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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Yeah, but he's the best kisser!!!!
15(!) negative smilies to that post.

And the pustule factories want to be taken seriously...

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Anal sex is inherently harmful, unhealthy and demeaning.

Idiotic to try to equate to intercourse.

A conflict with marriage at the most intimate level.
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Just like "mad cow" disease that runs lose in Texas, now we have Rick Perry disease.

Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a law protecting Christmas and other holiday celebrations in Texas public schools from legal challenges.

“What Goes Around, Comes Around”

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Mad texas wrote:
Just like "mad cow" disease that runs lose in Texas, now we have Rick Perry disease.
Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a law protecting Christmas and other holiday celebrations in Texas public schools from legal challenges.
Go figure.....TEXASS
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That's too soon, wait another five minutes then.

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KiMare wrote:
Anal sex is inherently harmful, unhealthy and demeaning.
Idiotic to try to equate to intercourse.
A conflict with marriage at the most intimate level.
1.) Another post where you focus on anal sex.

2.) Anal sex has been practiced for eons by straights and gays as a means of birth control, to maintain virginity, and for pleasure in both genders.

3.) If you, personally, find anal sex to be "harmful, unhealthy, and demeaning", then you are doing it wrong.

4.) Butt out of people's butts, butt boy.
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<quoted text>Go figure.....TEXASS
Now the vegetables are throwing Austin under the bus.

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I've never been normal. I'm a monster mutation and admit reality.
There will never be any such thing as ss 'marriage', unless you radically change the meaning of the word.
Only then, a heterosexual couple committed for life and procreating will need another word to describe their unique relationship, won't they.
Here are a few other words that you and your wife can call your "unique" relationship...

Jealous Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are jealous that homosexuals also get to use the term "marriage".

Selfish Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are too selfish to share the word "marriage".

Insecure Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are too insecure with their own marriage, so they must forbid all others from having access to the word.

Meddlesome Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who believe that they know what's best for all other couples--meddling into other people's private lives.

Projection Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who have a rocky foundation. So they project their fears, concerns, and conflicts onto external issues, such as same-sex marriage; hoping that it will divert attention away from what it really the problem in their own marriage.

Sad Marriage--a marriage between heterosexuals who have nothing better to do with their time other than to attack other people's relationships. This makes them a very sad and kind of pathetic couple.

Whiny Marriage--a marriage between heterosexuals who LOVE to whine about gay people getting married. Friends, relatives, and co-workers of couples in a Whine Marriage" do a lot of eye-rolling, fake yawning, and lip-biting. They often stare at the clock and think to themselves, "When are they going to leave?!?"

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Gee, this is a lot more fun than I thought it would be!
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Looks like the Saloon opened up early today
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Here are a few other words that you and your wife can call your "unique" relationship...
Jealous Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are jealous that homosexuals also get to use the term "marriage".
Selfish Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are too selfish to share the word "marriage".
Insecure Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are too insecure with their own marriage, so they must forbid all others from having access to the word.
Meddlesome Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who believe that they know what's best for all other couples--meddling into other people's private lives.
Projection Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who have a rocky foundation. So they project their fears, concerns, and conflicts onto external issues, such as same-sex marriage; hoping that it will divert attention away from what it really the problem in their own marriage.
Sad Marriage--a marriage between heterosexuals who have nothing better to do with their time other than to attack other people's relationships. This makes them a very sad and kind of pathetic couple.
Whiny Marriage--a marriage between heterosexuals who LOVE to whine about gay people getting married. Friends, relatives, and co-workers of couples in a Whine Marriage" do a lot of eye-rolling, fake yawning, and lip-biting. They often stare at the clock and think to themselves, "When are they going to leave?!?"
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Gee, this is a lot more fun than I thought it would be!
Oy vey. I could make up a much funnier list about gay marriage. Maybe I will later.

And it will be fun for all! Well, maybe not you.
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Saloon wrote:
Looks like the Saloon opened up early today
Drinks for the house on me! Just not that silly jackass VV.
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Drinks for the house on me! Just not that silly jackass VV.
I'll have a Salty Dog.

