Skip to comments.Va. quickly emerging as key in gay marriage fight
Posted on 01/19/2014 11:33:45 AM PST by Oliviaforever
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Almost overnight, Virginia has emerged as a critical state in the nationwide fight to grant gay men and women the right to wed.
Okla. gay marriage ban struck down; ruling on hold Associated Press Judge rules Oklahoma gay marriage ban unconstitutional AFP US judge strikes down Oklahoma gay marriage ban as arbitrary, irrational' Christian Science Monitor Utah appeals gay marriage ruling to top US court AFP The Supreme Court Puts Utah's Gay Marriages on Pause The Atlantic Wire This purple state was once perceived as unfriendly and even bordering on hostile to gay rights. That's changed after a seismic political shift in the top three elected offices, from conservative Republicans to liberal Democrats who support gay marriage.
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America is pretty much dead. Unfortunately, its the judges who should be.
I'll still buy American, but I'll boycott companies who push this to the best of my ability.
Yep.. it pretty much is...
NOT Adam and Steve;
NOT Anna and Eve;
NOT Adam, Eve, Anna, Steve
ONE man and ONE woman.
Wherever Jesus was, the people flocked after him in crowds, and he taught them. Preaching was Christ's constant practice. He here shows that the reason why Moses' law allowed divorce, was such that they ought not to use the permission; it was only for the hardness of their hearts. God himself joined man and wife together; he has fitted them to be comforts and helps for each other. The bond which God has tied, is not to be lightly untied. Let those who are for putting away their wives consider what would become of themselves, if God should deal with them in like manner.
I would have never thought Virginia would go this way, but it demonstrates the importance of the last Virginia governor’s race. If the race had gone the other way, Virginia would fight any court case seeking to redefine marriage.
The lesson to be learned is that in every local. state and federal election, the the consequences of Gay Marriage should be placed front and center by Republican candidates.
Marriage isn't a Right, it's a privilege, and only those who meet the criteria are allowed to engage in it.
If it WERE a Right, there would be a whole bunch of ugly people suing the federal government because they were still single.
When conservatives sounded the alarm years ago on activist judges, they knew what they were talking about.
Voters really need to twist the arms of federal and state lawmakers to make it a punishable crime for judges and justices to apply the deceiving words “constitutional” and “unconstitutional” alone to their decision on any issue. Sadly, today’s law school-indoctrinated judges and justices evidently need to be forced to reference specific constitutional clauses, or declare the Constitution’s silence about a given issue in the interest of state sovereignty, which reasonably makes a given law constitutional or unconstitutional.
Next, OK and VA bans on gay marriage are perfectly constitutional for the following simple reasons. First, the Founding States had made the 10th Amendment to clarify that the Constitution’s silence about any issue, marriage for example, means that such issues are automatically uniquely state power issues.
Next, the states have never amended the Constitution to expressly protect so-called gay rights. So the states are free to make 10th Amandment protected marriage laws which discriminate against constitutionally unprotected gay issues, as long as such laws don’t also abridge constitutionally enumerated rights.
The judges are the spearhead, but sadly they are only one step ahead of public opinion. How come no judge in Russia, or Pakistan, or 1950’s America did this? The judges are unaccountable because THE PEOPLE will not confront them about their usurpation of power. It is not enough to just passively oppose something, you have to fight for freedom or you lose it.
Whay you say is true, however, liberal judges don’t agree. Instead, liberal judges have decided that there should be a constitutional right to homosexual marriage, and are issuing decrees based on their feelings, not on the law.
Parents need to accept the responsibility to make sure that their childern are taught the differences between legislative, executive and judicial powers.
See how fast sodomy moves across the land? We will be forced to celebrate perversion as the decadence of America continues to degenerate.
Correct, but we even had “conservatives” bashing the Republican nominee for governor in Virginia.
I’m afraid Greg Abbott in TX will run a Cuccinelli style campaign and lose to Wendy Davis, the popular abortionist.
I’d hate to be one of these wimpy judges on Judgement Day.
And He answered and said unto them,Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning made them male and female (citing Genesis 1:27) in modern texts) and said For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife, and the two shall become one flesh .” (Citing Genesis 2:24) both reflected in the Law of Moses.I could care less what the unbeliever says or what the Infidel says— Or what the Reprobate says. That passage in Matthew chapter 19 : is the basis for Marriage Ceremonies And was reflected int he text chosen by two different local Judges here in Colorado Both times I was legally married here. So I respond as did Peter and the other Apostles when confronted by an unjust request from some activist Judge— “we ought to obey God rather than men....”Acts 5:29 When human laws contradict the laws dictated by God ,Himself —Human laws are invalid.end of conversation for the Christian.
The right to marry.
Marry = a civil and religious estate between a man and a woman.
Persons of homosexual inclinations may not WANT to marry, but they certainly have the right.
To the state marriage is simply whatever judges, pols, or the voting public think it is at any one time. It can’t be anything else to the state.
One left-wing judge will decide. They can lose in court 12 times and win once, and it will be “settled law”.
Also the choice given between Romney and Ron Paul in the nomination election turned a lot of folks off from state republicans, in my opinion.
Uh huh. Right.
You could be right. I wouldn’t know.
But man, I hope not. And if so we’ll need them to get over the disappointing primary soon. I don’t know what races Florida is contesting this year, but 2016 isn’t that far away.