Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

Aug 4, 2010 Full story: www.cnn.com 201,187

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: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166192 Oct 31, 2012
R Hudson wrote:
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Fundamentally, I believe that balance must be maintained, and that a SSM lacks the balance necessary in all things.
That's romantic babble. This is a legal issue.
The Constitution grants all US citizens equal rights.
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#166193 Oct 31, 2012
Mike DiRucci wrote:
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Mr. Ronald. Thank you! That means a lot to me. I love your work.(Except the racism). Tough shit that you don't like mine! Deal with it.
Michael.
Mike DiRucci.

Point of information, please. Are you addressing Ronald Los Angeles or Ronald Long Beach?

Ronald

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#166195 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Yeah, really.
It says "Marriage and procreation are fundamental to the very existence and survival of the race", not "Marriage and procreation are rights". And they are wrong about marriage being fundamental to the very survival of the race.
That's funny, the SCOTUS is the Loving v Virginia decision didn't have the trouble connecting the dots you are having.

Or don't you like Loving V Virginia anymore?

"Marriage is one of the "basic civil rights of man," fundamental to our very existence and survival. Skinner v. Oklahoma, 316 U.S. 535, 541 (1942)."- Loving V Virginia

Really?
" We are dealing here with legislation which involves one of the basic civil rights of man. Marriage and procreation are fundamental to the very existence and survival of the race."- Skinner V Oklahoma

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#166196 Oct 31, 2012
Tzunammi wrote:
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Dance puppet.
She already is.

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#166197 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Can you prove there is no elephant in your bathtub?
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No, if god exists, there is evidence of his existence.
It's quite possible, in fact likely, that there are fossils that exist we haven't found.
You're an idiot Rose.

There is no proof of life on another planet in the Universe. Doesn't mean it isn't there.

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166200 Oct 31, 2012
Laquesha Jefferson PhD wrote:
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Hey Studly, have you and Mike DiDouchie hooked up in person or are you still in the masturbation phase of your bromance?
It would be quite a story:"A chance meeting of two homophobes on a thread about same sex marriage ends up being a life change even for both fells"
... If you boys end up getting "gay married" you might get a cable movie deal on "Lifetime" if your really lucky, "Ovation".
http://www.wavsource.com/snds_2012-10-28_1362...

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#166202 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Total BS.
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Really? Post a link to a false report and bogus survey I sited. Or STFU after apologizing to me.
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Example?
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LOL! A total lie. I get you are a racist, and assume I'm on welfare because I'm black. But I have an advanced degree and I'm fully employed.
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Yep. Just because you hold it sacred doesn't mean I do.
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Provide an example...
Looks like you are going to have to be doing a whole lot of apologizing to me.
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No, I'm not your wife.
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Typical fundie.
I don't want you to die. That would end your suffering.
Seriously Rose, this response to Hudson proved everything he said about you. You wouldn't have been better off keeping your mouth shut. But then again you aren't intelligent enough to realize that.

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#166203 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Oh, good argument.
About as good as yours.

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166204 Oct 31, 2012
Ronald wrote:
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Mike DiRucci.
Point of information, please. Are you addressing Ronald Los Angeles or Ronald Long Beach?
Ronald
Ronald of Long Beach.

I thought I was addressing you. I was fooled by the dastardly troll from L.A. much to my embarrassment.

Love the humor in your work. It is a rare thing here and find it a treat!

Michael

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166206 Oct 31, 2012
akpilot wrote:
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That's funny, the SCOTUS is the Loving v Virginia decision didn't have the trouble connecting the dots you are having.
Or don't you like Loving V Virginia anymore?
"Marriage is one of the "basic civil rights of man," fundamental to our very existence and survival. Skinner v. Oklahoma, 316 U.S. 535, 541 (1942)."- Loving V Virginia
But that is nowhere to be found in Skinner v OK
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/histori...
akpilot wrote:
Really?
" We are dealing here with legislation which involves one of the basic civil rights of man. Marriage and procreation are fundamental to the very existence and survival of the race."- Skinner V Oklahoma
Again, Skinner v OK was not a case about marriage. The use of the word was incidental. It was a case from the 40's...
The case was about using forced sterilization as a means of punishment. Marriage laws were not changed at all.

Anyway, WTF is your point? You don't have to be able to procreate in order to marry.

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166207 Oct 31, 2012
akpilot wrote:
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Seriously Rose, this response to Hudson proved everything he said about you. You wouldn't have been better off keeping your mouth shut. But then again you aren't intelligent enough to realize that.
LOL. You didn't even read my response, you just replied!
For one, Rock claimed I site false reports and bogus surveys. Tell us how my response proved I site false reports and bogus surveys.
Speaking of keeping your mouth shut, looks like you are going to have to!

“Formerly Frankie Rizzo”

Since: Sep 12

Canarsie, NY

#166208 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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But that is nowhere to be found in Skinner v OK
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/histori...
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Again, Skinner v OK was not a case about marriage. The use of the word was incidental. It was a case from the 40's...
The case was about using forced sterilization as a means of punishment. Marriage laws were not changed at all.
Anyway, WTF is your point? You don't have to be able to procreate in order to marry.
Skinner schminner. Why are you a racist?

