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Watch: Gay Marriage Opponents Undercut One of Their Major Talking Points

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Posted on Mar 26, 2013
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One of the top arguments that those who oppose allowing gay couples to wed routinely give is that it would be a “threat” to the marriage of straight couples. But when pressed about that talking point, attendees at an anti-marriage equality rally that took place outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday while justices heard arguments in the case on Proposition 8—which bans same-sex couples from marrying in California—gave answers that basically disprove their own talking point.

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ThinkProgress asked attendees an anti-equality rally in Washington DC today about what impact same-sex marriage has had on their own marriages over the last decade. Nearly everyone was flummoxed by the idea that someone else’s marriage would pose a threat to their own. One man even noted that gay marriage has strengthened his marriage by bringing he and his wife together over the shared belief that gays and lesbians should not be allowed to wed.

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