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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Redux

Monrovia, CA

#174328 Jan 11, 2013
It's the heartland and a bunch of idiot out ot towners posting.
Largelanguage

Flint, UK

#174329 Jan 11, 2013
Big D wrote:
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Donít worry you keep screwing up history and I will keep correcting you. It is established facts, not conjecture, and not just a tale.
What ideas are you making up this time?

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#174330 Jan 11, 2013
Impeachment Cobblers wrote:
More hilarity from the short bus.
What do you find hilarious about gender segregation of marriage?

Until the 21st Century, all cultures had gender diversity marriage. Now we have gender apartheid marriage; that's not funny in the least.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#174331 Jan 11, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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What ideas are you making up this time?
I am not, it was not the Saxons that sacked Rome

Rome fell not long after becoming a Christian nation after the emperor Constantine converted ( I did not say it was the cause )

There was no "Roman Catholic Church" until long LONG after these events

Donít worry, as you screw up history I will be here to correct it for you.
Largelanguage

Flint, UK

#174333 Jan 11, 2013
Big D wrote:
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I am not, it was not the Saxons that sacked Rome
Rome fell not long after becoming a Christian nation after the emperor Constantine converted ( I did not say it was the cause )
There was no "Roman Catholic Church" until long LONG after these events
Donít worry, as you screw up history I will be here to correct it for you.
Rome existed, but caesar and the other white robed emperors wrelm no longer existed. Rome itself lost its empire due to the saxons and was changed and then later converted to christianity. Why else do you think our nation is renouned for being Christian? Because the Roman catholics originated from Britain and also inhabited Christianity in their own nation! Still very stupid! Making up even more ideas then eh?
Big D

Modesto, CA

#174335 Jan 11, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
<quoted text>
Rome existed, but caesar and the other white robed emperors wrelm no longer existed. Rome itself lost its empire due to the saxons and was changed and then later converted to christianity. Why else do you think our nation is renouned for being Christian? Because the Roman catholics originated from Britain and also inhabited Christianity in their own nation! Still very stupid! Making up even more ideas then eh?
No Rome lost its empire to the Goths who sacked Rome, and Rome had been Christian empire for over 100 years when that happened. Rome had converted to Christianity after the conversation of Constantine.

Read just a little history, even childrenís books before you post, what they are telling you from the pulpit is made up crap.

Roman Catholics did exist until many hundreds of years later
heartandmind

Moline, IL

#174337 Jan 11, 2013
so now it's the fall of the roman empire?

here's a history lesson :

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/gibbon-...

or :

http://www.suu.edu/faculty/bostick/Sample%20E...

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#174338 Jan 11, 2013
Big D wrote:
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Which is nothing compared to the slaughter the Christians did during the crusades, but abroad and at home.
Ancient Rome canít hold a candle to the violence done in the name of Christianity
Do you understand what you are defending?
So you would have preferred Europe be Islamic much sooner than it will be? Read about the Ottoman Empire for a taste of what is coming.

Do you know anything but gay twirl and bigotry about history?

But the bottom line is, you are excusing the slaughter of innocent people in horrific barbarity by equating it to a dissimilar situation that may or may not be horrific. Put simply, you are saying two wrongs make a right.

Wrong.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#174339 Jan 11, 2013
heartandmind wrote:
so now it's the fall of the roman empire?
here's a history lesson :
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/gibbon-...
or :
http://www.suu.edu/faculty/bostick/Sample%20E...
All I know is someone was talking about the fall and making a whole lot of incorrect statements about it.

Why it fell was an interesting discussion, as it is opinions, but someone was making blatantly incorrect statements as if they got their info from some cult Sunday school
Mikey DiRucci

Union City, CA

#174340 Jan 11, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
All I know is someone was talking about the fall and making a whole lot of incorrect statements about it.
Why it fell was an interesting discussion, as it is opinions, but someone was making blatantly incorrect statements as if they got their info from some cult Sunday school
Yet another liar?
heartandmind

Moline, IL

#174341 Jan 11, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
All I know is someone was talking about the fall and making a whole lot of incorrect statements about it.
Why it fell was an interesting discussion, as it is opinions, but someone was making blatantly incorrect statements as if they got their info from some cult Sunday school
maybe they'll read & educate themselves.

i doubt it, but at least it's there for those that prefer to educate themselves.

i love it when the proclaim just how it fell....and historical fact proves them wrong. typically those guys go off in a huff-n-puff, trying to protest that what is written, vetted and published is wrong and that they are the correct ones in the discussion, yet have nothing to substantiate their claims. LOL. makes me think of how a balloon sounds when it looses it's air. pffffffft.

have a great weekend, bigD
Big D

Modesto, CA

#174342 Jan 11, 2013
Mikey DiRucci wrote:
<quoted text>
Yet another liar?
Oh no, just someone terribly misinformed

A lair would be someone that makes up something and says that someone else said that when they did not.

