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Emboldened Gay-Marriage Supporters Now Want More [Marriage Sodomy Constitutionalized!]
The Washington Times ^ | November 23, 2012 | Cheryl Wetzstein

Posted on 11/23/2012 6:31:48 PM PST by Steelfish

Emboldened Gay-Marriage Supporters Now Want More

By Cheryl Wetzstein November 22, 2012

Bolstered by their recent wins at the ballot box, gay-marriage activists say they are looking to build on their newfound momentum at the ballot box and in the courtroom.

Having broken a long losing string at the polls Nov. 6, gay marriage backers already have targeted several states for statewide voting drives, even as they await an imminent announcement from the Supreme Court that could reignite the battle over same-sex marriage in California.

Among the states being primed for marriage battles are New Jersey, one of just two states electing a governor and new state legislature in 2013, Delaware, Illinois and Rhode Island.

All four have civil-union laws, which gay activists would like to convert to legal marriage laws, especially given the momentum of voters approving such laws in Maryland, Maine and Washington state, and rejecting an anti-gay-marriage amendment in Minnesota this year. Before this year’s votes, gay-marriage opponents had defeated more than 30 straight statewide proposals to ease restrictions on same-sex marriage.

In New Jersey, for instance, “we’re full-steam ahead” in the drive to override GOPGov. Chris Christie’s February 2012 veto of a gay-marriage law, said Steven Goldstein, chairman of Garden State Equality.

However, an even greater prize may be on the horizon.

California clash

On Nov. 30, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to discuss whether to take up a lawsuit challenging whether California’s voter-passed Proposition 8 was properly struck down by federal courts. Prop. 8, which defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman, has been in effect — and in court — since it was passed by voters in a fiercely contested 2008 initiative drive.

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


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Our Founding Fathers Spinning In Their Grave!
1 posted on 11/23/2012 6:31:52 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

According to the libertarians this nation was founded for this sort of thing.


2 posted on 11/23/2012 6:36:23 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: Steelfish

Well, 26 states DID endorse homoarriage by voting for President ObamaPhone...


3 posted on 11/23/2012 6:38:53 PM PST by RB156
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To: ansel12

Obama has had his way with you people ,so now buzz off


4 posted on 11/23/2012 6:50:46 PM PST by molson209
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To: Steelfish

Good news for florists, cake decorators, jewelers, wedding planners, rental outfits and divorce lawyers. Most everyone else? Not so much. Hey, when is polygamy coming?


5 posted on 11/23/2012 7:15:06 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Hey, when is polygamy coming?”

Lol!

Though realistically, what will first happen is decriminalization, which in a way has already happened in the sense that so long as someone doesn’t have a marriage license to any number of women, well, he can have sex and kids with pretty much as many women as he wishes, and have unofficial polygamy in the meantime. Hey, how about asking John Edwards or Hugh Hefner how the whole deal of polygamy without a marriage license works?


6 posted on 11/23/2012 7:26:03 PM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Morpheus2009

How about that guy on TV with what, 6 wives now? How much money does that guy make?


7 posted on 11/23/2012 7:29:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Steelfish

Well, let them have their marriage. We’ll just start calling a marriage between a man and a women a ‘biologicaly correct’ marriage and let them stew on that.


8 posted on 11/23/2012 7:29:22 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Steelfish
Filthy Disease Ridden Queers delenda est...
9 posted on 11/23/2012 8:23:49 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: molson209

You need to at least give us a hint of what you mean, right now we don’t even know which flavor nut you are.


10 posted on 11/23/2012 8:49:58 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: ansel12

Yep. Many of the liberaltarians on this very site, too.


11 posted on 11/23/2012 9:54:18 PM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: ansel12

>> According to the libertarians this nation was founded for this sort of thing.

To regulate “marriage”? Wrong. The govt has no business in marriage.


12 posted on 11/23/2012 10:34:12 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Gene Eric

Actually, government is generally expected to maintain civilization. The equation is simple enough: traditional marriage= civilization; homo marriage= barbarism. Therefore, government has to support the former and not the latter for civilization to continue. “If it feels good do it” is a formula for civilizational failure.


13 posted on 11/24/2012 4:41:52 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The guy must be seven-digits in his salary. Think about it, about the kind of cost for all the crafts for his wives, toys for his kids, and so on? Only a salary close to that amount sounds doable to me, unless the man is secretly funded by welfare bills for his wives claiming legal status as single mothers.


14 posted on 11/24/2012 9:33:26 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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