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* The phrases "Where does it stop?" and "Where do you draw the line?" aren't always this fallacy. While they ''can'' be, if used to imply that there is no "line" or "stop," it can also be a legitimate question when its ambiguous what a persons or group's goals/ standards are.


->''"Anytime someone asks, 'Where does it stop?' The answer is always, '[[PrecisionFStrike Fucking]] somewhere!'"''

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->''"Anytime someone asks, 'Where does it stop?' The answer is always, '[[PrecisionFStrike Fucking]] 'Fucking somewhere!'"''



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* A number of pro-gun people in the [[UsefulNotes/AmericanGunPolitics U.S. debate over gun control]] seem to think that anything less than allowing open carry of submachine guns in elementary schools will lead to the government confiscating all firearms.

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* A number of pro-gun people in the [[UsefulNotes/AmericanGunPolitics U.S. debate over gun control]] seem to think that anything less than allowing open carry any form of submachine guns in elementary schools restriction whatsoever will lead to the government confiscating all firearms.


** Legally, there is nothing, as private businesses can do that (at least in the US). However, limits do exist to how much they can act like this without massive backlash. Democrats and Republicans being both the main two political groups in the US, a business banning either would mean axing around half of their likely customers, or at least alienating a huge number of potential ones, so it's unlikely to happen.


** This may however be a very slippery slope indeed, as historical accounts of hyperinflation can tell. Raising the minimum wage leads to higher prices for products and services, which soon demands another minimum wage increase. The problem is aggravated by governments trying to keep up with their increased spending by printing more money, thus devaluing the currency even further, and soon you'll be holding a million dollar bill in your hands for a day's work, that will be worth only a tenth of its current value after another day has passed.


* Frequently used in discussions regarding whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized. Those opposed argue that allowing same-sex couples to marry will lead to similar laws allowing people to marry animals or underaged children. [[DoubleStandard Somehow the opposite (Limiting marriage right leads to a world where eventually no-one is allowed to marry anyone) is never addressed]].

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** Legally, there is nothing, as private businesses can do that (at least in the US). However, limits do exist to how much they can act like this without massive backlash. Democrats and Republicans being both the main two political groups in the US, a business banning either would mean axing around half of their likely customers, or at least alienating a huge number of potential ones, so it's unlikely to happen.
* Frequently used in discussions regarding whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized. Those opposed argue that allowing same-sex couples to marry will lead to similar laws allowing people to marry animals or underaged children. [[DoubleStandard Somehow the opposite (Limiting (limiting marriage right leads to a world where eventually no-one is allowed to marry anyone) is never addressed]].


** This can extend to companies flexing their muscles to remove someone who uses such fiery rhetoric. Of note is Alex Jones, whose ''Info Wars'' had been removed from various companies platforms through 2018. There were quite a few people who express worry that if someone like Pay Pal or YouTube could toss Alex Jones from their platforms, what's stopping them from possibly outright tossing someone else out for being a Democrat or a Republican.

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** This can extend to companies flexing their muscles to remove someone who uses such fiery rhetoric. Of note is Alex Jones, whose ''Info Wars'' had been removed from various companies platforms through 2018. There were quite a few people who express worry that if someone like Pay Pal or YouTube Website/YouTube could toss Alex Jones from their platforms, what's stopping them from possibly outright tossing someone else out for being a Democrat or a Republican.

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** This can extend to companies flexing their muscles to remove someone who uses such fiery rhetoric. Of note is Alex Jones, whose ''Info Wars'' had been removed from various companies platforms through 2018. There were quite a few people who express worry that if someone like Pay Pal or YouTube could toss Alex Jones from their platforms, what's stopping them from possibly outright tossing someone else out for being a Democrat or a Republican.


* Pops up a lot in the pro-choice/pro-life debate. Pro-choice people might say any restrictions on abortion will inevitably result in a theocratic Christian fundamentalist dystopia where women are used as breeding cattle... even though this didn't happen in any of the Western democracies during the many decades when abortion was ''illegal''. Pro-life people, meanwhile, will proclaim that the legalization of abortion necessarily opens the door to eugenics, euthanasia, social Darwinism, and so forth, also ignoring the fact that these things happened when elective abortion was illegal.

