Judge overturns California's ban on s...

Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

There are 201878 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.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.cnn.com.

sociopathic Liberals

West Tehama County, CA

#141420 May 16, 2012
Mona Lott wrote:
<quoted text>You mean the red herring you threw across the trail to change the subject?
Climate change has NOTHING to do with MEDICAL research, sfb.
Well I'm really sorry that you just are not intelligent enough to have gotten the jist of that post, mona way to much! LMFAO
Here let me help you, it was to do with your faux science! Not Glo-Bull warming! So, If you need a little more help mona way to much, just let me know, and I will do what I can to help you to understand more! LMFAO

“No Headline available”

Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#141421 May 16, 2012
naturalwonder wrote:
Does our government trust valid scientific research or a 1700 year old book about a dude on a stick.
Sadly, if the detractors of same sex marriage would read as far as the First Amendment, they would see that the Bible is irrelevant. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.

Since: Jan 10

Charleston, WV

#141422 May 16, 2012
sociopathic Liberals wrote:
<quoted text>
Well I'm really sorry that you just are not intelligent enough to have gotten the jist of that post, mona way to much! LMFAO
Here let me help you, it was to do with your faux science! Not Glo-Bull warming! So, If you need a little more help mona way to much, just let me know, and I will do what I can to help you to understand more! LMFAO
Neither science is false, I ask again, are you a scientist?

Since: Jan 10

Charleston, WV

#141423 May 16, 2012
lides wrote:
<quoted text>
Sadly, if the detractors of same sex marriage would read as far as the First Amendment, they would see that the Bible is irrelevant. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.
Exactly it is that simple.

“I never claimed to be Perfect”

Since: Nov 10

just better than yesterday

#141424 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>I don't tell them anything. I am not the one judging, but I don't think we should embrace sins. What do you think?
Good morning Riccardo! That’s the million dollar question isn’t it? Lol! The Greek Philosopher, Plato, said, "If you would converse with me, please, first, define your terms.” On a frequent basis we attach a meaning of a word from the Bible based on our own language and culture to a word that is not the meaning of the Hebrew or Greek words behind the translation. 
 
Let’s start with the word “sin” we’ve all heard that word so often we have all come to associate it with “bad” or “bad things”
What does ‘sin’ mean biblically? It doesn’t mean ‘bad’. It doesn’t mean ‘bad things’. Sin means, and there are two main words for it, a Hebraic word for it,‘chatta’t’ and there’s a Greek word,‘hamartia’. Hamartia and chatta’t mean, approximately, separation from God. Hamartia is an archery word. It means that you let the arrow go and you miss the mark. The arrow goes astray. Somehow all of us have taken a wrong turn, a wrong path. We’ve taken a wrong road. We’ve turned our gaze from the divine, the source of all love and become embroiled in all sorts of other ‘stuff’.
 
 That’s sin to me.
 
Sorry to ramble on, but the short answer to your question should be what Jesus meant anyways right? He never condoned the sin, but He never condemned the sinner either. His goal in dealing with them was always reconciliation. Ref John 8:1-11.

That speaks volumes at least to me about us, our own faults and how to (and not to) deal with it.
RiccardoFire

Elk Grove, CA

#141427 May 16, 2012
RnL2008 wrote:
<quoted text>
Does it make you feel better about yourself insulting a man's wife?
Regardless of how she looks or her size.....she has one thing YOU will NEVER have.......HEART AND COMPASSION!!!
Oh and she's not bad looking either......as I have seen her picture:-)
Peace!!
He dishes it out, he should be able to receive it. Just his crap back at him. I don't even know her, so it's a direct insult to jack, get over your heart and compassion, this is topix.
RiccardoFire

Elk Grove, CA

#141428 May 16, 2012
Al Garcia wrote:
<quoted text>Good morning Riccardo! That’s the million dollar question isn’t it? Lol! The Greek Philosopher, Plato, said, "If you would converse with me, please, first, define your terms.” On a frequent basis we attach a meaning of a word from the Bible based on our own language and culture to a word that is not the meaning of the Hebrew or Greek words behind the translation. 
 
