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Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

There are 201865 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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Melanie

Los Angeles, CA

#218033 Sep 23, 2013
jordan wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =jp-TfrAfRdgXX
Is this you Retardofire?

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#218034 Sep 24, 2013
Melanie wrote:
<quoted text>
YOU turn my stomach.....:(
I'm not afraid of you at all.....
Your as dangerous as my cat!
So you lied again.

You first said I was dangerous.

You are still lying.

I bother you because I am dangerous.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#218035 Sep 24, 2013
Melanie wrote:
<quoted text>
I hope you know that my family and I
are reading this crap together and
laughing at you.You are hilarious!
You see we are normal and you aren't!
You are making all that mutant shit up!
No one is this ignorant!
Could be, it is outrageous, isn't it?

Have you looked up a genetic chimera and the likelihood of it being attached to Hermaphroditus?

Are you this hateful and intolerant when gays come out of the closet???

You owe me an apology.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#218036 Sep 24, 2013
well wrote:
<quoted text>
I think deranged is a better word for what you are...
At least I'm not blonde...

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#218037 Sep 24, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
And yet gay people are getting married! This is a FACT. To deny that FACT is a LIE. You don't have to like it. But you do have to deal with it.
I don't deny that ss couples are getting a fraudulently obtained piece of paper that ignores reality.

Ss couples will only ever be a mutually sterile, pointlessly duplicate gendered half of marriage.

That piece of paper didn't change that, and nothing ever will.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#218038 Sep 24, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>The ones that keep their private lives private are. Those are the ones you don't even know exist. They are all around you.
Nor are they trying to impose an impostor relationship on marriage.
laughing man

Pulaski, TN

#218039 Sep 24, 2013
-Bill Of Rights- wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey stupid,Dan is straight,just shows how very insightful you are? F-ing loser!
Anybody can be anything on the internet, shitferbrains.
laughing man

Pulaski, TN

#218040 Sep 24, 2013
turfer grrrrl wrote:
<quoted text>
Unfunny Lauging Boy
Does it make you feel macho to pick on
women?? Are you jealous of my Ovaries?
So you were going to hand me my ass, and immediately went into "you're a bully" mode. Looks like you can't handle yourself in the arena of ideas, bedwetter.

Mikey/Dan through and through.
laughing man

Pulaski, TN

#218041 Sep 24, 2013
Mikey wrote:
<quoted text>
I once saw a "Two headed snake" at a
Carnival...They called it "Laughing Man!
Yes, you are handing me my ass...
laughing man

Pulaski, TN

#218042 Sep 24, 2013
Melanie wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Stupid.......
Obviously,My kids are grown so they
have heard cussing before.
Mama said if you didn't pay attention
in school,you would stay stupid......
Mama was right.Sorry you are jealous
of me being a woman.....Maybe soon,
Supposedly a grown female, yet possesses all the wit and wisdom of a zit ravaged 7th grade male. Must be housing project trash.
Gustavo

Hawthorne, CA

#218043 Sep 24, 2013
Frankie is still among us as a troll again, can you ID him? lol what an idiot he is
Big D

Modesto, CA

#218044 Sep 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
Nor are they trying to impose an impostor relationship on marriage.
Sort of you try to impose a fantasy deity on a relationship?

That fantasy does not keep you from being allowed to marry.

You don’t get to censor their marriages either.
Big D

Modesto, CA

#218045 Sep 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't deny that ss couples are getting a fraudulently obtained piece of paper that ignores reality.
Ss couples will only ever be a mutually sterile, pointlessly duplicate gendered half of marriage.
That piece of paper didn't change that, and nothing ever will.
On no, it is not fraud, it is 100% legal and recognized as such, you are just ignorant of the fact.

Same sex couples are married, recognized as such by the federal government in all 50 states, and in a growing number of state governments as well.

