Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

Aug 4, 2010 Full story: www.cnn.com 201,186

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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Jane Dodo

Hoboken, NJ

#177111 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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More dopy Mona Lott non-substance. yawn.
Do you think the judge's decision is good or bad for marriage equality for poly?
Is this the polygamy thread? No.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177112 Jan 25, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
I donít think it has any effect on it, has nothing to do with it.
What's good for marriage equality is good for polygamy. Polygamy being marriage and all. Funny how that works!

Maybe poly will be legalized but then fail! Then we'd have legal poly but it failed. YUK!YUK!YUK!
Jane Dodo

Hoboken, NJ

#177113 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
What's good for marriage equality is good for polygamy. Polygamy being marriage and all. Funny how that works!
Maybe poly will be legalized but then fail! Then we'd have legal poly but it failed. YUK!YUK!YUK!
Whatever you say, Goofy. Say "Hi" to Mickey and Donald for me.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#177114 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
What's good for marriage equality is good for polygamy. Polygamy being marriage and all. Funny how that works!
Maybe poly will be legalized but then fail! Then we'd have legal poly but it failed. YUK!YUK!YUK!
whatever... not the issue at hand.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177115 Jan 25, 2013
Jane Dodo wrote:
<quoted text>Agreed.
Disagreed.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#177116 Jan 25, 2013
Jane Dodo wrote:
<quoted text>
Is this the polygamy thread? No.
It is just the standard bait and switch tactics used by people opposed to something like same sex marriage.

it is meaningless
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177117 Jan 25, 2013
Jane Dodo wrote:
<quoted text>
Whatever you say, Goofy. Say "Hi" to Mickey and Donald for me.
Is this the Disney thread? No.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177118 Jan 25, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
whatever... not the issue at hand.
No need to whine, we're trying to discuss marriage, if you don't like my message tell me why or just ignore me! Easy!

Do you think polygamy deserves the same respect and consideration as same sex marriage?

The answer is not "this is not the issue at hand." It's either yes or no.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177119 Jan 25, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
It is just the standard bait and switch tactics used by people opposed to something like same sex marriage.
it is meaningless
I support marriage equality. You and Jane Dodo do not.

So climb down off your high horse for a minute and tell us why.

I am not trying to bait you or switch you or trick you. I am trying to discuss marriage.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#177120 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
Disagreed.
Of course, you bash everyone for the overturn of prop 8 and defend everyone that is opposed to same sex marriage and then constantly try to equate it to poly marriage which has nothing to do with prop 8 which is a standard tactic of bait and switch that the opponents of same sex marriage use.

You are going to disagree with anyone supporting same sex marriage, regardless of if you claim to be for it or not.

You donít think anyone believes youÖ. do you?
DorN

La Puente, CA

#177121 Jan 25, 2013
The judge made a wise decision. The vote to ban same sex marriage was discriminatory, and against the constitution.
In my opinion gays marry straights either because they are not fully aware of their sexual orientation or because they want to be able to keep their jobs or avoid being harassed.
Gays married to straights pass on the 'trait for gayness' to their offspring.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#177122 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
No need to whine, we're trying to discuss marriage, if you don't like my message tell me why or just ignore me! Easy!
Do you think polygamy deserves the same respect and consideration as same sex marriage?
The answer is not "this is not the issue at hand." It's either yes or no.
I wasnít whining, I was saying it will probably have no effect on it whatsoever. I donít think much about poly marriage and really donít have an opinion on the subject. I honestly donít care as it is not the issue at hand.

That isnít support, that isnít opposition, it is an honest appraisal of an issue that is not going to the supreme court and is not likely to in this decade.
Black momma

Norwalk, CA

#177123 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
No need to whine, we're trying to discuss marriage, if you don't like my message tell me why or just ignore me! Easy!
Do you think polygamy deserves the same respect and consideration as same sex marriage?
The answer is not "this is not the issue at hand." It's either yes or no.
if polygamy pass you will see male population dwindle to almost nothing just regular non religious cults.Prime example American.... Why does she get the black car why don't you ask that other wife of
yours to make you meatloaf or by the way here is your little league coach dates oh also we all
have a headache tonight remember it is trash day I want it to pass.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177124 Jan 25, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course, you bash everyone for the overturn of prop 8 and defend everyone that is opposed to same sex marriage and then constantly try to equate it to poly marriage which has nothing to do with prop 8 which is a standard tactic of bait and switch that the opponents of same sex marriage use.
You are going to disagree with anyone supporting same sex marriage, regardless of if you claim to be for it or not.
You donít think anyone believes youÖ. do you?
Sure you don't like me, we get it Squeaky, but try and control your outbursts and get on topic.

