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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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Big D

Modesto, CA

#166113 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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Marriage AND procreation, not Marriage OR procreation...The 2 go hand in hand. So mustn't have one without the other. You wish to cheapen the whole meaning of marriage and we won't let you. And that makes you very mad. Invent your own ceremony.
You need to go back to Jr high health class

There are millions of married couples without children, there are millions of never married people with children.

The 18,000 legally married same sex couples didnít cheapen the meaning of my heterosexual marriage, if yours was, I wonder if perhaps you should spend more time on that, then worrying about others.

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#166114 Oct 31, 2012
http://townhall.com/columnists/dennisprager/2...

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By redefining marriage to include same sex couples we are playing with sexual and societal fire. Just as the entitlement state passes on the cost of our good intentions to our children and grandchildren - unsustainable dependency and debt -- so, too, same-sex marriage will pass along the consequences of our good intentions to our children and grandchildren - gender confusion and the loss of motherhood and fatherhood as values, just to cite two obvious consequences.

It is not enough to mean well in life. One must also do well. And the two are frequently not the same thing.

There are reasons no moral thinker in history ever advocated same-sex marriage.
Brucie Bedwetter

Pulaski, TN

#166116 Oct 31, 2012
My newest and bestest slogan is "reported"!

WAAAAAH!!!!!!!!!!

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166118 Oct 31, 2012
Big D wrote:
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Not at all kiddo... just not here to educate you, I honestly donít care if you understand what people are saying or not, in fact it is tad more entertaining that you donít.
Hey, Who taught everything you know starting with how to use the reply button you ingrate!

Now you're a big shot tough guy poster thanks to me. So now you're gonna be a wiseguy?

Too Funny!

You want to deny people you don't like equal rights. Not funny.

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166119 Oct 31, 2012
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
You need to go back to Jr high health class
There are millions of married couples without children, there are millions of never married people with children.
The 18,000 legally married same sex couples didnít cheapen the meaning of my heterosexual marriage, if yours was, I wonder if perhaps you should spend more time on that, then worrying about others.
No they didn't. But your marriage did!

Too Funny!
Big D

Modesto, CA

#166122 Oct 31, 2012
Mike DiRucci wrote:
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No they didn't. But your marriage did!
Too Funny!
Wrong again kiddo... have you ever been right about anything, you would think it would happen occasionally by accident, a broken clock is right twice a day.

My marriage is fine, we are closing in on 25 years and quite happy :) Homosexuals getting married didnít hurt ours at all, I am somewhat surprised by folks that claim it did.

Their marriages must be terribly fragile

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166124 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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Oh boy, that's a real kneeslapper. Didn't I step on you one night in TJ ?
He's a real funny guy. I think it's really Winston. Judging by the lack of imagination and general dopiness.

Fun stuff!
RiccardoFire

Los Angeles, CA

#166126 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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The CEREMONY is THE issue, remember ?
No, the ceremony is when DiRucci puts his pud into his dearest Hud.

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166127 Oct 31, 2012
Big D wrote:
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Wrong again kiddo... have you ever been right about anything, you would think it would happen occasionally by accident, a broken clock is right twice a day.
My marriage is fine, we are closing in on 25 years and quite happy :) Homosexuals getting married didnít hurt ours at all, I am somewhat surprised by folks that claim it did.
Their marriages must be terribly fragile
Wha? Does anyone read this silly blather all the way through?

What does it mean? Please explain it better.

Fun!
Big D

Modesto, CA

#166132 Oct 31, 2012
Seriously R Hudson, in what way did the thousands upon thousands of legal gay marriages cheapen your marriage?

They didnít cheapen mine, they didnít cheapen any of my childrenís marriages either.( certainly not in cost for my daughters - chuckle )

But not in any way were they less because others could marry as well.

In what way did they cheapen yours?

