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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Frankie Rizzo

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Jonah1 wrote:

"Did you know that fundamentalist Christians are nasty, deceitful hypocrites?"

Nice! It's not ignorant bigotry when Jonah1 does it.

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Of course, I've never claimed that. You keep trying to put words in my mouth, but the reality is you are horrible at the practice and come off looking like an angst filled teenager.
A thousand pardons.
What I HAVE said, Pietro, is that state restrictions limiting marriage to being between a man and a woman do not serve a compelling governmental interest, and as such are unconstitutional.
Look Liddie, they do, but its simply not a compelling governmental interest you agree with. I get, you think SSM should be legal nation wide, I of course disagree. This is exchange is rather entertaining, but in the end we both know where we stand on the issue....not if you have a new angle...by all means .....bring it on.
I have invited you time and time again to offer such an interest, which would make denying same sex couples the right to marry constitutional, but you have consistently failed to do so.
Contradiction in that line. You combined "same sex couples" and "the right to marry", which we both know is to enter into a legally recognized union of husband and wife. So how then does a same sex couple marry?

Procreation is “[o]ne of the prime purposes of matrimony.”– Maslow v. Maslow (1952) 117 Cal.App.2d. 237, 241.

“[P]rocreation of offspring could be considered one of the major purposes of marriage.”– Poe v. Gerstein (5th Cir. 1975) 517 F.2d 787, 796.

“[M]arriage exists as a protected legal institution primarily because of societal values associated with the propagation of the human race.”– Singer v. Hara (Wash. App. 1974) 522 P.2d 1187, 1195.

“The institution of marriage as a union of man and woman, uniquely involving the procreation and rearing of children within a family, is as old as the book of Genesis.”– Baker v. Nelson (Minn. 971) 191 N.W.2d 185, 186, appeal dismissed for want of a substantial federal question, 409 U.S. 810 (1972)

“Having children is a primary purpose of marriage.”– Heup v. Heup (Was. 1969) 172 N.W.2d 334, 336

“One of the primary purposes of matrimony is procreation.”– Zoglio v. Zoglio (D.C. App. 1960) 157 A.2d 627, 628

“[P]rocreation of children is one of the important ends of matrimony.”– Stegienko v. Stegienko (Mich. 1940) 295 N.W. 252, 254

“It has been said in many of the cases cited that one of the great purposes of marriage is procreation.”– Gard v. Gard (Mich. 1918 169 N.W.908, 912)

“One of the most important functions of wedlock is the procreation of children.”– Grover v. Zook (Wash. 1906) 87 P.638, 639.
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No Gustypants, I was being silly, on porpoise. Now don't you feel dumb? I s'pect not as you are dumb and unaware of that little factoid. Carry on with your valuable contributions though.
You are a second class act. You were not being silly you were talking from the heart. You can't fool the thread you idiot
Frankie Rizzo

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<quoted text>Ask all the Gay parents here, how many of them make thier kids live under a double wide. The question is are you galactically stupid?
God Bless galactically stupid, God Loves you Frank
( He does however wish your parents would have remained celibate.
Ask all straight parents here the same question moron. No one slept under a double wide, you made that up remember?

What a dope!
Frankie Rizzo

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Hey hyena boy, I hope you're willing to eat Irving's law. If you hadn't noticed ol' Gustypants was claiming I'm gay. Now you are. So much fer your law numnutz.
Jizzy's straight.

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I'm puzzled,
We've noticed.
Frankie Rizzo

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You are a second class act. You were not being silly you were talking from the heart. You can't fool the thread you idiot
Is that you Bruno you silly jackass?

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no capes!
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Okay Big D that was funny! Gotta give U your due.
If they stopped issuing them for others that would be fine, either way it should be equal.
So you would be in favor of the state getting out of the marriage business altogether?

As to the "equal" part, what state restrictions are acceptable?
The point is, discrimination based on race, creed, religion, sex, orientation or national origin is plain wrong
and the list has grown, age, genetic disposition, etc.
Blood relatives are also prohibited from marrying, that too can be considerd a form of discrimination. As can prohibiting more than one wife, or husband at a time. So is any "discrimination" acceptable in regards to marriage?
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We've noticed.
But I know what to keep my wee-wee out of, shitferbrains.
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<quoted text>Does that include college enrollment?
yes it should
sheesh

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Gustavo wrote:
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You are a second class act. You were not being silly you were talking from the heart. You can't fool the thread you idiot
Aw shucks, Gustypants, you really ought to take a break and think things through before you post. Clearly, I was talking from the heart in the majority of the post we're discussing. You know, the part where I was candid about my family history regarding neoplasia and my personal devotion to fund raising. That was the serious portion. I'm reasonably certain the silly part is obvious to most folks with an IQ above 85. That would be the portion that had your incontinence flare up and made you soil your underwear. I hope you weren't going commando.

BTW, I hate to be the one that has to explain this to you, the thread isn't something one can fool. That concept really doesn't apply to inanimate things like threads. Now you, OTOH, are easily fooled. Are the neighbor's kids still getting you with the 'ol "I got your thumb" gag?]
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Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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"genetic disposition" What a moron!
actually that is a state law ( perhaps federal I would have to check ) now, one I agree with

You cannot discriminate against someone because of a history of disease in their family or the genetic disposition thereof.

It is already the law
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Excuse me, but I'm looking for the sloganeering shitferbrains who is railing against Charlie Rangel and his "white cracker" comment.

What's that, you say? None of the typical mental cripples are screaming against "prejudice" and "bigotry" at the moment? Not even the Covina Quar has a non sequitur?

Thought so.
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But I know what to keep my wee-wee out of, shitferbrains.
I'm glad you know to keep it out of pencil sharpeners. That took a long time for you to learn, didn't it?

BTW, we're old enough we can stop calling it "my wee-wee" aren't we?
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sheesh wrote:
<quoted text> You know, the part where I was candid about my family history regarding neoplasia and my personal devotion to fund raising.
Jeez, for a second there it looked there was a Christian wanting to stick out its pious teats and be known for its works.

Anybody can claim to be anything on internet, shitferbrains.
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sheesh wrote:
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I'm glad you know to keep it out of pencil sharpeners. That took a long time for you to learn, didn't it?
I smell tuna.

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Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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It's not discrimination when Big D does it.
And the liberals all want a certain race to get ahead of another race even though they had lower credentials.
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Exactly how am I disrespecting veterans? Seriously... What have I said that has been disrespectful?
Are you upset that I don't buy into the "God Bless America" crap that so many do?
I don't think that God blesses America any more than He blesses any other country.
I think our country has probably killed more people in the past century than any other country on the planet. Maybe Hitler's Nazis killed more, but I'd have to do a ton of research just to see. But in the end, it doesn't really matter, because we've got millions of gallons of blood on our hands.
In Iraq and Afghanistan we rained bombs down on houses made of mud--blowing away men, women, and children. And then we say "oops--collateral damage". We threw two nuclear bombs at Japan--killing and maiming hundreds of thousands of innocent people.
I don't agree with these policies. I don't support the industrial military complex.
I would die before I took a life or joined the armed forces.
But that's just me. I'm entitled to my opinion. Sorry if you find that insulting.
You seem to be able to dish out insults, but you fall to pieces if someone does the same to you.
God has damned America. Look at us...
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Is that where you learned how to speek Viet Cong? LMAO @ you.
Viet Cong is a language?
ROFLMAO@U
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Frankie Rizzo wrote:
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Be careful! Big D will have some veterans with the lower half of their bodies blown off come and beat you up! He knows an army of them willing to do it!
No, he won't. And, no, he doesn't...

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