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Same-Sex Couples Can Obtain Marriage Licenses Today
Hartford Courant ^

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at courant.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: celebratesin; culturewar; homosexualagenda; lawsuit; ruling; samesexmarriage; sexpositiveagenda; slipperyslope
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1 posted on 11/12/2008 6:43:30 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: Blue Turtle
Catholics still voted for 0 right ?
2 posted on 11/12/2008 6:48:28 AM PST by Indian_Fighter_Kite (Why the Drama Obama ?)
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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.


3 posted on 11/12/2008 6:50:08 AM PST by Indian_Fighter_Kite (Why the Drama Obama ?)
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To: Blue Turtle

Tomorrow-—you can marry your horse!


4 posted on 11/12/2008 6:50:55 AM PST by albie
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To: Indian_Fighter_Kite

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?


5 posted on 11/12/2008 6:52:55 AM PST by Blue Turtle (I)
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To: albie

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


6 posted on 11/12/2008 6:53:21 AM PST by Indian_Fighter_Kite (Why the Drama Obama ?)
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To: Blue Turtle

And His judgment on this Nation will continue........


7 posted on 11/12/2008 6:53:25 AM PST by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: albie
"Tomorrow-—you can marry your horse!"

You're not too far from the truth. It's only a matter of time now.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,311079,00.html


8 posted on 11/12/2008 6:54:36 AM PST by Slapshot68
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To: Blue Turtle

More evidence that it’s time to get the government out of the marriage business.


9 posted on 11/12/2008 6:56:19 AM PST by riverdawg
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To: Blue Turtle
Wolfgang said that when the issue is brought directly to voters, even in blue states such as California and Oregon, gay marriage often loses. "Every state that has had a chance to vote on this has voted the right way," he said.

How come we didn't get to vote on this?

10 posted on 11/12/2008 6:57:08 AM PST by McGruff (Sarah, plowing through the door in 2012.)
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To: Blue Turtle
. . .a historic milestone. . .

The fall of Rome was historic too.

11 posted on 11/12/2008 6:58:02 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall cause you to vote against the Democrats.)
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To: Slapshot68

You have mail !


12 posted on 11/12/2008 6:58:03 AM PST by Indian_Fighter_Kite (Why the Drama Obama ?)
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To: Blue Turtle

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?


13 posted on 11/12/2008 6:58:09 AM PST by sassy steel magnolia (USAF life and Navy wife...God Bless the USA!)
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To: Blue Turtle
It's time for marriage as a legal concept to die, which will be a shame but not as damaging as the path that the liberals are set on following.

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.

14 posted on 11/12/2008 7:00:56 AM PST by MathDoc (Teach the children quietly, for some day sons and daughters...)
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To: Slapshot68

That is truly f***ed up.


15 posted on 11/12/2008 7:01:49 AM PST by max americana
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To: albie
Tomorrow-—you can marry your horse!

Teh-RAY-zuh Heinz is already ahead of the curve on that one!

16 posted on 11/12/2008 7:06:55 AM PST by hunter112 (Obamunism will fizzle, fo' shizzle.)
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To: MathDoc

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.


17 posted on 11/12/2008 7:08:46 AM PST by kabar
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To: McGruff
How come we didn't get to vote on this?

I believe there was a vote to have a constitutional convention, it failed.

18 posted on 11/12/2008 7:08:52 AM PST by hunter112 (Obamunism will fizzle, fo' shizzle.)
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To: MathDoc

I agree

Giving up is usually the best stragegy.


19 posted on 11/12/2008 7:08:54 AM PST by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: McGruff
How come we didn't get to vote on this?

'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.

Owl_Eagle

“When the stock market crashed,
Franklin Roosevelt got on the television
and didn’t just talk about
the princes of greed, he said,
‘Look, here’s what happened.’"
-Slow Joe Biden

20 posted on 11/12/2008 7:11:48 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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