Gay Rights

  • Gay Rights

    GAY MARRIAGE SPEECH Intro * Society is evolving – We elected our first black President, in fact, a woman was even a real Presidential contender as well – the traditional roles of the working family do not look so traditional anymore * I am going to discuss the subject of gay marriage – while we as a society have made great strides we are still far from an acceptable solution * Whether you believe in same-sex marriage or not, I ask that you keep your mind open and listen to my points

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    Brown September 16, 2012 U.S. Should Accept Gay Marriage As Americans, homosexual couples deserve the same rights as heterosexual couples. We should legalize gay marriage because everyone deserves the basic constitutional rights. The first thing that should come to mind when you think of America, is a nation of peace and equality, not hate and disgust. We live in a nation of racism, sexism, and homophobia. Homosexuals have been fighting for rights since the 1960s, and yet here in 2012, their

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  • Gay Marriage Rights and Benefits Argumentative Essay

    Student Name: Professor/Instructor’s Name: Course: Date: Gay Marriage Rights and Benefits Same sex marriage has become more widely accepted worldwide than before. In the past, same sex marriage was been considered immoral, weird and religiously incorrect. Various countries around the world used to ban this type of marriage. However, as same sex couple population increased, people started slowly adjusting themselves to changes in society. Another factor for increased same-sex marriages is the

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  • Gay Adoption

    Gay adoption A multiracial family is made by David and ralph gay couple with three adopted children. For four years we were struggling with the systems in Los Angeles County and in Santa Barbara County. From now, if people ask me ask about gay adoption, I will absolutely say “yes” and strongly support gay adoption. Between 1 million to 6 million children in the U.S. are being raised by committed lesbian or gay couples. In those children, research show has not found a single study showing that

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  • Gays

    Victor Zanowicz 11/7/12 Freedom Gay marriage should be legalized because it is our right to freedom and freedom of choice. Our civil rights and the Constitution give us many liberties. One of our civil liberties is the pursuit of happiness, which homosexual people are not allowed to chase. They cannot be married to the person they love and it violates their freedoms. In Alaska, Nevada, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Nebraska, Missouri, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Kansas

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage Should gay marriages be legal? Clearly we as a nation are undecided on this issue. 36 states have passed legislation banning gay marriages, yet the state of Vermont recently passed a law that allows homosexual couples the right to participate in civil unions. Some other states are also debating whether or not to allow these couples to marry. Unfortunately, the dispute has left the United States homosexual community in an awkward position. There are some people who

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  • Gay Adoption

    1. Homosexuals are not depraved individuals; being gay is not a mental disorder. As such, they are considered fully functioning members of society. They go to school, go to work, pay taxes, etc. There are no distinct qualifications for becoming a parent; however, most would suggest that a good parent possess the following characteristics: Responsible; Capable; Loving; Trustworthy; etc -- none of which are exclusive to heterosexuals. So, if we can accept that homosexuals are for all intensive purposes

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  • Gay Rights

    jmc The gay rights movement continue to be a hot-button topic as we push our way into 2013. I find it difficult to believe that the United States is lagging behind in its equality laws. Slowly but surely, acceptance for people of all sexual orientations is becoming a reality across our country; unfortunately however, there is still strong opposition to the inevitable force of equal rights. I believe that gay equality, especially in our nation, should be not a question. The founding principles

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  • Gay Marriages

    Gay Marriages Priscilla Reyes Sociology 120: Introduction to Ethics & Sociology Kathleen Miller March 10, 2013 Gay marriages, I don’t believe in gay marriages only in marriages between a man and woman. I know that a lot of gays or lesbians are trying to get the Supreme Court to approve same sex marriage. In California, the Supreme Court is trying to get same sex marriages ban nationwide. The gay and lesbian are using the law to have the same sex marriages pass and there have been about

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage debate Recently, gay marriage has become an issue of great concern all over the world. The question whether this marriage should be legalized has continued to raise heated-up debates in all social, religious and political arenas. The matter was has come into fresh discussion after the president of The United states of America passed a motion that allows gay marriage in the country. The following is an analysis of a debate that was held to discuss whether gay marriage should be legalized

