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Rush Limbaugh: Same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide
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Posted on 03/28/2013 7:38:59 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Rush Limbaugh: Same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide By Chris Moody, Yahoo! News | The Ticket – 57 mins ago

On his radio program on Wednesday, conservative host Rush Limbaugh predicted that same-sex marriage would eventually be made legal "nationwide," regardless of how the Supreme Court rules in cases on the subject later this year.

From the show transcript:

A lot of people have no personal animus against gay people at all. It's instead, you know, a genuine, I don't know, love/respect for the things they believe define this country as great. They get up every day and they see all this stuff under attack. They see it all under assault. And I think they're just worried about the survivability of the country. And to which the opponents say, "Well, the country's changing and you better get with it and understand it because this genie's not getting put back in the bottle." And I think that's right. I don't care what this court does with this particular ruling, Proposition 8. I think the inertia is clearly moving in the direction that there is going to be gay marriage at some point nationwide.

Shifting public opinion on legalized same-sex marriage would pose significant problems for the Republican Party, which relies heavily on a large voting base of social conservatives who could abandon the GOP if the party abandons its opposition. The official platform of the Republican Party still calls for a constitutional amendment that would restrict marriage to one man and one woman.

Limbaugh, who's unsure of what would happen to the party if it changes its position, also said:

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KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; limbaugh; predictions; romneyagenda; romneymarriage; rush; rushlimbaugh; scotusmarriage; ssm
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1 posted on 03/28/2013 7:38:59 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
I disagree with Rush slightly, he seems to be saying that even if the Supreme Court rules their is no constitutional right to gay marriage, that the states will end up legalizing it anyway. I just don't see States, like my home state of West Virginia, where the polls show the opposition to gay marriage has actually increase from 68% in 2009 to 72% now, legalizing it anytime soon (soon being in my lifetime). Also many states have Constitutional Amendments, which take a super majority to repeal, so legalizing gay marriage wouldn't be as simple as passing a law.
2 posted on 03/28/2013 7:49:52 AM PDT by apillar
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To: apillar

DOMA only needs 40 stated to be overridden per its own language.


3 posted on 03/28/2013 7:51:39 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Sub-Driver

After the Obamacare ruling, I do expect anything good to come out of this SCOTUS. If I am pleasantly surprised by a ruling coming from this Court....great. But I am not counting on it.


4 posted on 03/28/2013 7:54:46 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: apillar

How long before I can marry my wife’s sister and her daughter? Hey forget about North Korea, when obammma comes back from his vacation, he’ll apologize to N.K. and bow down to Dunghungloe or whatever his name is and then off to the vinyard for a well deserved break


5 posted on 03/28/2013 7:55:12 AM PDT by shadeaud (We need to learn to know what our enemies are truly creating)
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To: mnehring
DOMA only needs 40 stated to be overridden per its own language.

True, but even if repealed DOMA doesn't have any effect on whether a state can ban gay marriage or not, all DOMA does is prevent federal recogniton (and benefits) to gay couples in the states that do recognize it.

6 posted on 03/28/2013 7:56:47 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Sub-Driver

None of this should even be debated on Capitol Hill. This is a state’s rights issue. If California wants to be the new Sodom, and Massachusetts the new Gommorah, then let them. The Feds should not be into this issue. This is a slippery slope into continued Federal overreach.

Our Founders are pissed.


7 posted on 03/28/2013 8:02:58 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Sub-Driver

So when the fags finally get marriage will they finally shut the f### up?


8 posted on 03/28/2013 8:03:01 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: apillar

Which states need super majorities to repeal their amendments? We are talking about the popular vote amendments or the the ones passed by the legislature or doesn’t that matter?

Freegards


9 posted on 03/28/2013 8:03:17 AM PDT by Ransomed
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To: apillar

I’m thinking Louisiana won’t follow the Sodom course as well.


10 posted on 03/28/2013 8:03:42 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Sub-Driver

all pedophiles should burn for all eternity

does anyone disagree with that? of course... the left.


11 posted on 03/28/2013 8:04:34 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: rarestia
If California wants to be the new Sodom,

California voted against fags marrying.

12 posted on 03/28/2013 8:04:37 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: apillar

True..it will be up to the states completely and I don’t see most changing their stances anytime soon.


13 posted on 03/28/2013 8:04:59 AM PDT by what's up
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To: hattend

But the courts and the state government won’t uphold it or defend the people.


14 posted on 03/28/2013 8:05:24 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: hattend

>>So when the fags finally get marriage will they finally shut the f### up?

No, they’ll ask your church to marry them and then imprison your pastor for refusing.


15 posted on 03/28/2013 8:05:24 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: struggle

And it only gets worse from there.

Once this wall falls, so does EVERY other. When a civil right, that is a statue created by man and trump a natural right, that is an endowment from God, no natural right is safe.

This is the last wall. Once breached. The entire game of Western Civilization is over.

Prepare for a dark dark age.


