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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Anonymous

Worcester, MA

#188431 Apr 12, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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Look who's jealous. "Purr, and the world purrs with you. Hiss, and you hiss alone".
No, its more like hiss and you'll catch a boot to the chin!
Anonymous

Worcester, MA

#188432 Apr 12, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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Hey, Jizzy,
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Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#188448 Apr 12, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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Please, quote the statistics concerning SSSB abortions?
Look it up yourself. You've got a computer.

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#188450 Apr 12, 2013
The California legislature isn't waiting for the Supreme Court. They are pushing new laws that mandate taxpayer and employer provided infertility treatment for same sex couples.

Same sex marriage is bad because of the facts of life.
SPO

Berkeley, CA

#188451 Apr 13, 2013
Contrary to popular ideas the US is not a Democracy in fact Democracy was considered dangerous by our 1st Pres. The US is actually a Republic which protects all individual rights not just the majority..this is why we have the courts. The founding fathers were far from perfect but that's how it is.
WHY VOTE wrote:
Ok, I don't really care if same sex people get married or are together in any capacity. I am for equal rights BUT.......... I am very annoyed that peoples votes don't mean anything anymore. What happened to a majority vote rules? What happened to the peoples voice?
My stance on this has nothing to do with same sex couples. This is just the latest thing a court has overturned or blocked that THE PEOPLE voted for. Look at AZ., look back at prop. 187 which would have saved is billions in illegal immigrant funding. The people of the USA are trying to make changes to better our country and the few judges are effectively disenfranchising us.
Again this is not directed at same sex couples it is major frustration over the majority loosing there voice.
WHY VOTE????

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#188452 Apr 13, 2013
Randy -Rock- Hudson wrote:
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Excellent work, Pietro.
Grazie

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#188453 Apr 13, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
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I never said they were.
Yet you posed the question as
If you thought it was significant. WTF were you after?
Pietro Armando wrote:
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Quite simple, its to be legally recognized as husband and wife. It also ensures that any children born into the marital relationship, unless there is evidence to the contrary, are presumed to be the husband's, the legally reconized father of the children. Presumption of paternity.


Guuuuhhhh! What is all this rot about paternity? We’re talking about marriage. Do try to keep up. Married doesn’t equate to being a parent.
Pietro Armando wrote:
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According to the state, that "partner of one's choosing" is still dicated by the state, legally that is. The state determines from what categories, one may choose, or not choose. A man may wish his brother to be his "partner of one's choosing", but the state's says "no bennies for you"! If its okay for opposite sex first cousins to marry, but not siblings because of the possibilty of sexual reproduction, why would such a prohibition be appled to same sex siblings who want to marry, or perhaps just get the bennies?
The problem is you wish to use the "partner of one's choosing" line to support SSM, but either are unwilling, or unable to see the possible ramifications from that argument.
WTF are you yammering on about? Did Maryland choose my wife for me? Jebus aitch Kryste! They sure are crafty. Picked the right ‘un fer me, they did. What is this absolute load of bollox you’re trying to put forth as an argument. I might as well tell you that heterosexuals getting married is an affirmative vote for sisters marrying brothers.
Pietro Armando wrote:
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It has been shown that men and women who marry tend to stay together longer than those who cohabitate.
WOW! Yer a friggin’ jeanyus!
Pietro Armando wrote:
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Each state determines its marriage laws. States do not have to honor licenses granted by other states. For example a license to practice law, or carry a firearm.
Yup, but they ALL honor a marriage license obtained in Hawaii or Florida with the same respect.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#188454 Apr 13, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
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Except, at least legally in 32 plus states, and most countries. Of those states that have legal SSM, does the state actually pronounce the SSC, "husband and husband", or "wife and wife"?
Try another time waster. Is the thing to the left of the rear wheel on my dirt bike a sprocket or a cog or a gear?
Pietro Armando wrote:
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Makes what a "lie"? So if a self identified gay man marries a woman, or a self identified lesbian marries a man, they're both lying? Even if both parties are aware? I wonder if Mr & Mrs. Josh Weed know?
Why are they marrying? A gay man will, more than likely, want to marry another gay man, not some lesbian. You might have married your wife just to stay in the country, but most of us would prefer to marry a person for the sake of love.
Pietro Armando wrote:
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Here's what I wrote:
A state could grant two same sex adult siblings a license too. The state can grant any license it so chooses.
And a state could grant two opposite sex adult siblings a license. The state can grant any license it so chooses………….

