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    Fr. Chuck- "Because in many religious view...

    Fr. Chuck-
    "Because in many religious view points homosexual relationships are morally wrong, the same reason we don't accept pedophiles, or theft, or murder, or underage sex and the such."

    All...
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    Wondergirl- Thank you for the clarification and...

    Wondergirl- Thank you for the clarification and for looking into that so extensively!

    Why then, do you suppose, Christians are against homosexual civil marriages being called "marriage" but not...
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    No race and sex are not factors for us. As long...

    No race and sex are not factors for us. As long as the child is healt

    Do you have any estimate of what portion of the fees would be legal fees? All of my legal fees would be covered under my...
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    Comment on Wondergirl's post

    Ah, the ex-gay movement... I am familiar with it. I wasn't aware that Christians were fighting just as hard against non-Christians calling their unions marriage, though. Do you have anything to...
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    Wondergirl- I guess I just can't make sense of...

    Wondergirl-
    I guess I just can't make sense of religious opposition to same sex marriage when a religious marriage is not what same sex couples are seeking? If the argument is that joining people in...
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    Comment on margog85's post

    (This was in response to Fr Chuck, by the way. Sorry Wondergirl, your response must have come in while I was writing!)
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    Why do you believe homosexual relationships...

    Why do you believe homosexual relationships should be illegal? Please explain what you understand to be the social consequences that warrant prohibition of homosexual relationships?

    And are you...
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    Infant Adoption Process In NYS

    Can anyone provide me with advice, or direct me to the proper agency, for adopting an infant in New York State? I just married my partner of 7 yrs this past week, and we are in search of an LGBT...
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    Comment on Wondergirl's post

    Or are they? Maybe I'm not aware...
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    Comment on Wondergirl's post

    Why, then, aren't religious folks opposed to heterosexual atheists who say that they are "married", esp. if the ceremony is performed by, say, a judge?
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    Not trying to be argumentative- just probing for...

    Not trying to be argumentative- just probing for more info from people--

    But it seems that, in a secular setting, and in particular a diverse society like that which exists in the US, specific...
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    So what is the argument against same sex...

    So what is the argument against same sex marriage, then, from the religious perspective?

    That the Bible says it is a sin? That it is against God's intentions for humanity, as drawn from the...
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    As far as my topic, I am writing a philosophy...

    As far as my topic, I am writing a philosophy thesis on the interaction of morality and law, focusing in particular upon the issue of same sex marriage.

    I am looking at the way in which the moral...
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    Sorry if I offended anyone by segregating...

    Sorry if I offended anyone by segregating Catholics from Christians- my intent was to separate Catholic Christians from other Protestant denominations. Not to imply that any group was less...
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    So to clarify, the emphasis is upon the...

    So to clarify, the emphasis is upon the commitment between the two people, not their ability to procreate? Is it ever morally permissible to leave someone because they are sterile/infertile?
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    Perpsectives on Marriage

    Hi there.
    I am working on a paper and would like to get some input from a Christian perspective.

    Marriage has changed over time from an institution which existed for the purposes of property...
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    Haha, this car has long been sold, but thanks! It...

    Haha, this car has long been sold, but thanks! It actually had ended up needing a new fuel pump, though.
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    Concurrent Jurisdiction

    I am doing some reading for an intro to law class I am in, and the text briefly mentions 'concurrent jurisdiction', wherein a case can be brought to either federal or state court. It states that the...
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    I'm at work so I couldn't view the video- didn't...

    I'm at work so I couldn't view the video- didn't know.
    Thanks
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    Thanks for your help and advice- how do I remove...

    Thanks for your help and advice- how do I remove the old fill valve? I looked at it before I left, but couldn't figure out how to take it out of the tank.
    Thanks again!
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    Toilet Tank Overflow

    I awoke this morning to a running toilet- the ball that covers the hole in the bottom of the tank was not sitting properly and the toilet had been running all night. I repositioned the ball over the...
  22. Great- thanks! Is the method I've been using...

    Great- thanks!

    Is the method I've been using to flush them out OK? (Hose from kitchen sink) Or is that too much pressure? Feels fine to me, but I don't want to mess anything up.
  23. Cleaning Socket After Extraction/Eating Crunchy Things

    I've had two teeth extracted recently- back top molar (6/2/10) and back bottom molar (6/7/10). I have, for the most part, resumed my usual diet, sans crunchy foods. I have two questions:

    1) I am...
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    Ok, will do. Thanks!

    Ok, will do. Thanks!
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    Dentist put no stitches if that makes a...

    Dentist put no stitches if that makes a difference. Thanks!
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    Hello, thanks for your response. I actually...

    Hello, thanks for your response. I actually hadn't lost it- just couldn't see it in the mirrors at work because of the dim lighting. Today, though (going on day 7 after extraction) it is definitely...
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    It's gone now. I think I swallowed it. If I were...

