Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

There are 20 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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Ceiling stalkers

Monrovia, CA

#212532 Aug 26, 2013
Just a flash in the pan, they will soon have to come back down off the ceiling and understand they LOST.
commonpeeps

Covina, CA

#212533 Aug 26, 2013
Jonah1 wrote:
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And yet you and idiots like you are completely unable to present these imaginary "negative consequences". And none of the hundreds of thousands of children already raised in gay headed households agree with any of the idiocy in your post. Sucks to be stupid like you.
Guess you interviewed all them kids huh dipstick. and I'm sure what they actually thought wasn't persuaded by the fact that they felt sorry for their own 'parents' and didn't want to hurt their feelings further. Even a kid raised by an abusive drunk has feelings towards their parents, huh, that you probably know more about first hand. Or the fact that a parent of a queer kid isn't actually going to say how disgusted they are so as to not lose that child. Once again, probably something you are more familiar with . Fruitloop
commonpeeps

Covina, CA

#212534 Aug 26, 2013
batter up wrote:
It's only baseball.
Abreu is the fourth Cuban player to defect in the past two months, adding to the departures of first baseman Yozzen Cuesta, and pitchers Misael Siveiro and Odrisamer Despaigne.
Cuban defectors Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig have recently signed multimillion dollar contracts to play in MLB.
I love baseball what about you?
Yup, knocked it out of the part big boy, now go home.
Steve

Chico, CA

#212535 Aug 26, 2013
Steve wrote:
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I'll post a scientific article right after you post yours proving the amount of anal sex you claim gay people have!!! Hurry back with yours dear.
Please explain how HIV was spread throughout the gay community affecting such a large percentage more so than any other given community of people, thank you.
I sure got a lotta peanuts asking a question without any answers.

HIV/AIDS continues to disproportionately impact the LGBT community Ė in fact, newest infections are highest in young gay and bisexual men, particularly young black men. Itís the subject of a White House conference today at Morehouse College in Atlanta, one in a series the administration is holding on LGBT issues.

HRCís latest issue brief on the subject reports that, according to a recent CDC study in major U.S. cities, 1 in 5 young gay and bisexual men are infected with HIV Ė yet nearly half donít even know it.

"The No. 1 way that HIV is spread is through the exchange of HIV positive body fluids ó especially genital secretions ó that occurs during sexual contact," explains Robert Grossberg, MD, medical director of the Center for Positive Living and the Infectious Disease Clinic at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx in New York City. To get the virus, HIV must be present and there must be enough of it to actually enter into your bloodstream
http://www.everydayhealth.com/hiv-aids/fact-a...
commonpeeps

Covina, CA

#212536 Aug 26, 2013
Ceiling stalkers wrote:
Just a flash in the pan, they will soon have to come back down off the ceiling and understand they LOST.
I think the saying goes "children are a non-issue".

“No Allah: know peace”

Since: Jun 07

A sacred grove in Tujunga, CA

#212537 Aug 26, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
<quoted text>
Now, try again, try to finish this sentence and make a rational argument for gay marriage.
"A person should be allowed to marry a member of the same sex because..."
...they want to. That is as much reason as anyone needs to get married.
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212538 Aug 26, 2013
Liam R wrote:
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...they want to. That is as much reason as anyone needs to get married.
So whatever anyone wants to do is ok with you.

“No Allah: know peace”

Since: Jun 07

A sacred grove in Tujunga, CA

#212539 Aug 26, 2013
KiMare wrote:
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You are confusing equality in expression with equality in substance. Just like you do with relationships.
No religion has a more powerful or profound impact for good than Christianity does.
One of the 5 pillars of Islam is the requirement to perform acts of charity. Xianity enourages it, but does not require it. Thus Islam is a greater force for good than xianity.

Just ignore all of that violent jihad crap, tha's just the muzzies trying to catch up with the xian death toll. Of course, the muzzies have the technological advantage, so they need to grow out of the violence REAL soon, or they will overshoot the xian death toll, and then the xians will have to go back to killing heretics and infidels...

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#212540 Aug 26, 2013
Steve wrote:
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I sure got a lotta peanuts asking a question without any answers.
HIV/AIDS continues to disproportionately impact the LGBT community Ė in fact, newest infections are highest in young gay and bisexual men, particularly young black men. Itís the subject of a White House conference today at Morehouse College in Atlanta, one in a series the administration is holding on LGBT issues.
......
And that's why so many people want to deny gay folks legal marriage? Because marriage and monogamy INCREASE the incidence of AIDS/HIV?

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#212541 Aug 26, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
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So whatever anyone wants to do is ok with you.
How do you get THAT from supporting other good and law-abiding people marrying and forming families?

