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Attorney General Martha Coakley is running against Scott Brown for US Senate, a special election will be held on January 19, 2009.
1 posted on 12/31/2009 3:54:03 PM PST by Sparky1776
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This is a fight we can’t afford to lose!


2 posted on 12/31/2009 3:54:58 PM PST by Sparky1776
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contending that Congress intruded into a matter that should be left to states

Actually it is the constitution that reserves it for the states. This is not the only states rights issue that should be taken up nor is it the most important.

4 posted on 12/31/2009 3:58:12 PM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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All of a sudden, liberals are worried about states’ rights.


5 posted on 12/31/2009 3:59:04 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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I voted for Ron Paul, and I agree with him that the federal government has no authority to be involved in this issue.


6 posted on 12/31/2009 4:00:09 PM PST by grundle
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And the GOP has already abandoned him.


10 posted on 12/31/2009 4:04:56 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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Not happy living in slime and filth themselves, they want to force it on the rest of America.

Is it Claire Wolfe Time yet?

When will the push to take America back from the destroyers begin?


12 posted on 12/31/2009 4:18:48 PM PST by Iron Munro (God is great - Beer is good - People are crazy.)
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This is how they intend to make gay marriage legal in all 50 states by judicial fiat, just as they did with abortion on demand.

Another reason why seceding is not a bad option.


13 posted on 12/31/2009 4:25:52 PM PST by OrangeHoof ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Bend over suckahs".)
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The federal law is Constitutional. The MA law is not. Judicial fiat.


14 posted on 12/31/2009 4:32:02 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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The California of the East Coast.
A black hole would do wonders right in the center of the state.


30 posted on 12/31/2009 9:04:35 PM PST by cranked
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Are these gay marriage advocates going to challenge Roe vs. Wade for usurping state laws?


31 posted on 12/31/2009 9:22:35 PM PST by Dr. North
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The suit filed by state Attorney General Martha Coakley says the Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 violates the US Constitution by interfering with the state’s right to define the marital status of residents.

It was landmark U.S. Supreme Court precedent Reynolds v. United States in 1878 that made “separation of church and state” a dubiously legitimate point of case law, but more importantly; it confirmed the Constitutionality in statutory regulation of marriage practices.

"Laws are made for the government of actions, and while they cannot interfere with mere religious belief and opinions, they may with practices… So here, as a law of the organization of society under the exclusive dominion of the United States, it is provided that plural marriages shall not be allowed. Can a man excuse his practices to the contrary because of his religious belief? [98 U.S. 145, 167] To permit this would be to make the professed doctrines of religious belief superior to the law of the land, and in effect to permit every citizen to become a law unto himself..."

(see also: United States v. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.)


35 posted on 01/01/2010 4:41:00 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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