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  • Gay and Lesbian Couples' Rights and Legal Recognition

    Gay and Lesbian Couples: Discrimination and the Fight for Rights and Legal Recognition Ethnic and Cultural Awareness Abstract Gay and lesbian individuals alone have faced an array of discrimination issues, but as the fight for fair treatment goes on individually, their fight for their rights and respect in being recognized as having legitimate relationships is the ultimate battle. A number of states, countries, cities, and other governmental units have adopted policies that extend certain

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  • Gay Marraige

    'That the Australian Government legalise gay marriage in all states of Australia.' Which couple do you think is happier? Which couple do you think has the right to the security of marriage? Today I want to explain the very prevalent issue of gay marriage and what it means to gay couples, couples like the one in the photo. So what is gay marriage? What is the issue that people have been so strongly for and against? In Australian it is the federal legislation of same sex marriage. Through the

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  • Gay Marriages: Right or Wrong

    Gay Marriages: Right or Wrong? SOC 120: Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility Instructor: Danielle Ely May 19, 2013 Gay Marriages: Right or Wrong? Gay marriage has been a touchy topic in society for many years now. It is an ethical issue because it goes against most people norms and this alone causes many problems. Deciding whether it is right or wrong is the issue at hand. Many people believe that two people of the same sex should not be allowed to get married, while others

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  • Gay in America

    Name Instructor Houston English 205 September 2, 2013 Gay in America In today’s society Gay men and women have to fight for everything, including the right to marry and have a baby. Gays face many challenges which include a job, a loved one, a family; the right to life, liberty and justice, all these rights are given to all but Gay people. I ask you; is this fair; are Gays not people to? Sometimes even before a gay person comes out they get teased, ridiculed, punished, assaulted and

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  • Gay Marriage

    “What is gay marriage?” Bronner, E. (2012, June 23). Gay marriage gains backer as major foe revises views. The New York Times, pp. 9A. Ethan Bronner exhibits the change of mind of David Blankenhorn, a national figure in the movement against same-sex marriage, about his opposition towards gay marriage and the reactions he received due to that switched thought. Bronner wrote, “I opposed gay marriage believing that children have the right, insofar as society makes it

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  • Argumentative Essay on Gay Rights

    Gender Most people believe that they deserve the rights that they are granted by the government. An upstanding citizen who pays their taxes, serves their community and abides by the law should be afforded the rights of an American. However, not all citizens are afforded equal rights. Gay and lesbians are consistently denied rights that are typically taken for granted by the average American. Specifically, gay and lesbian couples are denied the right to marry even if they are upstanding citizens and

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    Shepherd cut into their wedding cake at city hall in Cambridge after becoming the first same-sex couple in the U.S. Gay marriage has a short but heated history in the U.S. It first came to national attention in a 1993 Hawaii case, in which judges found that the state's constitution required a compelling reason not to extend to gay’s equal marriage rights. (Time Magazine: A Brief History of: Gay Marriage, Alex Altman Thursday, May 22, 2008). The ruling prompted Congress to push through the 1996 Defense of

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  • Gay Rights

    Gay rights is itself an important public policy issue, with strong elements of civil rights and equality. However, the political mobilization of the gay community has also raised a number of more immediate policy issues. Some of those have affected only the homosexual community, but others have had wider relevance such as AIDS research and treatment. As we noted earlier, the style of political activism invoked on gay rights issues has been less that of interest groups and more that of a movement

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage Even in today’s world, people make a big fuss about gay marriage. When I hear or think about a marriage, all I think about is two people who are so deeply in love with each other that they want to spend their entire life together. I think gay marriage is acceptable for the good it does to the general public. Gay people are as important as any other person as they contribute in the advancement of the human lifestyle in more ways than we can imagine, such as social, economic, and religious

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  • Gay Rights

    'What?', these are just some of the comments made recently in the press regarding gay rights. Advancments in gay rights can be linked to many areas. While it is becoming a hot topic for debate, it is impossible to overestimate its impact on modern thought. Inevitably gay rights is often misunderstood by the easily lead, trapped by their infamous history. Relax, sit back and gasp as I display the rich tapestries of gay rights. Social Factors Society is our own everyday reality. When Thucictholous

