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Givemeliberty - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
I would leave the nature argument out otherwise we will have moms citing that as a reason to eat their young.
4tolerance - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
That has to be the stupidest post yet Sam. Ever heard of consent? Wow! Let us know how the car or the goat gives consent please! Further, I am still trying to figure out how this same sex marriage ruling threatens the marriage of those of you who are so adamantly against it? What is the deal? No one will make you marry someone of the same sex if you don't want to. I know my hetero marriage…
Expatriate - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
1. Humans are part of nature 2. Some humans are homosexual --------------------------------------- C. Some parts of nature are homosexual In my Catholic opinion, there is no natural marriage other than the one we believe in: man and woman in a procreative and unitive covenant. I don't think people who don't want kids are actually married in the eyes of God and the natural law. I don't…
Aldken - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Wow, what inbred, and ignorant rants. Sorry to say it but most who say gay marriage is "disgusting" just need to step out of the closet. Marrying a goat? We're talking gay people, not Mid-west farmers. Move to the swamps and mountains where the other inbred rednecks dwell. You can sleep with your wife, goat, sister, and daughter and no one will know. Let the real world progress to something great.…
Expatriate - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
Where states make classifications (restrictions based on type/group) they can discriminate as long as the state has a compelling state interest to do so and that the classification is necessary to achieve that interest. There are compelling state interests to limiting marriage to two people (state handling of inheritance, state's interest in not letting women being relegated to second class citizens,…

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The City of Quincy’s Personnel Committee is recommending raises for three citywide officials whose offices are up for election next year.

The salaries for mayor, city clerk and city treasurer would remain frozen at their current levels next year and then increase by 1.5 percent for the next three years in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

The mayor’s salary is $95,732 and the clerk and treasurer are each paid $61,984. The treasurer and clerk would receive $1,500 increases if they maintain the state certifications for their respective positions.

Salary for aldermen would remain at $100 per meeting

Aldermen Steve Duesterhaus (D-2nd Ward) and Jack Holtschlag (D-7th Ward) voted to move forward the ordinance to the full City Council, which must take action at least 180 days before the next election.

“I think they deserve a raise,” Holtschlag said.

Alderman Mike Farha (R-4th Ward) opposed the raises.

“I think it’s a bad time,” Farha said. “I would support a four year freeze on all elected officers.”


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