“No Allah: know peace”

Since: Jun 07

A sacred grove in Tujunga, CA

#212542 Aug 26, 2013
Jonah1 wrote:
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Today's fairytale hour has been brought to you by Gregory Kirschmann and Tampax.
Hey dolt, we don't "fix" what isn't broken.
Oh, and epigenetics is one word, not hyphenated you moron.
But Kimare does have one (small) point correct. This does not happen often, and it should be nurtured.

Now is the time to start this discussion. In time, science will discover the root causes of sexual orientation. In time, science will discover methods for making changes to a person's genetic code.

Put that together, and you will have someone calling for a "fix" for homosexuality.

“No Allah: know peace”

Since: Jun 07

A sacred grove in Tujunga, CA

#212543 Aug 26, 2013
EXPERT wrote:
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So whatever anyone wants to do is ok with you.
As long as no one is harmed, consenting adults should be free to make their own choices, absolutely.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#212544 Aug 26, 2013
Steve wrote:
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I'll post a scientific article right after you post yours proving the amount of anal sex you claim gay people have!!! Hurry back with yours dear.
Please explain how HIV was spread throughout the gay community affecting such a large percentage more so than any other given community of people, thank you.
Don't hold your breath.

Jonah's not one to face reality. He's a backasswards kind of guy...

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#212545 Aug 26, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
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Kids pray for and desire many things that are not in their best interests. The only reason that I wished to be straight was out of a need to protect myself from a disapproving society and family. I would have been perfectly fine with accepting my orientation had I not risked violence, being ostracized, becoming homeless, etc. I enjoyed my attractions to other guys, just like a heterosexual enjoys his attractions.
So it is insincere to simply say that I wished to be straight. It requires qualification. You know it and so does everyone else.
You say that most parents want to do what's best for the child. How naÔve... How many parents have forced their children into sports, dance, music, etc. for their own prideful reasons?
I look at kids today and have NO idea how they keep up with all of the crap they're pushed into. Some kids work non-stop from 7am to 8pm or 9pm, going to practice or lessons or some other such silliness that they have no interest in.
And it is RARE that a parent will hear that their child is gay and supports him/her 100%. Many want their kids to remain closeted or change their orientation in order to protect the family's sense of pride.
Ever hear of "honor killings" where a parent--usually a father--kills his child--usually a daughter--to protect the honor of the family?
Ever hear of abuse and neglect of children? Millions of kids in the U.S. suffer at the hands of their parents who are either sociopaths, mentally ill, and/or chemically dependent.
Ever hear of those parents who withhold medical treatment from their children; preferring to use prayer to try to heal a sick child?
So, you'll forgive me if I don't buy your claim that parents always do what is best for their child.
Finally, your comment about "default families" is ridiculous. Any couple or individual who adopts a child in order to provide a loving and supportive home is not creating a "default family". It's an insult to the millions of people--gay and straight--who have adopted children.
I'd have to say both your answers are evidence you need help, and why gays know nothing of being a parent.

It is answers like yours that inspire me to keep up the fight.
Catchy tunes

Monrovia, CA

#212546 Aug 26, 2013
Do you think it will catch on?

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#212547 Aug 26, 2013
veryvermilion wrote:
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This article cites a study by the Centers for Disease Controlís National Survey of Family Growth which indicates the prevalence of anal sex in heterosexual couples.
It's hardly a "porn article".
You just don't like the article because it doesn't provide enough lurid discussion about hot, sweaty man-on-man anal sex.
Compare what the article asserts with what the study says.

Then check who the article quotes.

Get real idiot.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#212548 Aug 26, 2013
Liam R wrote:
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One of the 5 pillars of Islam is the requirement to perform acts of charity. Xianity enourages it, but does not require it. Thus Islam is a greater force for good than xianity.
Just ignore all of that violent jihad crap, tha's just the muzzies trying to catch up with the xian death toll. Of course, the muzzies have the technological advantage, so they need to grow out of the violence REAL soon, or they will overshoot the xian death toll, and then the xians will have to go back to killing heretics and infidels...
Yeah, you are right, that's what I see happening all over right now.

Smirk.
Horn

Monrovia, CA

#212549 Aug 26, 2013
Fog Hats for everyone.
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#212550 Aug 26, 2013
Liam R wrote:
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As long as no one is harmed, consenting adults should be free to make their own choices, absolutely.
Why do you want restrictions on others if it doesn't effect you?

Sounds like you want to be the one to decide what restrictions should or should not apply...hmmm?
A Pert

Monrovia, CA

#212551 Aug 26, 2013
What is a "A Pert" don't know and don't care.

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