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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“Yellow Brick Road”

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I could care less when and where you suck another guy off, and spread your aids, fool! Leave the children alone, quit spreading your imorrality into the minds of the young! Go back to your closets and leave the children out of your sickness!
I am not Gay. But more to the point why are you fascinated with men giving each other oral sex. You are a closet gay HUH?

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Because a public place is no place for anyone to have sex but gays think a public place is fine place to have sex even in front of children.....
But your ilk is doing a good job to insure the majority teaches their children that your type are evil and nasty and to stay away from them at all cost....
Then when they see their father (me) break a perverts nose in a restaurant they also learn how to deal with gay people........
Great job.....
Great job, showing your children violence in public. Why would you strike another person in a restaurant? That's a horrid thing to do in front of your children. Will you condone their actions later in life when the drag a gay person behind a pick up truck? Nice job of parenting, well done. Is that why you fled the US, to many hate crime warrants for your arrest?

My self I find any sort of public sex disgusting, for Pete's sake get a room at a motel.

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You can't see a valid argument with your eye lides closed.
Funny, I’m not the one posting ad hominem attacks with no argument whatsoever for my position, you are.

Have you come up with a compelling state interest served by denying same sex couples equal protection of thee law to marry the adult, consenting, same sex partner of their choosing?

I didn’t think so.

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Then when they see their father (me) break a perverts nose in a restaurant they also learn how to deal with gay people........
Great job.....
This is the future of your children. Learning hate, bigotry and violence from their father. Its a damn shame that you have to take both a written and physical test to gain a drivers license. But any jackass can reproduce. You should let your children be raised by a pack of wolves, they will stand a better chance of being a good person when they reach adulthood. Great job Mr Bigot, well frucking done, outstanding.

Shortly after midnight on October 6, 1998, Shepard met Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson for the first time at the Fireside Lounge in Laramie, Wyoming.[7] It was decided that McKinney and Henderson would give Shepard a ride home.[8] McKinney and Henderson subsequently drove the car to a remote, rural area and proceeded to rob, pistol-whip, and torture Shepard, tying him to a fence and leaving him to die. According to their court testimony, McKinney and Henderson also discovered his address and intended to steal from his home. Still tied to the fence, Shepard, who was still alive but in a coma, was discovered 18 hours later by Aaron Kreifels, a cyclist who initially mistook Shepard for a scarecrow.[9]

Shepard had suffered fractures to the back of his head and in front of his right ear. He experienced severe brainstem damage, which affected his body's ability to regulate heart rate, body temperature, and other vital functions. There also were about a dozen small lacerations around his head, face, and neck. His injuries were deemed too severe for doctors to operate. Shepard never regained consciousness and remained on full life support. While he lay in intensive care, candlelight vigils were held by the people of Laramie.[10]

Shepard was pronounced dead at 12:53 a.m. on October 12, 1998, at Poudre Valley Hospital, in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Because a public place is no place for anyone to have sex but gays think a public place is fine place to have sex even in front of children.....
But your ilk is doing a good job to insure the majority teaches their children that your type are evil and nasty and to stay away from them at all cost....
Then when they see their father (me) break a perverts nose in a restaurant they also learn how to deal with gay people........
Great job.....
Really: You've seen guys having sex in a restaurant? You do frequent the most unusual places....
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Gay 'Rights'???
How can it be 'Right' when it's all wrong??? If it were 'right'? You wouldn't call yourself 'left'!
A penis DOES NOT belong in another mans mouth! Or even worse? Up his butt!!!
Disgusting!!!
Odd that you can't stop writing about it.....
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So, what exactly is the point of voting anymore....answer...there is no point. Voting = legal appeals = overturning the will of the majority.
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When you dumb down marriage to let redumdant genders who are absolutely and permanently sterile marry, you open the door for literally anyone and anything.
The ol' slippery slope fallacy.... how exciting. I haven't heard THAT shit for, oh, two hours.
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And the law has not changed........LOL
So instead of behaving like an adult and post a link that was respectufully requested you prefer to act like a child and post silly little quips. You've wasted plenty of time doing so when one post with a link(s) would have sufficed and consumed much less time. Thanks for displaying your character.

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Hey Elmer J wrote:
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Really: You've seen guys having sex in a restaurant? You do frequent the most unusual places....
My point exactly......strange places these folks visit!!!
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So, what exactly is the point of voting anymore....answer...there is no point. Voting = legal appeals = overturning the will of the majority.
Yeah,it's a bitch when that pesky Constitution gets in the way isn't it? LOL,Hey ,what don't you get or not comprehend about Unconstitutional? Perhaps a civics class would be a good idea for you because as it is you sound like an uneducated reprobate!No wonder this country is in such trouble! LOL
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So So glad my kids are grown and will never again experience the California School system or including what was once known as the California College System...now known as a complete mess and waste of money. want you kids to get a higher education, send them to another state that cares about education more then multi-billion dollar high speed trains and social programs for people who occupy our country illegally.

