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Response to Bluenorthwest (Reply #85)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 04:15 PM

87. I'm not WillyT

 

so I cannot comment on what WillyT intended or didn't intend with that choice of wording.

*I* do not think that marriage equality was "foisted" on people, but if you ask evangelicals, they will say that it was. As though anybody getting married affected them in the slightest, but holy rollers are a strange lot.

So yes, sometimes you do have to "foist" things legislatively that offend a subset of the population. I'm sure they felt the same way when miscegenation laws were overturned.

People got alarmed when de-segregation of schools was "foisted" on them, but it was a positive development despite the wailing and gnashing of the teeth at the time.

I hope my reply was candid and clear enough that you know where I am coming from.

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