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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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Grimms

La Puente, CA

#224638 Nov 14, 2013
Why so Grim?
guest

Long Beach, CA

#224640 Nov 14, 2013
Cali Girl wrote:
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Your mother is a Ho!
No, you are a c-nt.
Straight Sh00ter

Tecumseh, KS

#224641 Nov 14, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Poof Daddy Jizzy's a "weeee leap troll" now. Whatever that is.
Jizzy is a drunken Irishman.

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Long Beach, CA

#224642 Nov 14, 2013
Cali Girl wrote:
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You don't even know me,nor have
you seen me so STFU!
You posted that ugly-azzed pic of your obese self, so yeah we have seen you. Unless that wasn't really a pic of you? Interesting....
guest

Long Beach, CA

#224643 Nov 14, 2013
More progress has been made. Today's news story:

Hawaii judge refuses to block new same-sex marriage law

HONOLULU (Reuters)- Opponents of Hawaii's new gay marriage law failed in their bid to block implementation of the measure on Thursday when a judge refused to grant a court order preventing marriage licenses from being issued to same-sex couples beginning next month.

The new law, which cleared the Democratic-controlled Legislature on Tuesday and was signed on Wednesday by Democratic Governor Neil Abercrombie, paves the way for gay and lesbian couples to be legally wed in Hawaii starting on December 2.

A Republican legislator and others opposed to the marriage equality law filed a court challenge even before it was passed, seeking a restraining order that would keep it from taking effect.

Circuit Judge Karl Sakamoto in Honolulu had refused to even consider the opponents' motion until the law was enacted, and on Thursday, following an hour of oral arguments from both sides, he denied the request for an injunction.

"After all the legal complexities of the court's analysis, the court will conclude that same-sex marriage in Hawaii is legal," Sakamoto said.

The new law made Hawaii the 15th U.S. state to legalize nuptials for gay and lesbian couples, rolling back a 1994 statute that defined marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman.

Republican Bob McDermott, a member of Hawaii's House of Representatives leading the effort to block the measure, said it conflicts with a 1998 voter-passed constitutional amendment vesting the state Legislature with authority to limit marriages to heterosexual couples.

One of six House Republicans to vote against the gay marriage bill last week, McDermott cited ballot information circulated at the time of 1998 amendment explaining that its passage would empower legislators to restrict marriage to opposite-sex couples "only."

Therefore, McDermott argued, that was the intent of voters who approved it, and that was how the court should interpret it, despite the fact that word "only" did not appear in the ballot question itself, nor in the amendment as enacted.

Attorney Jack Dwyer, who represented gay marriage opponents in court, told Reuters after the hearing that difference between the ballot information and the ballot question itself amounted to a "bait and switch."

The state attorney general's office countered there was nothing in the constitutional amendment precluding legislators from extending marriage rights to same-sex couples.

The state further argued that seeking to interpret the amendment based on misleading pre-election information amounted to trying to rewrite the state constitution to suit opponents' preferences.

The judge found that the wording of the amendment was unambiguous in giving the Legislature discretion to legalize gay marriage.

Moreover, he said the state constitution grants lawmakers broad powers to legislate on domestic relations, including matrimony, said Anne Lopez, a special assistant to Attorney General David Louie.

Dwyer said gay marriage opponents have not decided whether to press ahead with their case.

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Gustavo

Redondo Beach, CA

#224648 Nov 14, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>No, you are a c-nt.
can't understand normal thinking?

Since: Nov 12

Sacramento, CA

#224649 Nov 14, 2013
guest wrote:
More progress has been made. Today's news story:
Hawaii judge refuses to block new same-sex marriage law
HONOLULU (Reuters)- Opponents of Hawaii's new gay marriage law failed in their bid to block implementation of the measure on Thursday when a judge refused to grant a court order preventing marriage licenses from being issued to same-sex couples beginning next month.
The new law, which cleared the Democratic-controlled Legislature on Tuesday and was signed on Wednesday by Democratic Governor Neil Abercrombie, paves the way for gay and lesbian couples to be legally wed in Hawaii starting on December 2.
A Republican legislator and others opposed to the marriage equality law filed a court challenge even before it was passed, seeking a restraining order that would keep it from taking effect.
Circuit Judge Karl Sakamoto in Honolulu had refused to even consider the opponents' motion until the law was enacted, and on Thursday, following an hour of oral arguments from both sides, he denied the request for an injunction.
"After all the legal complexities of the court's analysis, the court will conclude that same-sex marriage in Hawaii is legal," Sakamoto said.
The new law made Hawaii the 15th U.S. state to legalize nuptials for gay and lesbian couples, rolling back a 1994 statute that defined marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman.
Republican Bob McDermott, a member of Hawaii's House of Representatives leading the effort to block the measure, said it conflicts with a 1998 voter-passed constitutional amendment vesting the state Legislature with authority to limit marriages to heterosexual couples.
One of six House Republicans to vote against the gay marriage bill last week, McDermott cited ballot information circulated at the time of 1998 amendment explaining that its passage would empower legislators to restrict marriage to opposite-sex couples "only."
Therefore, McDermott argued, that was the intent of voters who approved it, and that was how the court should interpret it, despite the fact that word "only" did not appear in the ballot question itself, nor in the amendment as enacted.
Attorney Jack Dwyer, who represented gay marriage opponents in court, told Reuters after the hearing that difference between the ballot information and the ballot question itself amounted to a "bait and switch."
The state attorney general's office countered there was nothing in the constitutional amendment precluding legislators from extending marriage rights to same-sex couples.
The state further argued that seeking to interpret the amendment based on misleading pre-election information amounted to trying to rewrite the state constitution to suit opponents' preferences.
The judge found that the wording of the amendment was unambiguous in giving the Legislature discretion to legalize gay marriage.
Moreover, he said the state constitution grants lawmakers broad powers to legislate on domestic relations, including matrimony, said Anne Lopez, a special assistant to Attorney General David Louie.
Dwyer said gay marriage opponents have not decided whether to press ahead with their case.
Off topic, this thread is about California, read the title. You concerned about Hawaii, move there. You seem really proud of those Democrats, how's that obamaCare going for you? Were you proud of the lies?

