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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If we had an Amendment that defines marriage as one man and one woman for the US Constitution, the court wouldn't have to bother with Walker's flawed ruling.
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Hundreds of physicians, psychiatrists, and medical school faculty members across California are on the payroll of major drug companies.

Now they earn tens of thousands of dollars for speaking to other medical professionals at events held by industry leaders that make drugs such as Advair, Cymbalta, Viagra and Zoloft.

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@KilMare-

Answer to your question: the transformation of aging, when you realize the preciousness of your time, the uncertainty of tomorrow, the reorganizing your priorities, the divesting of your psychological baggage, the letting go of the significance you used to put on what is the gratuitous and in the grand scheme of things unimportant-things that tend to happen when the abstraction that has been your mortality most your life finally becomes that BIG TRUTH it is.

As to the rest, I'm firm in my identity and actually look at my lesbianism as the most spritually liberating factors of my life and I see it very much as a gift. I've always been "out", never engaged in any self-loathing and never had the desire to be anyone other than who I am.

I'm not going to engage in any arguement about it, whatever might be true within the boundaries of your world view certainly doesn't have any validity in mine and certainly doesn't seem to be worth my time and effort confront them as there is nothing to gain by your advocacy and nothing to lose by your opposition.But thanks for a small insight into your existence, always appreciate learning about mu fellow humans in all their nuances.
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im gay wrote:
san francisco is offering again sex changes for people who were abducted into sex cults and prostitution rings ..........also people who are in same sex marriages might want their idenity back ...also cia was offering sex chnages to employees on assignment if their boss was fired or program shut down cia employees might be stuck with a sex change they didnt want.....same sex marriages for people who were forced into sex changes and are still abtrracted to the opposite sex....even tho they had a sex change
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Some employers are insisting on sex changes for retirement benefits that would otherwise be cancelled or for those employees who demand minimum wage. This seem a bit arbitrary and I dont know if it seems at all a reasonable trade off. You americans come up with the goofiest stuff.

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RubyTheDyke wrote:
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Not much of "hunk" these days as "m'lady Natural" my legal domestic partner decided that if I really valued our life together I'd deal with my health to insure I was around a few more years. Not only am I down to 140 pounds from th 240 I'd been for years but that womyn of mine had me traipsing the side of a mountain yesterday in snowshoes.
Anyway, opinion are like buttholes etc, really bored with opinions that my life and living have blown the hell out of the validity of anyway, but a lot more interested in your personal gender identity and what you chose to do with it. Did you opt for andgogyny, choose some gender drag, or did you feel the need at all to display any sort of definitive gender personae? My own transition was from what one could say was "heavy butch" part of which is my illustrious career as "escort" to wealthy matrons in the time when gender anonymity was advantageous, plus some political ideology of symbolically assuming the trappings of traditional male as a means of saying I assume for myself the power that has traditionally only been reserved for males. A little softer, a lot less radical, not politically focused, and really getting beyond the entire idea of my biological trappings being the definer of my quintessential being. Really, what is the inherent basis of gender identiy, what's left when you are removed from the arbitrary definition mandated by social convention? Indeed, what is it to be human, especilly with the possibility to genetically manipulating humans for other environments might mean our phyiology is radically different than our present form in which we impute our human identity. Be interested in how you dealt with such issues in terms of your ambiguity.
Does that include the heart shaped tattoo with the word "Dad" across it? Sorry couldn't resist.
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GE, Pfizer, Microsoft, Apple And Other Major US Corporations Are Parking More Cash Abroad To Avoid Paying USA Taxes.

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KiMare wrote:
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Limp wristed ad homoan gay twirl hissy fit.
Snicker.
How many genes does a human have? How many genes do you have?
Do you think you should have been aborted?

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Yet here you are attempting to change historical fact with your babble.
When did you have to be able to reproduce in order to marry?

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KiMare wrote:
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Hypocritical response since it was you trying to marginalize and insult me.
You still have nothing but ad homoan attacks for the tree analogy. Here, try again;
The differences between marriage with/without kids and gay couples;
An apple tree bearing fruit.
An apple tree not bearing fruit for some reason.
An walnut tree who never bears any fruit wanting to be a apple tree.
An walnut tree hanging apples on it's branches pretending to be a apple tree.
Even funnier?
The fact you consider yourself human when you are a self described "monster mutation".
Your brain must be made of tissues with two different sets of DNA.
Your analogy doesn't hold, the ability to bear apples is part of the definition of an apple tree, pretty much the definition, but the ability to have kids isn't part of the definition of marriage.
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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!
Smile.
Do you think you should have been aborted?
LOL!

