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California governor signs bill replacing words 'husband' and 'wife' in state law
FoxNews ^ | July 7, 2014 | AP/FoxNews

Posted on 07/07/2014 3:57:13 PM PDT by Innovative

The terms “husband” and “wife” have been deleted from California’s marriage law under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

The terms will be replaced with “spouse” to accommodate same-sex marriage, which became legal in the state last year after the Supreme Court struck down a voter-approved ban on it.

SB1306, the bill signed Monday by Brown, takes effect Jan. 1 and reflects the legality of gay marriage after a decade of litigation. The law also removes limits on recognizing same-sex marriages performed out of state.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; destroythefamily; gaymarriage; governormoonbeam; govmoonbeam; homosexualagenda; jerrybrown; lofan; marriage
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1 posted on 07/07/2014 3:57:13 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

The mentally ill are running the country


2 posted on 07/07/2014 3:58:45 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Innovative

Well, that’ll make plural marriage a bit easier to handle, eh?


3 posted on 07/07/2014 3:59:29 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Innovative

Pretty soon it will be “discriminatory” to use the term “husband” or “wife”.


4 posted on 07/07/2014 3:59:30 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

I hate to say it

Our Hippie guru governor is really 5150 crazy


5 posted on 07/07/2014 4:00:54 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Innovative

Governor Moonbeam is an enemy of the nation. May the Lord strike him down.


6 posted on 07/07/2014 4:00:57 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: Innovative

Soon to be further corrected as “pillar of salt”.


7 posted on 07/07/2014 4:01:14 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Innovative

Yep. Pretty soon they will be dragging people to court for it,


8 posted on 07/07/2014 4:02:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Innovative
California governor signs bill replacing words 'husband' and 'wife' in state law

From now on they will be known as "Pitchers" and "Catchers".


9 posted on 07/07/2014 4:04:45 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Innovative

They kept saying fag-marriage wouldn’t ‘affect’ real marriage. Yet, here is a state no longer acknowledging or accepting the reality of “husband” and “wife.” Heck, and before long, it will undoubtedly be deemed un-PC to even utilize such words, and you’ll get fired from a job for even daring to categorize people thusly.

America continues its full and complete descent into total and utterly depraved madness.


10 posted on 07/07/2014 4:08:06 PM PDT by greene66
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To: GeronL

I wish the Catholic Church (and any others interested) would simply marry people without government involvement. A black co-worker years ago described her pastor asking how many couples were living in sin; when several raised their hands, he called them all to the front and pronounced them married.

Easy enough; they felt “cleansed” and no longer sinful, and their pastor saw no reason to involve Uncle Sam. The legal protections they gave up are today obstacles to many young men marrying anyway...


11 posted on 07/07/2014 4:08:26 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Innovative

People will search state law just to find the new Bizarre wording


12 posted on 07/07/2014 4:09:32 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: kearnyirish2

Unfortunately, that lets the leftist churches have their gay marriage and polygamous marriages and child-adult marriages and marriages to trees and bridges and stuff.


13 posted on 07/07/2014 4:09:37 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Innovative

Does that mean that religious ceremonies using the “husband” and “wife” terminology will not be recognized by the State of California?


14 posted on 07/07/2014 4:10:45 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: GeronL

“Unfortunately, that lets the leftist churches have their gay marriage and polygamous marriages and child-adult marriages and marriages to trees and bridges and stuff.”

They are already doing that (with or without government approval); we should also completely disregard Caesar’s intrusion into our faith.


15 posted on 07/07/2014 4:12:07 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Innovative

Replacing “husband” and “wife” with one noun—spouse. How about the non-sexual and therefore PC “Top” and “Bottom”? /S


16 posted on 07/07/2014 4:13:06 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Innovative

which became legal in the state last year after the Supreme Court struck down a voter-approved ban on it.


It’s too bad even Fox news is peddling this nonsense. All the Supremes did is to let stand the ruling by a district judge. They sidestepped the issue by saying that the Prop8 proponents did not have standing to defend the case.

The district court ruling only applies to the two homos that sued and maybe in their home district. It does not apply statewide but Moonbeam and Kamala Harris the attorney general illegally pressured county clerks all over the state to issue marriage certificates to homosexuals.


