Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

Aug 4, 2010 | Posted by: Topix | Full story: www.cnn.com

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: Jun 07

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#169612 Dec 2, 2012
Dan wrote:
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On a personal note there are so few polygamists out there I could care less unless they improvise cultist methods or include underage members.
Find one brother and sister who wants to marry you ignorant twit. LOL!!!
Isn't it cute that Dan thinks he is perfectly innocent when he excludes certain groups from enjoying marriage, but then calls everyone else a bigot for excluding homosexuals from the same?

Since: Jun 07

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#169613 Dec 2, 2012
Dan wrote:
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Gotta go loser.
Unlike you I don't have all day to post in a forum as my only social interaction. I have friends. More than two and no doubt more than you.
BAH HAH HAH!!!
Dan always magically has somewhere to go when he is getting his a$$ handed to him.

Since: Aug 11

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#169614 Dec 2, 2012
I can hardly wait until Monday with SCOTUS upholds the lower court decision.

I can hear all the whiners now.

BaaaaWaaaaaaaaaa..........

Since: Aug 11

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#169615 Dec 2, 2012
Mike DiRucci wrote:
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Religion that produces harm is relevant in same sex and straight marriage too. Of course it should be discouraged in all marriages jackass.
Modern science has disproven any reproductive harm in incestuous relationships. What don't you understand about that? How many times must I repeat it dummy?
So your answer is yes. We should deny marriage based on how many people want it. What is your cutoff point? How many people need to be denied equality until they reach a number suitable to dopey Dan?
Thought you were going back to your active and cool social life. Why are you still here with loser Mike?
YUK!YUK!YUK!
Interesting stuff.

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#169617 Dec 2, 2012
akpilot wrote:
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Dan always magically has somewhere to go when he is getting his a$$ handed to him.
Yeah. His many interesting friends and exciting active lifestyle always tear him away. He suddenly doesn't need to be here like us losers.

In the summer he is suddenly going 'water skiing" or "boating" with many rich and influential friends. And always insisting no one else has any friends!

What a jackass!

Funny stuff!

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#169619 Dec 2, 2012
WasteWater wrote:
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Interesting stuff.
Hi toots.

Got that jackass Dan wound up real tight. He had to and leave suddenly though.

Too Funny!

Since: Jun 07

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#169620 Dec 2, 2012
WasteWater wrote:
I can hardly wait until Monday with SCOTUS upholds the lower court decision.
I can hear all the whiners now.
BaaaaWaaaaaaaaaa..........
Monday? I thought it was a few weeks ago, then it was Friday??

What is the over/under in Vegas that the Court will actually make a call on Monday and not kick the can again?

You guys are like a Peanuts Comic- you are Charlie Brown and the SCOTUS is Lucy pulling the ball away at the last minute.
Manuel

Covina, CA

#169621 Dec 2, 2012
Next time read the instruction on how to use a sex manuel
jack rabbit swammi cowboy

Klamath Falls, OR

#169622 Dec 2, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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4.‘Gay Marriage’ is founded on a false understanding of homosexuality.
California's ‘gay marriage’ decision was founded on a 1948 Court decision (Perez vs. Sharp) to strike down a state ban on interracial marriages. That means today’s Court tends to equate ethnicity with homosexuality. Bad reasoning. Unlike ethnicity, homosexuality is neither genetically-based nor immutable.
Same-sex attraction is a three-fold cord of nature, nurture, and culture, all bound together by one’s moral decisions. The fact is: many choose to change their homosexuality, and find peace and purpose in heterosexual relationships.‘Gay marriage’ advocates refuse that truth and insist that homosexuality is destiny, which is a false understanding.
5.‘Gay Marriage’ makes its opponents racists.
Based on #4, those who oppose gay marriage will be seen as bigots.‘Gay marriage’ validates as normal and good the problematic, complex condition of same-sex attraction; all who choose to view that attraction as a problem not a birthright will inevitably be accorded the same social shame and even legal consequences that racists incur.
6.‘Gay Marriage’ encourages and increases homosexual behavior.
Over the last 50 years, homosexual behavior has increased due to media advocacy, our culture of divorce, porn, and promiscuity, and the greater economic and emotional independence of women from men. Validating ‘gay marriage’ will further encourage men and women to explore homosexual unions.
Social shame used to inhibit homosexual experimentation; ‘gay marriage’ casts off the last restraint, and increases homosexual behavior in our society. Between 1995 and 2005, lesbian unions in the USA increased 7 times, while male unions doubled.
7.‘Gay Marriage’ opens the door to other types of ‘marriage.’
In changing the meaning of marriage to include infidelity and gender sameness,‘gay marriage’ sets a precedent for other types of units, like incest and polygamy. Legal cases involving polygamy now invoke the same legal precedents of gay rights advocates. What seemed unthinkable 10 years ago is now ‘gay marriage’ law. We flinch until we become sensitized, then we flinch no more.
8.‘Gay Marriage’ unleashes a global legal nightmare.
‘Gay marriage’ will clog the courts with myriad issues. Already, married gay couples are demanding marriage rights wherever they settle, regardless of the current laws of that state or nation. Not to mention the hundreds of cases in the USA alone concerning a host of bewildering issues, like gay divorce and ownership of artificially inseminated offspring.
Everything in your post past#4‘Gay Marriage’ is founded on a false understanding of homosexuality is interesting but unnecessary in debunking the scam.
jack rabbit swammi cowboy