….. As long as it complies with state laws. s
Pietro Armando wrote:
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Again so what? Why does it matter, to the state/society that two men/women wish to make a commitment to each other? Why does it matter that the state call a personal intimate sexual relationship between two men/women "marriage"? As oppossed to a civil union? Or even recognizing it at all.
It ain’t society so much as the doors it opens for the couple.
Pietro Armando wrote:
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Did this happen a often in American history? If so when and where? Pre colonial times? Colonial times? Post?
Well golly gee willakers. Do you think man started on US soil? Clearly the comment zoomed well over your head. For the sake of both of us, just forget you ever read it.
t so much that it matters to the state. It matters to the couple. This isn’t really as difficult as you wish to make it. I’m married. It was done in Maryland nearly two decades ago. It is recognized anywhere I go in the US. My nephew was married in the same state a couple years ago. It is recognised in Maryland. See the difference? Do you honestly need to be told the difference between a marriage and a state sanctioned civil union AGAIN?
NoShows

Covina, CA

#188457 Apr 13, 2013
This topic is just a spam virus..
PoorTimes

Covina, CA

#188465 Apr 13, 2013
Glendora, California had been a serious violator as well.

Under the old rules or guide lines (of which cities lobbied to change the rules to) each city could use 20% of the CRA funds for employees salaries.

This of course got out of hand and just about everyone under the sun was on the take from CRA funds, some cities lied and used 30% to 40% to cover salaries, this and many other reason's was the need for shutting down this "slush fund" called CRA.

Cities became addicted to CRA monies and based their entire budget on this source not understanding the full ramifications if it suddenly stopped because of their own self abuse of this funding source.
softracing

United States

#188466 Apr 13, 2013
Hey that Frankie guys comment,Is spot on.
StealersHall

Covina, CA

#188469 Apr 13, 2013
Most hardcore radical Muslim fell it's OK to stealing from NON-muslim's this statement is shown in the following story:

Laptop update - apology

My name is Dom, and I live in London, UK.

My laptop was stolen from my home in February 2013 and in March 2013 tracking software revealed that it had turned up in Tehran, Iran!

I shared this information with the UK police dealing with the matter and they said that they were regretfully unable to help.

I regarded this as the end of the matter, and the end of my laptop.

On 12th April 2013 I decided to share the data the laptop recovered on this Tumblr blog as an amusing story for my friends to enjoy.

It seemed to me that a laptop that went missing from London and turned up in Iran was like a space probe landing on a distant planet and beaming back proof of intelligent life.
Bingo

Covina, CA

#188471 Apr 13, 2013
Since no one is willing to add some teeth to this law, it's a joke!

The single comment is, "catch me is you can" besides a "Brown Act" violation or violations only gets the parties a warning letter and NO fines or Prison Time.

All bark and no bite, it's time to put some real SHARKS TEETH in the "Brown Act" for the sake of all California tax payers and voters.

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#188476 Apr 13, 2013
sheesh void of hate wrote:
Yet you posed the question as
If you thought it was significant. WTF were you after?
I am not "after" anything, but simply pointing out hetero and homo, are not the only "sexualities".
Guuuuhhhh! What is all this rot about paternity? We’re talking about marriage. Do try to keep up. Married doesn’t equate to being a parent.
Are you not aware of the legal concept with in marriage law, known as the presumption of paternity? Apparently not.
http://singleparents.about.com/od/glossary/g/...

In many states, whenever a child is born to a married couple, the husband is automatically presumed to be the father. This is know as the "presumption of paternity."

Some states even take the presumption of paternity one step further by not allowing a man to disprove biological paternity through DNA. As a result, some men are forced to pay child support for children they have not biologically fathered.
WTF are you yammering on about? Did Maryland choose my wife for me? Jebus aitch Kryste! They sure are crafty. Picked the right ‘un fer me, they did. What is this absolute load of bollox you’re trying to put forth as an argument. I might as well tell you that heterosexuals getting married is an affirmative vote for sisters marrying brothers.
Too bad it didn't pick a smarter husband for your wife. If you actually comprehended what I wrote, you would understand the state places restrictions on the "partner of one's choosing". It states who you can, and cannot, legally marry.
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"According to the state, that "partner of one's choosing" is still dicated by the state, legally that is. The state determines from what categories, one may choose, or not choose. A man may wish his brother to be his "partner of one's choosing", but the state's says "no bennies for you"! If its okay for opposite sex first cousins to marry, but not siblings because of the possibilty of sexual reproduction, why would such a prohibition be appled to same sex siblings who want to marry, or perhaps just get the bennies?"
Yup, but they ALL honor a marriage license obtained in Hawaii or Florida with the same respect.
As long as it conforms to how they define marriage. That's it.
Your life freakin SUCKS