17 posted on 07/07/2014 4:14:03 PM PDT by fifedom
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To: fifedom

You are correct, but those details got lost when the ruling was announced. Brown and Harris decided it meant that homosexual marriage must be allowed for everyone. Nobody challenged that interpretation, so homosexual marriage Continues in California.


18 posted on 07/07/2014 4:18:22 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Should be:
“Spouses of indeterminate number, age, child or of age of consent, species, living or dead and of various sex and gender assignment contemporaneously self identified except where medical information is private.”

That should work for a California usage.


19 posted on 07/07/2014 4:18:40 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: Innovative

So glad our jobs sent us out of this loony bin...


20 posted on 07/07/2014 4:18:59 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Innovative

California=Lost cause, politically.


21 posted on 07/07/2014 4:20:03 PM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: Innovative
No will of the People in CA. Citizens are not being represented and yet
the STUPIDEST voters in the world are there to vote those dictators back in.
22 posted on 07/07/2014 4:23:16 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: reg45

Do you XY chromosomes #1 take XY chromosomes #2 to be your lawfully, wedded spouse?
I now pronounce you spouse and spouse....
George Orwell’s term ‘newspeak’ has nothing on this modern bunch of progs.


23 posted on 07/07/2014 4:23:50 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tryranny)
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To: Innovative

So if you are a husband or a wife living in California your Government just told you to piss off........... you do not matter..


24 posted on 07/07/2014 4:27:52 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: Innovative

so will calipornia recognize carry permits?


25 posted on 07/07/2014 4:33:52 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: GeronL

Or, at least voting them in to office.


26 posted on 07/07/2014 4:37:21 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: GeronL

And they outnumber us by a LOT.


27 posted on 07/07/2014 4:42:09 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: SevenofNine

We voted him out in ‘82, but he keeps coming back, like a zombie.


28 posted on 07/07/2014 4:42:59 PM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: Innovative
Well, they really had no choice because the liberal California voters so resoundingly rejected Proposition 8 when it was on the ballot.


Oh, they didn't???
29 posted on 07/07/2014 4:43:34 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: B Knotts

Well, let me clarify...we voted out his “ilk”...Tom Bradley was his anointed successor, and we put in Deukmejian, much to the surprise of the establishment.


30 posted on 07/07/2014 4:44:09 PM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: tflabo

I don’t think that the Roman Catholic or Eastern Orthodox churches will rewrite their Sacraments.


31 posted on 07/07/2014 4:50:22 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Innovative

The time will come that the titles “father” and “mother” will be banned when describing a same-sex relationship.

And then the title of “Father” in the Lord’s Prayer and “Mother” in the Hail Mary will be thought of being sexist and the Supremes will rule that it be removed from all public prayer including prayer in a building open to the public i.e. any church and that it only be used in describing sperm donors and receceivers.

And then the end will come.


32 posted on 07/07/2014 5:00:57 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Innovative

want to know how gay marriage negatively affects me?

i am not a husband, but a genderless spouse.

fu gaystapo thugs.


33 posted on 07/07/2014 5:10:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Innovative

Its official there is no longer such a thing as marriage in California law.


34 posted on 07/07/2014 5:11:09 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Secret Agent Man

We should always asking them about their husband(if their female) or their wife(if their male) and never acknowledged their sodomite dilutions.

If ever a woman claims to have a wife she should be treated as if she misspoke and if she makes it clear that she did not, then she should be treated as she is a bit nuts. A Good christian would tell such a woman that her sodomite behavior is sinful and should be resisted. That their supposed union founded in sin should not be respected.

The same should be said and done of a man in reverse.


35 posted on 07/07/2014 5:19:52 PM PDT by Monorprise
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yup. just be ready to defend yourself, though.


36 posted on 07/07/2014 5:20:57 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
These people are not "gay". They are filthy homosexuals, and should only ever be referred to as such.
37 posted on 07/07/2014 5:32:20 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: Innovative

Californians are good comrades.


38 posted on 07/07/2014 5:32:39 PM PDT by Mashood
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To: B Knotts

He is like cockroach he always come back LOL!