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The Great Sly_Clyde wrote:
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What a moron, I posted a link to a documentary on the subject.... Yes there are Gay ( homosexual) Hasidim . OH one more thing Proffesor Poof. Your definition is FUBAR
Homosexuality is romantic or sexual attraction or behavior between members of the same sex or gender. As a sexual orientation, homosexuality refers to "an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectionate, or romantic attractions" primarily or exclusively to people of the same sex; "it also refers to an individual's sense of personal and social identity based on those attractions, behaviors expressing them, and membership in a community of others who share them."[1][2]
Homosexuality is one of the three main categories of sexual orientation, along with bisexuality and heterosexuality, within the heterosexual-homosexual continuum (with asexuality sometimes considered the fourth). Scientific and medical understanding is that sexual orientation is not a choice, but rather a complex interplay of biological and environmental factors.[1][3] While some religious organizations hold the view that homosexual activity is unnatural or dysfunctional,[4] research shows that homosexuality is an example of normal variation in human sexuality and is not in and of itself a source of negative psychological effects.[1] Prejudice and discrimination against homosexual and bisexual people, however, have been shown to cause psychological harm.[5]
The most common terms for homosexual people are lesbian for women and gay for men, though gay is also used to refer generally to homosexual men and women. The number of people who identify as gay or lesbian—and the proportion of people who have same-sex sexual experiences—are difficult for researchers to estimate reliably for a variety of reasons.[6] In the modern West, according to major studies, 2% to 13% of the population is homosexual or has had some form of same-sex sexual contact within his or her lifetime.[7][8][9][10][11][12] [13][14][15][16][17] In a 2006 study 20% of respondents anonymously reported some homosexual feelings, although fewer participants identified themselves as homosexual.[18] Homosexual behavior is also widely observed in animals.[
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You need to learn the difference between Orthodox and Hasidic Jews. The only person from a Hasidim in the documentary you reference was the lesbian. How you missed the word "Hasidim" in my comments once again underlines your continual problem with reading comprehension.

Go back to my comments and read them again then report back if I once use the term "Orthodox" Jews.

And once again --stop wasting everyone's time, Clyde. Learn to read for content. If you're unsure of what you read, go back and read it again.

Got all that, Jackass?
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Breaking News - http://us.cnn.com/
North Carolina voters approve a referendum to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage, CNN projects. State law already does not permit such unions. Passage of Amendment 1 largely prevents the state's judiciary from overturning the bill by enshrining its language into the state constitution. Thirty states previously voted in favor of constitutional amendments that seek to defend traditional definitions of marriage as a heterosexual union.
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Breaking News - http://us.cnn.com/
North Carolina voters approve a referendum to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage, CNN projects. State law already does not permit such unions. Passage of Amendment 1 largely prevents the state's judiciary from overturning the bill by enshrining its language into the state constitution. Thirty states previously voted in favor of constitutional amendments that seek to defend traditional definitions of marriage as a heterosexual union.
>>>>>>> >YEA!

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Anonymous wrote:
Breaking News - http://us.cnn.com/
North Carolina voters approve a referendum to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage, CNN projects. State law already does not permit such unions. Passage of Amendment 1 largely prevents the state's judiciary from overturning the bill by enshrining its language into the state constitution. Thirty states previously voted in favor of constitutional amendments that seek to defend traditional definitions of marriage as a heterosexual union.
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.
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you all sound like another religious nut house.....KEEP IT SIMPLE....North Carolina did!
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<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.
Where do you live that provide such deep hatred and vile? Must be wonderful. lol

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You need to learn the difference between Orthodox and Hasidic Jews. The only person from a Hasidim in the documentary you reference was the lesbian. How you missed the word "Hasidim" in my comments once again underlines your continual problem with reading comprehension.
Go back to my comments and read them again then report back if I once use the term "Orthodox" Jews.
And once again --stop wasting everyone's time, Clyde. Learn to read for content. If you're unsure of what you read, go back and read it again.
Got all that, Jackass?
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???

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Where do you live that provide such deep hatred and vile? Must be wonderful. lol
I live in Pennsylvania which is one of the few US states that doesn't have a discrimination against lgbt couples written in our Constitution like North Carolina.

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