Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

Aug 4, 2010 Full story: www.cnn.com 201,792

A federal judge in California has knocked down the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling Wednesday that the state's controversial Proposition 8 violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#181284 Feb 25, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
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As we are all treated equally when it comes to getting married to one person of the opposite sex as well. Equal is as equal does.
And we were all treated equally when it came to marrying someone of the same race. But since a white person couldn't marry a black person, while a black person could, they weren't treated equally.
A man can marry a woman, but a woman can't. Not equal.
A woman can marry a man, but a man can't. Not equal.
Everybody can only marry one person. Equal.
Should everybody be able to marry more than one person?
Well, I'm sure you're not the first person to come up with the idea, why not see if there is a forum about that subject?

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#181285 Feb 25, 2013
jkhjhjube6trbyeyb wrote:
hope they all suck each-other to death!!!!!!!!!!
What a way to go!!!!!!

Since: Jun 07

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#181286 Feb 25, 2013
Marram wrote:
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You are really an ignorant piece of work. Let me spell it out for you one final time. I support equal marriage for Gay Americans who what to marry the ONE person they love. Do you get it you stupid jackass?
Yeah, we get it- you are a bigot. You don't care about equal right's just your cause.

Since: Jun 07

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#181287 Feb 25, 2013
Jazybird58 wrote:
<quoted text>Frank could you explain the ramifications of Poly marriage with regards to our court system, divorce and social security benefits? Same sex marriage in no way affects them, can the same be said of Poly marriage????
So because it might be "difficult", that is a good enough reason to deny someone the equal right to be happy?

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#181288 Feb 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Did they let you out finally? Well, keep taking your meds on schedule, or they might have to come get you again, stupid.
Poor Rose, she can't even get people on the internet to take her seriously.
Edgar

Spring, TX

#181289 Feb 25, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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And I ask: What gives us the right to restrict the number to "one" ?
If nobody else will answer this, then I will:

Our right to limit marriage to one person is backed by the fact that no stigma in our psyche rationally provokes us to want to mate with more than one person. Maybe on a conscious level that may seem like the case sometimes, but it doesn't resonate subconsciously, or at least has not yet been shown to by psychologists.

Which is exactly the opposite case for homosexuality. Scientists, biologists, psychologists - they've all reached the same conclusion regarding this. When it's looked at in an objective, unbiased light, any experienced practician can see the trend: homosexuality is just as genetic as taste buds. The desire to commit bigamy is not.

Gay relationships are not the equivalent of bigamy and shouldn't be equated as such.
Edgar

Spring, TX

#181290 Feb 25, 2013
akpilot wrote:
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Yeah, we get it- you are a bigot. You don't care about equal right's just your cause.
I'm sorry, which side of this argument are you on again? The anti-equality one?

Yea, the pro-equality guy here is quite the "bigot", eh?

Since: Jun 07

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#181291 Feb 25, 2013
Edgar wrote:
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I'm sorry, which side of this argument are you on again? The anti-equality one?
Yea, the pro-equality guy here is quite the "bigot", eh?
"pro-equality?" Hardly, you're just interested in a cause, not really interested in equality, but then again none of you really are.

But hey, you guys never let rational thought get in the way of a good protest. I guess it makes you guys feel like you have a purpose.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#181292 Feb 25, 2013
Edgar wrote:
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If nobody else will answer this, then I will:
Our right to limit marriage to one person is backed by the fact that no stigma in our psyche rationally provokes us to want to mate with more than one person. Maybe on a conscious level that may seem like the case sometimes, but it doesn't resonate subconsciously, or at least has not yet been shown to by psychologists.
Which is exactly the opposite case for homosexuality. Scientists, biologists, psychologists - they've all reached the same conclusion regarding this. When it's looked at in an objective, unbiased light, any experienced practician can see the trend: homosexuality is just as genetic as taste buds. The desire to commit bigamy is not.
Gay relationships are not the equivalent of bigamy and shouldn't be equated as such.
So you are against equal rights for everyone? You are against the right of everyone to live their life the way they choose?

I guess you really aren't all that interested in keeping the government out of your bedroom after all.
Edgar

Spring, TX

#181293 Feb 25, 2013
akpilot wrote:
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"pro-equality?" Hardly, you're just interested in a cause, not really interested in equality, but then again none of you really are.
But hey, you guys never let rational thought get in the way of a good protest. I guess it makes you guys feel like you have a purpose.
You bet, buddy.

History has shown this: given enough momentum, a rights-activism movement in America cannot be stopped (i.e. racial equality, gender equality, the American revolution...)

Everyone has a purpose. That's what sets the two sides of this debate apart; one side's extreme is shown to consistently show more faith in human capability than the other.

And it ain't your side, if I may resort to briefly using Texan slang.
Randy -Rock- Hudson

Wooster, OH

#181294 Feb 25, 2013
GodSmacked wrote:
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Frankie I have opened this discussion up with you on the LGBT thread.
http://www.topix.com/forum/news/gay/TK0EA9RFQ...
In on that.
Edgar

Spring, TX

#181295 Feb 25, 2013
akpilot wrote:
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So you are against equal rights for everyone? You are against the right of everyone to live their life the way they choose?
I guess you really aren't all that interested in keeping the government out of your bedroom after all.
If you want to legalize multiple-partner marriage than go right on ahead, see where you get.
Randy -Rock- Hudson

Wooster, OH

#181296 Feb 25, 2013
Jazybird58 wrote:
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Frank got his azz handed to him. Godsmacked tried to discuss Poly marriage with him. All the boy had was Ad- Hominem attacks. Please do click on the link, and read for yourselves. Frankie is a troll.
That is a lie. I took up the glove. And smacked your pet across the mouth with it.
Randy -Rock- Hudson

Wooster, OH

#181297 Feb 25, 2013
Jazybird58 wrote:
<quoted text>Frank could you explain the ramifications of Poly marriage with regards to our court system, divorce and social security benefits?
I did that. In the other forum.
Randy -Rock- Hudson

Wooster, OH

#181298 Feb 25, 2013
Jazybird58 wrote:
<quoted text>Thats the problem Frank, you did not address the issues. Just like now I asked, you deflected. Do I need to repost the question?
No, because I have answered it. It was simple.
Randy -Rock- Hudson

Wooster, OH

#181299 Feb 25, 2013
Jazybird58 wrote:
<quoted text>Frank could you explain the ramifications of Poly marriage with regards to our court system, divorce and social security benefits? Same sex marriage in no way affects them, can the same be said of Poly marriage????
Easily handled, just like you.

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#181301 Feb 25, 2013
akpilot wrote:
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So because it might be "difficult", that is a good enough reason to deny someone the equal right to be happy?
Stupid, don't have a right to be happy. As horrible as you are, you obviously aren't, and no law is being broken.

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#181302 Feb 25, 2013
akpilot wrote:
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"pro-equality?" Hardly, you're just interested in a cause, not really interested in equality, but then again none of you really are.
But hey, you guys never let rational thought get in the way of a good protest. I guess it makes you guys feel like you have a purpose.
Do you have a point?
No, you don't. You're just a bitter troll.

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#181303 Feb 25, 2013
akpilot wrote:
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So you are against equal rights for everyone? You are against the right of everyone to live their life the way they choose?
I guess you really aren't all that interested in keeping the government out of your bedroom after all.
Do you have a point? You post doesn't have anything to do with arguments for or against gay marriage.
jkhjhjube6trbyey b

United States

#181304 Feb 25, 2013
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