California put same-sex marriage on hold.

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  1. Theraima
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    Whole story here -->http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ga...0,3298714.story


    Ok seriously what is this? First they deny it, then its ok, then deny it again! Decide already, even though it doesnt involve me but still.
     


  2. Pong20302000

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    just let um get Wed

    they worried that they might reproduce?
     
  3. luckwii

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    Deny it then okay, deny then okay, is not a fair way to describe it. The voters voted to ban it, then the government over-ruled their rite to vote more than once. Its a complete Obamanation.

    I personally think gays should be alowed to have the same rights as married couples. And unfortunately in this case, gays are being used by the progessive socialists to ram their change down our throats. Going against the voters, and a specific vote is un-American.
     
  4. BlueStar

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    So mob rule can over-rule the rights given in the constitution? That sounds pretty un-American to me. When the majority was for segregation, should the country have waited until the majority of voters wanted equal rights to abolish it?

    Democracy doesn't mean three cannibals can vote to eat the fourth.

    I'll agree Obama hasn't handled this well, he's pandering far too much to the religious right, as usual. The problem in America is that the left are far too scared to have a backbone in case they get branded a "radical leftist" or something, so Obama spends most of his time paying lip-service to the right on issues like this and the a-few-blocks-from-ground-zero mosque.
     
  5. sanoblue

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    honestly i really dont think it should matter but in the end everyone should have the right to do whatever they please with in reason. to deny any set of people a right that is allowed and allocated to another set is un American.

    Gay male here. im 23 and proud to be a furry and gay. and no i dont want to get married at this time but i do want it to happen eventually (think i might have found the one recently) heheheee
     
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    Honestly I am not sure what to say at the moment, it's wrong to do this to human rights though.
     
  7. worlok375

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    Dude I thought that one judge banned that ban.
     
  8. AzuraSky

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    I really thought we took 2 steps forward with the same-sex marriage, guess we just took 2 steps back.. now i wonder will we take a step forward or back?
     
  9. injected11

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    It's shit like this that makes me want to move to another damn country. The constitution doesn't matter anymore until they need it to try and block what the other team is doing. Prop 8 was and is unconstitutional, and both Canada and Mexico have legal gay marriage. Legalize it and keep it legalized, you governmental idiots. You're tearing down the very foundation of this country.
     
  10. meornot0

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    It has been voted down. We live in a republic, and in a republic, voting matters. If people voted yes, then there would be no problem allowing same-sex marriage.

    It's only ok to not listen to people in communism and fascism.
     
  11. injected11

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    The majority of those people are voting to deny the rights of people they will never meet and in no way will affect them. Denying rights that the constitution guarantees is *shocker* unconstitutional. People rant and rave how it would dissolve the sanctity of marriage and be an attack on the church. When the divorce rate isn't so astronomically high, they might have a better argument but for now it's laughable. If marriage is so sanctified, why does every single television program and movie ever make being married out to be a horrible life-draining experience? Separation of church and state says "Shut the fuck up, overzealous religious people", and the bible says for you to not cast the first stone. Seems the only group not making douchebag moves here are the gay people that this actually affects.
     
  12. yuyuyup

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    tyt bitch

    y'aint supposed to deny minorities basic constitutional rights yall
     
  13. trumpet-205

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    I think this is a complete waste of tax payers' money. First it went to the state supreme court, followed by the district court, now the appeal court. No matter how you look at it, it will reach US supreme court eventually.

    But anyway, even prop 8 were to be struck down, it only affected homosexual. So why are there many people rant on and decide others fate?

    Our constitution calles for separation of church and state, so why in the court religion is part of the argument for the proponent?
     
  14. emigre

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    I can't believe in a country that flaunts itself as a free country and a country that wants to keep state and church separate, still has to do this. I mean is really going to hurt anyone? It's not like when I get married I am going to break down you door and shoot rainbows at you. I find it more depressing that in the year 2010 stuff like this is still going on. I mean I thought by now we would be above picking on the little man, but instead we just move from one to another. The cat boy is displeased with the human race.
     
  16. meornot0

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    First, i am in no way religious. I don't think i ever even went to church. I know someone gay who is actually against same-sex marriage. Also, The reason every tv program does that is because it IS out of the ordinary. Just because there are horror movies does not mean that zombies are going to kill us all. I actually agree with this though

    "Seems the only group not making douchebag moves here are the gay people that this actually affects."

    That is somewhat true.

    I am just saying that a majority of people do not want gay marriage.

    Edit: Personally, i don't care which way it passes. Just saying.
     
  17. emigre

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    And I personally beleive teh majority of those people are wrong.
     
  18. Lilith Valentine

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    A majority of people also didn't want black or women rights. Really just because it's a majority, don't mean it's right, often time it just a bunch of people following something blindly.
     
  19. yuyuyup

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    I'll bet a million bajillion dollars gay marriage/marijuana will be legal nationwide in under 4 years

    Also, who the hell says the majority of people DON'T want gay marriage to be legalized, I don't buy that so-called stat. Why are you calling gays "douchebags ?" don't they have the right to fight for what they want ? By that standard, EVERYONE that gives a shit about anything is nothing more than a douchebag. So never raise your voice in favor or against anything, or else meornot0 will brand you the bag of douches.

    Also again, plenty of non Christians get married. Aint nobody crying foul. So what the fuck does Jesus shit have to do with people wanting to get married ?
     
  20. Jamstruth

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    Its always some Church people talking about the "sanctity of marriage". This why here in Britain Gay people can't get "married" they instead get a "civil partnership" which is basically the same thing. They get the same rights as a normal married couple its just that the Church can't bitch about it at all. I'll admit its not the best solution as even though it gives the same rights to a same-sex couple as marriage does to a heterosexual couple it just begs the question "Why not just let us get married?" Its the one our government came up with to avoid constant fights with some people in the Chruch.