe48 Apr 2024 #11
That would be his parents? Marthe48 Apr 2024 #12
Perhaps he's a product of one. "See, I turned out all right!" OAITW r.2.0 Apr 2024 #16
I get the feeling his family tree is Jerry2144 Apr 2024 #26
The shallow end of the gene pool. nt Dulcinea Apr 2024 #46
...."Jernigan said marriage remains legal in Tennessee to this day due to a 1960 decision by Tennessee's attorney genera riversedge Apr 2024 #3
I bet those two reps have some excellent banjo players amongst their constituency prodigitalson Apr 2024 #38
He does have one good point. padfun Apr 2024 #5
Yes, that struck me too. soldierant Apr 2024 #29
First cousins are as close as grandparents/grandchildren prodigitalson Apr 2024 #39
Imagine picking that political hill to die on... wildeyed Apr 2024 #6
LOL jesus. 617Blue Apr 2024 #40
Love is love. Mawspam2 Apr 2024 #8
You could make the same argument for brother and sister Random Boomer Apr 2024 #10
"were often allowed throughout history." soldierant Apr 2024 #30
The haemophillia came from Queen Victoria canetoad Apr 2024 #33
Exactly. Thanks for the details. soldierant Apr 2024 #44
That is what the royalty did throughout history; keep it in the family peacebuzzard Apr 2024 #42
Rep. Bulso shouldn't expend his energy on this,... Dan Apr 2024 #9
No, Senator, you cannot make your family tree look like a tumbleweed a ArkansasDemocrat1 Apr 2024 #13
Let's ask Jeff Foxworthy... OldBaldy1701E Apr 2024 #15
Incredible how the Republican idea of going back to the 19th century holds water with these idiots. ificandream Apr 2024 #14
If cousins don't fight against cousin marriage ban, who will? Beastly Boy Apr 2024 #17
Cue the "Dueling Banjos" theme for "Deliverance." Martin68 Apr 2024 #18
You do know it's legal in some progressive states, yeah? EllieBC Apr 2024 #23
Not that I approve, soldierant Apr 2024 #31
I didn't know that. I stand corrected. Martin68 Apr 2024 #45
Bumper Sticker Seen in Tennessee Blue Streak Science Apr 2024 #19
Great old song, lol catbyte Apr 2024 #24
This coulda wiped out a huge chunk of the Republican dominance in the legislature. mpcamb Apr 2024 #20
You can't make this up. liberal N proud Apr 2024 #21
It's legal in California. EllieBC Apr 2024 #22
And Shelbyville Manhattan cries rpannier Apr 2024 #25
Well . . . AverageOldGuy Apr 2024 #27
But it's still okay for brothers and sisters to marry, right? Ligyron Apr 2024 #28
Wait! H2O Man Apr 2024 #32
Inbreeding often has tragic consequences. Oopsie Daisy Apr 2024 #34
My ex-GF married her 1st cousin in Alabama. In 2014. oldsoftie Apr 2024 #35
LGBTQ first cousins can't prodigitalson Apr 2024 #36
They only lost because some of their supporters wanted it extended to sisters, too. Wonder Why Apr 2024 #41
FYI, here's a map showing whuch states allow first cousins to marry. ShazzieB Apr 2024 #43
This doesn't fit the narrative!!! EllieBC Apr 2024 #47
LOL! ShazzieB Apr 2024 #48
California and Massachusetts allow it whereas Arkansas and Mississippi do not prodigitalson Apr 2024 #49
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