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Saturday, March 31, 2007

Gay Marriage Out Polling Something!

posted by on March 31 at 16:57 PM

In California it’s illegal to own a ferret. Gay marriage is also illegal. And when asked, more Californians would vote to legalize gay marriage (43%) than ferrets (38%).

“That’s kind of absurd,” said Pat Wright, who founded Ferrets Anonymous in 1993 and directed a fundraising campaign to pay the $6,000 for Field Research to conduct the poll. “I thought California was more of a live-and-let-live state. If we had proposed legalized gay marriage or marijuana, we would’ve gotten a higher number.”

This is all very bad news for Wright and the others who sought a ballot measure to legalize ferrets as pets.

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I want gay marriage and ferrets legalized in all states just to piss of Rudy Guliani.

Posted by Gitai | March 31, 2007 5:02 PM

I want to know the rational behind ferrets being illegal in California. If it is predicted that they will destroy the ecosystem, or something, than this would make a bit more sense.

Posted by Jessica | March 31, 2007 5:21 PM

Keeping ferrets as pets is a lifestyle choice. It doesn't lead to procreation, it's unnatural, and Jesus never specifically approved of it.

Posted by pox | March 31, 2007 5:40 PM

I've heard that keeping ferrets around young children can increase their chance of having Muscular Dystrophy. That's probably the best reason they have to outlaw ferrets.

Posted by Chris | March 31, 2007 7:45 PM

Took me a bit of effort to parse the headline - I think there should be a hyphen in "Out-Polling". It sounds like Gay Marriage is a person who's Out somewhere determining what Something's opinion is.

And someday we really need to tackle the issue of ferret marriage.

Posted by Noink | March 31, 2007 9:54 PM

Whenever I've been bitten by a gay, whethere married or not, I never had to have rabies shots.

Posted by Ballard Pimp | April 1, 2007 9:47 AM

Watch, next all those gay people will want to marry their ferrets...

Posted by Sargon Bighorn | April 1, 2007 12:04 PM


Posted by laterite | April 1, 2007 1:06 PM

I hope I didn't upset anyone. The analogy to gay marriage was mine, and I commissioned the survey. At least my husband is more accepted than my pets! And he's much more of an animal.

It just goes to show the absurdity of government and all their intrusive laws. If you'd liket get involved, go to

Pat Wright

Posted by Pat Wright | April 2, 2007 5:48 PM

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