Skip to comments.(Culture War Rages On): California bans 'brides,' 'grooms'
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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so the state of california is now messing with teh establishment and free exercise clause.
bring on the federal suits.
I’m so tired of seeing that perverted image...
Cal, thank you for the info on the source of the manifesto, I have copied it for later.