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* Pops up a lot in the pro-choice/pro-life debate. Pro-choice people might say any restrictions on abortion will inevitably result in a theocratic Christian fundamentalist dystopia right out of ''Literature/TheHandmaidsTale'' where women are used as breeding cattle... even though this didn't happen in any of the Western democracies during the many decades when abortion was ''illegal''. Pro-life people, meanwhile, will proclaim that the legalization of abortion necessarily opens the door to eugenics, euthanasia, social Darwinism, and so forth, also ignoring the fact that these things happened when elective abortion was illegal.


* The anti-PC culture sometimes does this. Apparently having a minority MainCharacter replace (or even appear in a work with) a white/male/straight character leads to the work turning everyone into abortion-loving transgender liberals to please the SJW crowds. ''Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert'' made a fake trailer for an all female ''Franchise/StarWars'' film as a TakeThat to the "fans' who bullied Kelly Marie Tran for being an active woman in ''Film/TheLastJedi''.

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* The anti-PC culture sometimes does this. Apparently having a minority MainCharacter replace (or even appear in a work with) a white/male/straight character leads to the work turning everyone into abortion-loving transgender liberals to please the SJW crowds. ''Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert'' made a fake trailer for an all female ''Franchise/StarWars'' film as a TakeThat to the "fans' "fans" who bullied Kelly Marie Tran for being an active woman in ''Film/TheLastJedi''.

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** This may however be a very slippery slope indeed, as historical accounts of hyperinflation can tell. Raising the minimum wage leads to higher prices for products and services, which soon demands another minimum wage increase. The problem is aggravated by governments trying to keep up with their increased spending by printing more money, thus devaluing the currency even further, and soon you'll be holding a million dollar bill in your hands for a day's work, that will be worth only a tenth of its current value after another day has passed.





* Frequently used in discussions regarding whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized. Those opposed argue that allowing same-sex couples to marry will lead to similar laws allowing people to marry animals or underaged children.

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* Frequently used in discussions regarding whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized. Those opposed argue that allowing same-sex couples to marry will lead to similar laws allowing people to marry animals or underaged children. [[DoubleStandard Somehow the opposite (Limiting marriage right leads to a world where eventually no-one is allowed to marry anyone) is never addressed]].
* The anti-PC culture sometimes does this. Apparently having a minority MainCharacter replace (or even appear in a work with) a white/male/straight character leads to the work turning everyone into abortion-loving transgender liberals to please the SJW crowds. ''Series/TheLateShowWithStephenColbert'' made a fake trailer for an all female ''Franchise/StarWars'' film as a TakeThat to the "fans' who bullied Kelly Marie Tran for being an active woman in ''Film/TheLastJedi''.


* Often used to argue against laws banning hate speech. Free speech absolutists argue that if you deny free speech rights to neo-Nazis, you have to deny them to everyone.
* Frequently used in discussions regarding whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized. Those opposed argue that allowing same-sex couple to marry will lead to similar laws allowing people to marry animals or underaged children.

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* Often used to argue against laws banning hate speech. Free speech absolutists argue that if you deny free speech rights to neo-Nazis, you have to deny them to everyone.
everyone. Legal precedents and constitutional provisions can sometimes make this true however.
* Frequently used in discussions regarding whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized. Those opposed argue that allowing same-sex couple couples to marry will lead to similar laws allowing people to marry animals or underaged children.


* ''Film/AnimalHouse'' rather awesomely uses this argument in the scene where Otter convinces Dean Wormer that it is unethical to target the entire fraternity for the action of "a few sick and twisted individuals". He then claims that if they are going to blame his fraternity, then they should blame the entire fraternity system, and if they are going to blame the entire fraternity system, they should blame the entire American society in general. [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome They then leave the room humming the national anthem.]]

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* ''Film/AnimalHouse'' rather awesomely uses this argument in the scene where Otter convinces Dean Wormer that it is unethical to target the entire fraternity for the action of "a few sick and twisted individuals". He then claims that if they are going to blame his fraternity, then they should blame the entire fraternity system, and if they are going to blame the entire fraternity system, they should blame the entire American society in general. [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome They then leave the room humming the national anthem.]]

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->''"Anytime someone asks, 'Where does it stop?' The answer is always, '[[PrecisionFStrike Fucking]] somewhere!'"''
-->-- '''Creator/JohnOliver''', ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver''

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