Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

Aug 4, 2010 Full story: www.cnn.com 201,317

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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pop offs

Monrovia, CA

#212092 Aug 25, 2013
Just about every middle east dictator has warned the US to stay out of their business?

And where are they now, dead or on the run dying lowly and knowing a price is on their heads.

America knows the limitation of the red line of the Syrian front and any crossing of Syria's red line will have severe consequences for the White House," Massoud Jazayeri, deputy chief of staff of Iran's armed forces.

So pay no attention to this Muslim pop-offs, their own people don't care about them, just who feeds them at the days end.

Muslin run countries only exist because of the "power of the gun" an nothing more!

That's the only reason Islam was installed as the official religion anyway, death of religion what's the choice?
Gustavo

Harbor City, CA

#212093 Aug 25, 2013
Huh and Rocky, you are acting like two children in a school yard, now both of you go to the unisex restrooms,wash your faces and calm down.
Rocky Hudsony

Wooster, OH

#212094 Aug 25, 2013
Pietro Armando wrote:
Hey Rock
You might find this interesting.
http://nationalreview.com/article/356220/righ...
Here's an excerpt.
The lack of clarity about polling extends to actual voting behavior as well. In 2010 Patrick Egan, assistant professor of politics and public policy at New York University, compiled ten years of polling data about same-sex marriage in states that had voted on same-sex-marriage ballot initiatives. He found that public-opinion polls consistently underestimated ballot-box opposition to SSM. Egan noted that “the share of voters in pre-election surveys saying they will vote to ban same-sex marriage is typically seven percentage points lower than the actual vote on election day.” Why? Egan doesn’t know.
One might suspect something akin to the Bradley Effect at work in polling on this issue. Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley, an African American, lost the 1982 California governor’s race despite being consistently ahead in the polls going into the election. Scholarly assessments of why Bradley lost focused on social-desirability bias on the sensitive issue of race. In particular, a minority of white voters was thought to have offered inaccurate polling responses for fear that, if they stated their true preference — which emerged at the ballot box — pollsters would perceive them as racially motivated.
In other words, when sensitive issues are at stake, people may feel pressure to give pollsters answers that sound enlightened, politically correct, or free of any trace of “bigotry”— a term that has reemerged as a club in the debate over same-sex marriage. Egan, however, claims that social-desirability bias is not responsible for the gap between polling and ballot-box results in this case, a gap that remained squarely in place in the May 2012 marriage and civil-union referendum in North Carolina. However, the phenomenon was mostly absent in the four ballot initiatives last November, when the pro-SSM side was likely aided by the ballot initiatives’ being attached to a presidential election.
Other suspects are the words with which survey questions are constructed. When polling organizations include the term “rights” in their question — as do Gallup, USA Today, and CNN/ORC — support for same-sex marriage is elevated: Each found 54 to 55 percent in favor. Survey respondents appear to react positively to words like “rights,”“freedom,” and “benefits,” and negatively to words like “ban.”
Recognizing this, Quinnipiac University’s pollsters stick to a very generic and brief question:“In general, do you support or oppose same-sex marriage?” The last time they asked it, in late April 2013 — about 30 days after the High Court’s twin deliberations — 45 percent of respondents reported support and 47 percent said they opposed. Eight percent were unsure.
Thank, I did.
Rocky Hudsony

Wooster, OH

#212095 Aug 25, 2013
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>
You said you drove around so yea guess you don't...
But yea give me your address. Will stop in. Oh have some of your toothless inbred buddies show up ..Make it fair fight.
You were the one that was threatening to use 3 of your brother/boifriends, last time, remember? You want my address? You can spare enough crack money to hop on your moped and pedal on down here?
Rocky Hudsony

Wooster, OH

#212097 Aug 25, 2013
Gustavo wrote:
Huh and Rocky, you are acting like two children in a school yard, now both of you go to the unisex restrooms,wash your faces and calm down.
LOL. I love this doushe "huh". He gets all excited at the idea that someone may actually take this shit seriously enough to make a trip.

Since: Nov 12

Sacramento, CA

#212098 Aug 25, 2013
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>
No....Said they would be there to make sure a wimpy beer bellied punk like you does not use a gun.
Now this time I don't care bring all your inbred KKK buddies. I will come alone. You all better be ready for lots of pain and death. BECAUSE WE USA PATRIOTS DONT LIKE YOU NAZI TRAITORS..........WE HAVE OATH TO THE CONSTITUTION TO STOP YOUR VILE ATTACKS./././././
I hope your little trailer trash inbred nasty kids are there to watch you get beat down jethro.
at least don't act so scared. LOL

Since: Dec 09

Knoxville, TN

#212100 Aug 25, 2013
KiMare wrote:
<quoted text>
All I heard from you is 'ouch'.
Smile.
Yeah, that's what I thought... Weak as water...