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  • Gay Marriage

    There are numerous opinions and standing views on gay marriage. The argument regarding gay marriage should be legalized or not is extremely controversial. According to an article from the Human Rights Campaign, there is nothing wrong with allowing homosexuals to have the same rights as those who are heterosexual. Every individual person should be granted equal rights, regardless of sexuality. Gay marriage should be legalized in all states and countries, it has been held off for too long. Moreover

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  • Gay Rights

    crimes based on sexual orientation By: Herek, Gregory M., Cogan, Jeanine C., Gillis, J. Roy2 Universities Affiliated: University of California, Davis., University of Toronto Abstract: Using interview data from a convenience sample of 450 lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults, the varieties of victim experiences in hate crimes based on sexual orientation are described. Most crimes were perpetrated in public settings by one or more strangers, but victimization also occurred in other locales, and perpetrators

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  • Gay Marriage

    2013 Gay Marriage Gay marriage has slowly become a significant factor amongst individuals of today's society. Similarly, this leads to the discussion of homosexuals having the right to marry in society. Ultimately, conflict from the opposing position of ‘against’ gay marriage may arise that gay marriage can destroy the concept of marriage and mock the importance of procreation as presented in Charles Colson's "Gay Marriage: Societal Suicide". In Katha Pollitt's "What's Wrong with Gay Marriage

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  • Gay Rights

    Gay Rights GAY RIGHTS – RIGHT OR WRONG Discrimination is Never Right Strayer University Economics 405-003016 Dr. Shailesh Bhandari March 5, 2009 I. Human Rights a. Why are there differences? b. Constitutional rights II. Homosexuality in Religion c. Adoption d. Belief System / Congregation e. Church Credits III. Proposition 8 f. The Battle g. Tax Relief h. Medical Choices IV. Media i. Movies /

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  • Gay Marriage

    Love Is Blind: Gay marriage has been the topic of discussion in recent years. It has been broadcast on news stations and printed in magazines all across America. Each publication has displayed a different point of view. The discussions mostly have been about how it affects our world and our economy. There are many ways that gay marriage affects both our world and our economy. Gay marriage is not only affecting our economy, but is also protected by our government. Same-sex couples are also better

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  • Gay Rights

    Gay rights has a major impact on today’s society whether we choose to believe it or not; for or against. Gay rights are becoming one of the more controversial topics being discussed around the America today. Gay rights should be recognized, there are many factors of gay rights that Americans do not completely understand, while times are changing gay rights is evolving from state to state there are still issues yet to be resolved. Today I will discuss three key topics when it comes to gay rights;

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    to provide government funded programs and services to the community, such as welfare and universal healthcare services. On a social level, most the Democratic Party is socially progressive, and most feel strongly about fighting for and preserving rights for all citizens of the United States. By definition conservative means; "believing in the value of established and traditional practices in politics and society: relating to or supporting political conservatism." Conservatives believe in smaller

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  • Gay Rights and the Catholic Church

    Sochi, Gay Rights and the Catholic Church The Sochi Olympics like many Games that preceded it, is symbolic of human endurance and excellence, where thousands of athletes travel across the globe, to compete under the banner of their respective nations. While the Olympics are undoubtedly a showcase of individual pursuits of glory, the cultural significance of this event cannot and should never be underestimated. The Olympics could be described as a cataloged history of nations coming together under

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  • Gay Rights

    Gay Rights The controversy of gay rights has been an issue for many years and will more than likely be one for a long time. It is much like the issue of segregation; although most people have accepted the fact that we are all equal in the aspect of race. Maybe people could accept homosexuals in the aspect of their sexuality. When discussing gay rights it usually is about whether a state has laws that ban gay marriage or if they allow it. Most states have banned gay marriage. The result of having