16 posted on 03/28/2013 8:08:34 AM PDT by Waywardson (I did not vote for that pro-abortionist candidate!)
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To: apillar
It is amazing that our once great country as been reduced to accepting any decision made on demand of 1-2 percent of the population. It is disgusting that progressives have such little moral values. But, I guess they don't have to live up to much.
17 posted on 03/28/2013 8:09:37 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Sub-Driver

We started down this long and weary road in 1970, when Ronald Reagan signed no fault divorce into law in California. Before that, marriage was indeed viewed as sacred, special, and important. Now it is simply a social contract that arguably anyone can enter into and out of with impunity and without cause or reason.


18 posted on 03/28/2013 8:11:18 AM PDT by Burkean (.)
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To: Sub-Driver
If the Republican Party supports homosexual marriages, social-issue conservatives will abandon the Republican Party by the millions.

Yes, by the millions.

Hey, RINO’s: try to win a national election without us.

19 posted on 03/28/2013 8:12:42 AM PDT by Oak Grove
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To: Sub-Driver

Sadly I have come to the same conclusion as Rush.

Only one side showed up for this PR battle (public opinion) and of course Obama got two SCOTUS picks, Kennedy is with them on the issue.


20 posted on 03/28/2013 8:13:10 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Sub-Driver

And same sex roommates who currently receive “partner” benefits (whereas unmarried opposite sex couples do not) at some firms should lose their coverage DAY ONE after such a landmark ruling. Want equality of coverage? GET MARRIED.


21 posted on 03/28/2013 8:14:44 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Sub-Driver

If it is, get ready for the THOUSANDS of changes that will need to be done to the already bloated tax code. Hope they enjoy that task.

The whole system is corrupt beyond repair. It needs to be nuked from orbit!


22 posted on 03/28/2013 8:17:03 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Oak Grove

Ah, but here’s the question no one asks - or wants to ask: What is the RINO’s pull it off? What is they can win without social conservatives?

Then what?


23 posted on 03/28/2013 8:21:04 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Make that “if” not “is”. Oops. Stupid fingers.


24 posted on 03/28/2013 8:21:47 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: apillar

President Obama signed a memorandum today extending some federal benefits to same-sex partners of federal workers. The measure does not cover health care and retirement benefits.

“Many of our government’s hard-working and dedicated, patriotic public servants have long been denied basic rights that their colleagues enjoy, for one simple reason: The people they love are of the same sex,” Obama said at an Oval Office signing ceremony.

After what he described as a “long, thorough review,” Obama signed the measure that, among other things, grants employees’ same-sex partners access to a government insurance program that pays for long-term conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease. They also would be allowed to take sick leave to care for a sick partner or non-biological child.

“Extending equal benefits to the same-sex partners of Federal employees is the right thing to do, he said, noting that several top employers already offer benefits to same-sex partners.

“Those companies recognize that offering partner benefits helps them compete for and retain the brightest and most talented employees. The federal government is at a disadvantage on that score right now, and change is long overdue,” he said.

Still, Obama noted that by law, the government cannot grant gay couples the same range of benefits afforded to heterosexual couples. He said he supports the Domestic Partners Benefits and Obligations Act, which would further extend benefits to gay couples.

He also reiterated his opposition to the Defense of Marriage Act: “It’s discriminatory, it interferes with States’ rights, and it’s time we overturned it,” he said.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/federal-eye/2009/06/eye_opener_same-sex_partners_g.html


25 posted on 03/28/2013 8:22:33 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Sub-Driver

37 states have changed their Constitutions to not allow for it. They will have to change their Constitutions again.


26 posted on 03/28/2013 8:24:04 AM PDT by edcoil (If the man was accused of leadership, there would not be enough evidence to convict him.)
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To: struggle

Gay Danish couples win right to marry in church

Homosexual couples in Denmark have won the right to get married in any church they choose, even though nearly one third of the country’s priests have said they will refuse to carry out the ceremonies.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/denmark/9317447/Gay-Danish-couples-win-right-to-marry-in-church.html


27 posted on 03/28/2013 8:25:34 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Sub-Driver

Unfortunately, Rush is correct. Anyone who can’t see this fight is largely lost is just kidding themselves. Assuming the economy doesn’t implode or nothing else happens to freeze issues like this in place, in less than 10-20 years gay marriage will be normalized throughout most (if not all) of the country. We’ll be arguing over legalized polygamy and incest for consenting adults soon enough.


28 posted on 03/28/2013 8:25:50 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: apillar

The Old Confederacy (Bible Belt) will NEVER legalize queer
marriage.


29 posted on 03/28/2013 8:26:26 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: unixfox; All

I hate to bust your all’s bubble on the fag marriage issue..But at leasst 50% of so-called “Christians” are either “neutral” on the issue or all FOR it, even using the BIBLE to back up the fag marriage argument!!

I would doubt 40% of Christians nationwide actually stand FIRM against the fags—I AM one of them and will NOT change my views!!

I keep wondering when the Lord will FINALLY say—’that’s enough”. He has a LOT more patience than I DO!!


