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Ossitania
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Ex-Nation

Postby Ossitania » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:57 pm

Quadrimmina wrote:
Zemnaya Svoboda wrote:
Freedom
Of
Marriage
Act.

Nations can still make interracial marriage illegal. Your argument is invalid.


Is there a CoCR repeal I missed?
Guy in the Boat,
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GA #212 (Co-authored)
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Christian Democrats
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Postby Christian Democrats » Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:50 pm

Quadrimmina wrote:
Christian Democrats wrote:Nothing in this resolution prevents member states from having more liberal foreign marriage recognition policies.

Those are not our objections. Our objections stem from the fact that this resolution codifies into law what Reasonable Nation Theory would suggest anyway, and does so in a way that may block further requirements of recognition of foreign marriages. It's a token gesture, if anything, that will prevent any real acceptance of full marriage equality from taking hold.

Since when are all World Assembly member states reasonable? How will this resolution "prevent any real acceptance of full marriage equality from taking hold" when it expands the number of marriages that receive legal recognition? "Marriage equality" for whom? People who want to marry siblings or pets?
Leo Tolstoy wrote:Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.
GA#160: Forced Marriages Ban Act (79%)
GA#175: Organ and Blood Donations Act (68%)^
SC#082: Repeal "Liberate Catholic" (80%)
GA#200: Foreign Marriage Recognition (54%)
GA#213: Privacy Protection Act (70%)
GA#231: Marital Rape Justice Act (81%)^
GA#233: Ban Profits on Workers' Deaths (80%)*
GA#249: Stopping Suicide Seeds (70%)^
GA#253: Repeal "Freedom in Medical Research" (76%)
GA#285: Assisted Suicide Act (70%)
GA#310: Disabled Voters Act (81%)
GA#373: Repeal "Convention on Execution" (54%)

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^ repealed resolution
#360: Electile Dysfunction
#452: Foetal Furore
#560: Bicameral Backlash
#570: Clerical Errors

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