Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

There are 201809 comments on the www.cnn.com story from Aug 4, 2010, titled Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage. In it, www.cnn.com reports that:

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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Randy-Rock-Hudso n

Brookfield, WI

#182556 Mar 4, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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LOL! If you only knew! I pass gas that is better educated than you are.
Again, thanks for the laugh at your expense.
No,you don't. But why don't you resort to another street-level insult? It seems to be winning the day...for you.
Randy-Rock-Hudso n

Brookfield, WI

#182557 Mar 4, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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Another response from akpilot that lacks any rational retort.
Am I beaten? No doubt about it.
You go, Chongo.....you go....
Randy-Rock-Hudso n

Brookfield, WI

#182558 Mar 4, 2013
Rose_NoHo wrote:
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LOL.
If you only knew...
(Whispers) "But, we do..." You make all sorts of baseless claims about higher education. And you resort to "street" when you are unable to fake your way through these posts.
Randy-Rock-Hudso n

Brookfield, WI

#182559 Mar 4, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
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I believe Rose has two degrees. How many do you have?
Lies, from rose. And your sucker ass believes them...
Randy-Rock-Hudso n

Brookfield, WI

#182560 Mar 4, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
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I believe Rose has two degrees. How many do you have?
LOL From where? Mackie-Brown University, or ITT Tech?
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#182561 Mar 4, 2013
Jazybird58 wrote:
<quoted text>Is it isolated? Frank, you might want to look deeper into it. There are many countries around the globe, where polygamy is promoted. You might want to dig a bit deeper.
There are perfectly good laws against all the crimes your ignorance conjures up regarding polygamy. Use them. The crime you keep fantasizing about is not polygamy, it is child abuse.

If some people in same sex marriages commit crimes do you advocate banning same sex marriage too?
RaveViews

Covina, CA

#182562 Mar 4, 2013
It's true Racists pigs live in West Covina, California some are on it's city council and other's on on their commissions.

One of them likes to write racists filled articles for a local newspaper, sgvexaminer.com this has been his favorite method of promoting his racists views.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#182563 Mar 4, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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There are perfectly good laws against all the crimes your ignorance conjures up regarding polygamy. Use them. The crime you keep fantasizing about is not polygamy, it is child abuse.
If some people in same sex marriages commit crimes do you advocate banning same sex marriage too?
The difference is, the most visible proponents of Polygamy, USE polygamy as their excuse to commit these crimes against young women and children.

I am not saying it is correct that all polygamy should be associated because of this issue, it is not correct.

I am saying this is an image obstacle that needs to be overcome before progress can be made on this subject, as it will be near impossible to gain public support until there are more responsible people in the forefront of the issue, the imminent overturn of Prop 8 will have no effect on that part of the issue.

You do realize that same sex marriage would not have gained the progress it has without widespread public support, right or wrong... that is indeed the case, it needed, and had the support.

“Reality bites”

Since: Dec 11

Location hidden

#182564 Mar 4, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
There are perfectly good laws against all the crimes your ignorance conjures up regarding polygamy. Use them. The crime you keep fantasizing about is not polygamy, it is child abuse.
If some people in same sex marriages commit crimes do you advocate banning same sex marriage too?
Polygamy's Dirty Little Secret

At first glance you may be inclined to say. So what? As long as they're adults and consenting, than it is their business. What is not seen at first glance is the dirty little secret of polygamy.

Polygamy historically leads to rape, and child abuse. Even in the U.S.A. when religious groups adopt a doctrine of polygamy it eventually leads to slavery, or its close cousin, indentured servitude.

The dirtiest, of all the dirty little secrets is; It is the children who become pawns in the game.

http://www.google.com/url...

Child abuse and polygamy - polygamy and child abuse: Are these words synonymous? It certainly would appear so, based on the preliminary information obtained by officials following the apprehension of 463 children from the Yearning for Zion Ranch in Eldorado, Texas.

Reports indicate that of the 53 underage girls, 31 have had children or are currently pregnant. Two of these underage girls have had 3 children, and 6 of these girls have had 2 children. While in custody of the state, one of the girls gave birth to a boy.

In addition to this disturbing information, reports indicate that at least 41 of the children have or have had broken bones.

There is also an ongoing investigation into the possible sexual abuse of boys.

http://www.google.com/url...
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#182565 Mar 4, 2013
Big D wrote:
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The difference is, the most visible proponents of Polygamy, USE polygamy as their excuse to commit these crimes against young women and children.
I am not saying it is correct that all polygamy should be associated because of this issue, it is not correct.
I am saying this is an image obstacle that needs to be overcome before progress can be made on this subject, as it will be near impossible to gain public support until there are more responsible people in the forefront of the issue, the imminent overturn of Prop 8 will have no effect on that part of the issue.
You do realize that same sex marriage would not have gained the progress it has without widespread public support, right or wrong... that is indeed the case, it needed, and had the support.
Yes. You do realize same sex marriage had it's detractors just like you describe are against poly marriage?