Do you think polygamy deserves the same respect as same sex marriage?

P.S. I support same sex marriage and poly marriage. I think maybe you do not. So if there's any baiting and switching or trickery, it's yours.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177125 Jan 25, 2013
Black momma wrote:
<quoted text> if polygamy pass you will see male population dwindle to almost nothing just regular non religious cults.Prime example American.... Why does she get the black car why don't you ask that other wife of
yours to make you meatloaf or by the way here is your little league coach dates oh also we all
have a headache tonight remember it is trash day I want it to pass.
Oh hell yeah, I know! Polygamy is not for me! I can hardly handle one woman.

But some people want it. I don't see why it should be illegal or how it will hurt anyone if made legal.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#177126 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
Sure you don't like me, we get it Squeaky, but try and control your outbursts and get on topic.
Do you think polygamy deserves the same respect as same sex marriage?
P.S. I support same sex marriage and poly marriage. I think maybe you do not. So if there's any baiting and switching or trickery, it's yours.
I didnít say that

I donít care about poly marriage and have put no thought to it, nor an I about to start now as it simply is a non-issue. It wonít be going before the supreme court anytime soon nor will be a part of national debate in the near future.

I donít believe you support same sex marriage or you would not attack those in support and defend those opposed, and use the same tactics they use to attack it.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#177127 Jan 25, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
I wasnít whining, I was saying it will probably have no effect on it whatsoever. I donít think much about poly marriage and really donít have an opinion on the subject. I honestly donít care as it is not the issue at hand.
That isnít support, that isnít opposition, it is an honest appraisal of an issue that is not going to the supreme court and is not likely to in this decade.
You are indifferent to polygamy. Fine. Why all the hostility then? Is it just me? YUK!YUK!YUK!

I don't see any compelling reasons not to allow polygamy. Probably the biggest reason I get against it is paranoid fear that it's a trick to sabotage same sex marriage. You are guilty of this thinking.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#177128 Jan 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
You are indifferent to polygamy. Fine. Why all the hostility then? Is it just me? YUK!YUK!YUK!
I don't see any compelling reasons not to allow polygamy. Probably the biggest reason I get against it is paranoid fear that it's a trick to sabotage same sex marriage. You are guilty of this thinking.
Go gather your supporters and bring the case to the supreme court... go ahead.

It isnít the case before them now, it simply isnít the issue, and isnít going to be the issue and nothing they decide will have any impact on it.

What may have an impact on is something you donít like discussed, and that is the decline of religion in America, as the vast majority of supporters of it are splinter cults of religious fanatics, often( but not always ) religous child molester cults.

I am willing to wager that your primary concern will not go before the supreme court in the next decade, want to take that wager?
Largelanguage

Rhyl, UK

#177129 Jan 25, 2013
Jane Dodo wrote:
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I'm older than you, you flaming dumbass. You can't back up one single word you've written, because it's all your opinion, and that's not based on facts.
Older? Nah! I bet you're really young, wild, and evil inside! A perfect target to burn on the youthful energies of satan! Oh reasuring yourself! Lying to yourself! Feel better? No! Inside you still *feel* weaker, and more vulnerable! Folly of youth! Suppress your feelings of intimidation and inferioty? Yes BOY? Eh BOY?
Largelanguage

Rhyl, UK

#177130 Jan 25, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Stupid, try this thought experiment.
There are 100 men, and 100 women.
With me so far?
36 of these women have anal sex, and 44 of the men have anal sex with these women. You do know a woman can have sex with more than one man?
Yes I do. More women still have sex. Wrong stats.

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