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Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

There are 201860 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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Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190251 Apr 27, 2013
nixxed wrote:
France became the 14th country in the world to allow same-sex couples, when its parliament approved a law that has sparked often violent street protests and a rise in homophobic attacks.
Yes, this is what usually happens, when the government attempts to legislate morality, and to institute measures that the people don't approve of. It's called "protest' for a reason. As to the attacks, anybody can be targeted, for any reason, by idiots.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190252 Apr 27, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
Why does X-Box get to write f***, when if I do it I get quickly banned. Rose_NoHo gets a pass on that too.
Just an observation. I'm not whining, I know the drill.
Oh, that's an easy one. It's because the site is operated by biased moderators.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190253 Apr 27, 2013
Big D wrote:
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I agree, just mentioning that they are the ones filled with fear.
It is a lousy way to go through life
You must think yourselves to be very powerful, to imagine that we fear anyone. Did you fear your children, when you told them not to play with matches? Of course not. Did you fear them, when you told them that there'd be no cookies before dinner? No. Do you fear the dog-shit that you avoid stepping in? No. Stop being ridiculous.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190254 Apr 27, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
Imagine the arrogant bastid who would disrespect someone who offered him a prayer.
Yeah, he's so cool..
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190255 Apr 27, 2013
Big D wrote:
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I do, I see people like you all over the place.
I won’t live my life in fear, you have to stand up to tynary, your type falls apart quickly as the frightened little weasels your kind are
You must be some kind of wimp, to threaten people on the internet. Your attempts to marginalize us for having opposite opinions proves that you are the traitor to the Constitution. You'd better keep being meek out in the world.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190256 Apr 27, 2013
Big D wrote:
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I am relaxed and yeah, frightened little weasels are what they are.
Scared to death that someone different than themselves will be recognized equally, even though that recognition will cost them absolutely nothing at all.
I wish that we were both in the same place, at the same time. I'd throw a drink in your face, and then, we'd see who the weasel really is.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190257 Apr 27, 2013
heartandmind wrote:
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smirking dolt :
the law is central to the cases at hand and to what's been presented in court.
your opinion doesn't play into either the cases nor the law. just because you don't think that same sex couples can make a marriage doesn't negate the fact that they can (and will) obtain marriage licenses.
your opinion doesn't play into anyone else's marriages either.
if you consider the law a mockery, then your're free to leave and find a place of residence where you feel like you're surrounded by like minded people and you agree with the laws regarding marriage. good luck.
We'd prefer it if YOU left, and we could return to what is normal. If you don't like it here, then you should go and form your own country, instead of f**king ours up.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190258 Apr 27, 2013
Marram wrote:
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You ignorant haters sure do have a hard time reading for comprehension. Let me explain it for you, my point is that it doesn’t matter if I am a bigot, a hypocrite or anything else you want to label me to deserve Gay Marriage Equality. Essentially you feel you’re superior to Gay Americans and calling us names is your very lame (and I mean very lame) way of justifying your own hate. Cutting out all of your childish name calling and tantrums; you can’t present one valid reason why Gay Americans don’t deserve Gay Marriage Equality.
Did you say something, sugar, besides how you ignore all the rational arguments? I didn't think so.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190259 Apr 27, 2013
Marram wrote:
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Drunken losers like you aren’t even on the train, you’re just too stupid to realize it.
"Drunken"? "Loser"? You are funny, minimum-wage-boy. Go and flip some more burgers, and hate me, when I walk into your McPlace of employment and pull out a wad of C-notes.
TexOpens

San Dimas, CA

#190260 Apr 27, 2013
Rick Perry's and Mitt Romney's IDEA OF HANDS OFF BUSINES JUST BLEW UP in there faces.

BOOM - it's all gone.

