Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

Aug 4, 2010 Full story: www.cnn.com 201,187

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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#178682 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Gays can't love. I take it you've never been in love yourself considering you think they can and have, or confuse them for love.
You really are stupid

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#178684 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Gay marriage disables people from reproduction. So the survival of the fittest wouldn't even work without it.
HEY stupid, reproduction is not a requirement in marriage.

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#178686 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Really? People who marry tend to have kids, although many gays tend to accept their marriages without having kids, rather than having children. If gay marriage isn't allowed, they will be made to have sex with women to have children.
You really are stupid

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#178688 Feb 7, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Too wordy.
Really?

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#178690 Feb 7, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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1. Only if you are dismissive of the unrefuted answers.
2. So defensive (and avoiding the issue...)! The difference is between asking "do you think" (a question) and stating "why do you think" (an assertion). You lied. Like I said, why are these childish word games necessary for a legitimate cause?
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Huh? What is your question again?
KiMare wrote:
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...3. Of course lots of gays have procreated. That's not what I said and you know it. Another act of deception. I said gay couples.
Not one single gay couple in ALL of human history has ever procreated....
That is unture.
KiMare wrote:
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...The differences between marriage with/without kids and gay couples;
A apple tree bearing fruit.
A apple tree not bearing fruit for some reason.
A walnut tree who never bears apples wanting to be a apple tree.
A walnut tree hanging apples on it's branches pretending to be a apple tree.
Even funnier?
The claim that if the government doesn't 'require' apple trees to bear fruit, then it is discrimination not to call walnut trees apple trees too!....
Why do you contend marraige has anything to do with offspring? It doesn't. Having children and getting married are two independent events!
KiMare wrote:
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4. You make a simpleton blunder by confusing 'blunder' and 'defect' with 'mutation'. Evolution thrives on mutation. However, a mutation that cannot perpetuate itself is a blunder/defect.
Remember when I schooled you about the fundamental goal of evolution (VIST)?
I = Inheritance: Genetic traits are inherited from parents and are passed on to offspring.
S = Selection: Organisms with traits that are favorable to their survival get to live and pass on their genes to the next generation.
It seems to me your post picture should be a buff ego with no head...
Snicker.
Now tell me who's playing word games, really?
KiMare wrote:
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.... Snicker.
Of course your smile is gone now as it should be!
Reality2013

Thousand Oaks, CA

#178692 Feb 7, 2013
Once again we have activist judges making up their own absurd interpretation to ignore the will of the people. The ban did not violate anyone's right it just protected the ability of straight couples to differentiate their marriage from non-traditional unions. Marriage doesn't mean much anymore as it is.It was originally very religious and now is very legal. It used to be a contract you did not break for every little problem you have in a marriage. The Gay community can now be as unhappy and join the high divorce rate.
Neil Andblowme

Hoboken, NJ

#178694 Feb 7, 2013
Reality2013 wrote:
Once again we have activist judges making up their own absurd interpretation to ignore the will of the people. The ban did not violate anyone's right it just protected the ability of straight couples to differentiate their marriage from non-traditional unions. Marriage doesn't mean much anymore as it is.It was originally very religious and now is very legal. It used to be a contract you did not break for every little problem you have in a marriage. The Gay community can now be as unhappy and join the high divorce rate.
Um, hellooooooooooooooo.... Prop 8 took away the right that gay couples had to marry. How can you say it didn't violate anyone's rights?

Marriage was NOT originally very religious. It's always been a legal contract.

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#178696 Feb 7, 2013
KiMare wrote:
1. Which makes the gay (pun intended) claim that not having access to marriage stops love.
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Love is. Marriage is different.
KiMare wrote:
...2. Of course rights are innate. However, certain rights are unique to select people/groups. You avoid answering the assertion; Why discriminate with only gays relationships instead of all relationships?
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Why indeed?! You must be confused. Denying the basic human right of marriage to gay couples is the DISCRIMIANTION (duh!) that shouldn't be there.
KiMare wrote:
...3. You don't need marriage to acquire any legitimate rights due a gay couple.
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"Legitimate right" ...What is an IL-legitimate right by the way?
KiMare wrote:
...4. Another simpleton response... Using a classic analogy, Marriage is the union of Mars and Venus, Gay couples are the collision of Uranus and Uranus.
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Well, not sure quite what to make of this....
KiMare wrote:
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5. You are not just culturally insensitive, you are culturally stupid. All major religions hold marriage sacred. Calling gay couples married is a sacrilege.
Slavery and intellectual repression have been rejected over and over through history. Gay couples being designated married has never been accepted or legal in any culture from start to finish in all of human history. Simply because they are viewed as a defective distinct relationship.
Marriage liscenses are government issued and have nothing to do with religious choice or affiliation. So why does your or my or anyone else's religious thoughts matter even one iota?
Big D

Modesto, CA

#178697 Feb 7, 2013
chance47 wrote:
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Marriage liscenses are government issued and have nothing to do with religious choice or affiliation. So why does your or my or anyone else's religious thoughts matter even one iota?
Exactly!

