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Cameron accused of dividing
Conservatives as MPs
revel on gay marriage vote

Telegraph [UK], by James Kirkup, Tim Ross*

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/5/2013 3:59:19 PM

The Prime Minister won his first Commons battle to legalise same-sex marriage by a margin of 400 votes to 175. But his victory came at the cost of a major split in the Conservative Party, with more than half of his MPs refusing to back him. Despite his 11th-hour appeal for support, only around 130 of the 303 Conservative MPs last night joined Mr Cameron in voting for gay marriage. 139 voted against and 30 others abstained.

*and Peter Dominiczak


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 2/5/2013 4:03:07 PM     (No. 9160355)

Oh, to be so, so, well, progressive... It´s such a beautiful thing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NancyD, 2/5/2013 4:17:52 PM     (No. 9160375)

They can legalize anything, but it doesn´t make it normal.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/5/2013 4:20:46 PM     (No. 9160381)

This is going to cause persecution to members of Catholic clergy who will not in conscious be able to approve this. And what about the muslims? They don´t approve of this either.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: yourblueroom, 2/5/2013 4:28:23 PM     (No. 9160390)

can´t wait to see the unintended consequences of this one.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 2/5/2013 4:29:35 PM     (No. 9160392)

The Catholic and other Christian ministers that refuse to participate in these evil, perverse, anti-Christian rites will be arrested and thrown in prison.

But, like always, the muslims will be given ´´exemptions´´ due to their religious beliefs.

Gee, I wonder if that is because the Christians won´t be blowing up busses, burning down buildings, raping, pillaging and plundering, if they don´t get their exemptions???

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Reply 6 - Posted by: steveW, 2/5/2013 4:36:34 PM     (No. 9160399)

Does this mean the British Empire is now fabulous?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/5/2013 4:41:14 PM     (No. 9160401)

I think we all knew Britain was going insane when they kow-towed to the ´European Union´...

Ain´t it amusing to watch civilization ´normalize´ perversion, groupthink and mental illness?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: calicojack, 2/5/2013 4:58:43 PM     (No. 9160415)

Well, there now, that should resolve all on their problems.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 2/5/2013 5:08:01 PM     (No. 9160421)

Very good UK, you did yourselves proud.

Now, be prepared to ratify as legal group marriages. You have no legal leg to stand on to refuse the marriages of multiple parties.

The only reason you don´t hear more of this is that polyamory isn´t very big in Western cultures. But, gee, it is popular in other cultures.

Maybe some pro-gay-marriage activist can explain to me why homosexual marriage can be voted legal, but multiple marriages cannot.

You cannot have a door that is both closed and open. Now suck on that one a while, my UK friends.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ramona, 2/5/2013 5:15:37 PM     (No. 9160432)

I can bake a beautiful Angel Food Cake. What makes it Angel Food is that no egg yolks are used - only the whites. Betty Crocker has a recipe called "Daffodil Cake." This is an alteration to Angel Food. One third of the batter is mixed with egg yolks and poured on top of half the batter, then covered with the remaining half. The center of the cake is yellow.

The Daffodil Cake looks just like an Angel Food cake from the outside. But it isn´t the same. Change the ingredients, you´ve got something different.

Marriage is a particular relationship, with particular components that serve a particular (and useful) purpose. Change those components and, no matter what other elements of marriage are added, the relationship is not marriage. The decision in England is truly worth grieving. Not long from now every state in this union will blindly follow suit. Those of us who refuse to capitulate for religious or pragmatic reasons will be increasingly demonized and penalized.

Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/5/2013 5:35:23 PM     (No. 9160452)

After group marriage, can we then expect inter-species marriage? Hey, I love my dog!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/5/2013 5:41:23 PM     (No. 9160463)

Will Cameron now work on getting fiscal policy in order and jobs, or will there be more tangential issues to keep him up? This measure does what for civilization? Ruin is all I can see.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: GMAUEL, 2/5/2013 6:01:40 PM     (No. 9160502)

When is somebody going to stand up and finally speak the truth. There is no such thing as "same-sex marriage" in natural law. Nature is not gender neutral. Nature invented the male-female gender system for proceation and genetic diversity. It was an evolutionary leap that allowed complex animal life form like us mammal to exist. Marriage is a mating ritual. It is inherently male and female.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: reilly, 2/5/2013 6:04:04 PM     (No. 9160505)

If the dimbulbs win the US House in 2014, this will pass here. There´ll be cheering in Coxsackie, ´cause "what difference does it make!"

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Reply 15 - Posted by: cheese, 2/5/2013 6:56:59 PM     (No. 9160569)

My husband cannot wait to marry his boat. You´ll all be invited.....I think I´ll go register for gifts at Macy´s.

Mrs. Cheese

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