Yeah he is Cali version of cockroach


39 posted on 07/07/2014 5:50:50 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: MaxMax

The “will of the people” in a representative republic is represented via the legislature. California voters get the laws they deserve because of the politicians they elect.


40 posted on 07/07/2014 6:01:11 PM PDT by Clemenza (Lurking)
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To: Clemenza
Someone should create a bill that outlaws toilet paper, to save the Children.
It should be done to show the absurdity of their elected officials, by the people.
41 posted on 07/07/2014 6:33:54 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Innovative

Didn’t Brother Romney do the same thing in Massachusetts? Seems crass of us to be critical of a liberal doing what a Republican presidential nominee did in the past...


42 posted on 07/08/2014 10:11:20 AM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: kingu

“Didn’t Brother Romney do the same thing in Massachusetts?”

I don’t think so — you better post a reference to substantiate your accusation.

In searching I found just the opposite:

“Summary: Mitt Romney on Same-Sex Marriage
Marriage should only be between a man and a woman.
Supports a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as between a man and a woman.
In favor of recognizing domestic partnerships that include the opportunity for shared health benefits and rights of survivorship.
Every child deserves a father and a mother.”

http://mittromneycentral.com/on-the-issues/same-sex-marriage/


43 posted on 07/08/2014 5:24:24 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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I’m so sorry to disappoint you, but yes, Romney was governor at the time in Massachusetts, and he didn’t take the courageous course of saying ‘Well, guess we are out of the marriage business, all marriages in the state of Massachusetts are now considered unconstitutional under current law.’ Yes, he played a whole lot of games to pander to the conservatives, such as enforcing laws (for a very short time) that forbid marriage licenses if the marriage would be void in the resident state.

But hey, let’s take the words from those who support Romney and wish to absolutely forget that he was governor of the first state to permit homosexuals calling themselves married.

One of a billion references of the time: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/25/us/romney-won-t-let-gay-outsiders-wed-in-massachusetts.html


44 posted on 07/08/2014 5:45:12 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: kingu

You are completely mischaracterizing it. The link you gave says that he won’t let gay out of staters marry in MA.

It appears that he had no power to stop it, but he was most definitely not in favor of it.


45 posted on 07/08/2014 5:55:52 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: kingu

IF you criticize someone for something they actually did is one thing, but when you are FALSELY accusing someone just because you don’t like him and want to spread FALSE rumors it reflects on you.

I found an article which gives the whole story — the courts ruled in favor of gay marriage in MA. And Romney is not like Obama who ignores the courts and thinks he can do anything unilaterally.

“The state’s highest court ruled that gays had the legal right to marry, thrusting the state into the forefront of the same-sex marriage debate.”
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/29/nation/la-na-romney-gay-marriage-20120430


46 posted on 07/08/2014 6:02:02 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative
Do NOT re-write history. The decision is online, you can read it here: In their complaint the plaintifs request only a declaration of their exclusions and the exclusion of other qualified same-sex couples from acess to civil marriages violates Massachusettes law. We declare that barring an individual from the protections, benefits, and obligations of civil marriage solely because that person would marry a person of the same sex violates the Massachusetts Constitution.

The state supreme court did not re-write law. They offered the 'nuclear' option of declaring all marriages to be unconstitutional, and Romney caved. Big shock there.

47 posted on 07/08/2014 6:17:10 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Innovative

Placemark


48 posted on 07/08/2014 11:17:04 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Edward Teach

Stick to the biblical term sodomite.
But your right, what they do is sick, just as their unnatural acts have the tendency to make each-other needlessly sick.

In any event it is clear that the State of California has left the business of what we could call marriage.

If your a Californian there is still such a thing as the original concept of marriage. Believe it or not the State has not long been a party.

http://www.boundaries-for-effective-ministry.org/marriage-license-application.html

Californian Churches need to get back into practicing Christian marriage again. Where the State of California has left their Church must assume soul practical ownership again.


49 posted on 07/12/2014 6:29:50 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Monorprise

Unfortunately not many churches are practising Christianity these days


50 posted on 07/12/2014 6:30:48 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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