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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Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Yes. If you had read my posts with an open mind instead of as a troll looking for dirt, you'd notice I already have even though idiot trolls like yourself try to shout me down.
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????
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<quoted text>Are you geographically challenged? Chicago is in the state of Illinois, approximately 180 miles south east of Madison. Madison is in the State of Wisconson, its the state capital. Whereas Springfield is the state capital of Illinois. I don't think that Madison could be called a suburb of Chicago any more than say Cleveland a suburb of New York city. Frank why are you so gosh darn upset? I mean its not like you have been exposed as a troll.
Gee thanks for the geography lesson but I know where Madison is.

You are a liar. And a troll. And I'm in your head rent free to the point of obsession. Maybe I should rent out some rooms and maybe even get a brain installed!
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This is like the 10th person now to notice your dishonesty.
You can’t claim to have right on your side as long as you are being dishonest
No, it's like the tenth paranoid HYPOCRITE afraid of the mere mention of poly marriage.
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<quoted text>Ad hominem, Danth's Law, sound familiar??
Sure. I read your posts.
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<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?
You're a liar. And/or very stupid. Probably both.

I constantly post relevant info on marriage equality for everyone. Including links. You only see what you want to see troll, because you're very angry.

I'm on the right side. You're not. You're just an angry obsessed troll.
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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.

Nice!
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Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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No, it's like the tenth paranoid HYPOCRITE afraid of the mere mention of poly marriage.
Well when you look around and everyone is laughing at you, there is probably a reason.

We all know, you can stop pretending now.
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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.
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Well when you look around and everyone is laughing at you, there is probably a reason.
We all know, you can stop pretending now.
ha ha ha. People denied the right to marry because they are "an offence against society" so funny.

What possible harm would a marriage of three women cause you or anyone else?
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ha ha ha. People denied the right to marry because they are "an offence against society" so funny.
What possible harm would a marriage of three women cause you or anyone else?
I never claimed it would

what we are talking about is your dishonesty, and how you attack anyone in favor of same sex marriage.
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It's another sunny Monday in SoCal.
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Because Kody and the wives don't live in NY. It would've been interesting to see what the gov and legislature would've said if they showed up, with their kids in tow, when SSM was being debated.
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.

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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.
Nice!
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????
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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.
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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.
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<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.
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<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.
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<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.
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