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

Union City, CA

#190015 Apr 24, 2013
Big D wrote:
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He was half honest there, a rarity
He doesnít give a crap about same sex marriage or poly marriage or even marriage equality in general, only how he can troll other people about it.
All he wants is attention
Poor Big D Frankie makes him so upset.

Too funny!
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#190016 Apr 24, 2013
Jizzy is a cheeseheaded butcrackler sticking his nose into California politics.

He comes from the cheese state where gay marriage is constitutionally denied.

But that doesn't stop him from loudly telling CA how to act.
Jerry S

Los Angeles, CA

#190017 Apr 24, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Yuck! Cream of Wheat, eh? Sorry for you.
But I have teeth Jizzy.
You sure do have teeth, Frankie. And they feel good when they scrape up against my bell and corona. Your scout troop leader did me a solid when he steered you my way.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#190018 Apr 24, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Poor Big D Frankie makes him so upset.
Too funny!
Not at all little boy, you cry and whine when others give you what you hand out.

makes you so upset.. it is sad, and funny, but sometimes I feel guilty over making fun of someone so pathetic, it is like making fun of mentally disabled people

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#190019 Apr 24, 2013
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Oh no... more churches today wish to be able to preform same sex marriages than 5 years ago.
But it hasnít been fast enough
Your problem is that you are selling ignorance and hate, and that just does not sell as well as it used to
You have attempted in the last 50 years to shore up your numbers by aligning with a political party, but that has also backfired
The fastest growing religions in America are Mormonism and Islam. Seventh Day Adventist have the largest percentage growth.

None of those are favorable to ss marriage.

Once again, I have posted the facts and nothing but the facts. You are the one distorting truth with hate.

Smile.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#190020 Apr 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>You silly twit, the law is a mockery when it denies reality.
KiMare wrote:
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It is not my 'opinion' that ss couples will only ever be a duplicated sterile half of marriage.
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Funny.
-I'm one of the rare ones on here where my identity IS known. But that hardly changes the fact that a law is corrupt when it denies reality.
-Here are the facts I state;
1. Ss couple are duplicates of one gender.
2. Ss couples are mutually incapable of procreation.
Please tell me what part of that is my opinion?
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just the facts wrote:
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Why not try being honest? Your objection to same sex marriage is based upon your religion.
'Just the facts' gets called on lying. What does she do? Tries to shift from facts to faith.

Hilariously idiotic.

Change your avatar honey, it's just wrong...

Smile.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#190021 Apr 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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The supposed growth of your congregation is no indicator of denominational growth. Pick an open and affirming denomination, and let's look. Your choice.
I generalized nothing, you gay twirled.
Again.
Smile.
veryvermilion wrote:
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The start of any movement is, by definition, slow. Look at the history of any major change in policy. It doesn't start out with tens of millions of people spontaneously supporting an idea.
Even Christianity started out with a few followers.
You're a dying breed; at least for the foreseeable future.
"Slow"???

How about going BACKWARDS! Those open and affirming denominations are bleeding like a Boston terrorist meeting reality!

Smile.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#190022 Apr 24, 2013
Big D wrote:
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Not at all little boy, you cry and whine when others give you what you hand out.
makes you so upset.. it is sad, and funny, but sometimes I feel guilty over making fun of someone so pathetic, it is like making fun of mentally disabled people
I "cry and whine". I'm "pathetic". You feel guilty. "It's sad"! Too Funny!

Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#190023 Apr 24, 2013
Big D is sad for me and feels guilty! Posting to me is like making fun of a mentally disabled person.

YUK!YUK!YUK! I love this silly jackass infested thread!

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#190024 Apr 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
KiMare wrote:
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The supposed growth of your congregation is no indicator of denominational growth. Pick an open and affirming denomination, and let's look. Your choice.
I generalized nothing, you gay twirled.
Again.
Smile.
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"Slow"???
How about going BACKWARDS! Those open and affirming denominations are bleeding like a Boston terrorist meeting reality!
Smile.
Where do you get your numbers? Have a look at this article, which indicates that ALL churches are losing members; including evangelicals. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/10/us/study-fi...
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#190025 Apr 24, 2013
Just for you Big D. For when I make you very sad.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#190026 Apr 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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The fastest growing religions in America are Mormonism and Islam. Seventh Day Adventist have the largest percentage growth.
None of those are favorable to ss marriage.
Once again, I have posted the facts and nothing but the facts. You are the one distorting truth with hate.
Smile.
Once again you have posted the facts?!? Hell, you've NEVER posted a fact that I can recall. Remember your "facts" about how gays are the result of "epi-genetic mistakes"? There's nothing factual about that.