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166134 Oct 31, 2012
Big D wrote:
Seriously R Hudson, in what way did the thousands upon thousands of legal gay marriages cheapen your marriage?
They didnít cheapen mine, they didnít cheapen any of my childrenís marriages either.( certainly not in cost for my daughters - chuckle )
But not in any way were they less because others could marry as well.
In what way did they cheapen yours?
Cool story! But please explain it better.

Funny!

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166136 Oct 31, 2012
Big D wrote:
Seriously R Hudson, in what way did the thousands upon thousands of legal gay marriages cheapen your marriage?
They didnít cheapen mine, they didnít cheapen any of my childrenís marriages either.( certainly not in cost for my daughters - chuckle )
But not in any way were they less because others could marry as well.
In what way did they cheapen yours?
Woops! Post wasn't for me sorry I responded!

But you forgot to use the reply button you dope.

Fun!

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166139 Oct 31, 2012
Brian_G wrote:
http://townhall.com/columnists /dennisprager/2012/10/30/why_a _good_person_can_vote_against_ samesex_marriage/page/full/
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By redefining marriage to include same sex couples we are playing with sexual and societal fire. Just as the entitlement state passes on the cost of our good intentions to our children and grandchildren - unsustainable dependency and debt -- so, too, same-sex marriage will pass along the consequences of our good intentions to our children and grandchildren
Rose's Law...
Morns with no real argument scream, "But what about the children!?".
Brian_G wrote:


- gender confusion and the loss of motherhood and fatherhood as values, just to cite two obvious consequences.
It is not enough to mean well in life. One must also do well. And the two are frequently not the same thing.
There are reasons no moral thinker in history ever advocated same-sex marriage.
Prove it.
List every moral thinker in history, and every thing they advanced.
It's funny how you fundies will claim "you can't prove a negative" when people say there is no god, but you'll make statements like the above quote.

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166140 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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The CEREMONY is THE issue, remember ?
No, it's not.
Anybody can have any kind of ceremony they want.
Non issue.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#166141 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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Straight up, Big D, no sarcasm.
My marriage was a declaration that I intended to take my wife and raise a family, according to old tradition and custom, going back thousands of years. This new redefinition allows a mockery of that declaration. It allows anyone with a desire to call another a "wife" or a "husband" to claim that title, in spite of the timeless nature of that cherished institution. Anyone can live together, that is a common type of relationship. A marriage is not. I feel that the ceremony is cheapened by lowering the bar.
Not all marriages need to be a clone of yours mind you. I know a woman that recently got married that is not capable of having children.... would you deny her marriage to her husband as well?

They are happy and content... and yet you seem to think their marriage is less.

I am starting to think it is your beliefs that may have cheapened your marriage, not others being able to marry.

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166143 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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Straight up, Big D, no sarcasm.
My marriage was a declaration that I intended to take my wife and raise a family, according to old tradition and custom, going back thousands of years. This new redefinition allows a mockery of that declaration. It allows anyone with a desire to call another a "wife" or a "husband" to claim that title, in spite of the timeless nature of that cherished institution. Anyone can live together, that is a common type of relationship. A marriage is not. I feel that the ceremony is cheapened by lowering the bar.
Is your wife as hideous as you are? People tend to pair up with a partner of similar sexual market value, so you wife must be really revolting!
Damn!
And you are so selfish, why would people have to step around your feelings?

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166144 Oct 31, 2012
Sorry, your wife must be really revolting!

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166147 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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It reduces the sanctitity of your ceremony. It becomes something that any clowns in make-up and drag can participate in. Did it not declare something special about the relationship between you and you wife ? This redefining of marriage is about sexual gratification and financial gain.
LOL. Marriage has always been about sexual gratification and financial gain. You might try to cover up the facts with your romantic notions, but that doesn't change a thing.

DoorMat

Covina, CA

#166148 Oct 31, 2012
Never use your feet on the doormat too much.

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166150 Oct 31, 2012
Rock Hudson, quit trying to make your bigotry seem noble with your "sanctitity of the ceremony" crap.
You don't care about weddings held by Elvis impersonators in Vegas. You just hate gay people, why not admit it?
http://the-weddingvendors.com/wp-content/uplo...

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