Since: Apr 11

North Hollywood, CA

#166209 Oct 31, 2012
akpilot wrote:
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You're an idiot Rose.
There is no proof of life on another planet in the Universe. Doesn't mean it isn't there.
You are the idiot.
IF god existed, there would be evidence of his existence.
He's supposed to be all knowing, all powerful and involved in our lives.
It's quite possible there is life on another planet without our having any evidence of it.
Ronald

Long Beach, CA

#166210 Oct 31, 2012
Mike DiRucci wrote:
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Ronald of Long Beach.
I thought I was addressing you. I was fooled by the dastardly troll from L.A. much to my embarrassment.
Love the humor in your work. It is a rare thing here and find it a treat!
Michael
Mike DiRucci.

Thanks for your good sentiments.

Ronald.(Long Beach)

“TAKIA AND TA TONKA”

Since: Aug 08

HAPPY TOGETHER!!!

#166211 Oct 31, 2012
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text> Proposition 8 is almost identical to Minnesota's law defining marriage as one man and one woman.
Judge Walker ignored the precedent of Baker v Nelson and excluded evidence showing the universal nature of male/female marriage.
No, it's not because there are 18,000 legally married Same-Sex Couples and those marriages remained valid, legal and recognized even after the passage of Prop 8.

Again, Baker vs Nelson was about getting a marriage license.......Perry vs Hollinsworth(Prop 8) is about a right that Same-Sex Couples had and was ELIMINATED by a vote........and the evidence you claimed was excluded, was more like NOT presented and totally irrelevant because it was about having something and then having it removed or taken away!!!

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#166212 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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But that is nowhere to be found in Skinner v OK
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/histori...
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Again, Skinner v OK was not a case about marriage. The use of the word was incidental. It was a case from the 40's...
The case was about using forced sterilization as a means of punishment. Marriage laws were not changed at all.
Anyway, WTF is your point? You don't have to be able to procreate in order to marry.
You are a f-ing idiot. There is a reason the SCOTUS referenced Skinner V Oklahoma.

I am sorry that you failed to learn critical thinking.

Yet another example as to why you are collecting that welfare check.

SQUAWK-- RACIST-- Beat ya to it, now how about you formulate an intelligent response.

Tell us how the SCOTUS was incorrect in Loving V Virginia when it referenced Oklahoma V Skinner as the source of marriage as a "right". Show us how much smarter than you are than a sitting Justice.

BTW, have you looked up stare decisis yet?

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#166213 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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LOL. You didn't even read my response, you just replied!
For one, Rock claimed I site false reports and bogus surveys. Tell us how my response proved I site false reports and bogus surveys.
Speaking of keeping your mouth shut, looks like you are going to have to!
Like I said Rose, you prove his point.. You are simply too stupid to know when to shut up.

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#166214 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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LOL. You didn't even read my response, you just replied!
For one, Rock claimed I site false reports and bogus surveys. Tell us how my response proved I site false reports and bogus surveys.
Speaking of keeping your mouth shut, looks like you are going to have to!
R Hudson wrote:
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You aren't even worth responding to.
1 You refuse to answer direct questions with anything other than deceit and spin.

You Wrote:
Total BS.

You failed to answer, as usual.



R Hudson wrote:
3 You apply a double standard to the posters this room.

You Wrote:

Example?

Here is one- Calling everyone a racists without providing the same requirement of stating which race they hate that you require from someone calling you a racist.
This is also another example of what Hudson claimed in Item 1.

R Hudson wrote:
4 You are on welfare, thus presenting yourself as the lowest form of dirt in here.

You Wrote:LOL! A total lie. I get you are a racist, and assume I'm on welfare because I'm black. But I have an advanced degree and I'm fully employed.

Proving my point. No one thinks you are on welfare because you are "black" Rose, in fact we don't even know for sure that you are- we claim you are on welfare because you are too ignorant to support yourself.

No need to go further, all of your other responses simply provided further examples of what was claimed in item 1.

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#166215 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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You are the idiot.
IF god existed, there would be evidence of his existence.
He's supposed to be all knowing, all powerful and involved in our lives.
It's quite possible there is life on another planet without our having any evidence of it.
So you claim, as fact, that there is no life on any other planet in the Universe?

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#166216 Oct 31, 2012
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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You are the idiot.
IF god existed, there would be evidence of his existence.
He's supposed to be all knowing, all powerful and involved in our lives.
It's quite possible there is life on another planet without our having any evidence of it.
Everyone pay attention here to Rose!!

Only in the fantasy world of Rose could anyone accept this response as logical.

Let's follow the nonsense of Rose.

Rose claims, it is quite possible there is life on another planet even though there is NO EVIDENCE OF IT!!

But, she also claims, that because there is NO EVIDENCE of god, then definitely god does not exist.

The court jester never lets us down!!

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