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Federal Appeals Court Judge Says Oregonís Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Is Unconstitutional
Willamette Week ^ | 04/25/2013 | Willamette Week

Posted on 04/25/2013 7:48:03 PM PDT by aimhigh

A U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge has ruled that the federal judiciary discriminated against an assistant federal public defender in Portland by not recognizing her same-sex marriage from Canada, and that Oregon's ban against same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: courts; gaymarriage; unconstitutional
I don't expect Oregon to appeal this.
1 posted on 04/25/2013 7:48:03 PM PDT by aimhigh
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To: aimhigh; Salvation

Ping


2 posted on 04/25/2013 7:48:23 PM PDT by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: aimhigh

I didn’t know or realize that the Constitution defined what marriage is.


3 posted on 04/25/2013 7:52:17 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: aimhigh

Does this mean we have to recognize polygamous marriages from foreign countries too?


4 posted on 04/25/2013 7:54:21 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: aimhigh

Half their residents are liberal mental patients or high so no surprise


5 posted on 04/25/2013 7:57:19 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: aimhigh

That’s because this ruling has no actual effect in law. It’s an administrative ruling.


6 posted on 04/25/2013 7:57:55 PM PDT by Valpal1
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To: aimhigh

Oregon is part of the 9th Circus. They won’t appeal because a homosexual marriage case has already been taken by the Supreme Court.


7 posted on 04/25/2013 7:58:46 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: aimhigh

Unconstitutional??? are you kidding me?

Since when does the constitution limit states rights???

I thought it was a limit upon federal power.


8 posted on 04/25/2013 8:00:20 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: aimhigh; abcraghead; Archie Bunker on steroids; bicycle thug; blackie; coffeebreak; ...
If you aren't on this ping list and are interested
in articles about Oregon, please FReepmail me.

9 posted on 04/25/2013 8:03:13 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: aimhigh

Me neither! The majority in Oregon achieve their goals without a fight.


10 posted on 04/25/2013 8:13:50 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Safrguns

[[I thought it was a limit upon federal power.]]

It IS a limit on federal law- but we apaprently don’t have a competent enough lawyer to argue thsi fact and to make sure our federal govenrment understand it’s limits-


11 posted on 04/25/2013 8:20:45 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: aimhigh

Next up, goats and gerbils.


12 posted on 04/25/2013 8:37:28 PM PDT by bgill
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Where in the Constitution did they find this “right”?


13 posted on 04/25/2013 8:41:27 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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The same place they found the ‘right’ to kill babies


14 posted on 04/25/2013 8:59:57 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: aimhigh

If the SCOTUS has a different opinion then that case falls.


15 posted on 04/25/2013 9:35:25 PM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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