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Old 02-03-2012, 01:49 PM   #121
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Originally Posted by Scrappy Jack View Post
What if a candidate supported same-sex "civil unions" that allowed same-sex couples the legal rights for things like medical visits even if it wasn't called "marriage?"

Also, I would think between things like TOD accounts, beneficiary designations, living wills and durable powers of attorney, a properly prepared same-sex couple could circumvent most of the main challenges? I'm not well-versed in the medical decisions area, though, and whether the above is superceded by "not being family."
The thing with Civil Unions is that Brown V Board of Education showed 'separate but equal' to be a bunch of crap. Which sort of sucks in this case because if everyone stopped being jackasses for about 2 seconds it makes logical sense.
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