Judge overturns California's ban on same-sex marriage

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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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Since: Jan 12

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

#140344 May 8, 2012
Here Is One wrote:
Did you see the beating the gay community took in North carolina??
The normals are tired of the abnormals forcing there lifestyle on them.....
F*ck you homophobic bigot.
Bill Of Rights

Livermore, CA

#140345 May 8, 2012
ARGUING with IDIOTS wrote:
<quoted text>
Where do you live that provide such deep hatred and vile? Must be wonderful. lol
Now ain't that calling the kettle black! Sorry but with every post you crap out it reeks with hatred toward the gay community! It's a sad day for our Constitution but it is only one battle and not the war! If you have any kind of insight you would know that eventually in our lifetime there will be equality for all Americans and that includes the millions of gay Americans who are being denied their Constitutional rights! You are ignorant and clueless! Must be one of those phony Christians who doesn't follow what your savior teaches! Pathetic!

Since: Jan 12

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

#140346 May 8, 2012
Barrys Goauld Brother wrote:
God bless North Carolina. Looks like the population of California is going to increase.
The gay population in North Carolinian will stay in North Carolina. It's just now they are second class citizens under the new Jim Crow laws the Republicans imposed on the state. KKKristians continue their crusade against gays.
Dee

Norwalk, CA

#140348 May 8, 2012
KEEP THAT SHIT TO YouRELVES....THEIR MIGHT NOT BE SUCH AN ISSUE THEN....STOP SHOVING IT DOWN OUR THROATS...WE GET IT!!!!!
Bill Of Rights

Livermore, CA

#140349 May 8, 2012
Dee wrote:
KEEP THAT SHIT TO YouRELVES....THEIR MIGHT NOT BE SUCH AN ISSUE THEN....STOP SHOVING IT DOWN OUR THROATS...WE GET IT!!!!!
What a retard says! Hey where did your spam go stupid?Why are you an enemy of the Constitution and equal treatment for all Americans you nasty little women?Now kindly STFU and quit making a fool out of yourself! LOLOLOL
Dugas

Santa Cruz, CA

#140350 May 8, 2012
Here Is One wrote:
<quoted text>
Did you see the beating the gay community took in North carolina??
The normals are tired of the abnormals forcing there lifestyle on them.....
The gay community is willing to give up equal rights in a civil union only to try and change the word marriage and that will not be happening anytime soon....
North Carolina voters have passed a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage today via a statewide ballot measure, according the Associated Press.
North Carolina already had a statute banning gay marriage. Amendment One declares that “marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state”— vague language that opponents say could threaten domestic partnership protections for all couples while closing the door to any sort of same-sex unions.
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/nor...
The good guys win one.

Now we will get mass migration to Califorina.

Califorina is like a bowl of granola.

If it's not a fruit or a nut it's a flake.

“The Great and Wonderful Marvel”

Since: Aug 09

Baltimore, MD

#140351 May 8, 2012
The Great Sly_Clyde wrote:
<quoted text>Let me see if I get this.
Only men can be called homosexual. Women who are attracted to the same sex are just lesbians. Is that right???
Here's what's wrong: when you meatheads use data about lesbians to make claims about gay men. You try to get away with all the time. You do it with marriage data -- "Studies show lesbians make good parents; ergo, gay men will make good parents too."

Well, that's not science; that's stupidity.
Dugas

Santa Cruz, CA

#140352 May 8, 2012
Wat the Tyler wrote:
<quoted text>
North Carolina is bigoted racist religious sh!t hole. They would vote against the rights of women and blacks if they could get it to poplar vote. F*ck you North Carolina. F*ck you and the rest of the bible belt that is dragging America down.
They did put a provision in that the State
would provide interest free loans to anybody
who wants to build a new closet in their home.

I guess you missed that.
GRANDPA NICOLAI

Chico, CA

#140353 May 8, 2012
>
>
Speaking of bigots, racists and morons take a look at what this bigoted moron posted here http://www.topix.net/forum/city/chico-ca/TNS6...
Dee

Norwalk, CA

#140354 May 8, 2012
Bill Of Rights wrote:
<quoted text>
What a retard says! Hey where did your spam go stupid?Why are you an enemy of the Constitution and equal treatment for all Americans you nasty little women?Now kindly STFU and quit making a fool out of yourself! LOLOLOL
I'm sure Thomas never referred to you ugly insensitive ass...