Since: Nov 12

Sacramento, CA

#224650 Nov 14, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>No, you are a c-nt.
Hey easy anal mouth. She's a woman and yes women have those besides other parts. Most men adore that part.
guest

Long Beach, CA

#224651 Nov 14, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>Off topic, this thread is about California, read the title. You concerned about Hawaii, move there. You seem really proud of those Democrats, how's that obamaCare going for you? Were you proud of the lies?
Reading comprehension is not your strong point. The article was about same sex marriage. Duh. That is ON TOPIC, unlike all of your posts. I despise the Democratic party, BTW. And I think Obama is an idiot. He is the one of the worse presidents in US history. So your lame jab at me was a complete FAIL, which is no surprise. Next.
Cali Girl

Los Angeles, CA

#224653 Nov 14, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>No, you are a c-nt.
Wow,don't hold back Junior! lol

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Cali Girl

Los Angeles, CA

#224654 Nov 14, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>You posted that ugly-azzed pic of your obese self, so yeah we have seen you. Unless that wasn't really a pic of you? Interesting....
Do you eat with that mouth of yours?
You're the biggest piece of trash on
Topix.Where is your picture,Derp?

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Long Beach, CA

#224656 Nov 14, 2013
Cali Girl wrote:
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Do you eat with that mouth of yours?
You're the biggest piece of trash on
Topix.Where is your picture,Derp?
Yes, I eat with my mouth. That is one of the purposes of mouths. You yourself are quite a piece of trash. I do not post my picture online. That is foolish, which is why you posted yours. Because you are a foolish little ho-troll.
guest

Long Beach, CA

#224658 Nov 14, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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I picture a real skinny nervous guy. Caved in chest. Balding. Little pot belly. Poor hygiene. Sitting giggling at his monitor in a damp basement.
But I could be wrong. He might not be bald.
YUK!YUK!YUK! Ah good times.
Sounds like an accurate self-description of yourself, troll. None of those items describe me, so FAIL yet again. But that is no surprise to anyone on topix. You fail daily. You epitomize failure.
Cali Girl

Los Angeles, CA

#224659 Nov 14, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, I eat with my mouth. That is one of the purposes of mouths. You yourself are quite a piece of trash. I do not post my picture online. That is foolish, which is why you posted yours. Because you are a foolish little ho-troll.
Mama would be proud....
Twisted Rick

Auburn, CA

#224661 Nov 15, 2013
[QUOTE who="Gustaco (AKA Bean Sniffer"]<quoted text>
U people from Sacramento r retards ... we know who you r, moron u stupid ass[/QUOTE] I'm retarded? You can't even spell! Besides, everyone knows that Hispanics aren't that intelligent. That's why you people have been standing in the back of the line since American colonialism. You people are not true Americans, and never will be, Gustfucko!! We don't care about you or your n***er friends. Catch an airplane and go back to where you came from, we don't want you people here, comprende!

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Big D

Modesto, CA

#224662 Nov 15, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>Off topic, this thread is about California, read the title. You concerned about Hawaii, move there. You seem really proud of those Democrats, how's that obamaCare going for you? Were you proud of the lies?
You complain about others being off topic and then in the same post bring up Obamacare? LOL
Gustavo

Redondo Beach, CA

#224663 Nov 15, 2013
Cali Girl wrote:
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Ah no wrong again.I am only
interested in the insults that
are directed toward me here.
Everyone seems to be an adult
and capable of speaking
up against their own insults,
and lies.
U find them interesting?
Gustavo

Redondo Beach, CA

#224666 Nov 15, 2013
Twisted Rick wrote:
<quoted text> I'm retarded? You can't even spell! Besides, everyone knows that Hispanics aren't that intelligent. That's why you people have been standing in the back of the line since American colonialism. You people are not true Americans, and never will be, Gustfucko!! We don't care about you or your n***er friends. Catch an airplane and go back to where you came from, we don't want you people here, comprende!
me no comporendo pendejo! I born here pendejo. i still take u jobs from u pendejo. u r from europe pendejo? u get back on boat and go home pendejo, i here before u puto. adios cabron ... hehehe lol
Gustavo

Redondo Beach, CA

#224667 Nov 15, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Did she stutter?
oh i guess ia am talking to you too CG/frankie !
Gustavo

Redondo Beach, CA

#224668 Nov 15, 2013
Twisted Rick wrote:
<quoted text> I'm retarded? You can't even spell! Besides, everyone knows that Hispanics aren't that intelligent. That's why you people have been standing in the back of the line since American colonialism. You people are not true Americans, and never will be, Gustfucko!! We don't care about you or your n***er friends. Catch an airplane and go back to where you came from, we don't want you people here, comprende!
personas de Sacramento son maricons!!

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