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#178698 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Was that a threat?
A wannabe tough guy on the internet, you name it, hahaha!
Likewise I'm sure.

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#178699 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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People would accept getting married to same sex partners if gay marriage is allowed, and accept not having children "as a part of life" and will usually hook up to their same sex "spouse". If it is not allowed then they won't stick to their same sex partner.
How many married gay couples are you friends with? Have you offered this theory to them for their thoughts?
They thinking

Monrovia, CA

#178702 Feb 7, 2013
Oh look, another out of towner poster trying to think?
Big D

Modesto, CA

#178704 Feb 7, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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He said: "So why does your or my or anyone else's religious thoughts matter even one iota?"
That includes your religious thoughts too dummy.
They donít matter :)

Simply not important at all.

I just enjoy reminding them of that fact
Big D

Modesto, CA

#178705 Feb 7, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Listen jackass. Of course when I talk of marriage equity I am not talking about for child molesters or degenerates no matter their preference in marriage or religion.
Some homosexuals have forced children to have sex with them too. Does that mean we shouldn't allow same sex marriage?
You're a bigot and a hypocrite.
No one gives a crap about your obsession, nothing currently in the courts is going to change anything about your obsession, and it has no bearing whatsoever about this topic.:)

You can cry and whine and scream and make every comparison you want, and it isnít worth a piece of crap.:)

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#178706 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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You are illogical, no use for you. It will become a prison regulation only if it happens nationally, gay marriage isn't national yet.
Look dum dum, Brian_G was bleating on about the consequences of gay marriage for prisons. I asked him to provide evidence for forced marriages in prisons. He used Canada as an example.

Same sex marriage has been recognised, nationally, in Canada for the last 7 or 8 years.

In the last 7 or 8 years Canada's prisons have seen three, count 'em, three, same sex marriages. No outbreak of forced same sex marriages and the Canadian police haven't created laws about any of the gibberish you have mentioned.

You keep up the idiocy though. We'd be surprised if you didn't continue making dumb comments.

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#178707 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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Gays are narcissists. They would get angry at anyone who sees them.
Gay people get angry if you see them? Now that is funny. How hard did you get hit on the noggin?
Big D

Modesto, CA

#178708 Feb 7, 2013
sheesh void of hate wrote:
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Look dum dum, Brian_G was bleating on about the consequences of gay marriage for prisons. I asked him to provide evidence for forced marriages in prisons. He used Canada as an example.
Same sex marriage has been recognised, nationally, in Canada for the last 7 or 8 years.
In the last 7 or 8 years Canada's prisons have seen three, count 'em, three, same sex marriages. No outbreak of forced same sex marriages and the Canadian police haven't created laws about any of the gibberish you have mentioned.
You keep up the idiocy though. We'd be surprised if you didn't continue making dumb comments.
You are confusing the issue with facts

They donít care about facts ;)
Rush

Columbus, NE

#178710 Feb 7, 2013
sheesh void of hate wrote:
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Gay people get angry if you see them? Now that is funny. How hard did you get hit on the noggin?
Largelanguage in a post on another forum in Virginia IL told a 15 year old girl that he wished she would get raped. He has nothing in his noggin. This guy needs to be in jail.
Rush

Columbus, NE

#178713 Feb 7, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
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You need to holster your mouth, watch it!
Besides, she probably wasn't looking at the thread anymore, considering it was an old thread, and was probably abandoned, so no one got hurt really.
I think you are the one who better watch it. No excuse for saying somthing like that. You are one sick ba$tard. Get help soon.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#178716 Feb 7, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Relax Fruitloops. If discussing marriage equality upsets you perhaps you should find another thread and/or ignore posts discussing it.
I am not obsessed. I am not crying, whining or screaming. Stop your dishonesty.
Not at all, I find it hilarious how you obsess about something that is going nowhere, and will not be affected in any way by the actual topic or the legal changes taking place.

You can discuss it all you like, no one gives a crap about it, but what the heck. Go ahead

But donít mind us laughing at you about it

I also find it very telling how you defend all those opposed to same sex marriage and attack anyone that is for it. And then claim yourself to be for it.

You donít think any of us believe you, do you? Come on you canít be as gullible as LargeLanguage, even I give you more credit than that.

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