Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on ...

Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on gay marriage

There are 65 comments on the Star-Telegram.com story from Mar 21, 2014, titled Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on gay marriage. In it, Star-Telegram.com reports that:

Michigan's ban on gay marriage, approved by voters in a landslide in 2004, was scratched from the state constitution by a federal judge who said the ballot box is no defense to a law that tramples the rights of same-sex couples.

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Jorja Fox

Lovingston, VA

#1 Mar 22, 2014
Fantastic! Sanity prevails!
Jorja Fox

Lovingston, VA

#3 Mar 22, 2014
Liberals R Defective wrote:
More tyranny from the unelected. When will the people rise up against these black robed thugs? This has gone too far.
How far is "to far?" Until we have complete discrimination because we don't like a certain group of people? Or maybe when discrimination is no longer legal? "One nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for ALL or liberty and justice for SOME?

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#6 Mar 22, 2014
EPIC FAIL by the state's defense team.

Congrats to all my fellow Michiganders!!!!

Same-sex couples are marrying this morning.

Congrats to all the happy couples!!!

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#7 Mar 22, 2014
Liberals R Defective wrote:
More tyranny from the unelected. When will the people rise up against these black robed thugs? This has gone too far.
When will all you bigots realize just because you got a slim majority of voters to vote for something doesn't mean it's constitutional?

SEVEN federal court rulings in a row!

Since: Mar 07

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#8 Mar 22, 2014
Marcus wrote:
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Homosexuals do not believe in God. If anything they hate God and spit in God's face. Why should these filthy perverts be included as a part of ALL?
Tell that to the millions of gay folks who are Christian, Jewish, etc ...

You might want to re-think your rants. This one just makes you look silly.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#9 Mar 22, 2014
The marriage ban- "....fails to advance any conceivable legitimate state interest."

The state's expert witnesses were ".....entirely unbelievable and not worthy of serious consideration."

Since: Mar 07

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#10 Mar 22, 2014
Liberals R Defective wrote:
More tyranny from the unelected. When will the people rise up against these black robed thugs? This has gone too far.
You do realize that you are ranting against love, marriage, monogamy, raising kids, and family life, right? Geesh!
Jorja Fox

Lovingston, VA

#12 Mar 22, 2014
Marcus wrote:
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Homosexuals do not believe in God. If anything they hate God and spit in God's face. Why should these filthy perverts be included as a part of ALL?
They should be included for the same reason your filthy self is..

Since: Mar 09

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#13 Mar 22, 2014
Marcus wrote:
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Millions?
ROFLMAO!
9-11 millions here in the USA alone.

That's more than the total populations of a great many States, and far greater than the total military forces, active and reserve, of all the NATO countries ... COMBINED.

Think about it, shortpants. Think HARD.
see the light

El Paso, TX

#14 Mar 22, 2014
Must be a Democratic Judge, none of those people have morals.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#16 Mar 22, 2014
see the light wrote:
Must be a Democratic Judge, none of those people have morals.
Nope, he's a conservative appointed by Reagan.

Darn those "activist" conservative judges!!!

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#17 Mar 22, 2014
Liberals R Defective wrote:
<quoted text>When you're done perusing your queer porn sites, look up the term " landslide victory." Then get back to us about that "slim majority" of voters. But, again, what should I expect from a mentally incapacitated radical activist. Nothing but pure bull shit and hyperbole. Keep on keeping on, Sheeple!!
Michigan's ban passed with just 37% of the electorate voting in favor.

That's hardly a "landslide victory".

Even if 100% of the population voted for it, if it's unconstitutional it's unconstitutional.
Who

Grand Rapids, MI

#18 Mar 22, 2014
So is sodomy legal now too?

Hell, we might as well legalize pedophilia too.

Sickos.
8 ball

Laurinburg, NC

#19 Mar 22, 2014
Liberals R Defective wrote:
More tyranny from the unelected. When will the people rise up against these black robed thugs?
your bretheren will rise up for about a week until sunday and get drunk off there ass watching football and forget about everything else after that.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#20 Mar 22, 2014
Liberals R Defective wrote:
More tyranny from the unelected. When will the people rise up against these black robed thugs? This has gone too far.
It may only seem too far, because you have gone backwards.

“Happiness comes through giving”

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#21 Mar 22, 2014
Marcus wrote:
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Homosexuals do not believe in God. If anything they hate God and spit in God's face. Why should these filthy perverts be included as a part of ALL?
Look again. That's not God's face, it's your anal canal.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#22 Mar 22, 2014
Who wrote:
So is sodomy legal now too?
Hell, we might as well legalize pedophilia too.
Sickos.
Sorry, your hopes and dreams will have to wait.
see the light

El Paso, TX

#23 Mar 22, 2014
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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Nope, he's a conservative appointed by Reagan.
Darn those "activist" conservative judges!!!
If thats true yes, but Democrats are known to bribe or threaten job security.

“Happiness comes through giving”

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#24 Mar 22, 2014
see the light wrote:
<quoted text>If thats true yes, but Democrats are known to bribe or threaten job security.
One consistent thing about you. When you have nothing to say, you say it anyway.
money hunny

Paterson, NJ

#25 Mar 22, 2014
oh for crying out loud

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