Let’s start with the word “sin” we’ve all heard that word so often we have all come to associate it with “bad” or “bad things”
What does ‘sin’ mean biblically? It doesn’t mean ‘bad’. It doesn’t mean ‘bad things’. Sin means, and there are two main words for it, a Hebraic word for it,‘chatta’t’ and there’s a Greek word,‘hamartia’. Hamartia and chatta’t mean, approximately, separation from God. Hamartia is an archery word. It means that you let the arrow go and you miss the mark. The arrow goes astray. Somehow all of us have taken a wrong turn, a wrong path. We’ve taken a wrong road. We’ve turned our gaze from the divine, the source of all love and become embroiled in all sorts of other ‘stuff’.
 
 That’s sin to me.
 
Sorry to ramble on, but the short answer to your question should be what Jesus meant anyways right? He never condoned the sin, but He never condemned the sinner either. His goal in dealing with them was always reconciliation. Ref John 8:1-11.
That speaks volumes at least to me about us, our own faults and how to (and not to) deal with it.
Jesus condemned sin but He did not condemn the sinner. He did not condone sin. Sin separates man from God. It is because of mankind being separated from God by sin that Jesus died on the cross. He paid for the sins of mankind by His death on the cross of Calvary. But if your parents knew you were doing something wrong and you knew they didn't like it, would you consider that it might be wrong? would you try not to do what they didn't like? But thanks for the kind exchange. I agree with you.

“No Headline available”

Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#141429 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
Jesus condemned sin but He did not condemn the sinner. He did not condone sin. Sin separates man from God.
Let me see if I can help. Jesus is a religious figure. Congress (federal and state) is forbidden from making laws respecting an establishment of religion. Ergo, what Jesus had to say on the matter is irrelevant.

Ironically, Jesus did give a nod to the establishment of civil authority.

Render unto Caesar...

This is a civil matter, not a religious one, and even if civil same sex marriage is allowed, no church would be forced to recognize the unions, or to perform church marriage for same sex couples if the church objects with the practice.
RiccardoFire

Elk Grove, CA

#141430 May 16, 2012
lides wrote:
<quoted text>
Let me see if I can help. Jesus is a religious figure. Congress (federal and state) is forbidden from making laws respecting an establishment of religion. Ergo, what Jesus had to say on the matter is irrelevant.
Ironically, Jesus did give a nod to the establishment of civil authority.
Render unto Caesar...
This is a civil matter, not a religious one, and even if civil same sex marriage is allowed, no church would be forced to recognize the unions, or to perform church marriage for same sex couples if the church objects with the practice.
The conversation was with Al, why do you bigots get off every time someone is talking about Jesus? Does the name of JESUS bother you? The conversation was a civil one, included thought, something you seem not to be able of.

Since: Jan 10

Charleston, WV

#141431 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>The conversation was with Al, why do you bigots get off every time someone is talking about Jesus? Does the name of JESUS bother you? The conversation was a civil one, included thought, something you seem not to be able of.
No Jesus doesn't bother us, he is the brother of Satan. Ask your mormon candidate.

“Yellow Brick Road”

Since: Mar 12

The Land of OZ

#141432 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>The conversation was with Al, why do you bigots get off every time someone is talking about Jesus? Does the name of JESUS bother you? The conversation was a civil one, included thought, something you seem not to be able of.
Hey Lucy did you know Jesus was a homosexual??

Except for Jesus (who hung out with 12 guys and never said anything bad about homosexuality), who said that you can increase your chances of being raptured by being gay.(So pray to be gay!)

I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left. Two women shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Luke 17:34-35

“Yellow Brick Road”

Since: Mar 12

The Land of OZ

#141433 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>Since april 1 you have posted over 740 comments, WTF is up with that? and they are all on either hating people that are Christians or gay topics. How fat is she?
Say what, I don't hate Christians, shoot, Lucy I am one. Now fundies well thats a different story. As far as my wife, she is just fine, blond hair, green eyes and slim for being 50. Your blow up doll is most likely far worse off. Did you pick up the Midol that I suggested? Take a few more you are still rather bitchy. Say maybe you are going threw Mentalpause.