Since: Jan 12

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

#140355 May 8, 2012
GRANDPA NICOLAI wrote:
>
>
Speaking of bigots, racists and morons take a look at what this bigoted moron posted here http://www.topix.net/forum/city/chico-ca/TNS6...
He's just a typical racist bigoted tea bagger.

Since: Jan 12

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

#140356 May 8, 2012
America is far behind Canada when it comes to gay marriage. In 2005 every single state and territory in Canada legalized gay marriage. We are apposed to be land of the free yet we deny LGBT couples equal rights.
Kirk Cameron

Chicago, IL

#140358 May 8, 2012
GRANDPA NICOLAI wrote:
>
>
Speaking of bigots, racists and morons take a look at what this bigoted moron posted here http://www.topix.net/forum/city/chico-ca/TNS6...
You mean, you hate the truth.

Just wait until November......ROTFLMAO

North Carolina voters have passed a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage today via a statewide ballot measure, according the Associated Press.
North Carolina already had a statute banning gay marriage. Amendment One declares that “marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state”— vague language that opponents say could threaten domestic partnership protections for all couples while closing the door to any sort of same-sex unions.

www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/nor ...
Kirk Cameron

Chicago, IL

#140359 May 8, 2012
Here Is One wrote:
<quoted text>
Did you see the beating the gay community took in North carolina??
The normals are tired of the abnormals forcing there lifestyle on them.....
The gay community is willing to give up equal rights in a civil union only to try and change the word marriage and that will not be happening anytime soon....
North Carolina voters have passed a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage today via a statewide ballot measure, according the Associated Press.
North Carolina already had a statute banning gay marriage. Amendment One declares that “marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state”— vague language that opponents say could threaten domestic partnership protections for all couples while closing the door to any sort of same-sex unions.
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/nor...
Did you see the beating that the gay community took from the APA?

APA revises 'gay gene' theory - admits it's not a psychological disorder
« on: May 14, 2009, 11:42:32 AM »

http://www.onenewsnow.com/Culture/Default.asp...

The attempt to prove that homosexuality is determined biologically has been dealt a knockout punch. An American Psychological Association publication includes an admission that there's no homosexual "gene" -- meaning it's not likely that homosexuals are born that way.

For decades, the APA has not considered homosexuality a psychological disorder, while other professionals in the field consider it to be a "gender-identity" problem. But the new statement, which appears in a brochure called "Answers to Your Questions for a Better Understanding of Sexual Orientation & Homosexuality," states the following:

"There is no consensus among scientists about the exact reasons that an individual develops a heterosexual, bisexual, gay or lesbian orientation. Although much research has examined the possible genetic, hormonal, developmental, social, and cultural influences on sexual orientation, no findings have emerged that permit scientists to conclude that sexual orientation is determined by any particular factor or factors. Many think that nature and nurture both play complex roles...."

That contrasts with the APA's statement in 1998: "There is considerable recent evidence to suggest that biology, including genetic or inborn hormonal factors, play a significant role in a person's sexuality."

Peter LaBarbera, who heads Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, believes the more recent statement is an important admission because it undermines a popular theory.

"People need to understand that the 'gay gene' theory has been one of the biggest propaganda boons of the homosexual movement over the last 10 [or] 15 years," he points out. "Studies show that if people think that people are born homosexual they're much less likely to resist the gay agenda."

Matt Barber with Liberty Counsel feels the pronouncement may have something to do with saving face. "Well, I think here the American Psychological Association is finally trying to restore some credibility that they've lost over the years by having become a clearly political organization as opposed to an objective, scientific organization," he states.(Hear audio report)

With the new information from the APA, Barber wonders if the organization will admit that homosexuals who want to change can change.