I've schooled you as to how someone who has a gender disorder does not have a sexual disorder.

I've made you look like a fool by distinguishing between a person who voluntarily goes through a process to alter their gender versus a person who is forced to change his or her orientation in order to please people such as yourself.

And I've shown you to be a brutal and stupid person.

Not bad, if I do say so myself...

I think I heard you gasp, followed by a whimper...
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212101 Aug 25, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
<quoted text>
So, you have weighed the option of killing me and decided that you'd rather "continue to enjoy sinking the knife..."
I love it when you show your sociopath side.
You would.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212104 Aug 25, 2013
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>
You said you drove around so yea guess you don't...
But yea give me your address. Will stop in. Oh have some of your toothless inbred buddies show up ..Make it fair fight.
You're gonna travel from MN to OH to get yourself beat up over a silly Topix thread. You're fun!
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212105 Aug 25, 2013
Gustavo wrote:
Huh and Rocky, you are acting like two children in a school yard, now both of you go to the unisex restrooms,wash your faces and calm down.
You just want to peek.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212107 Aug 25, 2013
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>
No....Said they would be there to make sure a wimpy beer bellied punk like you does not use a gun.
Now this time I don't care bring all your inbred KKK buddies. I will come alone. You all better be ready for lots of pain and death. BECAUSE WE USA PATRIOTS DONT LIKE YOU NAZI TRAITORS..........WE HAVE OATH TO THE CONSTITUTION TO STOP YOUR VILE ATTACKS./././././
I hope your little trailer trash inbred nasty kids are there to watch you get beat down jethro.
Whoop!~Whoop! Calm down now spice boy.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212108 Aug 25, 2013
Rocky Hudsony wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL. I love this doushe "huh". He gets all excited at the idea that someone may actually take this shit seriously enough to make a trip.
Priceless! Haven't had one of these clowns in a long time. Takes this silly sh!t seriously. Hope he lasts.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212109 Aug 25, 2013
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>
What should I be scared of?? He is a beer bellied over 50 inbred Nazi....Nothing to fear for a REAL man like me,.
You're cracking me up here junior. Funny stuff.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212110 Aug 25, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, that's what I thought... Weak as water...
I've schooled you as to how someone who has a gender disorder does not have a sexual disorder.
I've made you look like a fool by distinguishing between a person who voluntarily goes through a process to alter their gender versus a person who is forced to change his or her orientation in order to please people such as yourself.
And I've shown you to be a brutal and stupid person.
Not bad, if I do say so myself...
I think I heard you gasp, followed by a whimper...
You have done none of that. Sounds good though.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212111 Aug 25, 2013
Huh wrote:
Frankie----------You want some also bitch?????? You F-ng nazi pukes need your azz kicked.
YUK!YUK!YUK!~Whoop! Too funny.

What a loser.
commonpeeps

Covina, CA

#212114 Aug 25, 2013
onetimeatbandcamp wrote:
<quoted text>Your obviously an OLD man since your referred as Archie Bunker(wasn't he a racist?).I wouldn't expect you to understand the changing of times. This is CALIFORNIA, home of millions of gays. Hello... ever heard of San Francisco? Why is this so surprising. Are you worried about the sanctity of marriage? What is the divorce rate at now? 60% or so? What a joke. Poeple cry about sanctity of marriage and then divorce without a second thought. Hypocrisy at it's finest. So old man, spares us with your religious drivel as it just makes you sound like crazy.
Ever hear of cockroaches (very appropriate I think) invading a kitchen when the landlord takes away the bug spray??? Fruitloop.
commonpeeps

Covina, CA

#212115 Aug 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
You're cracking me up here junior. Funny stuff.
Huh writes stuff that makes you go .. huh? Sometimes whaa?
commonpeeps

Covina, CA

#212116 Aug 25, 2013
Huh wrote:
Frankie----------You want some also bitch?????? You F-ng nazi pukes need your azz kicked.
Gotta love the real anger in this post. Priceless precious.
commonpeeps

Covina, CA

#212118 Aug 25, 2013
Frankie Rizzo wrote:
<quoted text>
You're gonna travel from MN to OH to get yourself beat up over a silly Topix thread. You're fun!
Guess she's already straightened out all the Nazis in Mn huh? Huh huh is that right??? woo hoo too funny.a huh ... a huh huh ... a huh huh huh.
Frankie Rizzo

Union City, CA

#212119 Aug 25, 2013
commonpeeps wrote:
<quoted text>Huh writes stuff that makes you go .. huh? Sometimes whaa?
Obviously just a dopey kid. He won't last.

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