Skip to comments.Judge strikes down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban
Posted on 05/13/2014 5:33:33 PM PDT by digger48
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A federal magistrate judge has ruled that Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale wrote in the ruling Tuesday evening that Idaho's laws banning same-sex marriage unconstitutionally deny gay and lesbian citizens of their fundamental right to marry.
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“Candy Day” The federal government is beyond parody. Mock-worthy. Deserving of nothing but ridicule and contempt.
Ten bucks says that Candy doesn’t like fellas.
Dont stand in the way of an avalanche. This is nuts.
::sigh:: there is no right to marry.
Otherwise ugly single people could go to court to demand they be assigned a spouse...or have the same benefits as married people have.
There IS rational reason to deny homosexual marriages...they ARE second class because the primary biol;ogical reason for marriage and pair bonding is to create and raise children.
They cannot do that for whatever reason,,,either choice or predeliction. It is also being discovered that children abused by being raised by these broken people suffer consequences they do not wish to admit.
DAMN these meddling judges. I hope the Idaho wins on appeal.
can someone help me out here?
Where does this right exist? Is it in a law, codebook, constitution, rule, or something? Because it looked like Idaho actually had a LAW against it so if this right exists elsewhere it must trump the law as written.
And "fundamental"; where did that come from? Does that make it more of a right than other rights? While at least one man I know of who transported a firearm thru New Jersey to take to his legally allowed home in another state languishes in jail and his 2nd Amendment rights are blatantly violated?
Maybe Judge Candy could set him free, I mean, as long as she's now enumerating Fundamental rights...
Somebody call Claire Wolf, because I think the time is now!
I guess if you don’t like the laws of the state you live in, you just have to go judge shopping.
exactly, there is no right to marry, if there was you wouldn’t need a license to do it.
If we all pray for Ted Kennedy, thereby proving how virtuous we are, then everything will be all better!!!! If you don’t pray for the piece of sub-human, monkey-vomit, vermin filth, then you might be in trouble.
Has the Pro-Traditional side even won a case since the Windsor decision? Kennedy knew what he was doing. He claimed the marriage was a state affair and did not technically rule on the constitutionality of CA Prop 8. But when he brought out the animus language that was a signal for the judges to throw out that state laws/amendments.
Opinions on abortion have changed somewhat in recent years. Now more than half of Americans might be considered pro-life. I think that part of the reason for this is the refusal to be silent. I don’t mean an in-your-face, strident attitude, but a respectful willingness to say that you think that abortion is wrong. Pro-life forces have also been on the offensive, not always on the defensive. Cries for overturning Roe v. Wade, whether there is a chance of that happening or not, tended to put abortion proponents on the defensive.
The fight concerning homosexuality has not yet followed that same path. Those of us who oppose homosexuality have obviously been on the defensive for years. (I am speaking of us as a group. I personally have not, and I know that many of you have not.) It is past time for a renewed effort by all to respectfully speak out, saying that we believe homosexuality to be wrong. We also need to regain the offensive. I think that one minor way to do that, at least in part, is to begin calling for the repeal of Lawrence v. Texas.
Why do all these Governors lack the guts to tell the judge to FOAD?
unconstitutionally deny gay and lesbian citizens of their fundamental right to marry.
Like hell it does!!!! They are free to marry anyone of the opposite sex they choose and who also chooses.
...and furthermore we the people say, that one black robed federal excuse for a judge, has no authority to have any say in the voice of the one point six million people of the state of ID who are under law that marriage is between one man and one woman.
Your judgment is null and void, as in unconstitutional.
SCOTUS spoke. It is over. Simply have a public vote. Queers will lose real bad. General Public referendum!! That is it. These faggot judges going to hell will then shut up!!
These marriage amendments are dropping like flies. Ultimately the Supreme Court is to blame as they opened door for this.
If this stinking putrid “judge” does not like the law then she can go and petition the legislature to overturn it. She cannot order it.
Ukraine is a wonderful lesson in freedom and tyranny. Both Russians and Ukranians have put their bodies in view of snipers and stopped tanks with their bare hands. Because they believe and they are not scared to die for their cause. Our tyranny is a much softer kind, more red tape than barbed wire, but we ourselves are softer. Most Christians will just shrug their shoulders and move on, not enough people are willing to stand in front of a tank over this issue.
a post that all here on FR should read a few times. Well done.
Another judge just bought a one way ticket into the Lake of Fire.
Ummm, the judge in Virginia confused the Constitution and the DOI. These people are idiots. They don’t need no stinkin’ facts!
Just as we expected the federal bench will institute homosexual marriage across the land. Tyrants they have become.
A license permits what is illegal.
In a rational world a man & woman would not require a “marriage license”.
The same guy who gave us Judas Roberts.
“Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter already has said he intends to appeal....”
I sure hope Butch does the right thing.
I’ve become convinced that the GOP governors, as well as other leading GOP voices, who should be chomping and spitting nails over this kind of judicial activism and the accompanying cultural slide into depravity, are bascially... cowards. Yellow-bellied cowards.