Klamath Falls, OR

#169623 Dec 2, 2012
Contract with who ever you choose but don't charge me with your co-copulator's bills.
ForkAnSpoon

Covina, CA

#169624 Dec 2, 2012
What a suprise, a gay wedding at West Point, ore will be coming soon.
ToGood

Covina, CA

#169625 Dec 2, 2012
Yep it's a done deal, good for all around to see and hear.

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#169631 Dec 2, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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Wait a minute......I have been, repeatedly, told, by YOUR side, that reproduction isn't a vital component for marriage. What difference can children with birth defects play here ? And since when does cultist methodology play any part in polygamy, but not gay marriage ? And what studies do you have access to, pertaining to siblings wishing to marry ? It seems to me that you are engaging in double standards, to support your side, and undermine mine. Play fair. Accept that the same arguments that you use for SSM can, and MUST, be used to support polygamy and incestuous relationships. Or else, cop to selective elitism, as I have stated previously.
Notice when you mention incest marriage all of a sudden reproduction becomes an important part of marriage!

Priceless!
jack rabbit swammi cowboy

Klamath Falls, OR

#169632 Dec 2, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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But.........the Swami agrees with rest of it ? Is that..hmmmmm....correct ?
A scam is a scam is a scam. We don't need to answer every false arguement they throw out. But from a "liberal" point of view a person under certain circumstances could have a dependt co-copulate or not who has been supported by said person declared able to receive benefits.

They could not have found a worse timeing to present the bill for their scam.

I wonder what Log Camin Republicans thinks about the scam?

Since: May 12

Bellevue, WA

#169635 Dec 2, 2012
jack rabbit swammi cowboy wrote:
<quoted text>A scam is a scam is a scam. We don't need to answer every false arguement they throw out. But from a "liberal" point of view a person under certain circumstances could have a dependt co-copulate or not who has been supported by said person declared able to receive benefits.
They could not have found a worse timeing to present the bill for their scam.
I wonder what Log Camin Republicans thinks about the scam?
no one cares about your ignorance... stupid!!!!!!!!!!
Winston Smiths dog

Woodbridge, VA

#169637 Dec 2, 2012
Mike DiRucci wrote:
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Polygamy BAD! Yada yada yada. Nonsensical bigotry is often used against same sex marriage too.
Of course we're talking about consenting adults, just like same sex marriage. Emphasize CONSENTING. Emphasize ADULTS. Get it? Got it? Good!
Yes, I know we're talking about consenting adults. What has happened, historically speaking, didn't involve them, hence the difficulty posed for polygamists. Where in my post did I say I was against it?

Since: May 12

Bellevue, WA

#169639 Dec 2, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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That is incorrect, fascist. No opinion, save yours, is unwelcome, in here.
Obviously, yours is not welcome, but I'm sure you understand the rules. By the way, have you yet discovered that a high school diploma is required for college attendance ? LOL, guess you can't go, now, can you ? Your misspelling could kill someone, and I wouldn't trust you to take care of a frog.
i got my GED in Bayviews womens correctional facility when I was 20 ... ohhhh what a shame
TheTroll Stopper

Roanoke, VA

#169640 Dec 2, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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That is incorrect, fascist yap yap yap blah blah blah.
A person who opposes expanding marriage rights as you do is no position whatsoever to call anyone else a "fascist", bigot boy.

Since: May 12

Bellevue, WA

#169643 Dec 2, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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That is incorrect, fascist. No opinion, save yours, is unwelcome, in here.
Obviously, yours is not welcome, but I'm sure you understand the rules. By the way, have you yet discovered that a high school diploma is required for college attendance ? LOL, guess you can't go, now, can you ? Your misspelling could kill someone, and I wouldn't trust you to take care of a frog.
hows that hand....loooooser
Winston Smiths dog

Woodbridge, VA

#169644 Dec 2, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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But you have not included homosexual behavior, in your litany of damage done, through wrongful behavior.
Ya mean the mental and physical abuse gays have suffered at the hands of narrow minded buffoons?

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