Texas has another opening for a replacement business?
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#190261 Apr 27, 2013
Rock Hudson wrote:
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Oh, that's an easy one. It's because the site is operated by biased moderators.
I actually appreciate the handicap. When I get banished, I know I have hit the sweet spot.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190262 Apr 27, 2013
Marram wrote:
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Those are all great reasons, but, you forgot the most important one. Gay Marriage should be legal because we deserve equal rights and we’re Americans. By the way, who is the “we” you are referring to? Could it be the arrogant elitist ignorant haters? When are “we”(being you and all your hater friends) going to realize you have no say when it comes to people’s rights. That’s why “we”(being you and all your hater friends) are losing the fight to suppress Gay Americans right to marriage. But, thanks for the silly tantrum, you always amuse me.
As an American, you have equal rights, to marry according to the dictates of the majority. That's it. Elitist haters? You steal my words. You have no rights to marry a man, you moron. you may be changing that, but you are making the law recognize monstrosities. Such as yourself.
Frankie Rizzo

Hayward, CA

#190263 Apr 27, 2013
Rock Hudson wrote:
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I wish that we were both in the same place, at the same time. I'd throw a drink in your face, and then, we'd see who the weasel really is.
Call me first! I'll pay for that drink. And then a few more while we laugh as Big D dries off.
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#190264 Apr 27, 2013
Rock Hudson wrote:
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I wish that we were both in the same place, at the same time. I'd throw a drink in your face, and then, we'd see who the weasel really is.
hmmm.... let's see..... what was that post of yours? "You must be some kind of wimp, to threaten people on the internet."

Curious.
Xavier Breath

Hoboken, NJ

#190265 Apr 27, 2013
Rock Hudson wrote:
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Oh, that's an easy one. It's because the site is operated by biased moderators.
Paranoia....... very sad.

It couldn't POSSIBLY be that you're a wing-nut, now could it?
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190267 Apr 27, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
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Gays don't force straight people to desecrate families by having 40,000,000 abortions each year.
Gays don't force straight people to spend more on a wedding ceremony, very often going into debt, than they do on a good, midsize sedan.
Gays don't force straight people to divorce at a rate unseen in human history.
You guys seem to think we're the cause of your marriage and family woes.
Go look in the mirror, you yutz! You're your own worst enemy!
Back to quoting non-relevant statistics again? And you wish to be seen as equals, when you use these stats, that prove how unequal you are.

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Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190268 Apr 27, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
I am Jizzy's special project.
He wants to be you...
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190269 Apr 27, 2013
Marram wrote:
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Why would you say such a thing? It’s not the least bit funny.
Funny, no. But likely? Yes.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190270 Apr 27, 2013
An observer wrote:
Huge misguding and propaganda goes around.
Marriage institute is not a personal preference and it is not about the rights or love.
It is a privilege establish by the society to the women, let her comfortable to have a child and be financially protected if man decide to live her after having sex with her.
If the married couple have love and live together they don't need a goverment to secure that living.
That institution made to share responsibility for the result of sex relationship which could end up with birth of child.
In many cultures marriage without children is annulled or could be annulled by that reason. Christian based culture more generos and not making the birth a contegency on the protection guaranties to the women.
If people want to have a protection on contract they need to write one and enforce it under regular law regardless to the fact that they have sexull intercourse or not.
But the real motive is a goverment benefits to the marriage institute.
The vote result shows that general public has no interest in sponsoring tax breaks for inheritance of individual who could not produce children. That tax break was design to protect children and women who could earn money because she was carring children.
Why are friends passing property to each other must be treated differently if they are f... or not? We all love friends, parents, siblings , children without sexual relationship and we want them the same privileges in the tax as well unfortunately we can't afford it now.(or may be we should vote on it?)
You see the question do we want to give tax brakes to rich homosectual or not, is the question for the majority and have nothing to do with human rights.
Unfortunaly the have huge money and good lobby to fix result of people vote.
It's nothing more, than a dash for the cash. "Gimme, gimme, gimme", nothing more.
Rock Hudson

Wooster, OH

#190271 Apr 27, 2013
sheesh void of hate wrote:
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Newsflash!
We live in US of A, procreation isn't a requirement for marriage. Ergo the rest of your comment regarding financial benefits for women with children is a bit irrelevant in the matter of the question of validating same sex marriage in the US.
The real motive for most couples in the US, apparently, is a pronouncement of love which is recognised in marriage. The legal ramifications of the contract are icing on the cake.
Not at all, sir. Nothing of the sort. It is about the "[enumerated] rights" that are to be had. If it was about "love", there'd be no need for any legislation, at all. they'd already have it. It's the icing on the cake that it is the REAL target, the $$. Children were the original reason for coupling and mating, and all the rest. Normal, natural family.

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