Your minority opinion will not change that, never will.
well

Round Lake, IL

#218046 Sep 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
At least I'm not blonde...
Ah, but what they say is true "blondes have more fun"! Maybe you would have a nicer disposition if you were blonde...
Melanie

Los Angeles, CA

#218047 Sep 24, 2013
laughing man wrote:
<quoted text>Supposedly a grown female, yet possesses all the wit and wisdom of a zit ravaged 7th grade male. Must be housing project trash.
Hey dickless wonder,
At least I don't pick fights with strangers
for fun.Are you a hand job lovin teen?
That's what you seem like.
BTW,I'm not trailer trash, you have to
roll around in the mud with punks like you....Fight fire with fire.I don't care of you are a punk, or Gay or straight,
I stick up for myself, you backstabbing
Piece of shit!No male here no sock puppet either...Deal with it or leave!
Melanie

Los Angeles, CA

#218048 Sep 24, 2013
Gustavo wrote:
Frankie is still among us as a troll again, can you ID him? lol what an idiot he is
Maybe he is one of these pervs who is
Posting to and about me.Punks pick
on women,bullies!
Melanie

Los Angeles, CA

#218049 Sep 24, 2013
well wrote:
<quoted text>Ah, but what they say is true "blondes have more fun"! Maybe you would have a nicer disposition if you were blonde...
I'm having lots of fun telling these big
Mouth bullies off.Blondes do have more fun.
Melanie

Los Angeles, CA

#218050 Sep 24, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>So you lied again.

You first said I was dangerous.

You are still lying.

I bother you because I am dangerous.
4 hours ago??? Do you sleep???
Melanie

Los Angeles, CA

#218051 Sep 24, 2013
Melanie wrote:
<quoted text>4 hours ago??? Do you sleep???
I'm sorry dear but you may need to go back to the psyche ward again. If you
keep obsessing on me,I will have to
Be scarier then you.Guess what?
I can be if I want to.All the blondes in
the world are smarter than you. And
You can bet on that Carney boy!

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#218052 Sep 24, 2013
This is for you Big D

http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/double...

Legalize Polygamy!

No. I am not kidding.

By Jillian Keenan

Recently, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council reintroduced a tired refrain: Legalized gay marriage could lead to other legal forms of marriage disaster, such as polygamy. Rick Santorum, Bill O’Reilly, and other social conservatives have made similar claims. It’s hardly a new prediction—we’ve been hearing it for years. Gay marriage is a slippery slope! A gateway drug! If we legalize it, then what’s next? Legalized polygamy?

We can only hope.

Yes, really. While the Supreme Court and the rest of us are all focused on the human right of marriage equality, let’s not forget that the fight doesn’t end with same-sex marriage. We need to legalize polygamy, too. Legalized polygamy in the United States is the constitutional, feminist, and sex-positive choice. More importantly, it would actually help protect, empower, and strengthen women, children, and families.

For decades, the prevailing logic has been that polygamy hurts women and children. That makes sense, since in contemporary American practice that is often the case. In many Fundamentalist Latter-day Saints polygamous communities, for example, women and underage girls are forced into polygamous unions against their will. Some boys, who represent the surplus of males, are brutally thrown out of their homes and driven into homelessness and poverty at very young ages. All of these stories are tragic, and the criminals involved should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.(That goes without saying, I hope.)

But legalizing consensual adult polygamy wouldn’t legalize rape or child abuse. In fact, it would make those crimes easier to combat.

Right now, all polygamous families, including the healthy, responsible ones, are driven into hiding (notwithstanding the openly polygamous Brown family on TLC’s Sister Wives, that is). In the resulting isolation, crime and abuse can flourish unimpeded. Children in polygamous communities are taught to fear the police and are not likely to report an abusive neighbor if they suspect their own parents might be caught up in a subsequent criminal investigation. In a United States with legalized polygamy, responsible plural families could emerge from the shadows—making it easier for authorities to zero in on the criminals who remain there.

Many people argue that there is no such thing as a “healthy, responsible” polygamous family, particularly for the children born into one.“Children are harmed because they are often set in perennial rivalry with other children and mothers for the affection and attention of the family patriarch,” argued John Witte Jr. in the Washington Post.“Men with lots of children and wives are spread too thin,” agreed Libby Copeland in Slate. The earnestness of these arguments is touching but idealistic. Men in monogamous marriages can’t be spread too thin? Children in monogamous families don’t rival each other for the attentions of their parents? Two-parent families are not the reality for millions of American children. Divorce, remarriage, surrogate parents, extended relatives, and other diverse family arrangements mean families already come in all sizes—why not recognize that legally?

It’s also hard to argue with the constitutional freedom of religious expression that legalized polygamy would preserve. Most polygamous families are motivated by religious faith, such as fundamentalist Mormonism or Islam, and as long as all parties involved are adults, legally able to sign marriage contracts, there is no constitutional reason why they shouldn’t be able to express that faith in their marriages. Legalized polygamous marriage would also be good for immigrant families, some of whom have legally polygamous marriages in their home countries that get ripped apart during the immigration process.

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