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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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Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#205555 Jul 29, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
VV, Jonah1 and Big D walk into a bar. The bartender says "Get the hell out of here".
Frankie rolled to a bar, but wasn't able to enter because there were no ramps.

He hired an attorney to sue the bar's owner. They were able to reach an agreement where Frankie received a lump sum of $150,000.

Frankie spent part of his money on a "Coca-Cola red" top of the line "Jazzy" scooter with a reclining, gel cushioned seat.

His friends and family are hopeful that Frankie's new "Jazzy" will inspire him to get out of the house and away from his fookin computer; you know the one, where he makes 15 comments every half hour.

I'm so glad this story has a happy ending.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#205556 Jul 29, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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How can something that does not exist annoy me?
ss marriage is an oxymoron.
If it doesn't annoy you, then why do you come here and argue?

You know what's really an oxymoron? A judgmental Christian pastor...

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#205557 Jul 29, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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Being homosexual and immorality are two distinct things. I'm sure the Pope distinguishes between them. I also doubt he would okay calling ss couples married.
"If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?"

You could learn a lot from this man.

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#205558 Jul 29, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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There is no such thing as a ss marriage.
Your denial is only proved by your last statement. I'm not trying to be offensive, but a Bruce Willis look-a-like is disparaged by a down right scary ugly gander. Really???
YOU think you look like Bruce Willis?!? Are you SERIOUS?!?

I've seen a photo of you... You look more like an Ewok.

And I don't think Bruce has a vag.

Why would you demean yourself this way?
commonpeeps

Monrovia, CA

#205559 Jul 29, 2013
Religions are losing their appeal because their teachings and beliefs are being destroyed by their own 'sinning' members. They keep changing their beliefs and lowering their moral standards because that's the only way to keep members and their money coming in. Modern religions are now nothing more than money making businesses.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#205560 Jul 29, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
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If it doesn't annoy you, then why do you come here and argue?
You know what's really an oxymoron? A judgmental Christian pastor...
I don't argue, I simply point out reality.

I am a redeemed cynic who remains barbarian.

I sink the knife of reality to the hilt into the belly of denial and twist it with a smirk (just like Bruce Willis).

I kick at the darkness until it bleeds light.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#205561 Jul 29, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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Being homosexual and immorality are two distinct things. I'm sure the Pope distinguishes between them. I also doubt he would okay calling ss couples married.
veryvermilion wrote:
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"If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?"
You could learn a lot from this man.
You've seen my responses to those in that place.

You are not in that place.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#205562 Jul 29, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
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Frankie rolled to a bar, but wasn't able to enter because there were no ramps.
He hired an attorney to sue the bar's owner. They were able to reach an agreement where Frankie received a lump sum of $150,000.
Frankie spent part of his money on a "Coca-Cola red" top of the line "Jazzy" scooter with a reclining, gel cushioned seat.
His friends and family are hopeful that Frankie's new "Jazzy" will inspire him to get out of the house and away from his fookin computer; you know the one, where he makes 15 comments every half hour.
I'm so glad this story has a happy ending.
This coming from the angry jackass who types 50 times the words I do each day. Priceless! Just priceless.

I pay my own way. I earned every dime. Every dime was taxed to death. I take nothing from you. I pay more taxes than you earn in a year.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#205563 Jul 29, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
<quoted text>
"If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?"
You could learn a lot from this man.
So could you.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#205564 Jul 29, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
<quoted text>
YOU think you look like Bruce Willis?!? Are you SERIOUS?!?
I've seen a photo of you... You look more like an Ewok.
And I don't think Bruce has a vag.
Why would you demean yourself this way?
Dopey ad hominem.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#205565 Jul 29, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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I don't argue, I simply point out reality.
You have yet to even once accepted reality

Same sex couple are married, legally, and recognized on both the state and federal level.
Gummies

Covina, CA

#205566 Jul 29, 2013
Munchies and d always make me puke.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#205567 Jul 29, 2013
"This thread is moot." Loudmouthed Big D decided a few weeks ago.
well

Round Lake, IL

#205568 Jul 29, 2013
KiMare wrote:
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Being homosexual and immorality are two distinct things. I'm sure the Pope distinguishes between them. I also doubt he would okay calling ss couples married.
<quoted text>
You've seen my responses to those in that place.
You are not in that place.
Yes I saw your response to one in that place, you told him "I guess God just isn't interested in you"! Nice words from a Pastor, don't ya think?

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#205569 Jul 29, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
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No, dear, you missed my point...
If heterosexual marriages were scrutinized to the same degree that homosexual marriages have been, then many heterosexual marriages simply would not meet the "standard" that so many of the people in here say must be met in order to qualify for marriage.
Do you se what I'm saying?
The qualifications are simple. The parties must be of age, able to consent, not closely related by blood, not currently married, and of the opposite sex. You're operating from the position that personal same sex intimate sexual relationships are marriage, and are considered as such by a broad consensus. Thirty state bans say other wise.

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#205570 Jul 29, 2013
Big D wrote:
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You have yet to even once accepted reality
Same sex couple are married, legally, and recognized on both the state and federal level.
But not recognized nationwide in all fifty states.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#205571 Jul 29, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
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But not recognized nationwide in all fifty states.
But coming, more every year... National recognition was a very big step.

More and more large companies are piling on, they no longer want offices in states where their employees marriages are not recognized.

The pressure is on in every direction

Politically now that a majority of voters favor same sex marriage, the speed will escalate

Not everyone wants to work for Chick a Fill

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#205572 Jul 29, 2013
Big D wrote:
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You have yet to even once accepted reality
Same sex couple are married, legally, and recognized on both the state and federal level.
I've been around the world and seen numerous cultures.

I love history and am well read.

I have devoted my life to marriage and family.

I have studied religions and am a man of faith.

I have studied mating behavior, sexuality and marriage.

I know marriage.

A ss couple in no way equates to marriage.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#205573 Jul 29, 2013
well wrote:
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Yes I saw your response to one in that place, you told him "I guess God just isn't interested in you"! Nice words from a Pastor, don't ya think?
That discussion was about being agnostic, not homosexuality.

I simply question the sincerity of a long term agnostic. If you are sincerely searching for God and He doesn't respond, either He's not there, you're not knocking hard enough, or He isn't interested.

There's not any more options, is there?
Big D

Modesto, CA

#205574 Jul 29, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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I've been around the world and seen numerous cultures.
I love history and am well read.
I have devoted my life to marriage and family.
I have studied religions and am a man of faith.
I have studied mating behavior, sexuality and marriage.
I know marriage.
A ss couple in no way equates to marriage.
So have I, around the world more than once and very well read

I am also devoted to live and marriage and family, unlike you I do not belittle other families and marriages that are different than my own.

I am willing to wager I have studied religions more extensively than you have, many different religions, not just the particular sect you belong to

I am not a man of faith, that has become a dirty word and nothing but an excuse for the kind of hatred and spite that you display here every day.

You obviously know nothing of marriage whatsoever, you have proven that repeatedly here.

Same sex marriages do indeed exist, and are recognized on the state and federal level regardless of your closing your eyes to the fact.

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