And you do realize public support was not very common in the early days of SSM just a few short years ago?

You do realize how fast public support can come by eliminating ignorance and prejudice with education?
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#182566 Mar 4, 2013
Jazybird58 wrote:
<quoted text>Polygamy's Dirty Little Secret
At first glance you may be inclined to say. So what? As long as they're adults and consenting, than it is their business. What is not seen at first glance is the dirty little secret of polygamy.
Polygamy historically leads to rape, and child abuse. Even in the U.S.A. when religious groups adopt a doctrine of polygamy it eventually leads to slavery, or its close cousin, indentured servitude.
The dirtiest, of all the dirty little secrets is; It is the children who become pawns in the game.
http://www.google.com/url...
Child abuse and polygamy - polygamy and child abuse: Are these words synonymous? It certainly would appear so, based on the preliminary information obtained by officials following the apprehension of 463 children from the Yearning for Zion Ranch in Eldorado, Texas.
Reports indicate that of the 53 underage girls, 31 have had children or are currently pregnant. Two of these underage girls have had 3 children, and 6 of these girls have had 2 children. While in custody of the state, one of the girls gave birth to a boy.
In addition to this disturbing information, reports indicate that at least 41 of the children have or have had broken bones.
There is also an ongoing investigation into the possible sexual abuse of boys.
http://www.google.com/url...
There are perfectly good laws against all the crimes your ignorance conjures up regarding polygamy. Use them. The crime you keep fantasizing about is not polygamy, it is child abuse.

If some people in same sex marriages commit crimes do you advocate banning same sex marriage too?
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#182567 Mar 4, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
What is it going to take to get you idiots to stop believing the bullshit put out by FOX News?
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#182568 Mar 4, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
You do realize how fast public support can come by eliminating ignorance and prejudice with education?
As if.........
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#182569 Mar 4, 2013
Randy-Rock-Hudson wrote:
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Lies, from rose. And your sucker ass believes them...
Look, you silly hick. I can tell from Rose's posts that she's educated, so yes, I believe her.

You, on the other hand, are very easily spotted as uneducated. Not only that, but you embrace your ignorance and wear it as a badge of honor. You don't even have enough sense to keep your stupid mouth shut.
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#182570 Mar 4, 2013
Randy-Rock-Hudson wrote:
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LOL From where? Mackie-Brown University, or ITT Tech?
...and how many degrees do you have?
Big D

Modesto, CA

#182571 Mar 4, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Yes. You do realize same sex marriage had it's detractors just like you describe are against poly marriage?
And you do realize public support was not very common in the early days of SSM just a few short years ago?
You do realize how fast public support can come by eliminating ignorance and prejudice with education?
Detractors yes, but no on “the same as I describe” people are seeing polygamy, as no criminal I have seen has ever used same sex marriages specifically as an excuse, that gives them the "right" to commit such a crime.

I do realize how fast public support can come, I also realize it won’t come at all unless the people in the forefront of this issue are not criminals and welfare cheats as they currently in the public eye, seem to be.

You need more positive role models
Big D

Modesto, CA

#182572 Mar 4, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
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What is it going to take to get you idiots to stop believing the bullshit put out by FOX News?
That is refered to as FAUX News

It fits
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#182573 Mar 4, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
<quoted text>
What is it going to take to get you idiots to stop believing the bullshit put out by FOX News?
Woops! Forgot that everything FOX reports is a lie in liberal la la land! Sorry!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-22643...
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#182574 Mar 4, 2013
Big D wrote:
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That is refered to as FAUX News
It fits
Actually, I usually call it FUX News.

You would think after what happened in November, folks would quit FUX News, but nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#182575 Mar 4, 2013
Big D wrote:
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Detractors yes, but no on “the same as I describe” people are seeing polygamy, as no criminal I have seen has ever used same sex marriages specifically as an excuse, that gives them the "right" to commit such a crime.
I do realize how fast public support can come, I also realize it won’t come at all unless the people in the forefront of this issue are not criminals and welfare cheats as they currently in the public eye, seem to be.
You need more positive role models
Ugh. Again I am allowed to talk of polygamy in the abstract. It's in the TOS of this DISCUSSION forum.

Your repeated arguments that poly has a bad image ARE NOTED REPEATEDLY. They are NOT reasons to deny equality.

You need an argument.

P.S. SSM had a very bad image too. Marrying trees and goats and such. You still use it.

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