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Monday, May 28, 2007

The Next Civil Rights Crusade

In the course of looking up background material for further possible comments on corporate personhood (earlier discussed here), I noticed the following on Wikipedia:

There are limitations to the legal recognition of artificial persons. Legal entities cannot marry, they usually cannot vote or hold public office,[8] and in and in most jurisdictions there are certain positions which they cannot occupy.[9]
Corporations cannot marry? Does that mean if you've fallen in love with the corporation of your dreams, you cannot marry him/her/it? THIS IS UNFAIR!

Legalizing corporate marriage is the next logical step after gay marriage and polygamy. (Marriage to animals, vegetables, or minerals will have to wait.)

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