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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Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212343 Aug 25, 2013
Oscar dela Rich wrote:
<quoted text>The subject is same sex marriage. Stop lying.
Gay marriage and same sex marriage are the same thing. I'm not interested in playing word games.
Oscar dela Rich wrote:
Admit you do not have a rational argument for it.
You can not come up with one state interest for allowing same sex marriage.
If you know of a state interest you could finish this sentence. The state interest in changing the law and allowing same sex marriage is.......
As for you sentence. The rational argument against same sex marriage is that you do not have a rational argument for it.
Non issue. We are guaranteed equal protection under the law, that equal protection doesn't have to serve a state interest.
Please take notes, the rational argument for gay marriage is that men and women should have equal protection under the law.
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212344 Aug 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
If a gay person just wanted to use marriage to avoid paying taxes and to gain benefits, they'd just marry someone of the opposite sex. Let's file that under "Duh".
Rose's Law, "Morons with no real argument scream, "But what about the children!?"" Balance? What is the government supposed to do? Balance our subtle energies? Single people can adopt. And you don't have to be able to reproduce in order to marry.
So, you haven't come up with a rational argument against gay marriage.
So, you haven't come up with a rational argument for gay marriage.

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212345 Aug 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
Most gay men pack the fudge. Most straight men don't.
How naive you are. Ask your sisters about straight men wanting anal sex.
Anyway, it's a non issue.
The particular sex acts we engage in are not the government's business.

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Since: May 13

Europa

#212346 Aug 25, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>
So, you haven't come up with a rational argument for gay marriage.
Freedom Of Religion. First Amendment.

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212350 Aug 25, 2013
Oscar dela Rich wrote:
<quoted text>The subject is same sex marriage.
.
An argument for same sex marriage is not "Rose thinks those who do not like her are homophobes, so gays should be allowed to marry the same sex, their sisters and their pets".
Neither would "Same sex marriage should be allowed because no one of the opposite sex wants to marry Rosie."
Thanks for the laugh.
And the still and reigning champ of dumb is Rose the Hobo.
The fact all you can do is lie about me and my position, and try to insult me, once again shows:
You can't come up with a rational argument against gay marriage.

First, I can't think of how not liking me and being a homophobe would be related. I would never base an argument about gay marriage on who does or doesn't want to marry me.

Now, try again, try to finish this sentence and make a rational argument against gay marriage.
"A person should not be allowed to marry a member of the same sex because..."

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212352 Aug 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
No, I am not against gay marriage. And yes, you are a hypocrite. You just proved it.
Bottom line is I support marriage equality and you do not.
OK, so your for gay marriage. Got it.
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212354 Aug 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
How naive you are. Ask your sisters about straight men wanting anal sex.
Anyway, it's a non issue.
The particular sex acts we engage in are not the government's business.
So, you haven't come up with a rational argument for gay marriage.
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212355 Aug 25, 2013
Europa Report wrote:
<quoted text>
Freedom Of Religion. First Amendment.
Okay, now try to demonstrate how they apply?
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212356 Aug 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
The fact all you can do is lie about me and my position, and try to insult me, once again shows:
You can't come up with a rational argument against gay marriage.
First, I can't think of how not liking me and being a homophobe would be related. I would never base an argument about gay marriage on who does or doesn't want to marry me.
Now, try again, try to finish this sentence and make a rational argument against gay marriage.
"A person should not be allowed to marry a member of the same sex because..."
Now, try again, try to finish this sentence and make a rational argument for gay marriage.
"A person should be allowed to marry a member of the same sex because..."

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212357 Aug 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you for that excellent synopsis of why Rose_NoHo is a big fat hypocrite.
Don't know what you keep pitching tents for me. What's his face didn't state my postion. But you start foaming at the mouth, and decide to attack...me!
LOL.

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212358 Aug 25, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>
So, you haven't come up with a rational argument for gay marriage.
Yes, I have, it's a simple matter of equal protection.
A man can marry a woman, so a woman should be also able to marry a woman.
A woman can marry a man, so a man should also be able to marry a man.
Simple.

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212359 Aug 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
I repeat. Most gay men have anal sex. Most straight men don't.
I'm sure your mother and sisters would disagree.

And since you are for gay marriage, why do you keep bringing up the anal sex non issue?

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212360 Aug 25, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>
Now, try again, try to finish this sentence and make a rational argument for gay marriage.
"A person should be allowed to marry a member of the same sex because..."
"No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. "
Part of the 14th Amendment.
Nothing but string...
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212361 Aug 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
"No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. "
Part of the 14th Amendment.
Nothing but string...
There still is nothing here to support your view.
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212362 Aug 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, I have, it's a simple matter of equal protection.
A man can marry a woman, so a woman should be also able to marry a woman.
A woman can marry a man, so a man should also be able to marry a man.
Simple.
Seems that both men and women are equally protected here.

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212366 Aug 25, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>
There still is nothing here to support your view.
"nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."
Who are you claiming aren't persons, men or women?

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212367 Aug 25, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>
Seems that both men and women are equally protected here.
Can a man marry a woman? Yes.
Can a woman marry a woman? No.
How does "Yes" equal "No"?

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212368 Aug 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
Ha ha anal sex jokes so funny.
Most gay men have anal sex. Most straight men don't.
Even if that's true...um, so what?
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212369 Aug 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
<quoted text>
Can a man marry a woman? Yes.
Can a woman marry a woman? No.
How does "Yes" equal "No"?
Okay..........real slow,

If a man can marry a woman and a woman can marry a man, then who is being denied equal protection? The man or the woman?

Since: Apr 11

Los Angeles, CA

#212372 Aug 25, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>
Okay..........real slow,
If a man can marry a woman and a woman can marry a man, then who is being denied equal protection? The man or the woman?
Take notes:
Both.

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