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  • Gay Rights

    been doing broad research on the recognition of same sex relationships in the state of Georgia. It has come to my attention that same sex marriages are prohibited in Georgia. We live in America; Land of the free home of the brave, yet peoples civil rights are being stolen from beneath them solely due to their sexual orientation. A marriage is between two people that love each other and it is no one’s business but their own if two men or two women want to get married to each other. After all, who really

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  • Gay Rights

    Legalizing Gay Marriage throughout the U.S.A “According to the 2000 census 1.2 million people are in a relationship, not counting the LGBT community. The 2000 census also declared the Gay community to consist of 594,391 couples and growing” (Alper, G. 2013, January 1). This means that over 500,000 people are in a relationship. All of these people share multiple things. They all live in the United States, the land of the free. All of these people have committed themselves to someone else. All

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    of time * Stimulates change with limited resources * Develops creative ideas INTRODUCTION: “Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake--you know, to send the right message to kids.”  ― Bill Maher, New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer LGBT rights are human rights and civil rights. It gives people the right to pick their sexual orientation. It has been discussed time and again on the Indian television. Same-sex relationships are

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay marriage will strengthen family values by allowing millions of gay people the opportunity to reinforce their bonds in the same way that heterosexuals do. Same sex couples that get married are more likely to buy homes, which strengthens the economy. Same sex couples that buy homes are more likely to stay in them longer than people who rent. They're more likely to spend money on improvements. They would also be more likely to adopt one or more of the huge number of unwanted children brought into

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  • Gay Rights

    22 October 2014 Pols 1101 Carter Gay marriage is a topic I am particularly fond of; gay marriage is a subject that is highly debated and appears to be unsolvable. Gay rights groups are fighting for rights and religious groups are fighting against gay marriage. I do not believe it is fair to discriminate against gays for being together. America is a free country and people should be able to be in a relationship with whomever they desire. Gay marriage is only legal in a few states. In some of

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  • Gay Rights

    22 October 2014 Pols 1101 Carter Gay marriage is a topic I am particularly fond of; gay marriage is a subject that is highly debated and appears to be unsolvable. Gay rights groups are fighting for rights and religious groups are fighting against gay marriage. I do not believe it is fair to discriminate against gays for being together. America is a free country and people should be able to be in a relationship with whomever they desire. Gay marriage is only legal in a few states. In some of

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  • Gay Marriage and There Rights

    Not many people are sure what to think about the new laws congress is passing allowing gay marriages. But who are we to say what is wrong or right? Who are we to decide if someone can be loved or not. When most kids were growing up with loving families were taught that they are to love everyone unconditionally. When the child grows up giving and accepting hugs and kisses from people you know or didn’t know, or same and or opposite sex. So when these individuals get older just because some book or

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    for life, it now encompasses, gay and lesbians as well, as they pledge to love, honor, and trust each other all the days of their lives . Today same-sex marriage is one the biggest controversies and it seems like no one could ever come to a common agreement. Personal characteristics such as upbringing, culture, religion, ethnicity all play a major role in determining ones feelings on a given controversial issue. Although gays, just like any other human being have a right to a life of dignity, pursuit

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    The bestowed rights of humans have been distorted throughout time. Regarding all who deserve the same privileges as others, compassion is not shown with respect. Given that times are changing, it is only right that everybody follows suit and makes the necessary alterations to equalize all humans. I believe, if individuals are more informed on Gay Rights such as marriage, adoption and the military discussion of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) maybe we can fight to give same-sex couples the opportunities

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  • Sattrical Essay - Rights of Gay Marriages

    Satirical Essay – The Black side The biggest problem we have is immigration! Anywhere I look, I see immigrant who is not a part of this lovely country. All those immigrants comes to our land and they take our workstations, they take our women and they are shitting on the law. None of this immigration should be legal, but instead be illegal such as if you crossed the border the police would shoot you on sight. I think that we should clean up this mess! “We are all human, so we are all equal”… NO

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  • Gay Rights and Religion

    Kelly Krause Research paper PO 102-02 Gay rights and Religion I choose to do my paper on gay rights and religion. I will be talking about Amendment 14. States that support gay marriage. Religious rights versus gay rights. Gay rights and religious freedom. Gay discrimination. Gay rights and the Constitution. In February of 2004 San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom ordered the city clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. The issue that had simmered in the background for