As their silence continues, my contempt for them and the Republican Party grows by leaps and bounds every day. If they don’t stand up to this, they won’t stand up to anything.
The “fundamental right to marry”? Where did he find that? He must have been looking under a penumbra or something. There is no right to marry.
“We also need to regain the offensive. I think that one minor way to do that, at least in part, is to begin calling for the repeal of Lawrence v. Texas.”
Yes, Lawrence needs to be repealed, but navigating such a case to the SCOTUS that would overturn Lawrence may be somewhat complicated.
It would take a plaintiff to sue a state on the basis that the legalization of sodomy infringes on their constitutional rights.
How about sexual deviancy being a sign of mental illness? That they are high functioning in other areas, doesn’t make them sane.
The only rational reason to deny homosexual "marriages" is the same reason to deny dry water or hot ice.
Ain't no sucha thing. THAT'S why it should be denied.
Fighting the normalization of homosexuality is harder, but it can be done. We need social science stats and a regular campaign pointing out that homosexuality is abnormal and that the APA’s switch in 1972 was done for politics and not for science.
Homosexuals, like heterosexuals, have the identical right to marry - that is, to form a legally-recognized relationship with a member of the opposite sex.
Oh they are COMPLETE cowards. But they have plenty of cowards calling themselves right wing conservatives to draw their cowardice from.
Every one of the lesser evil crew are at the top of that list. Too gutless to stand on principle. Hell they get ‘offended’ by people who even discuss standing on principle. They FIGHT people that say we need to stand on principle!
No one wants to think ill of their online BFFs much less their next door/lifetime buddy. But who is it that empowers these gutless pols? Yup. the lesser evil crew. Why? So they can WIN! What do they win? Complete cowardice in office and refusal to defend the will of the people.
Anyone wanna prove that wrong? Pack a lunch.
I think SCOTUS established marriage as a “fundamental right” in a case allowing prisoners to marry. But I can’t remember more than that - will have to look it up.
These marriage amendments turned over to the government (or rather validated) a crushing power to redefine natural law and demand that we bow to its newly created "reality".
Banning "same-sex marriage" bans something that does not exist in the normal world of biology, reality and reason. However within the legislation, the perverted fake construct of SSM was created passively, out of nothing.
Anyone who challenges and mocks the blatant lie of "same-sex marriage" is poking the beast in the eye and telling it it's wrong and stupid and doesn't have the authority to define reality. The beast doesn't tolerate such disrespect nor any suggestion that it isn't the highest power in the land.
This particular abomination and debasement of the language is forcing people to openly choose sides between lies and truth. Most will go along to get along, hoping that the beast will leave them alone in peace. Those holding tight to **truth** will be hunted down and persecuted by not only beast.gov and the sodomites, but by the tolerant rabble who will insist and demand that we all get along.
First they came for the wedding planners, bakers, and photographers...
There is no fundamental right to marry. Try marrying your sister to see why that’s true.
Then the Supreme Court needs to find me a 5 foot Japanese-American with red hair, Nymphomainia, Tawney Kitaen’s body from 1987 and a love of semi-older right wing guys because if they established that I have the right, then they need to ensure I get to exercise that right.
Liberals love these judges. They love dictators in black robes. So much so tgey respected all the judges that struck down Obamacare. Right?
The extinctionists strike again....
Well it is our fundamental right isn’t it? Anyone got the number for the USSC? because I am currently unable to exercise my fundamental right.
Can we sue the USSC? Because they can’t tell me that I have this right and then do nothing to deliver it on a platter. This is America 2014. they must provide and ship the redheads to me. Now. I am tired of waiting to exercise my fundamental right.
It is fundamentally unfair.
The actual overthrow of Lawrence v. Texas would not be required for there to be some benefit to calling for its repeal. Simply calling for its repeal would to a certain extent put us on the offensive and the homosexual agenda on the defensive, causing them to utilize time and energy to defend it that might otherwise be used to bring further court cases, etc. for their agenda. It would also perhaps stiffen the spines of many on our side and give courage to those who might now only oppose homosexuality in the safety of the shadows rather than in the bright light of day.
Because it’s a Federal Judge and they have no authority to do that as it’s based on the Federal Constitution.
Who is this Candy Dale? Sounds like a name for a porn star.
Good point. And that is how SCOTUS is responding. They are obviously taking two paths on two issue and just letting it “sink in” via lower Court rulings.
1. When they struck down DOMA and took a hands off approach to Full Faith and Credit etc, it is clear that it is just a matter of time before “Gay Marriage” is the law of the land and it may not be outlawed.
2. 2nd Amendment. SCOTUS has let several Cir Court decisions stand that permit a State to limit gun ownership to in home protection only. Now while it appears it will leave this to the States, it is clear they do not think that the 2nd Amendment extends to anything more than home defense and hunting.
The world in which we find ourselves. I’m glad I’m quite old.
In 20 years you will be able to marry a guppy.
Pray for America.
Sure they do. 10th Amendment.
Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Wagahoff Dale