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S.F Judge Delays Ruling on Gay Marriage
Fox News ^ | 02/17/2004 | Fox News

Posted on 02/17/2004 12:33:46 PM PST by You Dirty Rats

Edited on 04/22/2004 12:39:00 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

SAN FRANCISCO The first of two judges to listen to objections to gay marriage in San Francisco delayed until at least Friday whether to block the city from continuing to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

The second judge will take up a different petition Tuesday afternoon.


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To: You Dirty Rats
This gay "marriage" thing has replaced Rice-A-Roni as the San Francisco treat....
21 posted on 02/17/2004 12:52:25 PM PST by b4its2late
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To: stopem
VA just passed a law today that allows gays to have health ins together and buy houses with each other.

Why do people of any sexual persuasion need a law to buy a house and have insurance together?

22 posted on 02/17/2004 12:52:39 PM PST by GSWarrior
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To: little jeremiah; *Homosexual Agenda; scripter; GrandMoM; backhoe; Yehuda; Clint N. Suhks; ...
Ping. (I'm helping Little Jeremiah with the list today).


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23 posted on 02/17/2004 12:52:51 PM PST by EdReform (Support Free Republic - All donations are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support!)
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To: biblewonk
Sodomites are people, too.

(sigh)
24 posted on 02/17/2004 12:54:48 PM PST by newgeezer (Just my opinion, of course. Your mileage may vary. You have the right to be wrong.)
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To: newgeezer
So are dog lovers.
25 posted on 02/17/2004 12:56:03 PM PST by biblewonk (I must try to answer all bible questions.)
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To: All
And Arnold is leading the fight against this BS, right? No? I thought the silence was deafening.
26 posted on 02/17/2004 12:56:20 PM PST by geedee (Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.)
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To: TexasGunLover
As much as I hate to say it, this is going to take a constitutional amendment to fix this problem.

So it can be ignored like other inconvenient amendmnts?

27 posted on 02/17/2004 12:56:58 PM PST by Eala (Sacrificing tagline fame for... TRAD ANGLICAN RESOURCE PAGE: http://eala.freeservers.com/anglican)
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To: whereasandsoforth
"SF is gonna have a 8.5 before the end of the month."

Wow! A firm prediction, eh? Let's log that and see how you do.
28 posted on 02/17/2004 12:58:10 PM PST by MineralMan (godless atheist)
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To: All
"For the coming of the Son of Man will be just like the days of Noah. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage..."
29 posted on 02/17/2004 12:59:34 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: You Dirty Rats
Laws Be Damned
30 posted on 02/17/2004 1:00:00 PM PST by EdReform (Support Free Republic - All donations are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support!)
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To: You Dirty Rats
Some straight talk on gay marriages
31 posted on 02/17/2004 1:01:33 PM PST by Mike Bates (Artist Formerly Known as mikeb704.)
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To: EdReform
We've heard "the big one" is coming sometime.

It looks like any day now for Frisco to get hit with the biggest quake in history.

Let me be the first one to warn of this.

God will not be mocked. He is the author of marriage, it's His way or no way.
32 posted on 02/17/2004 1:04:05 PM PST by George from New England
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To: You Dirty Rats
A court hearing in the Superior Court of California, San Francisco County, which hears all municipal cases, was scheduled for 5 p.m. EST Tuesday on the group's petition. Already today, the Campaign for California Families (search), went before a judge to block the licenses but San Francisco County Superior Court Judge Ronald Quidachay delayed any action until late this week. The CCF wanted an injunction to keep the city from issuing any more licenses to same-sex couples, and a declaration that the ones already granted are invalid.

This is not good news. Here's what turned up in a Google search of Quidachay:


SF Superior Court Adopts Gay/Lesbian Anti-Exclusionary Policy
Posted 7/23/02

The Superior Court of San Francisco has adopted a policy prohibiting its members from activities that may give the appearance of bias based on sexual orientation. Adopting a statement drawn and unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the policy provides that judges should not participate as members in a chapter or branch of any organization that invidiously discriminates on the ground of sexual orientation by excluding members on the ground of their sexual orientation, unless the judge's chapter or branch has disavowed that invidiously discriminatory policy.

The policy is as follows: The Judicial Officers of the Superior Court for the County of San Francisco reaffirm their commitment to fairness, impartiality, the dignity of the Court, and the respectful treatment of all who appear before them and agree not to participate as a member of a branch or chapter of any organization that invidiously discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation by excluding members on the ground that their sexual orientation alone renders them "unclean", "immoral" or unfit", unless the chapter or branch to which the Judicial Officer belongs has disavowed that invidiously discriminatory policy.