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    a couple feels standing at the altar giving themselves to one another, and saying those precious words “I do!” In America there is a growing population that is not granted the right to walk down the aisle or have their relationship legally recognized. Regardless of sexual orientation, everyone is entitled to the same rights. Yet in most states, the estimated 3.1 million same-sex couples in this country (Bernstein, 247) cannot legally marry. The controversial topic of legalizing same-sex marriages

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  • Fighting for Gay Rights

    Michelle Torres PHIL 1320.032 J. W. Williams November 8, 2012 Fighting for Gay Rights Over the past few decades, homosexuality has started to become noticed in many cities, TV shows, and even movies. By noticeable, I mean less “closeted” individuals who are not afraid to show their true selves. More and more people are becoming socially accepting of homosexuals after realizing that their intentions and overall lifestyle follows the same as heterosexual people. We all face the same implications

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  • Gay Marrage

    the main focus will be to develop a thorough analysis and discussion in relation to the topic of gay marriage. In order to construct this, this essay will discuss positions in favor of and against gay marriage. In reference to the position supporting gay marriage, the discussion will focus on; discrimination and equality and respect on individual’s rights. The points that will be discussed contraty to gay marriage will be building upon ideas that we rose in the debate as well as incorporating some new

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  • Gay, to Be or Not to Be

    Gay: to be or not to be…. “That’s so gay” is often heard these days among the younger generation and they aren’t saying something is happy or bright looking. The saying is more negative and is intended as disapproval. The word gay came to mind right away when choosing my definition word. I see and hear many people use this word in various ways. When I think of the word gay two definitions come to mind, one being a homosexual and the other being joyful, however there are other ways to describe

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  • Gay Families

    true determining factor of normality. there are millions of children waiting to be adopted into steady homes. Everyone has the right to choose who they want to spend their life with, or take care of regardless of race, religion, and gender. Therefore gay couples should have the right to affirm their love by adopting legally and publicly. Those who are against gay adoption claim that they would hate to see a child with "two moms" or "two dads" because they would be teased and tormented for

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  • Gays Rights

    unalienable rights. These words were written over two-hundred years ago, and even then, the people believed in the importance of equality. All men are created equal, and therefore there should be no discrimination. History shows the discrimination of African-Americans and how our country has evolved regarding racism, but now there is a form of discrimination that is becoming more prevalent. This form of discrimination is towards those of other sexual orientations, such as those who are gay, lesbian

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  • Gay Marriage

    In the United States, there is a lot of controversy over the issue of gay marriage. There are constant discrepancies between adamant believers in gay marriage and the political leaders of our country. The government’s refusal of the right of the marriage of homosexuals should not be tolerated. A large portion of people in America at the moment are utterly and completely against gay marriage, however there are also those who possess a more liberal view on the situation and  feel

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage Nearly seventy percent of people in the U.S. oppose gay marriage, almost the same proportion as are otherwise supportive of gay rights. This means that many of the same people who are even passionately in favor of gay rights oppose gays on this one issue. Because there is a lot of misunderstanding about what homosexuality really is, as well as the erroneous assumption that gay people enjoy the same civil rights protections as everyone else. There are also a lot of stereotypes

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  • Gay Marriage

    Gay Marriage: What’s the Problem??? “Homosexuality is not normal and should not be established as an acceptable ‘alternative’ lifestyle,’” Blount wrote. “A day is fast approaching when North Carolina will have to deal with the issue of same sex marriage.” This phrase is written across dozens of newspapers, journals, and websites. All you have to do is simply go to yahoo, type in gay marriage in North Carolina and thousands of results come up. Now you may think at first that most of these

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  • Gay Rights

    1. A description of my learning style includes, Tactile/Kinesthetic, which for this to be of service, helps for these students to move around, activities such as chemistry experiments, sporting activities, art and acting is a great way to put this style to good use, listening to music while learning or studying may help put this learning style to great use. This was the highest style I scored in, while the others had maybe three of four checks in their area. 2. When I was in Biology, we had

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