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Sorry, but homosexual couples are desolate. They can never bear apples 'like any other family'. The only way either one can bear apples is to mate like a heterosexual, take the 'apple' to the homosexual walnut tree and hang the poor apple on it.
The denial is all yours honey.
By the way, why does a butch lesbian dress and act like a man to attract another lesbian???
Smile.
Well, whatever you are, you don't have to be able to have kids in order to marry, so that's a non issue.
Do you think you should have been aborted? I mean, what good are you?
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If we had an Amendment that defines marriage as one man and one woman for the US Constitution, the court wouldn't have to bother with Walker's flawed ruling.
If down were up, I wouldn't need a bra.
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If down were up, I wouldn't need a bra.
Rose_NoHo.

Exactly. I think we are on the same page. Like you, my love for the Homosexual and non-Homosexual Africans and the Homosexual and non-Homosexual non-Africans is second to none. Both of our posts on this thread prove that.

Even so, I do not approve of our cannibalistic White Homosexual friends chopping up the remains of their Chinese boyfriends and eating them. This is simply unacceptable as long as Big Government uses hard earned taxpayer money to provide "free" food in the form of expensive taxpayer provided food stamps.

Source: http://tinyurl.com/b4v8dfl

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Ronald wrote:
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Rose_NoHo.
Exactly. I think we are on the same page. Like you, my love for the Homosexual and non-Homosexual Africans and the Homosexual and non-Homosexual non-Africans is second to none. Both of our posts on this thread prove that.
Even so, I do not approve of our cannibalistic White Homosexual friends chopping up the remains of their Chinese boyfriends and eating them. This is simply unacceptable as long as Big Government uses hard earned taxpayer money to provide "free" food in the form of expensive taxpayer provided food stamps.
Source: http://tinyurl.com/b4v8dfl
Ronald
Why are fundies such racists?
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Why are fundies such racists?
Rose_NoHo.

Yes. Your remarks concerning bras and the reversal of up and down are apropos. I once came upon a confused duck. I wondered why he was so confused. Upon investigation I discovered he could not get his down up.

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RubyTheDyke wrote:
@KilMare-
Answer to your question: the transformation of aging, when you realize the preciousness of your time, the uncertainty of tomorrow, the reorganizing your priorities, the divesting of your psychological baggage, the letting go of the significance you used to put on what is the gratuitous and in the grand scheme of things unimportant-things that tend to happen when the abstraction that has been your mortality most your life finally becomes that BIG TRUTH it is.
As to the rest, I'm firm in my identity and actually look at my lesbianism as the most spritually liberating factors of my life and I see it very much as a gift. I've always been "out", never engaged in any self-loathing and never had the desire to be anyone other than who I am.
I'm not going to engage in any arguement about it, whatever might be true within the boundaries of your world view certainly doesn't have any validity in mine and certainly doesn't seem to be worth my time and effort confront them as there is nothing to gain by your advocacy and nothing to lose by your opposition.But thanks for a small insight into your existence, always appreciate learning about mu fellow humans in all their nuances.
Interesting.

These thoughts came to mind.

Close minded.
Absolute.

Smile.
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Xavier Breath wrote:
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...and what are YOU fantasizing about when you post here?
Sorry, purple passion, If I fantasize, it ain't about you...
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sheesh void of hate wrote:
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Well, Randy, what I think should happen ....classified.... followed by a period of ... classified.... and when we're done with that we'll move on to ... classified...
I did like the one bit where he said something about "flesh eating "classified." If only they were all that transparent.
Yeah.....What the hell kind of H.R./Bill were they voting on?
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Why are fundies such racists?
Why are you such a racist? What did those monkeys ever do to you?

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Interesting.
These thoughts came to mind.
Close minded.
Absolute.
Smile.
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Self-assured
Co-existent
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Allows me to be free of any egotistical or insecure need to control the world as a means to validate myself. Try it, Hon- great attribute if you want to experience a world that is your nurturer instead of your enemy combatant.
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Rose_NoHo wrote:
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If down were up, I wouldn't need a bra.
lol

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