Were legalizing marijuana and gay marriage on the same day God’s plan?

Reader Stepehen in DE writes about gay marriage being legalized in three states last election day (Maine, Maryland, and Washington state), and marijuana for recreational use in two (Colorado and Washington state):

Something to think about today.  It all makes sense now.

Gay marriage and marijuana being legalized on the same day.

Leviticus 20:13 – “if a man lays with another man, as with a woman, he should be stoned.”

We’ve just been interpreting it wrong all along.

Okay that made me laugh.  Consider this an open thread, a break from politics, or whatever you like :)  Gnite.


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  • True Love’s like being Stoned!

    It’s a story in the Bible about a bisexual male who entangled both the love of another man and women ,placing the all in harm’s way through passion,jealousy and love…so the one that wants the best of both worlds should be stoned for the safety of the gay male and the women!

  • Stephen – DE

    Great comments…..Very amusing.

  • Papa Bear

    Ms. Buddha be praised?

  • FLL

    Hispanics voted overwhelmingly in favor of marriage equality, in part because of their skepticism about using religious scripture to formulate public policy. This skepticism is due to a little known (perhaps apocryphal) part of the New Testament which has always diminished religious fervor in the Spanish-speaking world:

    Mary and Joseph are in the manger where the Christ child has just been born. [Mary is filing her nails, ratting her hair and reading a copy of the National Enquirer.] The Holy Couple are trying to think of a name for the child, and Joseph says, “How about Jesus?” Mary looks bored and unenthusiastic and says, “I don’t like it. It sounds too Puerto Rican.”

  • Yep, I too was stoned a lot in those days.

  • 3. God made gay people, bless her divine heart.

  • HolyMoly

    Since there’s no vagina involved when two men lay together, I always figured that the Leviticus “law” was meaningless, because two men CAN’T lay with each other like they would with women.

    I guess a man could lay with a woman like he does with a man, if she’s into that, but there’s nothing in Leviticus that would forbid it.

  • bkmn

    1. God doesn’t make mistakes.
    2. God made marijuana.

  • Papa Bear

    Think about it, BeccaM…If a guy is allowed to have multiple spouses, then naturally there are going to be times when several women are in a bed together (mid winter comes to mind). A GUY writing down rules ain’t gonna say anything’s wrong with that!

  • Don Chandler

    Well, It is a pleasant and literal translation,

  • havah

    I don’t know much about the Bible, but I like this new version a lot better.

  • Mike_in_the_Tundra

    “if a man lays with another man, as with a woman, he should be stoned.”

    Sounds like my days (and nights) as an undergrad.

  • caphillprof

    What it means is that time changes, the world goes on, even in the United States of America, especially for the knuckle draggers.

  • Indigo

    It just means you should be high on a controlled substance currently banned in several states while copulating in any way. And it doesn’t mean man man, it means man people just like we were told in high school English.

  • Indigo


  • Leviticus also says that if it’s that time of the month and one is not sequestered then all the pottery in the house must be broken. But avoiding that problem one may be stoned for not wearing natural fibers and then they can’t mixed. Also, if you tell your dad to f”ck off then you must die. Leviticus was the first Republican!

  • I always found it amusing how Leviticus makes you infer what it’s saying. I mean, I’ve lain with men, as a woman, and just cuddled. So if I lay with a woman as I did with a man, cuddling ’cause it’s cold, does that mean I’m supposed to be stoned to death?

    But wait, that rule only applies to men, so I guess that right there is a loophole big enough to drive a camel through. Damn those tautologies!

  • It was a gift from God.

  • mykelb

    The only connection is that the voting public sees the insanity in a failed drug policy and in the religious nonsense perpetrated on the whole of society by a vocal minority of fundamentalist KKKristers.

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