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Same-sex marriage bill passed in NZ

Discussion in 'Alley of Lingering Sighs' started by Arkite, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. Arkite

    Arkite Crash or crash through Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I'm sure you've probably heard about this by now, but you might not have seen this hilarious/awesome video that's going around. The lady the camera throws to now and then authored the bill.

     
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  2. Drew

    Drew Arrogant, contemptible, and obnoxious Adored Veteran

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    About ****ing time! Frodo and Sam can finally tie the knot. Tolkien fans everywhere are dancing in the streets.
     
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    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I am stunned by viral this has gone. It funny to hear people in other countries saying things about New Zealand politics.
     
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    Drew, are you seriously suggesting that Sam should leave Rosie and the kids to fend for themselves while he goes swanning off to Valinor with Frodo? Shame on you! :p
     
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    Well of course there would not have been a Rosie and the kids if this bill had been passed earlier.:rolling:

    Good speech by the fellow, I don't think anyone in our parliament could have made a funny speech like that.

    But is same-sex marriage still a big deal elsewhere? I must admit I have no idea in how many countries it is actually allowed at the moment. I just looked it up, but it's been allowed in the Netherlands since 2001 already.
     
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    They call them beards for a reason. You can shave them off when they no longer serve their purpose. The laws in New Zealand have changed, so Samwise no longer needs to live a lie.
     
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    Someone should do some art of Sam and Frodo expressing their emotions. Then it can be stifled by the copyright holder just like the Batman and Robin drawings (paintings?) were.
     
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