“Yellow Brick Road”

Since: Mar 12

The Land of OZ

#141434 May 16, 2012
naturalwonder wrote:
<quoted text>No Jesus doesn't bother us, he is the brother of Satan. Ask your mormon candidate.
True that

“No Headline available”

Since: Jan 08

Defiance, Ohio

#141435 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
The conversation was with Al, why do you bigots get off every time someone is talking about Jesus?
When last I checked, it was a public forum.
RiccardoFire wrote:
Does the name of JESUS bother you?
No, it is just that the highest law of the land renders it utterly irrelevant to the topic at hand.
RiccardoFire wrote:
The conversation was a civil one, included thought, something you seem not to be able of.
Funny, it seems to be an irrelevant conversation addressing things that, according to the US Constitution, may not have an impact upon civil laws.
Joe Fortuna

Arcata, CA

#141436 May 16, 2012
OldSwiftBoater wrote:
<quoted text>
Well I'll be Joe! Camn Ranh bay here! Same years,Coastal Squadron 14 and based at the Naval support facility there,for 1 tour! Yeah,I loved the Twin 50's myself,they could sure tear it up! Problem was,when you went up river you knew you were putting yourself out there as sitting ducks hoping that they missed and you could tear them up upon returning fire!Usually worked out that way but not all the time! Small world buddy! But alas,I regress,off topic and my sincerest apologies to Ricky Ricardo for being off topic again,I know how he just hates that! LOL
My support base was Ben Luc, but the base I was station at was tiny little village near the Cambodia bordcer called Ben Kao. River division 594
Joe Fortuna

Arcata, CA

#141437 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>Hitler did mention Christianity many times in his writings. He paid Christianity a lot of lip service in Mein Kampf, and he claimed to be a Christian. But Hitler's secretary, Martin Bormann, also declared that "National Socialism [Nazism] and Christianity are irreconcilable" and Hitler didn't squawk too much about it. Similarly, Hermann Rauschning, a Hitler associate, said, "One is either a Christian or a German. You can't be both." In addition, Hitler declared Nazism the state religion and the Bible was replaced by Mein Kampf in the schools. Hitler was a neo-pagan terrorist whose conscience was not informed by Christianity, but by pseudo-scientific racist philosophies. Hitler hated the Catholic Church, made plans to kill the Pope, authorized the murder of thousands of priests and nuns, and did everything he could to suppress the influence of the Church.....JUST LIKE YOU!
Whether he remained a christian, or not, his early education was christian.
Seems he just wanted to be like the bible god, and kill anything that stood against his will.
sociopathic Liberals

West Tehama County, CA

#141438 May 16, 2012
naturalwonder wrote:
<quoted text>Neither science is false, I ask again, are you a scientist?
Obviously you are suffering from maintaining fixed false beliefs even when confronted with facts, as a result of mental illness: Liberalism.

Since: Jan 10

Charleston, WV

#141439 May 16, 2012
sociopathic Liberals wrote:
<quoted text>
Obviously you are suffering from maintaining fixed false beliefs even when confronted with facts, as a result of mental illness: Liberalism.
Are you a scientist?
Joe Fortuna

Arcata, CA

#141440 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>You are correct, a sin is a sin. but if a person is a druggie, should we endorse it?
What would you say a person is that committs sins, but crys foul when someone else committs different sins?
Joe Fortuna

Arcata, CA

#141441 May 16, 2012
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>I don't tell them anything. I am not the one judging, but I don't think we should embrace sins. What do you think?
What would you call a person who keeps their mouth shut about one sin, but complaining about another?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Redwood City Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Hidden streets of Menlo Park: Croner Avenue Sun Hellary Clitass 4
News Trump seeks to dismiss lawsuit over Trump Unive... Sun Callme TRUMP 2
La Victoria's Orange Sauce (Jan '06) Jul 21 TMM 131
ANyone know what happened to the girl in east p... (Mar '07) Jul 20 No more illegals 43
News Complex view of Islam found in poetry of Iran, ... Jul 18 The Proclaimer 1
News Electric Car Sales Up Despite Low Gasoline Prices Jul 16 Solarman 1
News Palo Alto: Zero net energy house being assemble... Jul 10 Solarman 1

Redwood City Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Redwood City Mortgages