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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“Vita e' Bella.”

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Big D wrote:
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LOL you have some tough times coming kiddo
The case has already been made, and passed the court, and the appellate courts, that it should be lega, that making it illegal is unconstitutional.
there are 50 states, 20 years ago it was not legal in any of them.
Ten years ago there wasn't a reality show about a polygamous family, now there's two.

Just like the Duggars begat the Bateses, the Brown family of TLC’s Sister Wives has begat the Dargers. It seems like once every TLC reality show starts to get a little stale or repetitive the producers bring in another family for their stars to hang out with. Recently, the Dargers were featured on Sister Wives as a fellow polygamous family. On the show, we met husband Joe and wives Alina, Vicki, and Valerie.
Now it is legal in quite a few, and that number is growing every year. The number of countries legalizing it is growing even faster.
So far 32 states say otherwise. Perhaps we could annex Canada, to even out the numbers for ya.

Some of the same countries that have legal ssm, also have polygamist communities. The Brits already recognize foreign poly marriages for welfare bennies. The polys are right there with ya, Big D, as in de-nigh-yal

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Hey Frankie

Maybe we could get Big D a guest appearance on "Sister Wives". Ya never know.

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Pietro Armando wrote:
Hey Frankie
Maybe we could get Big D a guest appearance on "Sister Wives". Ya never know.
Petey! What is up, my man? hope all is well.

see you're still hypin' the ol' many wives for many lives mantra...good for you.
As my uncle Vinnie always said, "Stick wit what choo know..you know?"

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Old news is playing out so good today.

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<quoted text>Petey! What is up, my man? hope all is well.
see you're still hypin' the ol' many wives for many lives mantra...good for you.
As my uncle Vinnie always said, "Stick wit what choo know..you know?"
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Woody....Woody is that YOU?! Che si deech? How the heck are ya amico? Let me guess, watching "Sister Wives", and their spinoff, "My Three Wives"? You're not fooling me....you probably got "Sister Wives" on DVD.

I was wondering when you're were going to pop in. Spending time on other threads no doubt. I've tried a few others, religion themed ones, but not as entertaining as this.

"Many wives for many lives...." I like that, good to see ya haven't lost your creative flair. Or we can go with, "We're poly, we're jolly, to ignore us is folly". A bit of a take off from the old "we're here, we're queer, we want white wine, not beer", or something like that. Red wine, vino rosso, that's different.

Now back to our program.

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Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>The real arguments include the probable consequences of introducing gender segregation to marriage.
You said one of the consequences would be that members of professional sports teams would be forced to marry each other. Let's talk about that. Has that happened in any of the places gay marriage is legal?

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He seems terrified of even discussing polygamy, so probably not.
He wishes it would go away because he's not smart enough to debate it. He gets angry because I won't let him dismiss it. The he says he laughing at me. Next he'll be calling me a liar.
But that's the Big Dope!
Or as Fred G. Sanford would say, "Big Dummay"

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1. Only if you are dismissive of the unrefuted answers.
2. So defensive (and avoiding the issue...)! The difference is between asking "do you think" (a question) and stating "why do you think" (an assertion). You lied. Like I said, why are these childish word games necessary for a legitimate cause?
3. Of course lots of gays have procreated. That's not what I said and you know it. Another act of deception. I said gay couples.
Not one single gay couple in ALL of human history has ever procreated.
The differences between marriage with/without kids and gay couples;
A apple tree bearing fruit.
A apple tree not bearing fruit for some reason.
A walnut tree who never bears apples wanting to be a apple tree.
A walnut tree hanging apples on it's branches pretending to be a apple tree.
Even funnier?
Even funnier? The fact you think that analogy is apt.
Stupid, you don't have to be able to spawn in order to marry.
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The claim that if the government doesn't 'require' apple trees to bear fruit, then it is discrimination not to call walnut trees apple trees too!
4. You make a simpleton blunder by confusing 'blunder' and 'defect' with 'mutation'.
Is your mutation a blunder? A defect? Should you have been aborted?
After all, you don't just say you are a mutation, but a monster mutation.
LOL!

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I'm not going to take this, any more.

Revenge is in the eye of the beholder, and all others start running like chicken's.

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Ten years ago there wasn't a reality show about a polygamous family, now there's two.
If you actually gave a damn about polygamy, you'd start a topic about it. But you don't care. You are just against gay marriage, yet can't come up with an argument against it, so you bring up the red herring of polygamy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_herring

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Love is. Marriage is different.
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Why indeed?! You must be confused. Denying the basic human right of marriage to gay couples is the DISCRIMIANTION (duh!) that shouldn't be there.
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"Legitimate right" ...What is an IL-legitimate right by the way?
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Well, not sure quite what to make of this....
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Marriage liscenses are government issued and have nothing to do with religious choice or affiliation. So why does your or my or anyone else's religious thoughts matter even one iota?
You are fading out.

And boring.

Must be humiliating...

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You are fading out.
And boring.
Must be humiliating...
Smirk smile.
Yeah, you remember that feeling.
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Wasn't there a GPD officer that was arrested and convicted of stealing drugs and money from drug raids? Glendora, Califonria.

David Lloyd Cass, 38, of Glendora, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on two felony counts of bribery.

These two play out as slapStickers and as I've said you need to keep a close eye on those that hold life and death in their hands.

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If you actually gave a damn about polygamy, you'd start a topic about it. But you don't care. You are just against gay marriage, yet can't come up with an argument against it, so you bring up the red herring of polygamy.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_herring
You're a trip...me think thouest protest too much.

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You're a trip...me think thouest protest too much.
You don't even know what "protest too much" means.
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The Department of Homeland Security is set to purchase a further 21.6 million rounds of ammunition.

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If you actually gave a damn about polygamy, you'd start a topic about it. But you don't care. You are just against gay marriage, yet can't come up with an argument against it, so you bring up the red herring of polygamy.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_herring
If you actually gave a damn about ",marriage equality", you'd see that others, polygamists, just might want in on that too.

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If you actually gave a damn about ",marriage equality", you'd see that others, polygamists, just might want in on that too.
Polygamists already have marriage equality.
Next.
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The glass eye of fate is watching you.

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Polygamists already have marriage equality.
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Rose

Why not include polygamists/ plural marriage practioners in the marriage equality movement? If the objective is to "expand" who can marry, it makes sense to include plural marriage. What exactly is the issue?

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