30 posted on 03/28/2013 8:30:00 AM PDT by Rca2000 ( Still too shocked to have a tagline....)
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To: shadeaud
How long before I can marry my wife’s sister and her daughter?

And anybody who questions it will be a bigot.

Karl Rove will move the Republican Party for it.

It will be taught as normal in kindergarten.

Priests and preachers will be required to officiate the ceremonies.

Speaking out against it will be punishable by law.

31 posted on 03/28/2013 8:30:36 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Rush is probably right! As a long time listener to Rush, maybe my imagination, that since the last election, he seems to have thrown in the towel.


32 posted on 03/28/2013 8:31:29 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: kenmcg

Well, maybe he is just getting to see it is a lot like Sisyphus anymore. When we have “strong leaders” like John Boehner and Rob Portman “on our side” who will “roll over” as soon as someone puts a pile of cash in front of them...what then??


33 posted on 03/28/2013 8:34:34 AM PDT by Rca2000 ( Still too shocked to have a tagline....)
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To: Sub-Driver
“Rush Limbaugh: Same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide”

And then they'll legalize polygamy, then legalize marrying animals, and their ultimate goal...legalization of pedophilia

34 posted on 03/28/2013 8:35:15 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: hattend

No, they won’t.

Gay “marriage” is the legal means to sue religions into obscurity.


35 posted on 03/28/2013 8:37:52 AM PDT by kidd
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To: Sub-Driver

God’s angels removed Lot and his family from Sodom before He destroyed it. And as He also protected the three Israelites in the fiery furnace and Daniel in the lion’s den. I only hope He will protect the body of Christ during His judgement of America.


36 posted on 03/28/2013 8:39:33 AM PDT by wolfman
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To: kidd

No, not all “religions”.

Only the only REAL religion—Christianity. ALL other “religions” are ok with Liberals after all.


37 posted on 03/28/2013 8:41:36 AM PDT by Rca2000 ( Still too shocked to have a tagline....)
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To: Sub-Driver

It is Yahoo! afterall. They target the low information voter. I’d have to look up the transcript. Pretty sure Yahoo! misquoted him.


38 posted on 03/28/2013 8:42:44 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: rarestia
If California wants to be the new Sodom

California voted for traditional marriage. That's what that whole Prop 8 fight was about. Prop 8 defined marriage between man and woman.

39 posted on 03/28/2013 8:44:22 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: apillar

I disagree with Rush too. I don’t see those numbers changing.


40 posted on 03/28/2013 8:46:37 AM PDT by darkangel82
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To: sten

Some of those leftist fools don’t believe in a Heaven or Hell.


41 posted on 03/28/2013 8:46:46 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Again... the state actually fought the will of the people. That’s why this whole thing is with the SCOTUS. If California and the 9th Circus actually listened to the People, this whole matter would be moot.


42 posted on 03/28/2013 8:47:07 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The moment this deviancy is forced nationwide is the moment I no longer care about the survival of the country. Better to have a portion just break away, like a Republic of Texas, and let the marxist sewer that America has become just burn.


43 posted on 03/28/2013 8:48:20 AM PDT by greene66
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To: hattend

No, they will start showing up at churches and demand the church marry them.If they don’t get their way, the churches will be threatened and taken to court.

There is no religious liberty in the US.

In fact. there is no liberty at all in the US anymore.


44 posted on 03/28/2013 8:49:32 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Burkean; Impy; fieldmarshaldj

“We started down this long and weary road in 1970, when Ronald Reagan signed no fault divorce into law in California”

I pointed this out a couple years back and some asshat on here threatened me for saying that - which is the truth BTW.

And for the record, I’m a Ronald Reagan fanatic.


45 posted on 03/28/2013 8:53:14 AM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Time to musk up.)
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To: rarestia
One of the arguments before the court is whether or not a person can be "married" and "not married", at the same time. Not married in a state, but married for purposes of federal law.

See The Chief Justice's Excellent Hypothetical by Randy Barnett, at Volokh Conspiracy.

It gets to the same conclusion you do.

46 posted on 03/28/2013 8:55:22 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: hattend
So when the fags finally get marriage will they finally shut the f### up?

No, they will push for any church or institution that does not perform Homo-Hitches to lose their tax exempt status and that any person, clergy, justice of the peace, ship's captain, etc. who refuses to perform said hitching be charged with a criminal offense and/or liable for a lawsuit as some wedding chapels, innkeepers, caterers and bakers have already been sued.

47 posted on 03/28/2013 8:55:58 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: hattend

[So when the fags finally get marriage will they finally shut the f### up?]

No. They will be louder than ever.


48 posted on 03/28/2013 8:56:47 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: rarestia
Our Founders are pissed.

Our Founding Fathers would have thought of gay marriage as an abomination.

49 posted on 03/28/2013 8:57:36 AM PDT by dragonblustar (2 Peter 3:18)
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.................and the King of all bloviators has spoken! Way to go, Billy, you sell out phoney.

Quoted from here.

 


50 posted on 03/28/2013 9:00:57 AM PDT by NoRedTape
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