Skip to comments.(Calif.)Bankruptcy Court declares Defense of Marriage Act invalid
Posted on 06/14/2011 3:39:40 PM PDT by tcrlaf
The largest bankruptcy court in the country has declared the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act a violation of the Constitution's equal protection guarantee.
The decision signed by 20 judges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California is the first bankruptcy court to address the constitutionality of the law passed by Congress 15 years ago which prohibits federal government recognition of same-sex marriage. The decision came in a case in which a legally married gay couple was seeking to jointly file for bankruptcy.
The ruling by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Thomas A. Donovan in Los Angeles adds weight to decisions by a federal judge in Boston a year ago that the law amounts to discrimination against legally married gay couples and is therefore invalid.
In rejecting the federal trustee's motion to dismiss the bankruptcy petition of Gene Balas and Carlos Morales, Donovan said the court "discerns no valid, defensible governmental interest" in denying the couple's bankruptcy filing just because the petitioners are gay.
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tis’ effing difficult living in this faggot city..AIDS TEST billboards at every major intersection.
How about because THEY ARE NOT MARRIED?!! Sheesh!!
20 Judges Call Home,Tell Their Parents That all Their Children Are Bastards.
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Another activist court fashions the law as it wants it to be.
A bankruptcy court??
It must be Moral Bankruptcy Court.
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Under this rationale plural partners such as some guy in Utah with 15 wives are all being denied equal protection.
California has certainly become a krytocracy. The judges are fighting among themselves which of them has a right to run the State.
Moral Bankruptcy Court, that’s it.
They won’t stop until something or someone stops them. Acquienscence, moderateness, compromise, being nice - has led to the pit we’re in now.
Since when are sex deviates somehow the equivalent of a "family"?
Even in every aspect of Nature, two same-sex individuals cannot procreate, period. Unnatural acts do NOT constitute a marriage, in any sense of the word.
Well that must mean that ObamaCare is definitely unconstitutional since two federal judges have declared it so! Yet the illegal non-American Obama Regime that the Weinercrats imposed on America is still defying the federal courts on this issue.
And attacks on morality seem to comes in waves.
And in other news, the dog warden has ruled that stop light cameras are legal.