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Old 2015-09-07, 14:45   #1596
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Even for a given religion how does one handle cafeteria style? (i.e. pick and choose which rules to obey and which to ignore)
Well if their religious book/teachings is so full of holes, ambiguities and contradictions then it clearly isn't "the one" and it can be safely ignored.
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Old 2015-09-08, 19:45   #1597
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Pope Francis Announces Measures to Simplify Marriage Annulments
More than half the Catholic annulments worldwide are granted to USA Catholics.
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Old 2015-09-29, 18:44   #1598
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The Modern Fundamentalist - Kim Davis Parody
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Old 2015-09-29, 20:48   #1599
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The Modern Fundamentalist - Kim Davis Parody
Outstanding! I haven't laughed so hard in a long time.

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Old 2015-09-29, 22:17   #1600
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The Modern Fundamentalist - Kim Davis Parody
http://youtu.be/BytJKFn0oXw
Made me laugh aloud. Well made too.

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Old 2015-10-06, 17:53   #1601
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Gay couple lose court fight for equal pension rights

UK only, of course. Don't know whether appeal to highr courts is possible.
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Old 2015-10-06, 18:46   #1602
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Gay couple lose court fight for equal pension rights

UK only, of course. Don't know whether appeal to highr courts is possible.
It is sad that the court resorted to mechanical legalism, when there was an opportunity to correct historic discrimination.

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His lawyers argued that if Mr Walker were to dissolve his same-sex marriage and instead marry a woman, she would be entitled to about £41,000 a year, after his death.
What if his husband had a sex change? Would they have to divorce and remarry to make the legal change effective?
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Old 2015-10-31, 00:24   #1603
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Married at First Sight couple have marriage annulled after 8 months
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Split: Kate and Jason go their separate ways after three weeks

The couple who got married the very first time they laid eyes on each other for Channel 4 experiment 'Married at First Sight' have had their marriage annulled after eight months.
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Channel 4 described the show as a social experiment. Its panel included a Church of England vicar, a sex therapist, a psychologist and two anthropologists.

In an interview in July, Mr Knowles said: “I knew I wasn’t attracted to Kate from the beginning. She is a good-looking girl but after we married I didn’t find her that attractive,” he said.

“I don’t think we were a good match. I’ve no idea what she thought – we never spoke about it.”

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Old 2015-11-06, 17:52   #1604
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http://fox13now.com/2015/11/05/lds-c...heir-children/

And the changes aren't positive.
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Old 2015-11-07, 05:20   #1605
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chappy,

I suppose I should post some context, from the LDS position. The following link it to what I believe to be a fair assessment of the policy change from our point of view: Blog post explaining the change.

The LDS church takes family very seriously.
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Old 2015-11-07, 06:02   #1606
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chappy,

I suppose I should post some context, from the LDS position. The following link it to what I believe to be a fair assessment of the policy change from our point of view: Blog post explaining the change.

The LDS church takes family very seriously.
My partner and I are a family, sir.
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