Laura Bush Supports Marriage Equality

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  1. leekohler macrumors G5

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    WOW- I see a pig hovering outside my window. :) Amazing. Good for her. I snuck this video in one of the conference rooms.

    NOTE: conservatives are going to be wailing in pain after this revelation. ;)

    http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2010/05/12/Laura_Bush_Supports_Marriage_Equality/
     
  2. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

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    Still waiting for someone to explain how two guys/girls getting married affects anyone elses marriage between a man and a woman.
     
  3. unid macrumors regular

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    Well if one of the first couple you refer to, used to be married to one of the second couple... Then I guess it could.

    A desire to be equal to GWBush must be quite rare.
     
  4. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    If you watch the video, she also comes out as :eek: pro-choice!!:eek::eek:

    Seriously, pigs are flying right now.
     
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    Actually, a lot of conservatives are coming around to supporting the concept of same sex marriage. However, the new sticking point is that it should be up for the people to decide through the legislative process rather than the judicial process.
     
  6. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    Define "a lot". ;)
     
  7. unid macrumors regular

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    Seems to me all the objections are rooted in fear and insecurity.
     
  8. SwiftLives macrumors 65816

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    Yeah. That's kind of subjective. I tried looking for some examples over at RedState, but didn't want to get too dirty as I've already showered today. Needless to say, I couldn't find the examples I was looking for.

    But I do suspect that's going to be the latest conservative talking point against same sex marriage. "We'd love to support it, but gosh durnit, our constituency is against it. Oh...and those activist judges had better not start legislating from the bench..."
     
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    I wish she had clearly stated her opinion while her husband was still President, but better late than never. It's great that she is saying it now though.

    Keeping government out of people's lives and letting people decide how they want to live (as long as it doesn't hurt anyone else) used to be one of the highest conservative ideals.
     
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    Crikey, they'll be playing the Stanley Cup finals in hell.
     
  11. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    It's terribly cold in hell right now. :)
     
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    What rubbish. Equality should not be subject to popular vote.
     
  13. Eraserhead macrumors G4

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    Completely agree.

    Good for Laura Bush though on this.
     
  14. Macky-Mac macrumors 68030

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    :rolleyes: well everybody knows that Laura Bush is a RINO and a socialist to boot :p
     
  15. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    I'm waiting for fivepoint to weigh in on this.
     
  16. yg17 macrumors G5

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    Cindy McCain and Megan McCain did the same thing after Gramps lost the election. It pisses me off. I'm glad they're for it, but like everything else, they're playing politics with it and only coming out in support of it when it's no longer politically advantageous to be against it. I wish just one of them would have the chutzpah to come out in support of gay marriage when it actually matters.
     
  17. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    Ironically, the only one who ever did was Dick Cheney.
     
  18. mgguy macrumors 6502

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    I wonder whether Michele Obama will go against her husband and support gay marriage equality.
     
  19. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    if she does, she should have voiced her opinion long ago.
     
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    I see what you did there. ;)
     

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