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(Culture War Rages On): California bans 'brides,' 'grooms' ^ | September 08, 2008 | Chelsea Schilling

Posted on 09/09/2008 8:35:52 AM PDT by Publius804


California bans 'brides,' 'grooms'

License rejected for couple seeking traditional marriage

Posted: September 08, 2008 9:05 pm Eastern

By Chelsea Schilling

© 2008 WorldNetDaily

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – "Brides" and "grooms" are no longer allowed to marry in the State of California.

That privilege is only extended to individuals who allow themselves to be called "Party A" and "Party B" on marriage licenses.

Pastor Doug Bird of Abundant Life Fellowship in Roseville, Calif., was alarmed to find the state now rejects the traditional terms after he officiated his first marriage ceremony last week following the California Supreme Court decision to overturn Proposition 22.

The couple had written the words "bride" and "groom" next to "Party A" and "Party B" because they wanted to be legally recognized as husband and wife.

However, the Placer County marriage license was denied.

"I received back the license and a letter from the Placer County Clerk/Recorder stating that the license 'does not comply with California State registration laws,'" Bird said in a statement from the Pacific Justice Institute.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antifamily; california; culturewar; fauxmarriage; gaymarriage; healthypeople; healthypeople2010; homosexualagenda; inlocoparentis; marxism; politicalcorrectness; politicallycorrect; queerlybeloved; samesexmarriage; stakeholders
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To: Publius804

so the state of california is now messing with teh establishment and free exercise clause.

bring on the federal suits.

41 posted on 09/10/2008 7:57:54 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! and
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To: Lancey Howard

I’m so tired of seeing that perverted image...

42 posted on 09/10/2008 6:48:18 PM PDT by fwdude
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To: Calpernia

Cal, thank you for the info on the source of the manifesto, I have copied it for later.

43 posted on 09/15/2008 2:49:49 AM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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