Under the leadership of the Honorable Ronald Quidachay and the Honorable Donna Hitchens, both of the San Francisco Superior Court, this policy is effective immediately. "It has long been a tradition of the bench of this State, and in particular of the bench of the Superior Court in San Francisco, to respect the rights and dignity of all litigants and counsel who appear before it and to refrain from even the perception or appearance of any type of invidious discrimination, including discrimination based on sexual orientation. The San Francisco bench has always appreciated the diversity of its own members and of the citizens who have occasion to deal with the court system," said Judge Ronald Quidachay, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of San Francisco. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to reconfirm that commitment."

"The Bar Association was very concerned about some of the language included in lawyers' briefs in Boy Scouts vs. Dale, as well as in subsequent cases, referring to homosexuals as not morally straight and unclean," said Angela Bradstreet, President of the Bar Association. "We are absolutely delighted that the San Francisco Superior Court bench has joined with the Bar Association of San Francisco in taking the lead on this issue of fairness, and has been so receptive to the concerns of litigants, jurors, lawyers, and other members of the San Francisco community involved with the judicial process. We are now approaching other metropolitan bar associations and local courts to ask them to follow the Superior Court's lead in ensuring that there is both perception and actuality of equality and impartiality in our court system for everyone."



33 posted on 02/17/2004 1:04:50 PM PST by L.N. Smithee (Just because I don't think like you doesn't mean I don't think for myself)
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To: You Dirty Rats
Perhaps --- the moist finger (yuk) HAS been put up into the wind for a vote already! Perhaps the votes HAVE been tallied, and perhaps the winner is Gay marriage! And as Dr. Laura says, "Is this the Hill we want to die on?" What other reason is there for why nothing has been done to stop this tyranny? Do I just take salt off my grocery list? What if our constitution has errors? What if it will enable these behaviors? What if an ammendment conflicts w the basics? Then what? Are we spinning our wheels uselessly? Are we spinning the WRONG wheel? Do we need to look elsewhere for a solution? But hey, you caught me on a positive day. I want answers!! And I want one now!! Patience ain't my virtue! And the beloved Rush says our phone calls will make a difference - I'm beginning to doubt. If something could be done, it would have been done. Give me reason to hope!
34 posted on 02/17/2004 1:05:12 PM PST by Esther Ruth
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To: You Dirty Rats
It's a usurpation of powers question as to the definition of SF City and County government as well. The Mayor does not have the authority to create law - that is the purview of the Board of Supes.


Not to mention the people of CA voted and made law that states: marriage is between a man and a woman.

Newsom is a grand standing political opportunist who is reaching for much higher office.
35 posted on 02/17/2004 1:05:25 PM PST by BlessedByLiberty (Respectfully submitted,)
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To: You Dirty Rats
What is the matter with the judges down there? It seems as if they are purposefully delaying the end of this garbage.
36 posted on 02/17/2004 1:06:15 PM PST by dougherty (I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. -Michelangelo)
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To: George from New England
"It looks like any day now for Frisco to get hit with the biggest quake in history.

"


Nah. You're several messages too late to be the first to "warn" everyone.

Now, let's see if your prediction comes true, eh? Have a date?
37 posted on 02/17/2004 1:06:17 PM PST by MineralMan (godless atheist)
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To: MineralMan
I am not thrilled by Newsom's publicity stunt. But just as disgusting are so-called Christians praying and hoping for a calamitous earthquake to strike San Francisco. What would Emperor Constantine do?
38 posted on 02/17/2004 1:08:10 PM PST by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior
"I am not thrilled by Newsom's publicity stunt. But just as disgusting are so-called Christians praying and hoping for a calamitous earthquake to strike San Francisco. "

Me too. It's so amusing that some "Christians" seem to think they have the right to speak for their deity. They're just drooling at the idea of a big earthquake taking down San Francisco. How nice. SF is a large city, and there are even many, many churches in it. I guess it's OK if the Christians in San Francisco die, too, according to this group of "Christians." Feh!
39 posted on 02/17/2004 1:10:12 PM PST by MineralMan (godless atheist)
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To: You Dirty Rats
The fags and lesbians were making steady 'progress' with the help of friendly liberals and the liberal media but I think they played their hand too soon.

Maybe government schools (public schools)could re-educate the population to accept this in another generation or two, but not now!

40 posted on 02/17/2004 1:12:15 PM PST by TexasCajun
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