    It's gone now. I think I swallowed it. If I were going to get dry socket, would I feel it immediately? Or does it take time?
    Scared... hope someone can answer this soon, I'm freaking out! I don't...
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    White Tissue In Extraction Site- Seems Loose

    I had my lower back molar extracted on Monday at noon. There was a white mucusy looking lump that formed in the socket, that now feels loose- I've been at work all day today (and therefore talking a...
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    When to Eat After Extraction

    I had a tooth extracted today (last tooth in the back on the bottom right). The one directly above it (last tooth in the back, top right) was extracted last Weds. I had two bad toothaches- and...
  30. Question: Daily Calories

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    I had my 'day' yesterday- and I think I went a...

    I had my 'day' yesterday- and I think I went a little overboard- about 2,000 cals for the day. I did exercise though. And I woke up this morning, did 40 min on the elliptical, ab exercises and some...
  31. Question: Daily Calories

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    Ok- I was worried that it was unhealthy for my...

    Ok- I was worried that it was unhealthy for my net calories for the day to be around 800, but I guess this is a good thing?
  32. Question: Daily Calories

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    Thanks for the advice and encouragement! I am...

    Thanks for the advice and encouragement! I am wondering... is it that I should eat 1200 calories per day, plus exercise? Or should by total calories, once I figure out how many I burned through...
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    Daily Calories

    I am trying to lose about 50 lbs and get in better shape. I want to be toned, not grossly skinny- I am 5' 2" and my goal is 125.

    What is a realistic timeframe for achieving this? And I'm confused...
  34. Sorry about the multiple threads. The vacation...

    Sorry about the multiple threads. The vacation question didn't seem related to the question about abuse allegations/custody to me.




    All I want to know is if she is required to inform my...
  35. Um, no? I don't think I said that anywhere. I...

    Um, no? I don't think I said that anywhere. I asked if the mother is allowed to take the child without letting the father know the details of the child's whereabouts.
  36. Can a parent take a child out of state without telling the other parent?

    My brother just found out that the mother of his child took the child out of state on vacation and never told him about it. They share parental responsibility. She originally asked him if she could...
  37. Right after the baby was born, when she was still...

    Right after the baby was born, when she was still in the hospital, she changed the last name from his to hers and changed the father from my brother to "father unknown." My brother did not find out...
  38. My brother doesn't want to go for full custody....

    My brother doesn't want to go for full custody. He feels it would be harmful to the child to keep her from her mother, but I think if she does this again he will go for it.

    As I said before, the...
  39. Judy - thank you so much for your advice. I have...

    Judy - thank you so much for your advice. I have relayed everything you said to my brother. He is in the process of searching for a good attorney.

    Just a couple more questions...

    1. What can...
  40. Also, I would like to know how he can defend...

    Also, I would like to know how he can defend himself against the allegations of abuse? How does one prove that there is no abuse taking place? Is the onus on her to show evidence of abuse? It seems...
  41. My niece has told my brother that the mother's...

    My niece has told my brother that the mother's boyfriend "helps her go potty." I find that pretty disturbing; don't see any reason why anyone outside of the family should be bringing her to the...
  42. Mother of child attempting to take custody based on false abuse allegations

    My brother lives in FL. He has a 2 yr old and shares custody with the mother. The mother is really making his life hell. In the past 2 yrs, she has changed his daughter's last name to hers without...
  43. Computer not protected, cannot get on internet or access Windows services

    I restarted my laptop this morning and immediately afterward I received a message from McAfee Security Center saying that my computer is not protected. I opened McAfee to see what the problem was and...
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    Hi Riot- There was an analogy that I heard...

    Hi Riot-

    There was an analogy that I heard once that came to mind as I read your question, and I wanted to take a moment to share. In the spirit of full disclosure, I want to be clear that I used...
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    Please read my post reg. my dog having a horrible...

    Please read my post reg. my dog having a horrible reaction to otc flea and tick medication... they are dangerous, made with cheap chemicals that can affect your pets nervous system. Seizures,...
  46. I'm trying to muddle through the arguments- I'm...

    I'm trying to muddle through the arguments- I'm hoping you can help clarify and tell me if I'm understanding correctly- you seem to be knowledgeable on the subject, so I'd appreciate any guidance...
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    What is the most common definition of the word?...

    What is the most common definition of the word? How has it been defined most recently?

    I may be confusing the two... but are they connected in anyway?
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    When Does Consciousness Begin?

    I was having a discussion with my girlfriend the other day, and it's got me thinking--- when do we become conscious? In the womb? Once we're born? A year old?

    Our inability to remember things...
  49. Meaning of "Medius Terminus" and "Ratio Dubitandi"

    I am doing research on a paper regarding Descartes' evil demon hypothesis. Presently reading Caton and Kennington, and struggling to interpret the Latin and French terminology they are employing-
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    Initially had given him SentryPro XFC, which is...

    Initially had given him SentryPro XFC, which is what he had the reaction to:



    Still had flea issues, and gave him Advantage as per our vet:



    The purpose of the post initially was to check...
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