Elk Grove, CA

#188477 Apr 13, 2013
What's up w all the losers on here that aren't gay, yet obsessed w talking about this...Are u so obsessed w gay marriage, that u have to post on here every single day, 7 days a week, 30-31 days a month (28-29 in February) and 365 days a year?? Is it that important to u LOL?? Seriously anybody that concerned about going back and forth day after day after day on and on and on, etc., etc.has got some serious and probably unsolveable issues. These are the kind of people who are one bad day away from hanging themselves in their mom's basement. Why are u soooooo concerned about someone ELSE'S life?? Could it be because yours is miserable and depressing?? The answer is obviously yes....your life sucks so u don't want anyone else's to be bettert than yours. U figure as long as gays can't marry u might actually have something going for yourself, atleast u have the option....hey all of a sudden life's looking just a tad bit better isn't it? U have something they don't....maybe your life isn't as shitty as u thought it was after all....who r u kidding...of course it is!! Grow up, start worrying about yourself, and get a life....WOW.
BTW I'm not gay, but let gays do whatever they want, it's not gonna affect my life.

“Vita e' Bella.”

Since: May 12

Location hidden

#188482 Apr 13, 2013
Your life freakin SUCKS wrote:
What's up w all the losers on here that aren't gay, yet obsessed w talking about this...Are u so obsessed w gay marriage, that u have to post on here every single day, 7 days a week, 30-31 days a month (28-29 in February) and 365 days a year?? Is it that important to u LOL?? Seriously anybody that concerned about going back and forth day after day after day on and on and on, etc., etc.has got some serious and probably unsolveable issues. These are the kind of people who are one bad day away from hanging themselves in their mom's basement. Why are u soooooo concerned about someone ELSE'S life?? Could it be because yours is miserable and depressing?? The answer is obviously yes....your life sucks so u don't want anyone else's to be bettert than yours. U figure as long as gays can't marry u might actually have something going for yourself, atleast u have the option....hey all of a sudden life's looking just a tad bit better isn't it? U have something they don't....maybe your life isn't as shitty as u thought it was after all....who r u kidding...of course it is!! Grow up, start worrying about yourself, and get a life....WOW.
BTW I'm not gay, but let gays do whatever they want, it's not gonna affect my life.
And yet u took time in your life to post all that....your life must suck too.
Your life freakin SUCKS

Elk Grove, CA

#188485 Apr 13, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
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And yet u took time in your life to post all that....your life must suck too.
Unlike u this will be my last post. Said what I had to say, and now I'm moving on. U, however will be here every single day, without fail. Like I said, you're OBSESSED with gay marriage
Francis Albert Rizzo

Union City, CA

#188490 Apr 13, 2013
Your life freakin SUCKS wrote:
What's up w all the losers on here that aren't gay, yet obsessed w talking about this...Are u so obsessed w gay marriage, that u have to post on here every single day, 7 days a week, 30-31 days a month (28-29 in February) and 365 days a year?? Is it that important to u LOL?? Seriously anybody that concerned about going back and forth day after day after day on and on and on, etc., etc.has got some serious and probably unsolveable issues. These are the kind of people who are one bad day away from hanging themselves in their mom's basement. Why are u soooooo concerned about someone ELSE'S life?? Could it be because yours is miserable and depressing?? The answer is obviously yes....your life sucks so u don't want anyone else's to be bettert than yours. U figure as long as gays can't marry u might actually have something going for yourself, atleast u have the option....hey all of a sudden life's looking just a tad bit better isn't it? U have something they don't....maybe your life isn't as shitty as u thought it was after all....who r u kidding...of course it is!! Grow up, start worrying about yourself, and get a life....WOW.
BTW I'm not gay, but let gays do whatever they want, it's not gonna affect my life.
Relax, Fruitloops.
Francis Albert Rizzo

Union City, CA

#188491 Apr 13, 2013
just the facts wrote:
<quoted text>You are married, correct to a woman?
A particularly dopey post from Jizzy this afternoon.
TheView

Covina, CA

#188492 Apr 13, 2013
Rock candy is the best.

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