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To: DesertRenegade
This activist judge's basis for ruling is absurd to the extreme. He argued that if homosexual marriage doesn't harm anyone it should be legal...well, my owing a M61 Vulcan Gatling gun doesn't harm anyone either...but that's not legal...and my owning a nuclear device wouldn't harm anyone either assuming I had sufficient staff on hand to maintain it properly...and yet the government is violating my rights to own one on the same basis this activist judge is placing his personal values above the legal votes of 7 Million Californians.
7 posted on 08/13/2010 10:39:39 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to abdicate control of it to the government)
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To: highlander_UW

You’re right. Most laws don’t affect us personally, yet that’s a key argument in favor of homosexual marriage, i.e. that it doesn’t affect your own marriage or your own life.

You could go down the list — gun laws, drug laws, truancy laws, business regulations, minimum wage laws, laws regulating freon in air conditioning systems, and many others. Many laws we have do not affect us personally, yet they are the law because someone, somewhere, decided we should have such laws.

If the criteria are whether something affects you personally, then almost all laws on the books would be ruled unconstitutional.


8 posted on 08/13/2010 10:45:14 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: highlander_UW

He should have no right at all to overturn the votes of the people.


9 posted on 08/13/2010 10:46:40 AM PDT by PrayAndVoteConservesInLibsOut
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To: highlander_UW
This activist judge's basis for ruling is absurd to the extreme. He argued that if homosexual marriage doesn't harm anyone it should be legal

Like saying somebody has the right to marry their sixteen year daughter,or four girls and a goat

14 posted on 08/13/2010 11:14:39 AM PDT by Charlespg
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To: highlander_UW
This activist judge's basis for ruling is absurd to the extreme. He argued that if homosexual marriage doesn't harm anyone it should be legal

Like saying somebody has the right to marry their sixteen year daughter,or four girls and a goat

15 posted on 08/13/2010 11:14:46 AM PDT by Charlespg
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