A mistake, or lack of education is one thing, falsifying what others say is something totally different.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#174343 Jan 11, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
You are playing irresponsible games.
Demanding we head down a road while ignoring the destination.
Not only do you once again expose the weakness of your argument, you expose the lack of character that goes with it.
Smirk.
heartandmind wrote:
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and you're not playing games yourself? you're dilluting a relationship two consenting adult want to solemnize with vows and obtain those rights the GAO listed a few yrs back (totaling to just over 1300) that are extended to only legally married couples. you're the one trying to tell us that anything other than a male/female married relationship isn't worthy of those vows to one another. you're the one that's smirking at you own (lack) of with, chum, not us.
the issues at hand are regarding the legal contract between 2 consenting adults that wish to marry. stick to the topic. when you can rationally discuss with insulting people, then chime in. without the smartasz smirks and ridiculous comparisons. until then, let the grownups talk at the grown up table.
I ask two serious pertinent questions, and you recklessly slough them off, claiming it's okay because "you play games too".

Once again you expose the weakness of your argument, the lack of character you possess, and now you add to it silly immaturity.

You mistake the sinking of the knife of reality to the hilt into the belly of denial and twisted with a smirk for a cheap smartasz comment. Hardly the same.

Go back to your video games and gay porn.

Smirk.
Redux

Monrovia, CA

#174344 Jan 11, 2013
Tin Foil clowns from out of towners are psoting again.
heartandmind

Moline, IL

#174345 Jan 11, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
So you would have preferred Europe be Islamic much sooner than it will be? Read about the Ottoman Empire for a taste of what is coming.
Do you know anything but gay twirl and bigotry about history?
But the bottom line is, you are excusing the slaughter of innocent people in horrific barbarity by equating it to a dissimilar situation that may or may not be horrific. Put simply, you are saying two wrongs make a right.
Wrong.
the effect of the Crusades :

http://www.the-orb.net/encyclop/religion/crus...
heartandmind

Moline, IL

#174346 Jan 11, 2013
KiMare wrote:
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
You are playing irresponsible games.
Demanding we head down a road while ignoring the destination.
Not only do you once again expose the weakness of your argument, you expose the lack of character that goes with it.
Smirk.
<quoted text>
I ask two serious pertinent questions, and you recklessly slough them off, claiming it's okay because "you play games too".
Once again you expose the weakness of your argument, the lack of character you possess, and now you add to it silly immaturity.
You mistake the sinking of the knife of reality to the hilt into the belly of denial and twisted with a smirk for a cheap smartasz comment. Hardly the same.
Go back to your video games and gay porn.
Smirk.
sounds like you know a lot about that sort of stuff. good luck with that chum.

the reality is that judges have ruled in favor of striking down Prop 8 and DOMA is teetering on it's last lungfuls of air as we wait until March when the Supreme Court considers the cases.

your opinions indeed mean nothing in light of the writings of judges. you, in the end, are a mere internet stranger with no credibility, in stark contrast to that of seated judges.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#174347 Jan 11, 2013
heartandmind wrote:
<quoted text>
maybe they'll read & educate themselves.
i doubt it, but at least it's there for those that prefer to educate themselves.
i love it when the proclaim just how it fell....and historical fact proves them wrong. typically those guys go off in a huff-n-puff, trying to protest that what is written, vetted and published is wrong and that they are the correct ones in the discussion, yet have nothing to substantiate their claims. LOL. makes me think of how a balloon sounds when it looses it's air. pffffffft.
have a great weekend, bigD
Yes, I have found that most people that have it THAT wrong are more interested in believing what is not true, than knowing what is.

You too, looking forward to a nice weekend!:)
Mikey DiRucci

Union City, CA

#174348 Jan 11, 2013
Big D wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh no, just someone terribly misinformed
A lair would be someone that makes up something and says that someone else said that when they did not.
A mistake, or lack of education is one thing, falsifying what others say is something totally different.
It seems everyone who disagrees with you is a liar. We've all allegedly "made up something and said that you said it when you did not".

And it always happens just as you are losing the argument. And you never accuse anyone who agrees with you of it. Funny that.

Since: Apr 11

Santa Monica, CA

#174350 Jan 11, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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You mean the slaughter of Christians in arenas deserved to go on?
No one screamed 'what about the children' just like you.
Do you even understand what you are defending?
Ho.
I just stated a truth, that Christianity helped to destroy Rome. Not saying what, if anything, should or shouldn't have been done about it.

Since: Apr 11

Santa Monica, CA

#174351 Jan 11, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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Circular reasoning about flat (also a pun referring to your chest, and not your ass).
Snicker.
My chest, flat? LOL! You are such an idiot.

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