"It's irrefutable from a medical standpoint that people can leave the homosexual lifestyle," he argues. "Homosexuality is defined by behavior. Untold thousands of people have found freedom from that lifestyle through either reparative therapy or through -- frankly, most effectively -- a relationship with Jesus Christ."
Kirk Cameron

Chicago, IL

#140360 May 8, 2012
Wat the Tyler wrote:
America is far behind Canada when it comes to gay marriage. In 2005 every single state and territory in Canada legalized gay marriage. We are apposed to be land of the free yet we deny LGBT couples equal rights.
Or, Canada is with gay marriage where America was with slavery.
Kirk Cameron

Chicago, IL

#140361 May 8, 2012
Wat the Tyler wrote:
<quoted text>
He's just a typical racist bigoted tea bagger.
Isn't tea bagging a gay thing? Of course it is.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#140362 May 8, 2012
Jonah1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Sorry, one of the other idiots from your side said it.
http://www.topix.net/forum/news/gay/TH6FC2NTH...
<quoted text>
What did I make excuses for specifically? And what did I claim was the same while ignoring the differences? What is it with you ridiculous fundies that you never want to provide specifics to support your accusations.
BTW, thank you for confirming the prediction I made in the very post you are responding to here.....
"Let me know when you can answer all the questions here. My guess is your response will be a personal attack instead, devoid of any factuality or specifics."
Typical.
Yawn.. Funny, after having your a$$ handed to you, forcing you to admit you are wrong in making a claim that I said something I clearly did not, you are right back at it with lumping me in with all the other posters on this thread...

How about you clean out your ears and actually take the time to read an comprehend my posts, perhaps then you will find yourself having to apologize less.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#140363 May 8, 2012
RnL2008 wrote:
<quoted text>
Not sure who I'm voting for, but it won't be President Obama and it won't be Mitt Romney.......that's all I know for sure!!!
I hear ya, pretty much in the same boat. Either way we are screwed as I see it.

I do think Obama will end up with a second term, though it has less to do with people actually wanting him to and more to do with the fact the GOP can't nominate anyone worth a damn.

There isn't a dime's bit of difference between either one of them.

“Facts”

Since: May 08

Santiago Ixcuintla, Mexico

#140364 May 8, 2012
Kirk Cameron wrote:
<quoted text>Did you see the beating that the gay community took from the APA?

APA revises 'gay gene' theory - admits it's not a psychological disorder
« on: May 14, 2009, 11:42:32 AM »

http://www.onenewsnow.com/Culture/Default.asp...

The attempt to prove that homosexuality is determined biologically has been dealt a knockout punch. An American Psychological Association publication includes an admission that there's no homosexual "gene" -- meaning it's not likely that homosexuals are born that way.

For decades, the APA has not considered homosexuality a psychological disorder, while other professionals in the field consider it to be a "gender-identity" problem. But the new statement, which appears in a brochure called "Answers to Your Questions for a Better Understanding of Sexual Orientation & Homosexuality," states the following:

"There is no consensus among scientists about the exact reasons that an individual develops a heterosexual, bisexual, gay or lesbian orientation. Although much research has examined the possible genetic, hormonal, developmental, social, and cultural influences on sexual orientation, no findings have emerged that permit scientists to conclude that sexual orientation is determined by any particular factor or factors. Many think that nature and nurture both play complex roles...."

That contrasts with the APA's statement in 1998: "There is considerable recent evidence to suggest that biology, including genetic or inborn hormonal factors, play a significant role in a person's sexuality."

Peter LaBarbera, who heads Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, believes the more recent statement is an important admission because it undermines a popular theory.

"People need to understand that the 'gay gene' theory has been one of the biggest propaganda boons of the homosexual movement over the last 10 [or] 15 years," he points out. "Studies show that if people think that people are born homosexual they're much less likely to resist the gay agenda."

Matt Barber with Liberty Counsel feels the pronouncement may have something to do with saving face. "Well, I think here the American Psychological Association is finally trying to restore some credibility that they've lost over the years by having become a clearly political organization as opposed to an objective, scientific organization," he states.(Hear audio report)

With the new information from the APA, Barber wonders if the organization will admit that homosexuals who want to change can change.

"It's irrefutable from a medical standpoint that people can leave the homosexual lifestyle," he argues. "Homosexuality is defined by behavior. Untold thousands of people have found freedom from that lifestyle through either reparative therapy or through -- frankly, most effectively -- a relationship with Jesus Christ."
so being gay is a choice??

“Facts”

Since: May 08

Santiago Ixcuintla, Mexico

#140365 May 8, 2012
Dugas wrote:
<quoted text>The good guys win one.

Now we will get mass migration to Califorina.

Califorina is like a bowl of granola.

If it's not a fruit or a nut it's a flake.
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