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

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Are you disputing the experts, Flunkie? It's all right here: http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/SC/11/15/...
27] A reference in this forum enables the participants to create an evidentiary record impossible in the typical appellate reference. The participants in the present proceeding embraced that opportunity and compiled a record that is remarkable not only for its size, but also for the breadth and diversity of its contents. Indeed, it is no exaggeration to say that the record embodies the bulk of contemporary academic research into polygamy.
[28] Much of the evidence comprises affidavits and expert reports. Over 90 such are before me. In large measure, these were exchanged and filed with the Court in advance of the hearing according to a schedule directed by the Court. Approximately 22 of the affiants and experts were then examined and cross-examined during the hearing phase of the proceeding.
[29] The expert witnesses represent a broad range of disciplines including anthropology, psychology, sociology, law, economics, family demography, history and theology. The caliber and breadth of knowledge of these experts is impressive. Some undertook original research specifically for this reference. Others are clinical experts who offer case study observations from their practices. Yet others have studied aspects of polygamy relevant to their particular disciplines for years.
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Frankie Cr Ap pants how are you doing?
Frankie Rizzo

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Sluggers wrote:
Frankie Cr Ap pants how are you doing?
Eh, so so. Could be better. How about yourself there droopy pants?
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Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>Eh, so so. Could be better. How about yourself there droopy pants?
Hope you have a better day! Maybe
Poof will stop by for an insult ! Lol
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Sliders are on sale today.
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Cali Girl 14 wrote:
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Hope you have a better day! Maybe
Poof will stop by for an insult ! Lol
Poof is always lots of fun to insult. Easy too. Big dummy.
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Poof wrote:
<quoted text>B low me asshat
Always the wit!
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Sliders are still on sale today.
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Poof wrote:
<quoted text>When was the last time you washed your rotten snatch?
TOS problems. Lack of couth.
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<quoted text>LOL, you want to munch her rug?
TOS problems. Lack of couth.
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<quoted text>LOL, you want to munch her rug?
I find you coarse and vulgar.
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Hi everyone !
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There is no need for uncouth vulgarity along with the hate such as exemplified by Poof. Also his disrespect of women is outrageous!

Un-moderated forums are a fine example of free speech and to be celebrated, but of course there is the unavoidable drawback of oafish buffoons and galoots like Poof using the free speech to spread hate and bigotry.
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Hi Jake !
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Parffer's always make a fool out of themselves.
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poof wrote:
<quoted text>WTF Ratbag, do I need to post some the crap THAT you post?
You do that tough guy.
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<quoted text>I find you to be a liar and an asshat.
Relax fruitloops. Sober up.
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<quoted text>Don't munch her rug.
Classy.
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Is this a parking spot?
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poof wrote:
<quoted text>WTF Ratbag, do I need to post some the crap THAT you post?
Yeah, really. Flunkie is the worst offender.

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