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1.) Another post where you focus on anal sex.
2.) Anal sex has been practiced for eons by straights and gays as a means of birth control, to maintain virginity, and for pleasure in both genders.
3.) If you, personally, find anal sex to be "harmful, unhealthy, and demeaning", then you are doing it wrong.
4.) Butt out of people's butts, butt boy.
VV you are not fooling anyone, matter of fact you are making a total stupid ass of your self. Your credibility
is now zero.
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I'll have a Salty Dog.
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We don't serve them girly type drinks here boy. We got whiskey. No salt. This ain't the Castro.
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VV you are not fooling anyone, matter of fact you are making a total stupid ass of your self. Your credibility
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Ask him what his kind, the feminist wackos, think about the "demeaning" part.
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Ask him what his kind, the feminist wackos, think about the "demeaning" part.
VV doesn't talk to me. Says I have "no credibility".(Translation - He's a hypocrite and doesn't like it when I point it out).
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Sticky says; why don't you do it in the road?

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Here are a few other words that you and your wife can call your "unique" relationship...
Jealous Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are jealous that homosexuals also get to use the term "marriage".
Selfish Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are too selfish to share the word "marriage".
Insecure Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who are too insecure with their own marriage, so they must forbid all others from having access to the word.
Meddlesome Marriage--A marriage between heterosexuals who believe that they know what's best for all other couples--meddling into other people's private lives.

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You forgot this one.

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/ga...

Jonathan Soroff explains why some gays, including him, are against same-sex marriage.

It seems like every time I see certain family members—my niece and father, for instance— they ask me when I’m going to marry Sam, the man I’ve been with for five and a half years. Sam’s father is one of the worst offenders. He and I are literally never together alone without him saying (as if there were a direct correlation between the two),“Jonathan, when are you and Sam going to get married? I think you two should have children.” I put a temporary kibosh on this one day at lunch, when I answered,“Paul, I’ve been trying to impregnate your son on a regular basis for a couple of years now, and you know what? So far, nothing!” This silenced him for about six months.
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Living in Massachusetts, where gay marriage is legal, this is one of the hazards of being gay. Everyone expects you to be pro-gay marriage, and I can’t say that I am.

Don’t get me wrong. I think Sam should have inheritance/pension/social security rights, be my healthcare proxy, get the tax breaks, be eligible for citizenship, etc., etc., exactly like heterosexual married couples. What I’m against is the use of the word “marriage,” and I think we would have achieved equal rights by now, on a national level, if so much breath hadn’t been wasted and the right-wing gotten its knickers in a twist over the nomenclature.

I’d go so far as to say that “gay marriage”(not even as an issue but as a matter of semantics) helped cost John Kerry the presidential election that brought us for more years of squandered opportunity and global goodwill, along with gross mismanagement, that characterized the Bush administration. So why do they insist on calling it marriage?

It’s demonstrably not the same thing as a marriage between a man and a woman. It’s two guys or two girls, and no matter how much Mendelssohn and matching white outfits you dress it up in, the religious and social significance of a gay wedding ceremony simply isn’t the same. We’re not going to procreate as a couple (until science catches up), and while the desire to demonstrate commitment might be laudable, the religious traditions that have accommodated same-sex couples have had to do some fairly major contortions to do so (which is probably healthy for them but neither here nor there). So the promise part is nice. Otherwise,“gay marriage” is beside the point. And for precisely that reason, I find it cringe-worthy to watch gay couples aping the rituals of a heterosexual wedding ceremony.

Which brings me to the saddest story I know about the legalization of gay marriage. A prominent gay couple who had been together for many years and were raising two sons were expected to be among the first to throw a lavish wedding when marriage became legal in Massachusetts. When the invitations weren’t forthcoming, I asked one of them why, and he said,“Fuck that. We’ve already spent a fortune on lawyer’s fees to be able to have the same thing.”

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