Skip to comments.Same-Sex Couples Can Obtain Marriage Licenses Today
Posted on 11/12/2008 6:43:30 AM PST by Blue Turtle
Connecticut begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples today, a historic milestone that gays and lesbians will celebrate and social conservatives will grieve.
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BALTIMORE - America’s Roman Catholic bishops, long one of the leading political forces against abortion, vowed on Tuesday to accept no compromise for the sake of unity until there is legal protection for the unborn.
Tomorrow-—you can marry your horse!
Not this Catholic...but yes, they sure did. I hate this state. Any good red states, small town...Norman Rockwellesque that I can move to?
or your dog ?
Times of India :
5-year-old girl married to dog!
BHUBANESWAR: A five-year-old girl was married to a dog at a village near here on Wednesday evening. The bride groom went through the motions with a
perplexed look, while there was much rejoicing on bride Kuni Munda’s side
And His judgment on this Nation will continue........
You're not too far from the truth. It's only a matter of time now.
More evidence that it’s time to get the government out of the marriage business.
How come we didn't get to vote on this?
The fall of Rome was historic too.
You have mail !
How nice: California and Connecticut have so much in common! Along with their attempts to redefine marriage, they share a history of earthquakes, of course California’s history is much more familiar to us. But, God doesn’t care about history (He writes it!)—He does care about us and whether or not we follow His commands.
I’d recommend the remaining true believers in California and Connecticut move ASAP. His will cannot be evaded! If not an earthquake, then perhaps a replay of Sodom and Gomorrah?
Legal recognition of marriage is a wedge issue that is being used to undermine the social fabric of our society. We need to replace "marriage" in the red states with a completely separate package of contracts. Since the liberals want to redefine marriage, we need to respond by replacing the wedding license with a package of contracts that constitutes a mutual will, mutual sharing of retirement accounts, hospital visition, and whatever else used to go along as the legal ramifications of marriage.
Churches could still do real weddings, but they would have no legal significance beyond the contract package that would be signed at the same time, and the red states should drop all reference to marital status in their laws. The significance of marriage would be in front of God, and that far more important aspect of marriage would become safe. The result would be that four activist judges in California or in CT would no longer have any potential to impose their agenda on the people of states that disagree. My guess? The libs would lose interest in this whole game if they had no potential to force their will on other states.
That is truly f***ed up.
Teh-RAY-zuh Heinz is already ahead of the curve on that one!
This just isn’t a social issue. There is real money involved. Federal and state pensions, social security, Medicare, etc. use marriage to allocate benefits. We are talking about major amounts of money if marriage is redefined to include same sex marriage.
I believe there was a vote to have a constitutional convention, it failed.
Giving up is usually the best stragegy.
'Cause you would've messed it up, ya bigot.
Now sit there and do as your told, the enlightened will call the shots, thank you very much.
When the stock market crashed,
Franklin Roosevelt got on the television
and didnt just talk about
the princes of greed, he said,
Look, heres what happened."
-Slow Joe Biden
Connecticut’s new state motto: “He who is homo still can get married here”....
I left that state almost 45 years ago at the age of 18 and I never ever want to go back. I won’t even shop or visit any New England state...
How long before these godless freaks start to sue churches (particularly the Catholic Church) when those churches refuse to perform the ceremonies?
And the LORD told him: Listen to all that the people are saying to you; it is not you they have rejected, but they have rejected me as their king. 1 Samuel 8:7 NIV
Hard to believe my home state was founded by Puritans.
Disgusting. Tyranny of Supreme Courts rules in CT. First Kelo, now a state supreme court ruling.
It's not exactly giving up. It's more a case of reframing the rules to make their games irrelevant. Marriage is a sacred institution that should be protected fram arbitrary redefinition. I don't think we can win in all 50 states forever, and under the "full faith and credit" clause any state that recognizes marriage is required to recognize whatever another state pretends is a "marriage".
Article IV, Section 1: Full faith and credit shall be given in each state to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state. And the Congress may by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.
It's better to have marriage as a religious institution only, but still with all the religious significance that marriage has always had, than as a legal institution that also covers something that has been added by a few judges in one or two states. I believe that we should rewrite the rules to make the battle go away.
I give it 5 years tops before a state in this country allows polygamy.
I have a Comprehensive Immigration package for you to support too. The rest of us call it Amnesty.
Rush talked about your strategy a couple of weeks ago. Most conservatives just want to be left alone, and so they rationalize their capitulation, as youve done, so that the Leftists will just leave them alone.
Of course, that just let's the Leftists achieve a small victory, and then they are the offensive again
Yeah. It’ll be the Islamic polygamy with Camels and all, and not the LDS kind... say what? Are you all camelophobics? (sarc off)
Gee, I don’t remember seeing this on my ballot.
Maybe they gave me the wrong one.
Our only recourse was question 1, Convene a Constitutional Convention.
When I lived in CA we got to vote on it. Whole lot of good it did us (then), the courts overturned it.
Well, I did vote yes for that, but as usual, I was on the losing side :-(
Here’s a real life illustration of how it’s never enough for the Leftists: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2131204/posts
In spite of a CT law giving them the right civil unions, now they demand, and recieve the right to marry.
What you are proposing isn’t enough either, you are only fooling yourself,
Ah, it was the same state, should have looked.
Yeah not a new thing living in CT. I had no Republicans on my ballot for local races.
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