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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Frankie RIzzo

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Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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You're getting to resemble Chongo, with the made up bullshit.
Rose_NoHo is of course his hero, like all the dumbasses.
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Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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Yeah, you sure fooled us all, with that list.
It's an imaginary list. It's in Jizzybirds head only. But he thinks we can see it too. And he thinks we don't know he's a liar.
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Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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More lies, from Big Deceitful.
Big D has rightfully gotten quite a reputation as the liar he is.
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Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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You mean "rhetorical", not "rhetoric", and you meant to type "borne out", not "bore out"....No answers required.
"Karma_____" is quick to point out other's mistakes in grammar, making his own mistakes as he does it! Priceless!

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Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Polygamists already have marriage equality.
They do? How so?

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Yes, they do, Bigfoot. If a polygamist walks into the JP and asks to marry more than one person, they will be told the same thing anybody else is told.
Is the polygamist wearing a sign or a t-shirt with the word "polygamist" on it? How does the JP know? Suppose the polygamist is asking to marry another person? So that restriction should be maintained, but not the opposite sex restriction?
That's equal. Should people be allowed to marry more than one person? Well, that's not really the topic here, why not start a forum and talk about it? Oh, yeah, you don't really give a damn about polygamy, you are just against gay marriage, but can't come up with a good argument against it, so you try to cloud the issue by bringing up polygamy.(Notice, I'm not taking a stand on polygamy.)
Yet you cannot come up with a valid reason why same sex marriage should be legalized, but not plural marriage. Too legally complex perhaps? Complexity can be overcome.

Why is the opposite sex requirement, discriminatory, but not the one spouse at a time?

Do SSM advocates see the big picture? Is it possible to see beyond the rainbow colored glasses? Gay folks say change marriage for them, polygamists say change marriage for them. At what point does it no longer matter who, legally, marries who? Why bother regulate marriage at all?
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Panicked LAPD Fire 60+ Rounds at Women in Manhunt for Rogue Cop.

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<quoted text>HEY stupid, reproduction is not a requirement in marriage.
IT DOESN'T NEED TO BE!!!!!!! Sex between men and women makes babies. Human societies throughout history have recognized this, that is why marriage is privileged over other human relationships, and it has been, except for a few scattered historical examples, a male female union of either one man one woman, or one man many women. Its simply biology.

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"...a few scattered examples of recognized ss relationships,...."
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IT DOESN'T NEED TO BE!!!!!!! Sex between men and women makes babies. Human societies throughout history have recognized this, that is why marriage is privileged over other human relationships, and it has been, except for a few scattered historical examples, a male female union of either one man one woman, or one man many women. Its simply biology.
...and? Were you making a point? Do you think if gay couples marry, opposite sex couples will stop having babies? Will they stop enjoying the benefits of marriage?
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Honey, that shit closes out of town.
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Once City Hall and a handful of Council members have made it a pattern to lie to the residents and spin complete fabrications, what do they expect?

The only way for Glendora, California to fix the problems about complete public mistrust is to fire the city manager, the Jeff K., hire a new legal firm and never let Douglas Tessitor, Gene Murabito, Joseph Santora and Karen Davis have anything to do with the city ever again.

The day they leave the city won't be soon enough for most if not all of the cities honest residents.
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Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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You ignorant moron, do you think that your shallow bullshit fools anyone ? you are seriously an embarrassment to all the people on this forum. "Private" ? If, and I say "if", you took a "private" poll, Why would you even bring it up in public ? you are seriously the most moronic ass-puppet in here. Childish evasions that even Chongo would be embarrassed to use.
Jizzybird is quite the dummy ain't he? Too funny!

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Jizzybird is quite the dummy ain't he? Too funny!
Keep piling on the votes flunkie

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<quoted text>...and? Were you making a point?

Just pointing out that silly mantra of "procreation is not required for marriage", used by some SSMers

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Do you think if gay couples marry, opposite sex couples will stop having babies? Will they stop enjoying the benefits of marriage?
Well if the gay couple is of the opposite sex, they can make babies the same way other opposite sex couples do, good ole coitus. That way jr is born to his/her own married mom and dad.

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http://constitutionschool.com/2012/09/27/is-t...

Is the Legalization of Polygamy Next?

As an increasing number of American citizens grow more comfortable with the notion of gay marriage (46% of Americans), more and more individuals are seeking to legally challenge the very framework of this age old institution.

In addition to the calls by many to allow people of the same sex an opportunity to be legally wed, there are growing numbers of many old-style Mormons seeking legal immunity to engage in polygamy; an illegal practice of having multiple spouses.

This past summer, Jeff Buhman, the chief prosecutor for Utah County, Utah, made a decision that went largely unreported by many in the mainstream media – a decision to no longer prosecute anyone in the county who may be guilty of this practice; Buhman also went a step further, by placing legal roadblocks for any future county attorney who may attempt to prosecute said individuals:

“[Buhman’s decision is] intended to prevent future prosecution of polygamists in Utah County for just the practice of polygamy,”

The statements are part of a motion to dismiss a challenge to the state’s bigamy law filed by Kody Brown and his four wives: Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn.

An attorney for the Brown family had the following to say:

“While I am pleased that the prosecutors are now promising to leave this family alone, the decision will not end our challenge to the state law,” said Washington, D.C.-based attorney Jonathan Turley in a blog entry posted Thursday, expressing his “great relief for the Brown family that this long-standing threat has been finally lifted.”

According to the Brown’s attorney, the state’s law banning multiple spouses violates their constitutional right to privacy and religious freedom.

The new legal trend has the potential to decriminalize a way of life for tens of thousands of self-described Mormon fundamentalists, most of whom live in Utah where bigamy is a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

“If homosexuals are free to be married, then why can’t we? We have much more history on our side than they do.” stated one Mormon-fundamentalist claiming to being married to three different women.
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Is this the annual 'fudders' meeting?

Because you all sure come up with some pretty stupid reasons to post.
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<quoted text>Keep piling on the votes flunkie
They're imaginary dummy! Only you see them. No one else does because you made it all up like some silly little kid.

But let's get serious for a moment. Why are you against equal rights?
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They are called 'fudds' because their posts fall tot he floor like a fudd.

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Frankie RIzzo wrote:
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They're imaginary dummy! Only you see them. No one else does because you made it all up like some silly little kid.
But let's get serious for a moment. Why are you against equal rights?
I would love to debate you, unfortunately you fail to meet the minimum requirements of intelligence. 60 votes and climbing, atta boy Frankieeee

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