I wouldn't believe you even if your tongue came notarized.
Mike the Pike

Glenn, CA

#190027 Apr 24, 2013
My church is growing just fine! We are doing marijuana as our main sacrament and marrying all mixtures of people and animals! Don't read the bible much because readin is not hi on my list!
armand

Asia/Pacific Region

#190028 Apr 24, 2013
Hi I'm 20 years old I'm cool masculin hmm searching for mature or dad hmmm can contact me 25cf6822 or 02197988154 come on meet me or if u can married me

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

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#190029 Apr 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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The supposed growth of your congregation is no indicator of denominational growth. Pick an open and affirming denomination, and let's look. Your choice.
I generalized nothing, you gay twirled.
Again.
Smile.
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"Slow"???
How about going BACKWARDS! Those open and affirming denominations are bleeding like a Boston terrorist meeting reality!
Smile.
veryvermilion wrote:
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Where do you get your numbers? Have a look at this article, which indicates that ALL churches are losing members; including evangelicals. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/10/us/study-fi...
I stated no numbers.

You need to read your article again.

Nothing you said changes the fact that calling ss couples married hurts churches that endorse it.

Smile.

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“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

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#190030 Apr 24, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
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Once again you have posted the facts?!? Hell, you've NEVER posted a fact that I can recall. Remember your "facts" about how gays are the result of "epi-genetic mistakes"? There's nothing factual about that.
I wouldn't believe you even if your tongue came notarized.
Or that your argument about slow change was hogwash.

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Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#190031 Apr 24, 2013
armand wrote:
Hi I'm 20 years old I'm cool masculin hmm searching for mature or dad hmmm can contact me 25cf6822 or 02197988154 come on meet me or if u can married me
You're on the wrong thread again Jizzy. And you're closer to 80 than you are to 20.

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“Vita e' Bella.”

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#190032 Apr 24, 2013
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Procreation is a dead argument, even the Supreme Court joked about it.
Should they deny anyone over 55 a marriage license, how about Vets that lost the use of the lower half of their bodies, should they be denied marriage licenses?
There is no law, anywhere, that will deny a couple a marriage license because they do not intend or cannot have children.
Procreation is a dead argument with respect to same sex marriage.
They hang onto that, because they donít have anything else to cling too, like rats running to the last dry spot on a sinking ship.
What then is the point? Why do men need to "marry" men, and women "marry" women?

If procreation is a "dead argument" there is no need to prohibit marriage between consenting blood relatives.
Allahu

Covina, CA

#190033 Apr 24, 2013
Mother of the two Boston bombers.

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva:ďI Donít Care if My Youngest Son Is Killed.

I Donít Care If I Am Killed.

I Will Say Allahu Akbar!

Since: Jun 07

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#190034 Apr 24, 2013
sheesh void of hate wrote:
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Newsflash!
We live in US of A, procreation isn't a requirement for marriage. Ergo the rest of your comment regarding financial benefits for women with children is a bit irrelevant in the matter of the question of validating same sex marriage in the US.
The real motive for most couples in the US, apparently, is a pronouncement of love which is recognised in marriage. The legal ramifications of the contract are icing on the cake.
While it can be argued that procreation is not a requirement for marriage, I think many simply miss the point that was made. Much of what was in the post to which you reply is factual. It has long been argued that the State was able to garner a compelling interest in the regulation of marriage due to it's ability to create a child. Agree or not those are the facts.

The State got into the marriage business under the guise of providing stability and legal protections to the potential children born from the union. This was also expanded into providing protections to the woman in such a union. Just as in each instance where the government has taken "freedom" from its citizens, it has come under the cloak of "protection."

Now, if we are to say that procreation is not a "requirement" of marriage, and it truly never has been it has simply been a potential, than one must revisit the entire idea of State interest in the matter at all.

So, the real question, as I have said before it: Should the government and the state get out of the marriage business?

To answer YES to that question is truly the only way that anyone is going to regain "RIGHTS" and "FREEDOMS."

To answer NO, and to continue on with this nonsense of granting equal "right's" to the homosexual community, is to once again relinquish freedom and right's under the false narrative that you are gaining either.

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