Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

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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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Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#181186 Feb 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
Opponents of gay rights often warn that legalizing same-sex marriage would inexorably lead to legalizing polygamy. Maybe it would, and maybe it should.
Denying gay couples the right to marry violates state constitutional guarantees of equality, as the California and Massachusetts high courts have rightly ruled.(The Supreme Court of California also held that the right to marry is fundamental.)
Surely polyamorists have the same rights to equal treatment under law.
Yes. They have the right to equal treatment. They had their day in Court and lost. Too bad, so sad.

We don't allow children to marry. Are they being deprived of equal treatment? Yes. And the Court gave legitimate State reasons for doing so.
Ca AB 32

Covina, CA

#181188 Feb 25, 2013
Back to the current news that counts:

Obout 2/3rds of California voters think global warming is serious and that government needs to combat it.

A California Assembly Bill 32, aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by regulating industrial polluters.

Thats the answer in a flash.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181189 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?
I have already even though it's really irrelevant because equal protection of the law should not have to be justified to your satisfaction.

And you would have known I have argued doggedly for poly marriage rights if you weren't so busy trolling and being angry and stupid.

Hope that helps.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181191 Feb 25, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>Yes. They have the right to equal treatment. They had their day in Court and lost. Too bad, so sad.
We don't allow children to marry. Are they being deprived of equal treatment? Yes. And the Court gave legitimate State reasons for doing so.
NICE!
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181192 Feb 25, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>Yes. They have the right to equal treatment. They had their day in Court and lost. Too bad, so sad.
We don't allow children to marry. Are they being deprived of equal treatment? Yes. And the Court gave legitimate State reasons for doing so.
So why is polygamy illegal? Why don’t Mormons have the right to enter into multiple marriages sanctified by their church, if not the state? There’s a short answer to this question but not a very good one: polygamy is illegal and unprotected by the Constitution because the Supreme Court doesn’t like it.

Over one hundred years ago, the Court held in Reynolds v. U.S. that polygamy was “an offence against society.” The Reynolds decision upheld the criminal conviction of a man accused of taking a second wife in the belief that he had a religious duty to practice polygamy, a duty he would violate at risk of damnation. The Court compared polygamy to murders sanctified by religious belief, such as human sacrifice or the burning of women on their husbands’ funeral pyres.
Ranchitas

Covina, CA

#181193 Feb 25, 2013
Stay involved to keep the out of towners pigs from posting too much.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181194 Feb 25, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, indeed, it would have. But somehow I doubt that you will ever catch on that legally, it is a completely separate issue. It would have been just as irrelevant for the Kodys to show up and talk about the wonders of blueberry pie.
When poly goes to court. Please be sure to show up and tell them poly shouldn't be allowed "because it's a completely separate issue, your honor"

Too funny!
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#181195 Feb 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
Why don’t Mormons have the right to enter into multiple marriages sanctified by their church, if not the state?
I'm not a Mormon. I don't know how the Mormon church decides its rules. They can marry whomever they want as far as I'm concerned, and they really don't need anyone's permission.
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#181196 Feb 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
So why is polygamy illegal?
... wait for it

....

off topic
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181197 Feb 25, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm not a Mormon. I don't know how the Mormon church decides its rules. They can marry whomever they want as far as I'm concerned, and they really don't need anyone's permission.
So can you. Except in NJ you can't marry someone of the same sex or more than one person at a time. So why do we whine, eh? We're all equal like that.
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#181198 Feb 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
When poly goes to court. Please be sure to show up and tell them poly shouldn't be allowed "because it's a completely separate issue, your honor"
Too funny!
Huh? When poly goes to court...poly shouldn't be allowed? WTF????? That makes about as much sense as a screendoor on a submarine.

Poly is a separate issue from the topic of this thread. Jesus Christ, you are defective.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181199 Feb 25, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>
... wait for it
....
off topic
No it's not.

If someone mentions opposite sex marriage you don't whine at all. Why do you whine when someone mentions poly marriage?

Let me answer. It's because you are a hypocrite and have no argument.

I support equal protection. You do not.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181200 Feb 25, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm not a Mormon. I don't know how the Mormon church decides its rules. They can marry whomever they want as far as I'm concerned, and they really don't need anyone's permission.
There's that pesky prison sentence though Miss Thing, how do they get around that?
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181201 Feb 25, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>Huh? When poly goes to court...poly shouldn't be allowed? WTF????? That makes about as much sense as a screendoor on a submarine.
Poly is a separate issue from the topic of this thread. Jesus Christ, you are defective.
No it's not. It's very relevant. You lie and say it's not to avoid revealing your hypocrisy.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#181202 Feb 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
I attack self righteous hypocrites. If you weren't blinded by your prejudce and anger you would notice the difference.
You are a hypocrite and now you're trying to pull your old "Frankie's a liar" straw man.
Tell us about those child molesting welfare cheating Mormons again bigot. And why they don't deserve equal protection.
You attack any supporters of same sex marriage, even if they say they are not against poly marriage

Your attacks are clear, and directed

You have already stated you have no personal interest in poly.

You only use it to attack anyone and everyone that supports same sex marriage, regardless of their position on Poly

You are a joke, and everyone sees it
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181203 Feb 25, 2013
Girl scout cookie time!
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181204 Feb 25, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
You attack any supporters of same sex marriage, even if they say they are not against poly marriage
Your attacks are clear, and directed
You have already stated you have no personal interest in poly.
You only use it to attack anyone and everyone that supports same sex marriage, regardless of their position on Poly
You are a joke, and everyone sees it
I attack self righteousness. A very ugly trait.

I have no personal interest in any marriage. I like the single life.

You have stated that you have no personal interest in same sex marriage.

You are an angry hypocrite and everyone sees it.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181205 Feb 25, 2013
As I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted by some angry jackass troll, it's Girl Scout Cookie Time! Mmmmmm!

http://www.lotsofjokes.com/girl_scout_cookies...
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#181207 Feb 25, 2013
Why do Brownies sell cookies?

YUK!YUK!YUK! I love the sillyass jokes my grandkids tell me!

So sue me Big D, tell me I'm lying and it's off topic. Get angry and say you're laughing at me!

And Jizzy, go to work you're late again punching that clock you big dopey galoot! Stew for all day on the loading dock about me then come back with some ammunition.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#181208 Feb 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
I attack self righteousness. A very ugly trait.
I have no personal interest in any marriage. I like the single life.
You have stated that you have no personal interest in same sex marriage.
You are an angry hypocrite and everyone sees it.
You attack anyone that is for SSM

and defend those that oppose it

dont think we have not noticed, everyone has

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